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Monte vs NAVI Preview and Predictions: ESL Pro League Season 18

Monte vs NAVI Preview and Predictions: ESL Pro League Season 18

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Monte vs NAVI is shaping up to be an epic battle between two Ukrainian sides for a place in the ESL Pro Season 18 Grand Final Monte and NAVI will endeavor to continue their excellent form in Malta as the Ukrainian teams gear up for a derby battle in the ESL Pro League Season 18 […]


Are GamerLegion Taking A Gamble on Snax in the CS2 Era?

Are GamerLegion Taking A Gamble on Snax in the CS2 Era?

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Janusz “⁠Snax⁠” Pogorzelski had a storied CSGO career, but can he return to his best as he takes on IGL responsibilities at GamerLegion following a three-year hiatus? GamerLegion has just introduced their newest member to the Counter-Strike roster: Janusz “⁠Snax⁠” Pogorzelski. Following the departure of Sanzhar “⁠neaLaN⁠” Iskhakov, the Polish CSGO veteran is stepping up […]


BLAST Premier Fall Showdown: TheMongolz Drop Out, Victory Zigzag Disqualified

BLAST Premier Fall Showdown: TheMongolz Drop Out, Victory Zigzag Disqualified

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In a stunning turn of events at the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown, TheMongolz have withdrawn from the competition, while Victory Zigzag have been disqualified BLAST has announced pivotal alterations to the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown, impacting both the European and Rest of the World brackets. Update on BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023. pic.twitter.com/j3JjfdJo3W — BLAST […]


Transition to CS2: IEM Sydney Spearheads New Era for ESL Tournaments

Transition to CS2: IEM Sydney Spearheads New Era for ESL Tournaments

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IEM Sydney 2023 will be the first CS2 event organized by ESL ESL has just revealed that, starting October 2 during the launch of ESL ANZ Champs 2023 Season 2, its tournaments will make the shift to the latest version of Counter-Strike. These events will adhere to the MR12 format, mirroring the in-game experience for […]



Valorant to CS2 Sens Converter 

Valorant to CS2 Sens Converter 

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Your Valorant sensitivity will feel much slower in Counter-Strike 2. Here’s how to convert it Counter-Strike 2 is here, and if you want to try out the successor of a legendary FPS, it’s crucial to get your settings right. When it comes to sensitivity, Valorant’s sens is going to be way too slow for Counter-Strike […]


CS2 Hidden Achievements Explained

CS2 Hidden Achievements Explained

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Learn everything about the CS2 Hidden Achievements here. Counter-Strike 2 is finally upon us. It’s a big day for esports and gaming as a whole, but many of us are wondering what the hell happened to the Achievements. The short and simple of it is they’re gone, maybe for good. It is probably a consequence […]


CS2 Care Package Explained

CS2 Care Package Explained

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Here is everything you need to know about the CS2 Care Package. Counter-Strike 2 is finally here. Global Offensive has been shut down for the sake of a new generation of CS to ruin your life. Lots of the old is still here with many new things being introduced as well. Now after you loaded […]




6 Helpful Ancient Smokes for Counter-Strike 2

6 Helpful Ancient Smokes for Counter-Strike 2

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Six of the most effective Ancient smokes to use in Counter-Strike 2 Valve has added one of the biggest fan-favorite maps in CS2, Ancient. The CS:GO community has had its mixed opinions about the map but regardless it remains an iconic battlefield for players to fight on. The map follows a very basic layout similar […]


BLAST Fall Showdown Sticks To CSGO

BLAST Fall Showdown Sticks To CSGO

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BLAST Fall Showdown will be played in CSGO as the organization plans to host its first CS2 event in November BLAST Fall Showdown will give Counter-Strike fans one final glimpse at competitive CSGO, according to a report by HLTV. This decision follows closely on the heels of ESL’s choice to continue featuring CSGO in the […]



Why ESL Pro League Season 18 Will Not Switch To CS2

Why ESL Pro League Season 18 Will Not Switch To CS2

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We have finally entered the age of CS2, but why did the ESL Pro League Season 18 will stick with the old format of the game? Counter-Strike 2 made its official debut on Wednesday, September 27, marking the fifth installment in the game franchise. It was introduced as a complimentary upgrade to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, […]


Shroud Explains Why CS2 Is Easier To Play Than CSGO

Shroud Explains Why CS2 Is Easier To Play Than CSGO

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CSGO-turned-Valorant pro Michael “shroud” Grzesiek has identified one major change that makes CS2 significantly easier to play than its predecessor After an excruciating six-month wait, the highly anticipated release of Counter-Strike 2 finally seems to be upon us. Gamers around the world have marked September 27 on their calendars with eager anticipation. As the launch […]


CS2: Ready or Not, Here It Comes

CS2: Ready or Not, Here It Comes

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The Counter-Strike world is expecting CS2 to drop today, but is the game truly prepared for its highly anticipated launch? Today could very well mark the final chapter in the legacy of Counter-Strike Global Offensive (CSGO), as the highly-anticipated successor, Counter-Strike 2 (CS2), is rumored to make its debut on September 27th. Leaks, Twitter buzz, […]


Biggest Changes From CSGO to CS2

Biggest Changes From CSGO to CS2

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Here are some of the biggest CS 2 changes we expect to see once the game becomes available. We are literally a few days away from the CS2 release we’ve all been waiting for. Valve’s new game should be available really soon, which means we will see tons of action. After covering things, such as […]


Imperial To Replace JOTA With LUCAS1 At BLAST Showdown

Imperial To Replace JOTA With LUCAS1 At BLAST Showdown

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An underwhelming ESL Pro League campaign has prompted Imperial to bring in Lucas “LUCAS1” Teles as a stand-in ahead of BLAST Showdown as Jhonatan “JOTA” Willian drops out of the quintet Imperial, the Brazilian esports organization, has made a significant decision regarding their roster by removing rifler Jhonatan “JOTA” Willian from the starting lineup. This […]


6 Vital Nuke Smokes To Learn In Counter-Strike 2

6 Vital Nuke Smokes To Learn In Counter-Strike 2

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Here’s a list of six highly useful Nuke smokes to use in CS2 Counter-Strike fans rejoice as one of the most iconic maps from the franchise is finally added to the map pool in CS2, the latest addition to the long line of iconic FPS titles by Valve. Veteran fans of the series know the […]


Six Vital Vertigo Smokes To Use In Counter-Strike 2

Six Vital Vertigo Smokes To Use In Counter-Strike 2

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Here’s a list of six crucial Vertigo smokes to use in Counter-Strike 2 Valve finally adds the fan-favorite map, Vertigo, to the limited test of Counter-Strike 2. Players have long awaited its return as it is known to be one of the most infamous maps in the Counter-Strike history. It has met a diverse range […]


6 Useful Overpass Smokes in Counter-Strike 2

6 Useful Overpass Smokes in Counter-Strike 2

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Here are 6 super Overpass smokes for its reworked version added in Counter-Strike 2 At long last, Valve, developers of Counter-Strike 2, have finally added the newly revamped Overpass to the game. With new visual improvements and changes, the map has players scouring for new utility line-ups. Since the maps have been reworked and altered, […]


GamerLegion Launch Women’s Counter-Strike Team

GamerLegion Launch Women’s Counter-Strike Team

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GamerLegion have signed Let Her Cook players as part of their expansion into the women’s Counter-Strike scene The renowned German esports organization GamerLegion is making a significant move into the competitive realm of women’s Counter-Strike. They’ve made an exciting announcement regarding their latest acquisition, a roster that has been competing under the banner of “Let […]


Rejin Redemption:  Valve Reduces Coach’s Major Ban

Rejin Redemption: Valve Reduces Coach’s Major Ban

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After a successful appeal, Valve has reduced Allan “Rejin” Petersen’s Major ban Former MOUZ coach, Allan “Rejin” Petersen, has been granted a significant reprieve in his esports career. Following a ban for his involvement with the coaching bug exploit, Rejin will regain eligibility to participate in Valve competitions. The organization will allow the Dane to […]


blameF Commits to Astralis for Two More Years

blameF Commits to Astralis for Two More Years

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Benjamin “blameF” Bremer will be an Astralis player till 2025 Astralis have confirmed that Benjamin “blameF” Bremer has agreed to extend his contract with the team until the end of 2025. After joining Astralis in November 2021, the rifler now holds the distinction of being the team’s longest-serving member, ahead of Nicolai “device” Reedtz. We're […]


Valve Teases CS2 Release Date or Something Else?

Valve Teases CS2 Release Date or Something Else?

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A mysterious tweet from Valve has set the internet on fire with CS2 release date rumors The official CS2 Twitter account has dropped a cryptic tweet, leaving fans eagerly speculating about the potential release date of Counter-Strike 2. The enigmatic message simply asks, “What are you doing next Wednesday?” While it might seem like an […]



CS2 Beta Season Player Count Surpasses Major Milestone

CS2 Beta Season Player Count Surpasses Major Milestone

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A prominent data-miner has revealed that the CS2 Beta Season has hit a significant player count landmark Aquarius, a famous Counter-Strike data-miner, recently took to Twitter to share some intriguing statistics regarding the Counter-Strike 2 Beta Season. In the aftermath of the global invitation rollout, which spanned nearly three weeks, it was nothing short of […]



Coach Daps Steps In For Patsi: Liquid Faces Visa Delays

Coach Daps Steps In For Patsi: Liquid Faces Visa Delays

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The veteran Team Liquid Coach Damian “daps” Steele returns to the server after 18 months to stand-in for Patsi due to Visa delays In a surprising turn of events, Team Liquid‘s ESL Pro League Season 18 debut against Virtus.pro will proceed without their Russian rifler, Robert “Patsi” Isyanov. Visa issues have led to his absence, […]




Valve Sneaks Movement Update into CS2 Patch

Valve Sneaks Movement Update into CS2 Patch

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Valve made improvements to CS2’s movement mechanics discreetly, without any reference in the CS2 patch notes The developers behind Counter-Strike 2 have diligently addressed several critical bugs that were affecting the game’s movement mechanics. These significant fixes, however, were conspicuously absent from the official Valve blog’s update notes. Players have begun to notice these changes […]





Former Astralis Star Bubzkji Hangs Up His Mouse

Former Astralis Star Bubzkji Hangs Up His Mouse

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Lucas “Bubzkji” Andersen, who last played for Astralis, says his playing days are over Lucas Bubzkji Andersen, a former Astralis man, recently took to his personal Twitter page to reveal his future plans and clarify his stance on returning to the professional scene. In his candid tweet, the Danish gamer made it clear that he […]




Gabe Follower Calls Out CS2 Premier Mode Calibration System

Gabe Follower Calls Out CS2 Premier Mode Calibration System

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Counter-Strike data miner Gabe Follower exposes glaring flaws in CS2’s Premier Mode teammate selection system Maxim “Gabe Follower” Poletaev, a prominent data miner, has raised a pertinent concern within the CS2 gaming community. In a recent social media post, he voiced his exasperation regarding the calibration system within CS2’s Premier mode. The insider’s argument hinges […]


How to Get FACEIT CS2 Limited Access

How to Get FACEIT CS2 Limited Access

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Learn how to access FACEIT CS2 Limited Access for advanced matchmaking and premium perks FACEIT has recently unveiled an exciting opportunity for avid gamers by providing access to the much-anticipated Counter-Strike 2 test servers on its platform. This privilege, however, comes with certain criteria that aspiring players must meet to step into this thrilling experience.  […]


ENCE Athena: ENCE Announce Women’s CSGO Roster

ENCE Athena: ENCE Announce Women’s CSGO Roster

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ENCE have announced the arrival of ENCE Athena, their first women’s CSGO lineup Finnish CSGO giants ENCE have started a women’s team. Drawing inspiration from the rich tapestry of Greek mythology, they’ve aptly christened their women’s division “ENCE Athena.” ENCE are taking a momentous stride into the realm of women’s CSGO by officially signing the […]


TheMongolz Welcome Senzu to Their Roster

TheMongolz Welcome Senzu to Their Roster

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Munkhbold “⁠Senzu⁠” Azbayar has been named as Chinguun “⁠hasteka⁠” Bayarmaa successor at TheMongolz TheMongolz have unveiled their latest roster addition: Munkhbold “Senzu” Azbayar. This talented 17-year-old player is set to make a significant impact on the team, having spent the past five months on the bench of NKT, honing his skills and preparing for this […]


Resurgent Qikert Finds New Home in Into The Breach

Resurgent Qikert Finds New Home in Into The Breach

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Former Virtus.pro star, Qikert, leaves the bench to join Into The Breach, rekindling his esports journey In the dynamic world of esports, where player transfers are a frequent occurrence, one recent move has been the talk of the town. It’s the story of Alexey “Qikert” Golubev, the skilled Kazakh player, who, after a brief hiatus, […]


Roobet Cup 2023 Invites Revealed: Astralis and NiP Lead the Pack

Roobet Cup 2023 Invites Revealed: Astralis and NiP Lead the Pack

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Relog Media has unveiled the first batch of Roobet Cup 2023 invites featuring the likes of Astralis and NiP Relog Media is gearing up for an electrifying showdown as the organization unveils the first wave of invitations for the highly-anticipated second installment of the Roobet Cup. Set to kick off on October 25, this online […]


Imperial, FURIA, and ENCE Lock Down BLAST Fall Showdown Invites

Imperial, FURIA, and ENCE Lock Down BLAST Fall Showdown Invites

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Imperial, FURIA, and ENCE have received BLAST Fall Showdown invites, with five more BLAST Fall Showdown bracket slots across two regions still to be filled BLAST has just announced that Imperial, FURIA, and ENCE are set to battle it out in the highly anticipated BLAST Fall Showdown, commencing on October 4. This thrilling tournament is […]


HLTV Rankings Top 30: Exploring The Biggest Gains and Drops

HLTV Rankings Top 30: Exploring The Biggest Gains and Drops

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We have examined the teams that have shown the most improvement and experienced the most significant setbacks in the latest edition of the HLTV Rankings.  August was a busy month for competitive Counter-Strike. It saw the first CSGO iteration of the Gamers8 tournament and the start of the much-awaited ESL Pro League Season 18.  With […]


How Vitality Returned At The Top Of HLTV Rankings

How Vitality Returned At The Top Of HLTV Rankings

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Vitality have returned to the top of the HLTV rankings. Here’s how the French powerhouse dethroned Heroic to reclaim the crown Vitality have once again reclaimed its position at the summit of the HLTV Rankings, marking their return to the No. 1 spot for the first time since June. ascent back to the top follows […]


Astralis Finalize CSGO Asia Championships Lineup

Astralis Finalize CSGO Asia Championships Lineup

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Astralis have taken the last available CSGO Asia Championships spot  Astralis have just become the last team to secure their spot at the highly-anticipated CSGO Asia Championships. This premier esports event boasts a prize pool of a staggering $500,000 and will unfold in the vibrant city of Shanghai, China. 8-12 Kasım tarihleri arasında düzenlenecek CS:GO […]


mithR Reportedly To Become New Apeks Head Coach

mithR Reportedly To Become New Apeks Head Coach

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According to a prominent insider, Torbjørn “mithR” Nyborg is all set to replace Jakub “kuben” Gurczynski as the new Apeks head coach Torbjørn “mithR” Nyborg is set to assume the role of head coach for Apeks, marking a significant transition within the organization. This change sees him stepping into the shoes previously filled by Jakub […]


Team Spirit Players Share Their Thoughts on MR12

Team Spirit Players Share Their Thoughts on MR12

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Team Spirit players have had their say about the most talked about topic in the Counter-Strike scene right now; the introduction of MR12 The Team Spirit squad has provided insights into their views regarding the MR12 match format, which is slated to become a part of the competitive scene following the launch of Counter-Strike 2. […]


FACEIT CS2 Elo Recalibration: m0NESY Loses 4k+ Elo

FACEIT CS2 Elo Recalibration: m0NESY Loses 4k+ Elo

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The FACEIT CS2 Elo recalibration has been rolled out and it has affected the best players in the platform, including Ilya “m0NESY” Osipov The long-anticipated Elo recalibration for Counter-Strike 2, which FACEIT had announced earlier, has now been implemented. This recalibration has led to a significant reduction in the ratings of the top players, and […]


Counter-Strike 2 Introducing CS Rating Feature

Counter-Strike 2 Introducing CS Rating Feature

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Valve has released a new Counter-Strike 2 feature that allows players to see exactly how they stack up compared to the competition. Players who compete in Counter-Strike 2 Premier will start to see their precise CS Rating. Based on your overall performance throughout matches, your CS Rating will determine your Regional and World rankings on […]


Valve Confirms MR12 In CS2 Majors

Valve Confirms MR12 In CS2 Majors

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Valve has revealed a fresh wave of details about the much-anticipated Counter-Strike sequel, including the introduction of MR12 in CS2 Majors Valve has just launched an update for Counter-Strike 2 Limited Test. In addition, they’ve officially announced their plan to change the format of Majors. The new format will include a maximum of 12 rounds […]


Astralis Unhappy with Financial Performance in H1 2023

Astralis Unhappy with Financial Performance in H1 2023

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Astralis are showing signs of resurgence on the server, but their financial struggles are still evident The mid-year financial report for Astralis has been recently released, shedding light on what seems to be a challenging period for the organization, particularly when it comes to revenue. In a year-on-year assessment, Astralis has observed a substantial dip […]


What Happens To CSGO Once CS2 Comes Out?

What Happens To CSGO Once CS2 Comes Out?

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As CS2 looms on the horizon, we tried to foresee what’s in store for the current iteration of the game, CSGO The gaming world is preparing for the arrival of Counter-Strike 2 in Summer 2023, offering a free upgrade to all existing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players. As the release of CSGO draws near, however, many […]


m0NESY Treats Fans With IEM Cologne 2023 Config Reveal

m0NESY Treats Fans With IEM Cologne 2023 Config Reveal

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G2 AWPer Ilya “m0NESY” Osipov has shared his IEM Cologne 2023 config on Telegram Ilya “m0NESY” Osipov, the AWPer sensation representing G2 Esports, took to Telegram to reveal that he had used a brand-new config during G2’s successful IEM Cologne 2023 campaign. He has made the config available for download. To access it, simply log […]


TSM Welcome New Counter-Strike Roster

TSM Welcome New Counter-Strike Roster

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TSM are all set to end their seven-year Counter-Strike hiatus Big news from TSM as they introduce a fresh Counter-Strike roster, featuring none other than ex-G2 player Audric “⁠JACKZ⁠” Jug and former ENCE man Valdemar “⁠valde⁠” Bjørn Vangså. This move validates earlier reports that had linked TSM with this particular roster reshuffle. #TSM is back. […]


How Do C4 Bombs Work In CS2?

How Do C4 Bombs Work In CS2?

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C4 bombs in CS2 have undergone significant changes in damage and range. Let’s find out how it compares to CSGO The C4 bomb in CS2 beta testing is not the same as the one in CSGO. It has a much larger explosion range and inflicts more damage. Prominent British caster Jack “Jacky” Peters, who worked […]


ESL Pro League Season 18: Teams, Schedule, and More

ESL Pro League Season 18: Teams, Schedule, and More

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ESL Pro League season 18 is set to bring a wave of five-week-long Counter-Strike action. Here is everything you need to know about the competition  As the next significant CSGO Tier 1 competition on the schedule, ESL Pro League Season 18 looms large, strategically timed before the eagerly awaited release of CS2. A total of […]


ESIC Commissioner Justifies Silence on NA Matchfixing

ESIC Commissioner Justifies Silence on NA Matchfixing

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ESIC Commissioner Ian Smith has explained the organization’s silence on the North American match-fixing scandal that came to light in 2020 Ian Smith, the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) Commissioner, sat down for an interview with INSITE. The conversation covered various subjects, including the ongoing North American match-fixing investigation and the coach bans implemented by ESIC […]


Countdown to IEM Sydney: Complexity Secures Final Tournament Entry

Countdown to IEM Sydney: Complexity Secures Final Tournament Entry

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Complexity survived an early scare to grab the last remaining IEM Sydney spot  After emerging victorious in the North American closed qualifier, Complexity becomes the last team to secure a spot at IEM Sydney. Complexity’s journey began with Jonathan “⁠EliGE⁠” Jablonowski and his teammates stumbling in a loss to Peter “⁠stanislaw⁠” Jarguz’s Forsaken. Yet, they […]


$500,000 Up for Grabs as CSGO Asia Championships Storms Back to Shanghai

$500,000 Up for Grabs as CSGO Asia Championships Storms Back to Shanghai

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CSGO Asia Championships is set to return to Shanghai with a staggering half-a-million-dollar prize pool CSGO fans are in for a treat as the CSGO Asia Championships makes its much-anticipated return. This time, the event promises an intense showdown featuring eight elite teams battling it out for a massive $500,000 purse. All eyes are on […]


Apeks Primed to Battle at IEM Sydney

Apeks Primed to Battle at IEM Sydney

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Apeks have clinched one of the remaining IEM Sydney 2023 spots via European closed qualifiers Apeks battled their way through the IEM Sydney 2023 European Closed Qualifiers, emerging triumphant with three consecutive victories in the upper bracket. The Norwegian side’s impressive performance secured them a well-deserved spot at IEM Sydney, where they will play against […]


Counter-Strike 2: Ropz Voices MR12 Concerns

Counter-Strike 2: Ropz Voices MR12 Concerns

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FaZe Clan rifler Robin “ropz” Kool raised some concerns about Counter-Strike 2’s potential shift to the MR12 format A fresh update in Counter-Strike 2 has introduced a significant change. It has moved to the MR12 format from the CSGO standard MR16, meaning CS2 matches will be decided in 12 rounds, instead of 16 rounds. FaZe […]



ENCE vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

ENCE vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

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ENCE vs Vitality will determine the Gamers8 2023 champions  ENCE are about to make their fourth successive Grand Final appearance as they await a Gamers8 2023 Grand Final showdown with Vitality. The French team have also been frequenting grand finals lately, so regardless of what CSGO betting odds claim, it appears increasingly likely that we […]


Qikert Has Played His Last Virtus.pro Game

Qikert Has Played His Last Virtus.pro Game

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Alexey “⁠Qikert⁠” Golubev says he will not play for Virtus.pro again  It was no secret that Alexey “⁠Qikert⁠” Golubev and Virtus.pro were about to go their separate ways. The Armenian organization listed Qikert for transfer last month, but the Kazakh rifler played for Virtus.pro at the Gamers8 2023 recently. Golubev, however, says that he will […]


G2 vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

G2 vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

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G2 vs Vitality will determine the final finalist of the Gamers8 2023 After a hard-fought victory against Virtus.pro, G2 will now seek to get the better of Team Vitality to make it to the Gamers8 2023 Grand Final. The Germans will be hopeful of replicating their IEM Cologne 2023 success against their next opponents, but […]


Heroic vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

Heroic vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

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Heroic vs ENCE will be the first semifinal battle at Gamers8 2023  Heroic and ENCE are set to renew their rivalry at the Saudi Arabian capital as the two sides seek a spot in the Gamers8 2023 Grand Final at each other’s expense. ENCE grabbed a close win the last time they met, but CSGO […]


MR12 Arrives in CS2: How It Might Affect The Competitive Scene

MR12 Arrives in CS2: How It Might Affect The Competitive Scene

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Just as the leaks had claimed, the latest CS2 limited beta test update has introduced the MR12 format  As news of a leak about the potential integration of a maximum of 12 rounds (MR12) setting in competitive play for Counter-Strike 2 circulated, this format has now been implemented as the automatic choice upon entering the […]


Virtus.pro vs G2 Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

Virtus.pro vs G2 Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

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The Virtus.pro vs G2 Gamers8 2023 clash will pit the freshly-crowned IEM Cologne 2023 champions against a Russian side seeking their first high-profile silverware since 2021 G2 will seek to continue their dominant record against G2 when they cross paths in the Gamers8 2023 Quarter Finals. Unsurprisingly, CSGO betting odds suggest Virtus.pro are the underdogs […]


Cloud9 vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

Cloud9 vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

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The Cloud9 vs ENCE Gamers8 2023 Quarter Final tie will be a battle of two teams who are no strangers to each other Four months after their Paris Major 2023 encounter, Cloud9 and ENCE are set to renew their rivalry at the Gamers8 2023. ENCE had the last laugh the last time these two teams […]


All Released CS2 Maps Now Playable in Deathmatch and Casual

All Released CS2 Maps Now Playable in Deathmatch and Casual

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Valve has rolled out another CS Limited Beta Test update and it has brought all released CS2 maps into Casual and Deathmatch mode Valve just launched an update for the Counter-Strike 2 Limited Test. Now you can play all the beta maps in both Casual and Deathmatch modes. Today we're adding all maps shipped thus […]


NAVI vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

NAVI vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

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NAVI vs Vitality will be a clash of titans in the Gamers8 Quarterfinals New look Natus Vincere will cross paths with French powerhouse Vitality for the first time as they are set to do battle for a place in the Gamers8 quarterfinals. Both teams saw off Brazilian opponents to reach this stage and now they […]


Heroic vs GamerLegion Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

Heroic vs GamerLegion Preview and Predictions: Gamers8 2023

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The second-ever Heroic vs GamerLegion encounter is taking place in the Quarterfinals of Gamers8 2023 The last time these two forces met was at the Paris Major, and GamerLegion secured an upset by defeating Heroic in an exciting 2-1 series. This time around, the Danes are still favored to win, and they are also hungry […]


Natus Vincere Add Kairi and Flashie To Coaching Team

Natus Vincere Add Kairi and Flashie To Coaching Team

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Natus Vincere continue their behind-the-scenes revamp by welcoming David “⁠Kairi⁠” de Miguel and Viktor “⁠flashie⁠” Tamás Bea to their coaching team  In the last 48 hours, Natus Vincere has introduced two fresh faces to their CSGO lineup. David “Kairi” de Miguel is stepping into the role of head coach for NAVI Junior, and Viktor “flashie” […]


CS2 Leak Hints at Valorant-Inspired Changes

CS2 Leak Hints at Valorant-Inspired Changes

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Latest leaks suggest that CS2 is about to imitate Valorant in some capacity  Recent findings by dataminers point to a substantial modification in CS2’s most recent update, suggesting a shift back to Counter-Strike’s fundamental essence with the introduction of MR12 matches in competitive play, mirroring the approach seen in Valorant. MR12 or MR15? What’s The […]


Gamers8 2023: Teams, Schedule, and More

Gamers8 2023: Teams, Schedule, and More

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The Gamers8 2023 CSGO tournament will bring together some of the biggest names in the scene Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is all set to host the Gamers8 CSGO Championship from August 14 to 20, featuring sixteen top-tier CSGO teams including Heroic, G2, Natus Vincere, and Vitality, all competing for a staggering $1 million prize. This is […]



CS2 Latest Beta Test Update Adds Italy, Reshapes Smoke

CS2 Latest Beta Test Update Adds Italy, Reshapes Smoke

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The latest CS2 Limited Beta Test update has introduced Italy to certain modes and changed the smoke shape, alongside other changes  A fresh update for Counter-Strike 2 Limited Test has been released by Valve, which includes the removal of Anubis and Ancient maps while adding Italy to both Deathmatch and Casual modes.  Italy in CSGO […]


Flashie’s Empowers Na’Vi: Forging a Legacy as Coach

Flashie’s Empowers Na’Vi: Forging a Legacy as Coach

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Less than 24 hours after departing FlyQuest Red, Viktor “Flashie” Tamás Bea steps into the role of coach at Na’Vi In a swift move, Viktor “Flashie” Tamás Bea bid farewell to his coaching position at FlyQuest Red and embraced a new challenge with Ukrainian powerhouse Natus Vincere. The former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive expert brings his […]


CSGO Veteran flusha Retires After Glorious 11-Year Run

CSGO Veteran flusha Retires After Glorious 11-Year Run

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Robin “flusha” Rönnquist has decided to retire from competitive Counter-Strike, departing with a storied legacy meticulously crafted over the span of a decade The curtain has fallen on the illustrious playing career of Robin ‘flusha’ Rönnquist, a distinguished three-time CSGO Major champion. In his own words, “If you don’t enjoy it, it’s pointless to stay […]



Team Vitality Coach zonic To Miss Gamers8

Team Vitality Coach zonic To Miss Gamers8

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Vitality will have to make do without their head coach Danny “zonic” Sørensen at the Gamers8 2023 CSGO Championships With their Gamers8 2023 CSGO Championship opener just around the corner, Team Vitality have confirmed that their head coach Danny “zonic” Sørensen did not fly with the team to Riyadh. Sørensen will be unable to attend […]


PGL To Open Second Round of CS2 Major Copenhagen Ticket Sales

PGL To Open Second Round of CS2 Major Copenhagen Ticket Sales

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PGL will release the second wave of CS2 Major Copenhagen tickets on September 5 The countdown has begun for the PGL CS2 Major Copenhagen 2024, and PGL is once again opening the doors to fans with a second round of ticket sales. PGL has announced that the second round of CS2 Major Copenhagen tickets will […]


Gamers8 2023 Talent Team Revealed

Gamers8 2023 Talent Team Revealed

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Organizers have announced the complete 12-member Gamers8 talent lineup  Gamers8 has unveiled the roster of talents destined for the spotlight during the official tournament broadcasts in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A stellar team of 12 broadcast talents is set to guide us through the action from August 16th to 20th.  This week is THE week! Please […]


BLAST Fall Premier Showdown Qualifiers To Begin In August

BLAST Fall Premier Showdown Qualifiers To Begin In August

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BLAST has announced the schedule for BLAST Fall Premier Showdown Qualifiers, which is set to start this month  BLAST has announced the schedules for all the BLAST Fall Premier Showdown Qualifiers. The qualifiers will be held across seven regions, which will serve as the gateway to the BLAST Fall Premier Showdown. Teams qualifying for BLAST […]


ESL Reveals Full List of IEM Sydney Invitees

ESL Reveals Full List of IEM Sydney Invitees

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ESL has announced the names of teams who have been invited to participate in the IEM Sydney 2023 The list of teams set to compete at IEM Sydney has been released by ESL. Seven teams received direct invitations in association with the tournament organizers, while four more teams secured their positions based on their performance […]


Top 10 CSGO Players at IEM Cologne 2023

Top 10 CSGO Players at IEM Cologne 2023

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Here are your top 10 CSGO players who dominated IEM Cologne 2023  The last ever IEM of CSGO has concluded with G2 winning the event in a fierce undefeated journey. With 24 teams participating in the event, we saw some of the best of the FPS world compete from the Play-In stage to the Playoffs […]


Copenhagen Major NA Closed Qualifier Gets New Date in PGL Reschedule

Copenhagen Major NA Closed Qualifier Gets New Date in PGL Reschedule

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PGL has rescheduled the Copenhagen Major NA Closed Qualifier  Credit: PGLEsports PGL has rearranged the schedule for the North American closed qualifier of the PGL CS2 Major Copenhagen 2024, moving it up to take place from January 12th to 14th. This shift means the qualifier will happen a week earlier than its initial disclosure in […]


G2 Win IEM Cologne 2023 – Final IEM of CSGO

G2 Win IEM Cologne 2023 – Final IEM of CSGO

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G2 secure a $400,000 prize and the trophy of IEM Cologne 2023 by defeating ENCE in a 3-1 domination The final edition of the tournament in CSGO, IEM Cologne 2023, has concluded with G2 winning the Grand Final Bo5 against ENCE. With this victory, G2 are the winners of the last IEM event of the […]


ENCE vs G2 Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023 Grand Final

ENCE vs G2 Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023 Grand Final

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ENCE vs G2 will be the final showdown at IEM Cologne 2023  ENCE are on the brink of securing back-to-back S-tier titles as they prepare to lock horns with G2 in the IEM Cologne 2023 Grand Final. Both teams enter the fray riding on a four-match winning streak, but CSGO betting odds are slightly in […]


G2 vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

G2 vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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A place in the IEM Cologne 2023 Grand Final will be at stake in the upcoming G2 vs Astralis series G2 cruised through the early stages of IEM Cologne 2023 to reach the last four. Astralis, on the other hand, had a rocky start, but since then, it has been a smooth ride for the […]


ENCE vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

ENCE vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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The IEM Cologne 2023 semifinals is set to kick off with the ENCE vs Vitality clash  ENCE have maintained their momentum following their IEM Dallas 2023 triumph and ESL Challenger Katowice 2023 runner-up finish. The Finnish side have made it to the last four of the IEM Cologne 2023 and now await a semifinal bout […]


Heroic vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Heroic vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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The Heroic vs Astralis battle will be the last Quarterfinal match of IEM Cologne 2023 This will be the second-ever encounter between these two teams, and their first encounter went in Heroic’s favor at this year’s Spring Groups. The two Danish teams will be fighting to meet G2 in the Semifinals, and for anyone who […]


New Valve Guidelines Suggest Big Tournament Reforms

New Valve Guidelines Suggest Big Tournament Reforms

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The latest Valve guidelines will see the financial dynamics between teams and tournament organizers undergo a massive change In a groundbreaking move, Valve has announced three measures that will curtail business affiliations between teams and tournament organizers to a substantial degree. The new Valve revenue sharing guideline will effectively end competitions featuring partnered teams.  An […]


NEOFRAG Departs Into The Breach

NEOFRAG Departs Into The Breach

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After a short stint with Into The Breach, Adam “⁠NEOFRAG⁠” Zouhar has called it quits  In a surprising development, Into The Breach have announced that Adam “⁠NEOFRAG⁠” Zouhar has parted ways with the British organization. Their statement says that they have severed all ties with the player and the contract termination is effective immediately. Credit: […]


Juve Resigns From Into The Breach

Juve Resigns From Into The Breach

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Gustavo “⁠Juve⁠” Alexandre has decided to leave his role as the Into The Breach coach  In an official announcement, Into the Breach revealed that Gustavo “Juve” Alexandre, the team’s coach, has chosen to step down from his position. The decision marks the end of Juve’s tenure with the organization, during which he has played a […]


Vitality vs Cloud9 Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Vitality vs Cloud9 Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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The third Vitality vs Cloud9 encounter of this year is about to take place at the Playoffs of IEM Cologne 2023 These two teams have already encountered each other twice this year, and Vitality have proven to be the stronger name in all of those matchups. While Cloud9 are coming into this Bo3 from an […]


Cloud9 vs 9INE Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Cloud9 vs 9INE Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Cloud9 vs 9INE pits a title contender against a dark horse of the tournament in a do-or-die IEM Cologne 2023 battle Cloud9 and Fnatic played out one of the best IEM Cologne 2023 Group Stage series we have seen so far, but the Russian roster could not bag the bragging rights in the end. Now […]


TheMongolZ vs GamerLegion Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

TheMongolZ vs GamerLegion Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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TheMongolZ vs GamerLegion will present the featuring teams a last shot at salvaging their respective IEM Cologne 2023 campaigns  TheMongolZ saw another valiant effort go unrewarded the last time around, but they will have one last chance of redemption when they take on GamerLegion in the IEM Cologne 2023 Lower Bracket Quarterfinals. The latter seem […]


Fnatic vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Fnatic vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Fnatic will look to stretch their winning streak to eight by winning the Fnatic vs ENCE IEM Cologne 2023 Group A Upper Bracket Semifinal tie A place in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group A Upper Bracket Final will be up for grabs when Fnatic and ENCE renew hostilities in the Rhine-side city. The Finnish side […]


Heroic vs Monte Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Heroic vs Monte Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Heroic vs Monte will be a battle for the final spot in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group A Upper Bracket Finals  Heroic and Monte will look to extend their winning form when their paths cross in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group A Upper Bracket Semifinals. The Ukrainians put a rusty GamerLegion to the sword, while […]


NIP vs FaZe Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

NIP vs FaZe Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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NIP vs FaZe will see two Counter-Strike heavyweights kickstarting their IEM Cologne 2023 journey Ninjas In Pyjamas returned from the cusp of elimination to make it to the IEM Cologne Group Stages, but they now face a side against whom they have struggled historically. FaZe also enter the fray fresh off a solid BLAST Premier […]


Vitality vs OG Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Vitality vs OG Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Vitality vs OG will be OG’s first assignment in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group Stages after making it through the play-ins  OG picked up two back-to-back series wins to grab a spot in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group Stages, and the first team they mast pass through are the reigning IEM Rio and Paris Major […]


Heroic vs TheMongolZ Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Heroic vs TheMongolZ Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Heroic vs TheMongolZ will see one of the most impressive IEM Cologne 2023 Play-In stage performers go face to face with the best Counter-Strike team in the world  TheMongolZ drew attention with their excellent Play-In stage performance, now they will set sights on extending their good form to the IEM Cologne 2023 Group Stages. Their […]


MOUZ vs NAVI Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

MOUZ vs NAVI Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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MOUZ vs NAVI will pit two new-look rosters against each other in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group B Upper Bracket Quarterfinals  Coming off an excellent IEM Cologne 2023 Play-in campaign, MOUZ are set to challenge Natus Vincere in their first group stage series of the competition. The Ukrainian outfit enter the fray after a moderately […]


9INE vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

9INE vs ENCE Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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ENCE will hope to launch their IEM Cologne 2023 campaign on a high note by winning the 9INE vs ENCE Group A Upper Bracket Quarterfinal   After a rollercoaster ride of an IEM Cologne 2023 Play-In campaign, 9INE will look to score consecutive victories when they take on ENCE in their first group series. The Finnish […]


G2 vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

G2 vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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IEM Katowice 2023 champions G2 will begin their IEM Cologne 2023 campaign with the G2 vs Astralis Group B Upper Bracket Quarterfinal matchup  After a perfect IEM Cologne 2023 Play-In run, Astralis will look to extend their excellent form into the group stages. Their first challenge, however, will not be an easy one as they […]


Cloud9 vs Fnatic Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Cloud9 vs Fnatic Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Cloud9 vs Fnatic will see two CSGO big-hitters face off in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group A Upper Bracket Quarterfinals After a successful IEM Cologne 2023 Play-In stage, Fnatic will turn their sights on Cloud9, who are set to play their first match in the competition without their regular rifler Sergey “Ax1Le” Rykhtorov. The Russians […]


Monte vs GamerLegion Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Monte vs GamerLegion Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Monte vs GamerLegion will be one of the first IEM Cologne 2023 Group A Upper Bracket Quarterfinals  Monte will eye successive victories when they face GamerLegion in their first IEM Cologne 2023 series. The Ukrainians are the CSGO bettingfavorites against the local side, who did not play since their Paris Major 2023 Grand Final defeat […]


NEO Joins FaZe As Interim Coach

NEO Joins FaZe As Interim Coach

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Filip “⁠NEO⁠” Kubski has been named as the FaZe interim coach for IEM Cologne 2023 FaZe have introduced NEO as their interim Head Coach, marking his return to the organization for a second tenure. Prior to this role, NEO had a trial as an in-game leader for the team back in 2019.  HE'S BACK 🤩 […]



Complexity vs OG Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Complexity vs OG Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Complexity vs OG in IEM Cologne 2023 will determine the survival of one of the teams, both of whom suffered narrow defeats in their recent matches Complexity and OG are set to do battle in a do-or-die contest as their IEM Cologne 2023 survival prospects hang by a thread. The American side lost in overtime […]


Monte vs FURIA Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Monte vs FURIA Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Monte vs FURIA will be a cross-continental battle for an IEM Cologne 2023 Group Stage berth With both teams aiming to book their spots in the IEM Cologne 2023 Group Stages, Monte and FURIA prepare to lock horns in an intense Upper Bracket Play-In contest. The Ukrainians mounted a phenomenal late surge to overcome Imperial, […]


Imperial vs Grayhound Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Imperial vs Grayhound Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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In a bid for extending their stay in Cologne, Imperial and Grayhound will battle it out in the Imperial vs Grayhound IEM Cologne 2023 Lower Bracket Round 1 affair In their first-ever meeting, Imperial and Grayhound will fight for a place in the IEM Cologne 2023 Play-Ins Lower Bracket Round 2. The Aussies ended up […]


BIG vs Liquid Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

BIG vs Liquid Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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BIG’s youthful roster face their next big challenge in the BIG vs Liquid IEM Cologne 2023 Lower Bracket Round1  BIG and Liquid will be looking to claim their first win of the IEM Cologne 2023 and stay alive in the competition when they face off later today. Liquid were edged out by Astralis in their […]


The MongolZ vs ITB Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

The MongolZ vs ITB Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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The MongolZ vs ITB series pairs up two teams who are in desperate need of a win to keep their IEM Cologne 2023 prospects alive  The MongolZ were on the verge of pulling off an IEM Cologne 2023 opening day upset, but after a narrow defeat they will look to get the job done against […]


Apeks vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

Apeks vs Astralis Preview and Predictions: IEM Cologne 2023

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Two teams eager to keep their winning runs intact will meet in the Apeks vs Astralis IEM Cologne 2023 matchup Astralis will seek to follow up their commanding win against Team Liquid when they face Apeks in IEM Cologne 2023 Upper Bracket Round 2. The Norwegians are also hoping to score serial wins after seeing […]