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What Every CSGO Player Wished They’d Known Before They Started Playing

What Every CSGO Player Wished They’d Known Before They Started Playing

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We’ve all learned a lot over the past decade, so we’re summing up every CSGO player wished they’d known before they started playing. CSGO became 10 years old in 2022, but this doesn’t stop it from being one of the biggest esports in the world. The game has never been as popular as today, which […]


IEM Katowice 2023 Play-In Stage Preview

IEM Katowice 2023 Play-In Stage Preview

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Sixteen hopefuls are on their way to IEM Katowice 2023, but only half will make it through to the Group Stage With the CSGO season now in full swing with the ongoing BLAST Premier Spring Groups and the imminent Intel Extreme Masters Katowice, tournaments are going to come thick and fast, and it might get […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Play-In Stage Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Play-In Stage Overview

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Three more teams have made it into the Spring Finals by way of this qualifier.  The very first S-Tier CSGO event of the year, BLAST Premier Spring Groups, has come and passed, with six teams qualifying for the BLAST Premier Spring Finals in June. The event was a crash course in just why CSGO is […]


Intel Grand Slam Hunt to Continue at Katowice

Intel Grand Slam Hunt to Continue at Katowice

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After a two-month hiatus since the end of the IEM Rio Major in November, the fight for the million-dollar prize will start once again. Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2023 will officially start on February 1st, marking the beginning of the year’s first big-venue event in front of a crowd. The competition will feature twenty-four of […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 7 and 8 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 7 and 8 Overview

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The Group Stage comes to a close with three teams securing qualification to the Spring Final The end of the 8th day of play saw a trio of teams make it to the BLAST Premier Spring Finals in June, while nine others will be duking it out through the Play-In Stage gauntlet. There weren’t too […]


Talent Roster for Upcoming IEM Katowice Announced

Talent Roster for Upcoming IEM Katowice Announced

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The best and the brightest casters, analysts and hosts from 10 different countries will grace the event  On Wednesday, ESL revealed the 21 broadcasters who will be attending IEM Katowice 2023 as talents. This time the Hall of Heroes will feature 6 analysts, 7 hosts and interviewers, and 8 casters.  Katowice will maintain a diverse […]


CSGO: IEM Katowice 2023 Predictions

CSGO: IEM Katowice 2023 Predictions

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Our predictions for IEM Katowice 2023, all lined up. After the end of the BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2023, it is time for the best CSGO players and fans to focus on the second big tournament of 2023. The Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2023 starts on February 1 and will include the best 24 teams […]


CSGO: Improving Your Movement – Tips & Tricks

CSGO: Improving Your Movement – Tips & Tricks

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Our top tips for improving your movement in CS:GO Every CSGO player knows he needs to be a good aimer to succeed in this game. Even though this takes a lot of time and effort, it is worth it because CSGO is a highly-competitive game. That said, having a good aim is not enough to […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 5 and 6 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 5 and 6 Overview

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The plot thickens as the tournament matures In the two days since we last recapped, only four matches have been played. That didn’t stop some teams from establishing themselves as strong contenders for the later stages of the tournament, though. There were at least a couple of surprise results, and the results could continue to […]


CSGO: How To Win Duels & Be More Successful

CSGO: How To Win Duels & Be More Successful

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We go over some top tips to help you win duels and be more successful in your next round of CSGO. Counter-Stike: Global Offensive has been one of the leading games for more than 10 years. The successor of the most popular shooter in the world is the go-to eSport and the fan-favorite game for […]


HEET take JACKZ out, bring Maka in

HEET take JACKZ out, bring Maka in

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Heet have brought Bryan “Maka” Canda into the fold, while Lucas “Lucky” Chastang also returns to the active roster. HEET will be letting go of 4-time Major attendee Audric “Jackz” Jug, who joined the team as recently as August 2022, and bringing in Falcons star Bryan “Maka” Canda.  Copyright: Prosettings.net The French team is also […]


FURIA: Only Local Team Invited to IEM Brazil

FURIA: Only Local Team Invited to IEM Brazil

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At least one team will represent Brazil on home soil, with FURIA being the only South American team to earn an invite  With Intel Extreme Masters coming back to Brazil in April, a list of 11 CS:GO teams who will get direct invites from ESL has been announced. Among the 11 announced, FURIA is the […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 3 and 4 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 3 and 4 Overview

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Things have gotten more interesting as the qualifier enters a deeper stage The third and fourth days of BLAST Premier Spring Groups yielded far more conventional results than the two before, with every matchup going to the team that would normally be expected to win it. That’s not to say everything was one-sided, though. There […]


BLAST Unveils Paris Major 2023 Qualification Process

BLAST Unveils Paris Major 2023 Qualification Process

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From phase formats to tournament schedules, BLAST has released the process for CS:GO teams to qualify for the BLAST.tv Paris Major  The BLAST/tv Paris Major 2023 is set to begin on May 8th, and the organization has published an updated format for the Regional Major Ranking tournaments act as separate qualifiers for the Americas, Europe […]


CSGO: Devilwalk To Be Bad News Eagles’ New Coach

CSGO: Devilwalk To Be Bad News Eagles’ New Coach

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Bad News Eagles have annouced Devilwalk as their new coach after the departure of Klesti “stikle-” Kola. Although Klesti “stikle-” Kola was Bad News Eagles’ coach for some time, the player decided to part ways with the organization. As a result, the team added the Swedish coach Devilwalk to its roster. Despite the fact that […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 1 and 2 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 1 and 2 Overview

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Breaking down all the action after the first two days of competitive CS of the year CSGO is back, and it’s been quite the return for the most beloved esport of all time. In the first two days of BLAST Premier Spring Groups, we have seen a couple of upsets and some expected results, but […]


CSGO: The Guns You Should Use in Specific Situations

CSGO: The Guns You Should Use in Specific Situations

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Specific situations in CSGO call for specific guns. We go over which ones you should use, and when you should use them. Everyone knows which are the best CSGO guns, which explains why people often focus on them. Speaking of guns, we’ve recently covered some of the worst CSGO weapons that players avoid, so if […]


es3tag Standing in for FaZe at BLAST Spring Groups After k0nfig Denied

es3tag Standing in for FaZe at BLAST Spring Groups After k0nfig Denied

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FaZe came up with a solution to their sub problem in the nick of time after BLAST put them in the red zone.  FaZe Clan have finally managed to find a substitute in Patrick “es3tag” Hansen after their request to replace teammate Håvard “rain” Nygaard with Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke was revoked “overnight” by BLAST ahead […]


Buster Signs With Cloud9 

Buster Signs With Cloud9 

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The former Outsiders star, Buster has found a new home with his old CIS regional rivals. Timur “buster” Tulepov has effectively replaced Timofrey “interz” Yakushin on American clan Cloud9 ahead of the 2023 CS:GO season. The 23-year-old from the CIS region will henceforth be C9’s supporting rifler while interz has been benched.  Cloud9, who aren’t […]


CSGO: 5 Guns You Should Avoid Using Unless it’s Absolutely Necessary

CSGO: 5 Guns You Should Avoid Using Unless it’s Absolutely Necessary

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When it comes to weapons in CS:GO, these 5 guns are best avoided unless it’s absolutely necessary. As one of the world’s leading shooters and esports titles, CSGO has millions of fans from all over the globe. Many of them play regularly because they want to get better, and some of them even watch the […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Preview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Preview

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Breaking down each of the teams participating in the first big tournament of the year. Top-level CSGO is about to return, and it’s coming back in a big way with BLAST Premier Spring Groups. Since G2 surprised almost everyone to take the World Final trophy last month, the CSGO scene has been blown wide open […]


CSGO: 5 Things You Must Do While Using an AWP

CSGO: 5 Things You Must Do While Using an AWP

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The AWP has plenty of fans in CSGO, here’s 5 things you should absolutely do when using the weapon. Everyone knows that the CSGO AWP player is crucial for his team. This is the most potent weapon in the game and the only thing that can one-shot a target from a long-range, even if you […]


CSGO: AK-47 Headshot Guide

CSGO: AK-47 Headshot Guide

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Everything you need to know to land headshots with the AK-47 in CSGO. CSGO has been the world’s leading shooter for many years now, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise. People worldwide play their favorite games daily and watch the best players in action because they want to get better. Speaking of the devil, […]


CSGO Rules People Learn the Hard Way

CSGO Rules People Learn the Hard Way

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Some CSGO rules people have to learn the hard way, we put together this handy guide so that doesn’t have to be you! CSGO is one of the most legendary PC games in the world. Despite being around for more than 10 years, it is the go-to shooter for millions and is also one of […]


Best CSGO P90 Skins Under $10 for 2023

Best CSGO P90 Skins Under $10 for 2023

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Our series of the best CSGO Skins under 10 for 2023 continues with yet another popular weapon- P90. Albeit not the go-to option for professional players, this weapon has a lot of fans among those who play for fun. As a result, you can choose from loads of top-tier skins, most of which aren’t that […]


Best CSGO Glock Skins Under $10 for 2023

Best CSGO Glock Skins Under $10 for 2023

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All the best Glock skins you can buy in CSGO for under $10. If you want to have some of the best CSGO skins, you have to spend a lot of money because some cost a small fortune. However, our series of articles for the best CSGo skins under $10 in 2023 revealed that this […]


CSGO: BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 2023 Predictions

CSGO: BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 2023 Predictions

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Everything you need to know ahead of the CSGO BLAST Premier Group stage. After the very successful 2022 for CSGO, it is time for another year full of surprises. 2023 looks to be promising because Valve might finally decide to release Source 2 for one of the biggest esports in the world. Speaking of esports, […]


Best CSGO AUG Skins Under $10 for 2023

Best CSGO AUG Skins Under $10 for 2023

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We’ve rounded up the best AUG skins in CS:GO that you can buy for under $10. The AUG is one of the interesting CSGO weapons that has been around for many years. People probably remember the days of the AUG meta when this weapon ripped through everything. Although this patch is long gone, AUG is […]


Best CSGO M4A4 Skins Under $10 for 2023

Best CSGO M4A4 Skins Under $10 for 2023

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The best M4A4 skins you can buy in CSGO for under $10. Whether you are a casual CSGO fan or someone who plays regularly, you are probably a fan of the M4A4. Since it is one of the go-to weapons in the game, you can find tons of skins for it. However, not all CSGO […]


Best CSGO Galil Skins Under $10 for 2023

Best CSGO Galil Skins Under $10 for 2023

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We’ve rounded up the best Galli skins in CSGO you can buy for under $10. After taking a look at some of the best skins for weapons, such as the AWP, Knife, AK-47, and Famas, it is time to focus on another popular option – Galil. Even though the gun does not have as many […]


Best CSGO Famas Skins Under $10 in 2023

Best CSGO Famas Skins Under $10 in 2023

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All the best Famas skins you can grab for under $10 in CSGO. Are you looking for some of the best CSGO Famas skins in 2023? Finding the best options can take some time, but we are here to help because we will show you some of the best available options. The things you are […]


Cheap CSGO Deagle Skins to Own In 2023

Cheap CSGO Deagle Skins to Own In 2023

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The best cheap Deagle skins in CSGO that definitely don’t compromise on style. If you want the best CSGO skins, you will eventually have to check out the options for the Desert Eagle. The “deagle” is undoubtedly the most popular pistol in CSGO and one of the most iconic weapons in the game. Every AWP […]


Best AK-47 CSGO Skins in 2023 Under $10

Best AK-47 CSGO Skins in 2023 Under $10

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We round up the best AK-47 skins in CS:GO you can buy for under $10. Many people like CSGO because of the game’s history and the fact that it is oen of the top-tier eSports in the world. However, others are interested in it because of the numerous CSGO skins, some of which cost a […]


Best CSGO Knife Skins Under $100 For 2023

Best CSGO Knife Skins Under $100 For 2023

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Access to interesting CSGO knife skins can greatly affect how much fun you have while playing your favorite game. In fact, some people think that skins are one of the big reasons why CSGO is as popular as it is. After all, the game turned 10 years old in 2022, but this doesn’t stop it […]


CSGO: The Best AWP Skins for 2023 Under $10

CSGO: The Best AWP Skins for 2023 Under $10

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We round up the best AWP Skins in CSGO for under $10. 2022 was one of the most successful years for CSGO for many reasons. Besides the fact that the game is now 10 years old, its eSports scene has never been as popular as today. With millions of fans worldwide, CSGO continues to be […]


The Best CSGO Maps to Focus On in 2023

The Best CSGO Maps to Focus On in 2023

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With the new year almost upon us we’re looking ahead at the best CSGO maps to focus on in 2023. We are just 2 days away from 2023, and the best CSGO players are already preparing for what is to come. The new season will kick off soon, and players will have the chance to […]


6 Best CSGO CT-side Mirage Strats for Scrims

6 Best CSGO CT-side Mirage Strats for Scrims

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Get that much-needed rank boost with these easy tactics As we have stated before, strat-calling isn’t just for the T-side as those playing at a lower level might think. Rushing certain points of the map while on the defense, using utility to make an aggressive move, or working together to hold an off-angle to catch […]


5 Best CSGO Workshop Maps to Improve Your Game

5 Best CSGO Workshop Maps to Improve Your Game

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Been told to “git good” by a cocky opponent? Here’s how to improve with CSGO Workshop maps. Although most people “play it for fun,” CSGO in any and all forms — and at any and all ranks — is more of a competitive game than a casual shoot-em-up. The vast majority of people who play […]


CSGO: GuardiaN Leaves Sampi

CSGO: GuardiaN Leaves Sampi

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Another CSGO roster shuffle, this time it’s GuardiaN who’s leaving Sampi after less than a year with the squad. The roster changes in CSGO have been on the rise in the last couple of weeks because we’ve seen a lot of interesting moves. The most recent one involves Ladislav “GuardiaN” Kovacs and his decision to […]


CSGO: Buzz is now a part of Astralis

CSGO: Buzz is now a part of Astralis

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Christian “Buzz” Andersen has joined Astralis as MistR’s replacement. When we thought that we wouldn’t see any major surprises from some of the top CSGO teams, Astralis decided it was time for a change. Even though we didn’t expect Mikel “MistR” Thomsen to leave, the player will be a part of the development squad. Instead […]


CSGO: Hades is no longer a part of ENCE

CSGO: Hades is no longer a part of ENCE

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Olek “hades” Miskiewicz is no longer a part of ENCE after being benched by the club since August. Olek “hades” Miskiewicz is one of Poland’s most talented AWPers. However, the player wasn’t able to show his prowess for ENCE because the club decided to bench him in August. Now, almost 4 months later, hades agreed […]


CSGO in 2023 – Changes & Expectations

CSGO in 2023 – Changes & Expectations

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CSGO in 2023 could see a lot of changes, as arguably the most popular esports (certainly among shooters), is likely to star once again. CSGO is among the biggest eSports in the world and the leading shooter. With millions of fans from all over the world, this game has been around for more than 10 […]


CSGO: The S-Tier Tournaments in 2023 You Should Keep Track Of

CSGO: The S-Tier Tournaments in 2023 You Should Keep Track Of

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Here’s the top S-tier tournaments to keep your eyes on in 2023. Following the end of the Blast Premier World Final, the 2022 CSGO season is over. The best players in the world will most likely have a couple of days off so that they can prepare for 2023. Speaking of the devil, this year […]


CSGO 2022 Dream Team – The 5 Players We Want In Our Team

CSGO 2022 Dream Team – The 5 Players We Want In Our Team

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We look back at 2022 to build our own CSGO dream team. 2022 has been a pretty interesting year for CSGO. We had the chance to watch a lot of tournaments, some of which were even more exciting than we thought. That said, the BLAST Premier: World Final 2022 came to an end, and with […]


BLAST Premier World Final Grand Final Recap

BLAST Premier World Final Grand Final Recap

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The year ends with the crowning of a new, deserving champion at BLAST Premier.  The entire world might be rejoicing over Argentina’s victory in the FIFA World Cup, but most of the CSGO world is still busy mulling over the events earlier in the day, when the Grand Final of BLAST Premier World Final was […]


BLAST Premier World Final Semifinals Recap

BLAST Premier World Final Semifinals Recap

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The second-last day had some explosive action in store The second-last day of competitive CSGO in 2022, which contained the Semifinals of the BLAST Premier World Final, was a, well, blast. The two games weren’t the longest or most competitive we’ve seen in CS over the years, but the action was undoubtedly top-tier. If you […]


BLAST Premier World Final Quarterfinals Recap

BLAST Premier World Final Quarterfinals Recap

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Wrapping up the first couple of Playoff matches at the BLAST Premier World Final. If you were expecting a run-of-the-mill tournament going into BLAST Premier World Final, you were in for a surprise. We’re up to the Semifinals at this point in time, and only one of the original favorites to win the thing is […]


8 Best CSGO Players to Watch Out for at BLAST World Final 

8 Best CSGO Players to Watch Out for at BLAST World Final 

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These are the players we expect to rock the maps at the last big tournament of the year With an action-packed year for CSGO coming to a close, there’s one last event that everyone has their eyes on. BLAST World Final is essentially an annual swan song for CS, and this year will be no […]


The Best CSGO Teams in 2022

The Best CSGO Teams in 2022

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2022 is almost over, which is sad because it was a fantastic year for CSGO. That said, 2023 looks to be even more interesting, so we can’t wait to see the best CSGO teams in action. Speaking of the devil, 2022 allowed us to watch a lot of top events where we saw some really […]


CSGO: WhiteBIT Community Clash Recap – KRL Clan Wins

CSGO: WhiteBIT Community Clash Recap – KRL Clan Wins

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Despite not being among the biggest CSGO tournaments of the year, WhiteBIT Community Clash Recap was home to several top-tier teams. GenOne, which played under the KRL Clan banner, won the event and got a jaw-dropping reward of $175K in USDT. The event CONGRATULATIONS TO @KRL_STREAM CLAN! 🇫🇷 THEY WIN THE @WHITEBIT COMMUNITY CLASH 🎉 […]


CSGO: Born To Be Brave Charity Event to Include s1mple & Other Top Players

CSGO: Born To Be Brave Charity Event to Include s1mple & Other Top Players

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Everything you need to know about the Born to Be Brave Charity Event, including s1mple and other CSGO pros. The last couple of months in Ukraine have not been easy, to say the least. The ongoing war with Russia has an effect on everyone, which is why Natus Vincere, one of the most popular eSports […]


BLAST Premier World Final 2022 Predictions

BLAST Premier World Final 2022 Predictions

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How we see the last big CSGO event of the year unfolding at BLAST Premier World Final. With the year almost at a close, there’s only one big CSGO event left to be played — the BLAST Premier World Final. Thankfully, though, it’s a big one. After a year’s worth of build-up, the 2022 iteration […]


CSGO: Cowana is no longer active

CSGO: Cowana is no longer active

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Cowana Gaming have announced they will no longer field an active roster in CS:GO. Germany is home to some of the best CSGO teams and players in the world. Cowana gaming aimed to become one of the leading organizations in the country when it entered the market in 2020. However, it seems like this was […]


CSGO: ESL Premiership Autumn 2022 Recap

CSGO: ESL Premiership Autumn 2022 Recap

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The ESL Premiership Autumn 2022 is a wrap, we take you through the highlights. Even though most people keep an eye on the Tier 1 competitions in CSGO, there are several Tier 2 events that are usually fun to watch. ESL Premiership is one of them because it often includes tons of interesting names. Needless […]


CSGO: kRYSTAL Is Now a Coach

CSGO: kRYSTAL Is Now a Coach

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CSGO has many top-tier players that have been around for a long time, and Kevin “kRYSTAL” Amed is one of them. The german superstar has been a part of many top-tier teams over the years. However, after competing for more than 10 years, he decided it was time to step away from competitive play and […]


CSGO: Hunden Is No Longer Banned From ESIC

CSGO: Hunden Is No Longer Banned From ESIC

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After being banned for some time, Nicolai “HUNDEN” Petersen, the ex-coach of Heroic is now free to take part in ESIC events. We can’t say that this decision is surprising, but we are impressed that the ESIC decided to lift the ban almost 10 months earlier. The initial ban should’ve lasted until August 2023, but […]


CSGO: Peppzor part ways with Fnatic

CSGO: Peppzor part ways with Fnatic

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Peppe “Peppzor” Borak has announced he is parting ways with Fnatic. Everyone knows that Fnatic is one of the biggest names in CSGO. Naturally, the team had some of the top-tier players in the world and Peppzor was one of them. The Swedish player was a part of fnatic Rising, but he decided to part […]


CSGO 6 Awesome Mirage T-Side Strats

CSGO 6 Awesome Mirage T-Side Strats

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Since Mirage isn’t going anywhere, we might as well help you win a few matches on it on T-side. We’ve all played it a gazillion times, but there’s a difference between playing a map and knowing the strats. If you and your friends want to get that elusive next rank but keep losing on CSGO’s […]


CSGO: Broky Recieves the BLAST Premier Fall MVP Reward

CSGO: Broky Recieves the BLAST Premier Fall MVP Reward

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As the BLAST Premier Fall Final concludes, FaZe clan’s Helvijs “broky” Saukants takes MVP. The BLAST Premier Fall Final was one of the hottest CSGO events of 2022 because it includes the best teams in the world. The likes of FaZe Clan, NiP, and Heroic came together to fight for a $425,000 prize pool. However, […]


CSGO: dev1ce to Return to Astralis

CSGO: dev1ce to Return to Astralis

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It’s official, Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz is coming home to Astralis. Everyone knows that Astralis is one of the top-tier CSGO teams in the world. The Danish squad consists of some of the best players in the world, which allowed it to win many events. Even though all of them are special, Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz is […]


CSGO: SPELLAN and ROCK1NG leave Beyond Possible

CSGO: SPELLAN and ROCK1NG leave Beyond Possible

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Both ROCK1NG and SPELLAN have announced their departure from Beyond Possible. Despite being one of the best Bulgarian CSGO teams, it seems like Beyond Possible will cease to exist. Yesterday, Ivan “ROCK1NG” Stratiev and Teodor “SPELLAN” Nikolov announced that they are no longer a part of the team. However, since BP is competing in an […]


BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Grand Finals Recap

BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Grand Finals Recap

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The Grand Final was everything a neutral CSGO fan could have hoped for at BLAST Fall Finals. The final day of any tournament has a certain aura to it; there’s a visceral nervous excitement in the air, and the bittersweet thought of a much-awaited event reaching its end — even if it’s a crescendo of […]


BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 4 Recap

BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 4 Recap

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All the brutal, brilliant action from the Royal Arena and the BLAST Fall Finals Day 4. Copenhagen’s Royal Arena is a hallowed CSGO battlefield, and another chapter was added as the Semifinals of BLAST Fall Finals 2022 took place there. Team Liquid took on Heroic in the first match, and FaZe Clan locked horns with […]


BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 3 Recap

BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 3 Recap

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Day 3 had some surprises in store for CSGO fans at BLAST Fall Finals Day 3. The beauty of CSGO, much like the best games or sports out there, is that anything can happen in a given series on a given day. The first day of the Playoffs of BLAST Fall Finals had just two […]


BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 2 Recap

BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 2 Recap

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Everything noteworthy that happened on the second day of the BLAST Fall Finals. On the second day of BLAST Premier Fall Finals 2022, two teams made their exit while the other six moved on to the playoffs. The two teams to top their groups haven’t just booked a ticket to the Semifinals — which will […]


BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 1 Recap

BLAST Fall Finals 2022 Day 1 Recap

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Wrapping up the opening day of the year’s penultimate BLAST event After a thrilling Major full of exciting upsets, there was a disappointing lack of surprises on the first day of BLAST Fall Finals 2022. Four matches were played, and all were won by the team most people expected to win. That being said, there […]


Everything You Need to Know About CSGO’s Latest Update

Everything You Need to Know About CSGO’s Latest Update

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Change can be good, but at what cost? CSGO’s latest update, released on November 18, shakes things up in a major way for players at any and all levels. The change comes after months of clamoring by the players, but these changes may not be what many players may have wanted. All changes are initially […]


BLAST Premier: Fall Final 2022 – Preview

BLAST Premier: Fall Final 2022 – Preview

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The BLAST Premier: Fall Final begins November 23, we take a look at who we can expect to see on stage in Copenhagen in our event preview. After watching several top-tier teams at the Elisa Masters Espoo, it’s time for another top-tier CSGO tournament. This time, we’ll have the chance to watch the BLAST Premier: […]


Elisa Masters Espoo 2022 Recap

Elisa Masters Espoo 2022 Recap

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The A-Tier tournament had its share of big names and exciting matches. Here’s our Elisa Masters Espoo recap. Following a scintillating Major, CSGO fans had been missing the excitement of big-stage CS. While the next Major is a long way off, the first big tournament has already taken place in the form of Elisa Masters […]


CSGO: Fnatic Wins Elisa Masters Espoo

CSGO: Fnatic Wins Elisa Masters Espoo

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Fnatic take the top prize, beating BIG in the Grand Final of the CSGO Elisa Masters Espoo. The Elisa Masters Espoo was one of the last top-tier CSGO tournaments for 2022. Even though fans expected BIG to become the champions, the problems with their roster had an effect on their performance. As a result, Fnatic […]


CSGO: Salazar joins Ecstatic

CSGO: Salazar joins Ecstatic

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ECSTATIC have announced a new change to the line up, adding young CSGO prodigy Jason “salazar” Salazar to the squad. To be honest, people did not expect ECSTATIC to bench Benjamin “brzer” Jensen. However, it seems like the players thought that he was not performing as well as expected, so it decided to make this […]


CSGO: faveN to replace syrsoN at Elisa Masters Espoo

CSGO: faveN to replace syrsoN at Elisa Masters Espoo

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BIG have announced that with syrsoN down, Josef “faveN” Baumann will be taking the stage with them in Espoo instead. There is no arguing that Florian “syrsoN” Rische is among the top-tier AWP players in the world. He has a key role for BIG, and his team relies on him to win events. However, they […]


Rio Major Champions Stage Grand Final Recap

Rio Major Champions Stage Grand Final Recap

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Details of the final day of action from the Brazilian city at the Rio Major Grand Final. For a tournament that featured so many close matches during its 2-week run, Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major had a bit of an anticlimactic ending. Following the Semifinals, everyone was psyched about the Grand Final thinking the matches […]


IEM Rio Major Champions Stage Day 3 Recap

IEM Rio Major Champions Stage Day 3 Recap

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The action and the passion continued on the third day of the playoffs CSGO fans were treated to an absolute blast in the form of the Semifinals of the Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major yesterday, with both series going into the third map and containing plenty of back-and-forth action. The Rio crowd also made things […]


IEM Rio Major Day 2 Recap

IEM Rio Major Day 2 Recap

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Wrapping up a second day of carnage in the tropical paradise at IEM Rio Major. CSGO is a game that’s easy to learn but with a very high skill ceiling, and this combination has turned it into arguably the most hyped, entertaining esport to watch. After yesterday’s events at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio, though, […]


IEM Rio Major Champions Stage Day 1 Recap

IEM Rio Major Champions Stage Day 1 Recap

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Everything that went down on the first day of the Rio Major Playoffs When it comes to upsets and unexpected results, the Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major just keeps on giving. Of the two Quarterfinal matches played on the first day of the Major, one was an upset and the other was a much more […]


IEM Rio Major Champions Stage Predictions

IEM Rio Major Champions Stage Predictions

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Who’s taking the trophy in Brazil?  Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major has been nothing short of exhilarating thus far — and the highest level of action hasn’t even begun yet. There have been no less than a veritable plethora of upsets, with many teams expected to go very far crashing out unceremoniously, and some teams […]


IEM Rio Major Legends Stage Overview and Analysis

IEM Rio Major Legends Stage Overview and Analysis

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Missed the action from the second round of the IEM Rio Major? Worry not. We’ve got you. Following a shocking, unpredictable Challengers Stage, the Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major returned for an equally surprising Legends Stage. As has become the norm for this Major, there were plenty of surprises and upsets to add to the […]


IEM Rio Major Legends Stage Predictions

IEM Rio Major Legends Stage Predictions

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Which eight teams are making it through to the Champions Stage? We offer our picks for the IEM Rio Major Legends Stage. With the Challengers Stage laid to rest, the Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major is now moving on to the Legends Stage. There were numerous surprises in the former, with very few — if […]


IEM Rio Major Challengers Stage Overview and Analysis

IEM Rio Major Challengers Stage Overview and Analysis

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The first section of the IEM Rio Major is over, and we’re taking a look back before we move on to the next. There’s always a lot of hype surrounding any CSGO Major, and Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major 2022 was no different. In the course of its Challengers Stage, it has lived up to […]


IEM Rio Major Challenger Stage Predictions

IEM Rio Major Challenger Stage Predictions

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16 teams begin, but only 8 will go through to the Legends Stage The second of CSGO’s biannual Majors, the Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major, is about to get under way, and all eyes are on the 24 teams competing. Before we move on to the 8 that await in the Legends Stage, the 16 […]


Yekindar’s CSGO Settings – Learn from the best!

Yekindar’s CSGO Settings – Learn from the best!

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Want the same CSGO settings as Team Liquid’s Yekindar? Here is how you can do just that! Yekindar is proving to be one of the best CSGO players in the world right now. The Latvian CSGO star formally joined Team Liquid ahead of the 2022 IEM Rio Major. Since joining the squad, Team Liquid has […]


BLAST Premier: Fall Showdown Overview and Analysis

BLAST Premier: Fall Showdown Overview and Analysis

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A look back at the action from BLAST Premier’s latest qualifiers. The CSGO scene has been simmering for a few days. It’s the calm before the storm, and the much-anticipated BLAST Premier: Fall Showdown mini-tournaments for Europe and America have recently come to an end. The winners of the events will fill up the last […]


S1mple’s CSGO Settings – Learn from the best!

S1mple’s CSGO Settings – Learn from the best!

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Want to have the same settings as arguably the greatest player in CSGO history? This article will show you how you can replicate S1mple’s CSGO settings! Not only is he one of the most likeable figures in Esports, but S1mple is also one of, if not, the best player to ever play the game. S1mple […]


CSGO: Sausol will replace Deathzz at Movistar Riders

CSGO: Sausol will replace Deathzz at Movistar Riders

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There are a couple of Spanis teams in CSGO that stand out, and Movistar Riders are one of them. Sadly, the team achieved a series of disappointing results in the last couple of months. As a result, it seems like people decided it is time for a change. According to the information, the Spanish team […]


IEM Rio Showmatch – Brazilian vs Swedish Legends

IEM Rio Showmatch – Brazilian vs Swedish Legends

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IEM Rio will be one of the biggest CSGO tournaments of the year, attracting the best players in the world. Naturally, the event will have tons of fans watching, so the organizers wanted to provide them with something special. Besides the action from the top-rated teams worldwide, we will also have the chance to watch […]


CSGO IEM Road to Rio RMR Overview and Analysis

CSGO IEM Road to Rio RMR Overview and Analysis

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Taking a look at the RMR and what the results mean for the upcoming Major There was plenty of CSGO action across the world over the last five days as part of the Road to Rio Regional Major Rankings — a prelude to the Intel Extreme Masters Rio Major. As is usual for a tournament […]


Astralis Say Goodbye to k0nfig Following Player’s Injury 

Astralis Say Goodbye to k0nfig Following Player’s Injury 

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The fan-favorite CSGO outfit has instated academy player Mikkel “MistR” Thomsen as a temporary replacement Astralis and their entry fragger Kristian “⁠k0nfig⁠” Wienecke have parted ways by mutual agreement. The news comes after the rifler was benched following an injury resulting from being physically assaulted in Malta.  Astralis’ official Twitter confirmed the matter in an […]


ZywOo Becomes ESL Pro League S16 MVP

ZywOo Becomes ESL Pro League S16 MVP

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ESL Pro League Season 16 gives ZywOo the thirteenth individual award during his career. The 16th season of ESL Pro League concluded with Team Vitality’s triumph over Team Liquid on October 2. Mathieu ” ZywOo ” Herbaut, the AWPer of Team Vitality, was crowned the MVP by the event organizers for his all-round brilliant performance […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Grand Finals Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Grand Finals Recap

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We look back at the incendiary CSGO action that took place on the last two days of Pro League 16. Another amazing season of ESL’s flagship tournament has ended, and with it, a new winner has been crowned. The first Semifinal was one of the most closely-contested matches in the whole tournament, and although the […]


CSGO Source 2 Wishlist – Here Is What We Expect

CSGO Source 2 Wishlist – Here Is What We Expect

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There have been rumors about CSGO Source 2 for many years now. Since Valve decided to release the second source for Dota 2, people have expected the company to do the same for CSGO. However, this never happened. While it is true that there have been code leaks and other indications that potentially reveal Valve […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Quarterfinals Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Quarterfinals Recap

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We move one step closer to the end of another season of EPL — and what a step it was After two days of thrilling action, the Quarterfinals of ESL Pro League Season 16 have come to an end. The original 24 teams are now down to just 4 — Cloud9, Team Liquid, Team Vitality […]


The Five CSGO Community Maps You Should Test

The Five CSGO Community Maps You Should Test

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Community maps have been a staple of CSGO since the very start. Here are our five favorite ones to play right now. One of the reasons why so many people love Counter-Strike is because the game allows the community to develop new ideas. This was true in the game’s previous versions, so it shouldn’t be […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Round of 12 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Round of 12 Recap

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The formidable have triumphed, but not without being tested at ESL Pro League Season 16. The Round of 12 of the ESL Pro League Season 16 Playoffs had it all — thrillers, stomps, comebacks, and, unfortunately, a plethora of technical issues. Every single match went to the third map — as can be expected from […]


Budget CSGO Skins You Should Have

Budget CSGO Skins You Should Have

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We take a look a the best budget skins in CSGO. CSGO is one of the most popular games, and it is for a reason. People from different parts of the world play because they want to be among the best. With that said, the game has many fans because of its cosmetic items called […]


ESL Pro League Playoffs Preview

ESL Pro League Playoffs Preview

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With the ESL Pro League Group Stage over, we take a look at the upcoming playoffs.  A whopping 16 seasons on, ESL Pro League is as synonymous with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as the World Series is with baseball. With the vast majority of the $850,000 prize pool in tow, the playoffs of this edition of […]


The Most Popular Female CSGO Players

The Most Popular Female CSGO Players

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Female CSGO has been on an upwards swing in recent years. So, in this article, we’ll look at some of the most popular Female CSGO Players in the world right now. The fact that CSGO is one of the most popular shooters in the world means it has hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide. While […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Group D Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Group D Recap

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The final group sprang up a few surprises on its later days, but the established order didn’t change much  The Group Stage of ESL Pro League Season 16 has finally come to an end, and the last group’s hierarchy pretty much met everyone’s expectations. That being said, individual match results didn’t all pan out the […]


Highest Earning CSGO Players, Who Brings in the Big Bucks

Highest Earning CSGO Players, Who Brings in the Big Bucks

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Let’s take a look at the Highest Earning CSGO Players. CSGO has made millionaires of its best players from tournament winnings to contract terms. Everyone knows that the top players in every sport earn a lot of money. This also applies to eSports, especially when it comes down to some of the most popular games. […]


CSGO: 5 Things You Should do Every Round

CSGO: 5 Things You Should do Every Round

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There are many reasons why CSGO is one of the most popular shooters in the world. The game is hard to master and offers loads of things that you won’t find anywhere else. One of them is a ranking system that some players want to conquer by achieving the highest possible rank. As you can […]


TYLOO Release BnTeT and Bench Attacker, Make Two Additions

TYLOO Release BnTeT and Bench Attacker, Make Two Additions

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The Chinese outfit, TYLOO are shaking up their lineup in hopes of a fresh start.  TYLOO, a juggernaut in Asian CSGO, have recently released Hansel “⁠BnTeT⁠” Ferdinand and benched YuanZhang “⁠Attacker⁠” Sheng and replaced them in the active roster with Junsheng “⁠aristo⁠” Jin and WingHei “⁠Freeman⁠” Cheung. TYLOO make changes The move comes about a […]


CSGO: The Popular Dust 2 Callouts

CSGO: The Popular Dust 2 Callouts

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There is no arguing that Dust 2 is the most popular map in CSGO. Some people are fans of other things, but Dust 2 remains the go-to option for casual and pro players.   The map is pretty simple to understand and doesn’t require you to have a lot of experience to learn how to […]


Russian CSGO Players’ RMR Attendance in Doubt Following Visa Issues

Russian CSGO Players’ RMR Attendance in Doubt Following Visa Issues

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Many Russian players may be unable to take part in the pivotal qualifiers. As the war in Ukraine continues and sanctions on Russia increase, visa restrictions for people from the country have been increased. As a result, CSGO players from the region are finding it difficult to obtain international passes to attend the IEM Road […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Group D Day 1 and 2 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Group D Day 1 and 2 Recap

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No upsets, but plenty of excitement and hard-fought games in the ESL Pro League. With Group D, we officially enter into the last legs of the Group Stage of ESL Pro League Season 16. Thus far, every team has played two matches, and while 3 teams have won two games each, the other three in […]


CSGO Ranking Tips

CSGO Ranking Tips

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Some quick and easy tips to help you with ranking in CSGO. CSGO allows people to play with friends and have fun. Some people take advantage of it, but others prefer to focus on matchmaking because it will enable them to prove they are good players. Sadly, ranking is not easy because there are loads […]


Cajunb Will Stand In For Astralis Talent

Cajunb Will Stand In For Astralis Talent

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Rene “cajunb” Borg will fill in for MistR on Astralis Talent. We’ve recently covered the fact that Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke won’t be able to play for Astralis in the upcoming qualifiers for IEM Rio. Despite being one of the best players in the world, he is injured. Hence, Astralis decided to replace him with Mikkel […]


CSGO: Dealing With the Enemy Smokes

CSGO: Dealing With the Enemy Smokes

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Smokes are a crucial mechanic in CSGO. Knowing how to deal with enemy smokes could be the difference between winning and losing rounds. One of the many things that make CSGO a fantastic game is the fact that you can use utilities. Learning how to make the most of our Flash, Grenades and Smokes can […]


CSGO: Problems with Matchmaking You Should Know

CSGO: Problems with Matchmaking You Should Know

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Common problems with matchmaking that every CSGO player should know about. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is the most competitive shooter in the world. It is also one of the top-tier eSports, which explains why so many people do everything they can to become among the best. Unfortunately, achieving this is not as easy as it seems, […]


Xccurate Moves to Valorant, Retires From CSGO

Xccurate Moves to Valorant, Retires From CSGO

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There’s been a wave of CSGO pros moving to Valorant over the years, an Xccurate is the latest in that long line. The battle between CSGO and Valoranthas been ongoing for several years. Ever since this game became available, a lot of famous CS players decided to switch. Even though VALORANT is mainly created to […]


CSGO: k0nfig Will Miss the Major Qualifier

CSGO: k0nfig Will Miss the Major Qualifier

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An unfortunate injury has ruled k0nfig out of the Major Qualifier at IEM Road to Rio 2022. Everyone knows that Astralis is one of the best CSGO teams in the world. With that said, the players will have to complete the upcoming Major Qualifier. The games for the IEM  Road to RIO 2022 will start […]


CSGO: Six Things You Need To Know About Global Elite Players

CSGO: Six Things You Need To Know About Global Elite Players

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Even though CSGO is a game that many people play for fun, others take it seriously and want to be among the best players in the world. Needless to say, becoming a professional is not easy, which is why most of them focus on ranked matches. Their goal is to reach Global Elite, which is […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Group C Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Group C Recap

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By far the most messed up group in the competition so far Trust a group containing the likes of MOUZ, Astralis, and ENCE to give us the most surprises in the tournament so far. This group was full of bizarre mess-ups, ridiculous comebacks, and more eco round wins than one can wrap their heads around. […]


CSGO Cheats You Should Be Aware Of

CSGO Cheats You Should Be Aware Of

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We go over some of the most common CSGO cheats, and how to spot them! As one of the most popular shooters in the world, it shouldn’t be surprising that CSGO has many cheaters. Although people thought that it would be impossible for hackers to bypass the security systems, this wasn’t the case.  CS 1.6 […]


CSGO: Movement Guide, Get Your Groove on

CSGO: Movement Guide, Get Your Groove on

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Movement in a shooter like CSGO is crucial to master. In our CSGO Movement Guide, we’ll help you learn the fundamentals. To become one of the best CSGO players in the world, you need to understand the ins and outs of the game. Furthermore, you have to learn more about the different weapons, how to […]


El1an Put up for Transfer by Entropiq

El1an Put up for Transfer by Entropiq

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The experienced Russian AWPer is now up for grabs and Entropiq have already named a replacement  Aleksei “⁠El1an⁠” Gusev, who was with Czech outfit Entropiq for well over a year, has been placed on the transfer list by his organization. The decision was mutual as the player also agreed to the transfer. Entropiq have recruited […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Group B Day 1 and 2 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Group B Day 1 and 2 Recap

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A new week brings us a new group from ESL Pro League 16. Where groups A and B offered relatively uneventful beginnings, Group C of this ESL Pro League 16 has already shown plenty of excitement. Unlike the highly straightforward Group B, the third group has already seen 4 teams win and lose a match […]


SKADE is no longer a part of the Bulgarian roster

SKADE is no longer a part of the Bulgarian roster

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Bulgaria is one of the few European countries that has a couple of top-rated CSGO players. Even though one of the teams there was pretty good, things might look different because SKADE is no longer a part of one of the most successful Bulgarian CSGO teams. SKADE parted ways with the Bulgarian roster Bpro is […]


CSGO 5 Tips and Tricks You Didn’t Know You Needed

CSGO 5 Tips and Tricks You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Have you ever wondered why some CSGO players are so much better than others? Besides the fact that they’ve spent countless hours playing, some have read detailed guides that show them things others don’t know. Many people believe such guides are a waste of time, but we know this isn’t the case, which is why […]


CSGO: Kinguin Legends Tournament To Feauture Some of the Best

CSGO: Kinguin Legends Tournament To Feauture Some of the Best

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Everything you need to know about the Kinguin Legends tournament. Counter-Strike is one of the most popular shooters in the world and one of the games that have tons of fans, most of which have been playing the game for a while. Those who followed the professional scene know that some of the best CS […]


ESL Pro League Season 16 Group B Recap

ESL Pro League Season 16 Group B Recap

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Slight changes to the established order, but devoid of any real surprises. With the second group finishing its run, it’s time to look back at the matches that took place in the last 3 days. If you’re a fan of upsets and underdog stories, we don’t have much for you other than the fact that […]