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PGL Announce Copenhagen As The Host City Of The First CS2 Major

PGL Announce Copenhagen As The Host City Of The First CS2 Major

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The world’s best Counter-Strike teams will be flying to the Danish capital in March 2024 to participate in the first-ever Counter-Strike 2 Major Valve had previously declared that the first Counter-Strike 2 Major will take place in 2024, but the Counter-Strike developers did not disclose the venue. Romanian organizers PGL have now confirmed that Copenhagen […]


Evil Geniuses To Rely On Academy Roster In BLAST Showdown

Evil Geniuses To Rely On Academy Roster In BLAST Showdown

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The NA outfit will put faith in their young guns at the BLAST Spring Final qualifiers. Evil Geniuses have registered their academy side, EG Black, for the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2023 Americas. The franchise have reshuffled their academy setup lately by merging two of their academy teams into one. There have also been talks […]


iDISBALANCE, Jyo Make Way For El1an, RAiLWAY At K23

iDISBALANCE, Jyo Make Way For El1an, RAiLWAY At K23

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The Kazakhstani-Russian outfit announces the squad shake-up following a below-par start to the year  K23 did not have the ideal start to 2023, so they decided to make some changes to their roster to reverse their wretched run of form. Aleksei “⁠El1an⁠” Gusev and Artem “⁠RAiLWAY⁠” Gradovich have responded to K23’s distress signal, while Rassim […]


FaZe Become 2nd In Global Rankings Following ESL Pro League Triumph

FaZe Become 2nd In Global Rankings Following ESL Pro League Triumph

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The European powerhouse claim its first silverware in nine months to move within a spot of the HLTV.org rankings summit. FaZe have risen to the second spot in HLTV.org’s world rankings after clinching the ESL Pro League Season 17 trophy. Their 3-1 victory over Cloud9 in the Grand Finals ended FaZe’s nine-month trophy drought and […]


CSGO Superstar s1mple Cheers On NAVI’s Valorant Team At VCT EMEA

CSGO Superstar s1mple Cheers On NAVI’s Valorant Team At VCT EMEA

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NAVI’s CSGO talisman Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyljev shows up at VCT EMEA to support the company’s Valorant squad Oleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyljev accompanied the Natus Vincere hierarchy at the VCT EMEA to show support for the NAVI Valorant team. NAVI’s Head of Esports Amiran Rekhviashvili and CEO Yevhen Zolotarev were also in the stands beside s1mple as […]


Stewie2K Set Sights On Competitive Esports Return

Stewie2K Set Sights On Competitive Esports Return

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The US rifler says he did not close the doors on his career yet and announces free agency Eight months after hanging up his Evil Geniuses shirt, Jacky “Stewie2K” Yip announced that he is available as a free agent. The Smoke Criminal had indicated earlier that he was done with his CSGO career after his […]



Cloud9 vs FaZe Clan: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

Cloud9 vs FaZe Clan: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

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Over a month of CSGO in ESL Pro League Season 17, and it all boils down to Cloud9 vs FaZe Clan in a Best of 5 It’s been a long, arduous month for everyone involved with ESL Pro League’s 17th season. With 78 Best of 3 series having gone by, you’d be forgiven if you’ve […]




End Of An Era: Paris Major Set To Become The Last CSGO Major

End Of An Era: Paris Major Set To Become The Last CSGO Major

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Valve confirms there will be no second CSGO Major in 2023, making the Paris Major the only showpiece CSGO event of the year.  BLAST.tv Paris Major 2023 will be the last first-gen CSGO Major. The Counter-Strike developers have confirmed that the next Major will not take place before 2024, and it will feature the upcoming […]


Cloud9 vs ENCE Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

Cloud9 vs ENCE Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

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The ESL Pro League Season 17 Semifinal few expected, but both teams earned as Cloud9 take on ENCE  Season 17 of ESL Pro League has been a weird one — much like many others before it. The lengthy nature of the tournament and the massive potential gaps between the time of a team’s group playing […]


Heroic vs Natus Vincere Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

Heroic vs Natus Vincere Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

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The biggest clash so far at the ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs, Heroic vs Natus Vincere promises fireworks There are few things more fascinating than a CSGO match involving two high-level teams in the Playoffs of a big tournament, and that’s precisely what we have in store for you today with Heroic taking on […]


ForZe vs FaZe Clan Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

ForZe vs FaZe Clan Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

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They might have similar names and stylizing, but there’s little else that’s similar between FaZe Clan and forZe going into this ESL Pro League Season 17 Quarterfinal The constantly shifting landscape of the CSGO scene offers up many surprises from time to time, and this has to be one of the biggest so far this […]


Team Vitality vs  ENCE Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

Team Vitality vs  ENCE Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

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Both Vitality and ENCE have a battery of hard-hitting players, but which ESL Pro League Season 17 Quarter Finalists will make it to the next round?  A day ago, it would have seemed to anyone that ENCE are the underdogs against Team Vitality. However, after their comprehensive win against G2 Esports yesterday, the Finnish team […]


Cloud9 vs  MOUZ Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

Cloud9 vs  MOUZ Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

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Will Cloud9 get revenge for Rio or will MOUZ continue their winning ways? Find out in the first match of the ESL Pro League Season 17 Quarterfinals  Due to the global nature of CSGO, there are often grudge matches and rivalries between teams that probably wouldn’t meet as much in other esports. One such is […]


MOUZ vs paiN Gaming Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

MOUZ vs paiN Gaming Preview: ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs

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The Round of 12 of the Playoffs of ESL Pro League Season 17 will be rounded up by dual matches, one of which is MOUZ vs paiN Gaming Not all Playoffs matches are high-ranking clashes, and on this occasion we have one of the hard-boiled underdogs of the entire tournament taking on a kindred spirit […]


Counter Strike 2 is Real. Here is Everything we Know

Counter Strike 2 is Real. Here is Everything we Know

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The crazy folks at Valve finally did it, Counter Strike 2 is real, and we have footage to prove it. It seemed like a meme, like something we’d never get… but here we are, it’s 2023 and Counter’Strike 2 is real. Below we’ll share everything that Valve has given away. This is a updatating story, […]





Best CS2 Binds – How To Optimize Your Play

Best CS2 Binds – How To Optimize Your Play

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Nowadays, CS2 players are looking for all sorts of things they can do to improve their gameplay. Many of them watch guides and the best players in the world, but in the end, they realize they need to practice as much as possible. Even though that’s true, a few things can help users optimize their […]


Evil Geniuses Drop EG White From Academy Program

Evil Geniuses Drop EG White From Academy Program

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The eSports veterans are restructuring their ‘Blueprint’ project following a dismal start to the new year.  Evil Geniuses have dropped EG White, previously known as Party Astronauts, only nine months after acquiring the team.  No EG White members will be under contract with Evil Geniuses anymore, but coach Joseph “⁠Muenster⁠” Lima will stay with the […]


Interz’s Cloud9 Journey Comes To An End

Interz’s Cloud9 Journey Comes To An End

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The 22-year-old leaves Cloud9 to seek an active roster spot elsewhere. Cloud9 has bid farewell to Timofey “⁠interz⁠” Yakushin via Twitter. The ELEAGUE Major 2018 champions had benched the rifler in January to bring in Timur “⁠buster⁠” Tulepov. Interz had a longstanding partnership with core Cloud9 players Sergey “⁠Ax1Le⁠” Rykhtorov, Vladislav “⁠nafany⁠” Gorshkov, and Dmitry […]





All Popular Dust 2 Callouts in CS2

All Popular Dust 2 Callouts in CS2

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Up your game with these handy Dust 2 callouts for CS2, and impress everyone in ranked play. The map is pretty simple to understand and doesn’t require you to have a lot of experience to learn how to play. Yet, there are several popular callouts you must be aware of, especially if you decide to […]



Four Time Major Winner Dupreeh Resumes His Vitality Journey Before ESL Pro League Playoffs

Four Time Major Winner Dupreeh Resumes His Vitality Journey Before ESL Pro League Playoffs

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Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen returns from a month’s parental leave to complete the lineup. Reining ESL Pro League champion Team Vitality will enter the ESL Pro League Season 17 Playoffs expecting Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen to rejoin the team after his temporary hiatus. The organization took to their social media handles to announce this update ahead of […]


Zero Announces CSGO Retirement

Zero Announces CSGO Retirement

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The former HellRaisers member revealed that he decided to end his professional career after losing interest in the game Patrik “⁠Zero⁠” Žúdel has announced his retirement from the professional Counter-Strike scene on Twitter. The 24-year-old explained that he doesn’t feel motivated to keep on playing in the competitive circuit, and has thus decided to step […]


Team Spirit To Make ESL Impact Debut With Spirit Fe

Team Spirit To Make ESL Impact Debut With Spirit Fe

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Team Spirit become the latest multi-game organization to join the women’s CSGO scene by acquiring an ESL Impact team The third season of ESL Impact is shaping up as the tournament’s grandest iteration to date, and Spirit have become the latest esports giant to join the competition. The Russian clan acquired MVP, who ply their […]




ESL Pro League Season 17 Group D Preview: Team Spirit vs Astralis

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group D Preview: Team Spirit vs Astralis

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The final day of the Group Stage of ESL Pro League Season 17 begins with the Lower Bracket clash between Astralis and Team Spirit  It’s been quite the journey for ESL Pro League Season 17, with many upsets, glorious triumphs, tenacious escapes from eliminations, and big names falling by the wayside. One such clash no […]


LEC 2023 Spring Split Teams Guide: Everything You Need to Know

LEC 2023 Spring Split Teams Guide: Everything You Need to Know

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The complete guide for the LEC 2023 Spring Split teams. With the new LEC format nearing mid-season invitationals, its important more than ever to know who everyone is. Players regularly change teams between splits, so it can be pretty tough to keep track. Knowing this, we’ve collated everything you need to stay updated on EMEA’s […]


CS2 How to Win Games with Half Buys

CS2 How to Win Games with Half Buys

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Despite its age, CS2 is one of the most popular games in the world and among the leading eSports titles. Source 2 is about to become available in just a few days or weeks, making the game even more popular. You can read more about some of the upcoming changes here. Although millions have already […]











CSGO Skins – Information, Price & Their Future

CSGO Skins – Information, Price & Their Future

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We go over how Source 2 could affect the price and future of CSGO skins. CSGO Source 2 should arrive soon, and with it, we expect to see loads of changes. Naturally, one of the things that people worry about the most is their CSGO skins. Since some players have spent thousands of dollars on […]


Copenhagen Flames Brings Back Talented Former AWPer Farlig 

Copenhagen Flames Brings Back Talented Former AWPer Farlig 

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The former Astralis AWPer is set to replace Iulian “regalia” Harjāu Asger “Farlig” Jensen has officially signed with Copenhagen Flames to become their sniper once again in a repeat of their time together back in 2020. Following the disappointing failure of Copenhagen Flames to qualify for the BLAST.tv Paris Major Europe Regional Major Rankings, the […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 5 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 5 Recap

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Closing out the final day of an exciting group where almost nothing went as expected The final day of action in Group C of ESP Pro League Season 17 has ended, and what a day it was. If the qualification of paiN Gaming through the Mid Bracket was a surprise, the last day’s games would […]


CSGO: 1.4M People Played CSGO This Weekend

CSGO: 1.4M People Played CSGO This Weekend

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A record breaking weekend for CSGO, with 1.4 million active players in game. Everyone knows that CS:GO is one of the most popular games in the world. Despite the fact that it’s already 11 years old, the game continues to break records all the time. The last one took place a couple of days ago, […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 3 and 4 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 3 and 4 Recap

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The third day was short and sweet while the fourth was a little longer, but both delivered plenty of excitement The last two days in Malta have been thoroughly exciting, with Group C heating up. One team has already qualified for the playoffs, while a couple of teams have gotten the boot from the tournament […]


CS2 Investing What Is It, and Should You Worry About It?

CS2 Investing What Is It, and Should You Worry About It?

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What is CS2 investing, what do you need to know and what do you need to be careful of? There is no doubt that CS2 is the most legendary shooter in the world. The game has loyal fans that have been playing for years, and despite being more than 10 years old, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 2 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 2 Recap

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Wrapping up the second day’s play for Pro League 17’s penultimate group Another day of CSGO has come and passed, and unlike the second days of other groups, this one was pretty straightforward barring one game, which went all three maps. A couple of teams made it through to the Playoffs — although their seeding […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 1 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Day 1 Recap

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One more group, eight more teams, but only four can qualify. The third group of ESL Pro League Season 17 has begun, and we’ve already borne witness to some excellent action. None of the matches on Day 1 reached a climactic third map, with four teams managing to pull off clean sweeps, but some of […]



CSGO: Source 2 Changes – What Can We Expect To See

CSGO: Source 2 Changes – What Can We Expect To See

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We break down the rumors surrounding CSGO Source 2. UPDATE – Counter Strike 2 is real. The rumors about an upcoming massive update to CSGO have been growing by the day. People have been waiting for the so-called “CSGO Source 2” for years now, and it seems like we’ll finally get it in 2023.  Even […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Team Preview

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group C Team Preview

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The Group Stage reaches its second half, and we assess the penultimate group  The third group of ESL Pro League Season 17 is about to commence, and although this group seems to be relatively straightforward in terms of which teams might go through, it’s still important — or possibly interesting — for anyone who loves […]


5 Best CSGO Players Who Shined in ESL Pro League’s Group B

5 Best CSGO Players Who Shined in ESL Pro League’s Group B

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A follow-up to our analysis of Group A’s best performers Games for another group in the 17th edition of ESL Pro League are over, and with it, we have five more players who excelled. These players didn’t just dominate the easier opponents they faced, but stood tall against even the most lethal foes. It takes […]


Sk0r Out as IHC Is Shaken up

Sk0r Out as IHC Is Shaken up

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The team will have just one month to prepare for the BLAST.tv Paris Major with the new squad. Mongolian CSGO team IHC has removed of one of its key players, Tengis “sk0R” Batjargal, less than a month before the upcoming BLAST.tv Paris Major. One year to the day after signing with the Mongolian side, IHC […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 5 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 5 Recap

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Group B ends with a bang for some and a fizzle for others. And just like that, half of ESL Pro League Season 17’s Group Stage has gone by with Group B’s last matches being played yesterday. Arguably the toughest group, this one tested its teams to the limit. There were quite a few upsets […]


Counter Strike 2  In The Works, Beta Release Coming

Counter Strike 2 In The Works, Beta Release Coming

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It’s the most exciting thing for the Counter-Strike scene in a decade,  and it’s on the way Valve has been teasing a new version of CSGO for years, with many data miners and leakers claiming that a new version of the seminal first-person shooter would be released on the Source 2 engine. These rumors have […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 4 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 4 Recap

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Discussing the fourth day of play in Group B of ESL’s lengthy tournament in Malta On the penultimate day of ESL Pro League Season 17’s Group B, we saw a couple of heartbreaks as two teams were knocked out, but there was also jubilation in the air as the winner of the Mid Bracket secured […]


AZR Makes Comeback as SPROUT’s Freshly Recruited IGL 

AZR Makes Comeback as SPROUT’s Freshly Recruited IGL 

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More updates on SPROUT’s lengthy roster drama Australian CSGO star Aaron “AZR” Ward has been officially signed and given the ropes to lead Sprout’s squad.  The star has returned to the competitive scene after ten long months away, following his official exit from EXTREMUM. AZR was sitting on the bench for seven months until he […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 3 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 3 Recap

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Fewer games, but plenty of entertainment nevertheless. The third day of matches in Group B of ESL Pro League’s 17th season had half the matches of the day before, but both of those battles were hard-fought despite the disparity in the rankings of the teams involved. The first elimination matches will take place on Day […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 2 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 2 Recap

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Group B warms up with another day of CSGO action at ESL Pro League Season 17. While the first day of Group B offered no real surprises but had its moments of excitement, it was nothing close to what the second had to offer. There were two upsets, and a match that most people thought […]


CS2 Silver Bracket and How To Escape

CS2 Silver Bracket and How To Escape

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CS2 Silver Bracket and How To Escape Besides the fact that most of your teammates won’t be that good, you will also face many game ruiners. What’s even more annoying is that there are all kinds of cheaters as well, so escaping from the “Elo Hell” is often more complicated than it seems. With that […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 1 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Day 1 Recap

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Wrapping up Day 1, Group B’s first foray into ESL Pro League Season 17. The first day of matches in Group B of ESL Pro League’s Season 17 has come to an end, and while two of them were pretty one-sided, the other two delivered in spades what only deliciously close Counter-Strike games can do. […]



CS2 Warmup Routine Here is What To Do

CS2 Warmup Routine Here is What To Do

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CS2 Warmup Routine Here is What To Do Warming up is extremely important in CS2 and is one of the things that can make a difference. However, not everyone goes through the process because they believe it’s just a waste of time. While it’s true that warming up in CS2 takes time, it is something […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Team Preview

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group B Team Preview

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Following a brilliant Group A,  we take a look at the second group of the tournament With CSO at an all-time high — 11 years after its release following the release of a new update, the seminal shooter is where the hype is at right now. If you’ve been missing out on the games in […]



CS2 Bunny Hop Guide Tips & Tricks on How to Improve

CS2 Bunny Hop Guide Tips & Tricks on How to Improve

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CS2 Bunny Hop Guide Tips & Tricks on How to Improve Everyone with some CS2 experience knows that you need to have a particular se of skills to get good at the game. Being good at aiming is definitely one of them, but there are many things you need to be aware of, such as […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 5 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 5 Recap

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Group A comes to a close with quite a series of matches at ESL Pro League Season 17. The final game of Group A of ESL Pro League’s 17th season has ended, and with it we have our four Playoffs participants from the group. While there were no upsets as far as which teams qualified, […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 4 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 4 Recap

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As Group A nears its close, we look back at the fourth day of play at the ESL Pro League Season 17. Matches for the first group in this season of ESL Pro League have almost come to an end, and after Day 4, we already have the first Playoffs team settled. Unlike those before, […]


5 Things That Matter in CSGO That People Often Forget About

5 Things That Matter in CSGO That People Often Forget About

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We go over 5 common things worth remembering for your next game of CSGO. New and experienced CSGO players alike know that they need to play as much as possible to get better at the game. They also know that reading guides and watching the best players in action will help them improve even more. […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group Stage Day 3 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group Stage Day 3 Recap

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Another day, another array of top-tier CSGO matches at the ESL Pro League Season 17.  As Group A matures, some teams have fallen off into the lower level of the novel Triple Elimination Bracket system, while others continue to persevere through the upper spots. The third day only had two Bo3 series, but featured the […]


BLAST Responds to Backlash by Imbursing Coaches for Paris Major RMR Costs 

BLAST Responds to Backlash by Imbursing Coaches for Paris Major RMR Costs 

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All 6 members of each qualified team attending the RMR will be reimbursed for expenses incurred during their participation BLAST, the organizing body of the Paris Major and its qualifying Regional Major Ranking tournaments, has reissued an official email to amend a previous memo, allocating additional budget for the coaches of the qualified teams. This […]


CSGO Resolution Overview – General Info &  Tips

CSGO Resolution Overview – General Info & Tips

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The best options in CSGO for your screen resolution. People who want to be successful in CSGO know that they will have to invest a lot of time and effort. Besides picking the most appropriate gaming gear, players also have make sure they’re using the optimal settings. This also includes the resolution, which is why […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 2 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 2 Recap

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We round up the second day of action from the Mediterranean island Until the end of the second day of play, every match in Group A of ESL Pro League Season 17 had gone exactly the way one might expect them to, with MIBR’s triumph over IHC Esports being the only slight surprise. However, the […]


n9xtz to Represent 00NATION at EPL Season 17

n9xtz to Represent 00NATION at EPL Season 17

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The 19-year-old will be temporarily replacing Epitacio “TACO” de Melon Former Young Gods player Leonardo “n9xtz” Santos will be playing as a stand-in on 00NATION in the ongoing ESL Pro League Season 17. He will substitute the squad’s two-time Major winner Epitacio “TACO” de Melon as the star will temporarily be away from the scene […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 1 Recap

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Day 1 Recap

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A breakdown of the first day in Malta The much-awaited 17th season of ESL Pro League has commenced, and although the first day of play for Group A mostly saw one-sided matches in four different 2-0 sweeps, the quality of the games was top-tier as usual. These will soon change to much closer affairs as […]


CSGO: Four Things That Will Make You a Better Player

CSGO: Four Things That Will Make You a Better Player

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Let’s learn more information about some of the things you can do to get better as a player. Once you start following some of the best CSGO players in the world, you will see that they do things differently. Many people know this, so they spend countless hours watching replays, live streams, and all kinds […]



ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Team Preview 

ESL Pro League Season 17 Group A Team Preview 

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Putting Group A teams under scrutiny before ESL Pro League Season 17 gets underway. ESL Pro League, the organizing body’s bi-annual month-long CSGO event, is about to begin. The tournament underwent a format change for this iteration, with 32 teams taking part instead of the old 24. These teams are divided into four groups, which […]


10 Most Expensive Items In Video Games Ever

10 Most Expensive Items In Video Games Ever

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Whichever way you look at it, it’s incredible how quickly games went from subtle microtransactions to trading systems with items that can cost tens of thousands of dollars or more. Have you ever seen a CS:GO skin and been in shock because of how much it costs? Take a look at the list below and […]


SAW, 500 Emerge from EU RMR Qualifier Decider

SAW, 500 Emerge from EU RMR Qualifier Decider

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The Blast Paris Major EU RMR Group List is locked and loaded After fighting tooth and nail at European Qualifier Decider, SAW and 500 have made it to the BLAST.tv Paris Major European Regional Major Rankings to complete the final 32-squad list of the qualifier. The two teams had been unable to make it through […]


CSGO: 5 Things You Should Copy From the Best CSGO Players

CSGO: 5 Things You Should Copy From the Best CSGO Players

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It pays to learn from the pros, here’s 5 things every player should copy in their next game of CSGO. Even people who don’t have a lot of CSGO experience know that they should keep an eye on the best players in the world. Thanks to the big streaming platforms, having access to the best […]


Jackz Replaces Dupreeh on His Temporary Hiatus From Vitality

Jackz Replaces Dupreeh on His Temporary Hiatus From Vitality

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The 30-year-old rifler will be have big shoes to fill in the superteam at ESL Pro League Season 17. Team Vitality star Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen will not be appearing in one of Europe’s biggest bi-annual tournaments in the CSGO scene, with the veteran going on paternity leave ahead of the birth of his child. With […]


IEM Brazil Will Return to Rio De Janeiro in April

IEM Brazil Will Return to Rio De Janeiro in April

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With two months away, ESL has finally revealed the venue of its next CSGO tournament. IEM Brazil is returning to Rio on April 17. Intel Extreme Masters Brazil will be hosted this year at Rio De Janeiro’s top indoor spot, the Jeunesse Arena. The tournament is slated to officially start on April 17 but will […]


Nexa Removes Himself From OG First Team As Niko Steps In

Nexa Removes Himself From OG First Team As Niko Steps In

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The former skipper, Nexa has been replaced by Nikolaj “⁠niko⁠” Kristensen for the duration of the Paris Major cycle  Citing personal reasons, OG captain Nemanja “⁠nexa⁠” Isaković has chosen to briefly withdraw from OG, missing out on the closed qualifier for the Regional Major Rankings of the BLAST.tv Paris Major. The organization announced that this […]


CSGO: 7 Werid CSGO Skin Facts

CSGO: 7 Werid CSGO Skin Facts

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There is no arguing that CSGO skins have a vital role in the game. In fact, some people believe that they are one of the big reasons why the game is as big as it is. Sure, CSGO also has a massive esports scene, but not everyone follows it, whereas pretty much everyone has at […]


Boombl4 and Hooch Join Russian Side 1WIN 

Boombl4 and Hooch Join Russian Side 1WIN 

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Alongside Boombl4 and Hooch, former Entropiq rifler Aleksei “⁠NickelBack⁠” Trofimov has also signed with the team Coming hot on the heels of their signing of Igor “⁠Forester⁠” Bezotecheskiy from Entropiq, Russian CSGO organization 1WIN have now acquired the services of former Entropiq coach Dmitry “⁠hooch⁠” Bogdanov and Natus Vincere ex-captain Kirill “⁠Boombl4⁠” Mikhailov.  The team […]


7 CSGO Myths That People Believe Are True, But They Aren’t

7 CSGO Myths That People Believe Are True, But They Aren’t

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Although CSGO has been around for more than 10 years, the game continues to be a gathering hub for all sorts of players. Those who’ve been playing for a while know the ins and outs of the game, but others are learning new things all the time. Speaking of learning, there are many CSGO myths […]


Valve’s Invitees for BLAST.tv Paris Major RMR Closed Qualifiers Unveiled

Valve’s Invitees for BLAST.tv Paris Major RMR Closed Qualifiers Unveiled

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We’re one step closer to the much-awaited Paris Major The Regional Major Rankings for the BLAST.tv Paris Major is gearing up to be a spectacular showcase of the best talent in the world of competitive CSGO. Anticipation for the event builds as the list of teams set to participate in the closed regional qualifiers for […]


CSGO: ESL Pro League Season 17 Preview

CSGO: ESL Pro League Season 17 Preview

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The first two big CSGO tournaments for 2023 came to an end with them, which is why it is time to focus on the third big event of the year. ESL Pro League Season 17 is a tournament that will include all of our favorite CSGO teams worldwide. They will come together and fight for […]


IEM Katowice Grand Final Recap

IEM Katowice Grand Final Recap

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The sun sets on another IEM Katowice, and we have a winner. The halls of the Spodek Arena have seen another epic Grand Final with the conclusion of this year’s Intel Extreme Masters Katowice, and although the Best of 5 didn’t go all five maps, it undoubtedly delivered for both fans of the winning team […]


IEM Katowice Semifinals Recap

IEM Katowice Semifinals Recap

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All the action from the penultimate day of the IEM Katowice Semifinals. As this year’s IEM Katowice nears its hopefully climactic finish, we glance back at the Semifinals just gone by. Danish dominators Heroic took on what was essentially their bogey team in Ukraine’s Natus Vincere, while resourceful American underdogs Team Liquid locked horns with […]


IEM Katowice Quarterfinals Recap

IEM Katowice Quarterfinals Recap

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Wrapping up the first day of the  IEM KatowicePlayoffs. After a lengthy process of weeding out the hopefuls so only the titans remain, Intel Extreme Masters Katowice has reached the Playoff stage. Even among titans, though, there are those who will push extra hard to go the distance at this tournament, and that process has […]


CS2 How To Spot a Cheater

CS2 How To Spot a Cheater

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CS2 Cheater and How To Spot them. Many want to get better at the game, so they read guides, watch videos and play as much as possible. However, others want to get results as fast as possible, which is why they start cheating. Counter-Strike is one of the pioneers regarding game cheats because people have […]


IEM Katowice Playoffs Preview and Predictions

IEM Katowice Playoffs Preview and Predictions

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Insight into the 6 sides going into the final gauntlet at IEM Katowice. As we walk into the Spodek Arena for the final leg of one of the most esteemed CSGO competitions in the world, we remember all the great plays from Katowice history. From the incredible Tec-9 clutch by Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer Gustafsson to […]


Longtime BIG Star syrsoN Steps Away From Active Roster

Longtime BIG Star syrsoN Steps Away From Active Roster

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syrsoN also won’t be taking part in IEM Brazil with BIG. German side BIG have announced that Florian “syrsoN” Rische has taken himself off of the squad and will not be participating in the upcoming IEM Brazil Closed Qualifier. Sources revealed this update to gaming news outlet Dexerto on Wednesday, following their elimination from IEM […]


CS2 Tips to Help you Make Better Decisions When Playing

CS2 Tips to Help you Make Better Decisions When Playing

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CS2 Tips to Help you Make Better Decisions When Playing Another thing that many people don’t talk about is decision-making. This is a crucial skill in all aspects of life, and playing CS2 is no exception. Even though this is not a MOBA, every wrong decision may have negative consequences in the long run, so […]


IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 4 Recap

IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 4 Recap

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Wrapping up the last day’s action in the Polish city The Group Stage of Intel Extreme Masters Katowice has come to an end, and 6 teams have made it to the Playoffs. The last 6 games of the Group Stage were a mish-mash of tight, hard-fought battles with teams scrambling and clawing to get past […]


Zyphon Put out of Action as Maze Tries out as IGL

Zyphon Put out of Action as Maze Tries out as IGL

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Zyphon’s run on the roster is cut short by middling performance According to Sprout’s official Twitter, Rasmus “⁠Zyphon⁠” Nordfoss has been benched while Mikkel “⁠Maze⁠” Sparvath has been recruited from Let us cook. The 21-year-old will also be acting as the in-game leader of the squad, replacing Ismail “⁠refrezh⁠” Ali who was assigned to the […]


January 2023 CSGO HLTV Rankings

January 2023 CSGO HLTV Rankings

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An updated list of the 30 best teams in competitive CSGO according to HLTV. Somewhat expectedly, 2023 has gone off to a blistering start for the CSGO scene. The HLTV World Rankings of the top 30 teams have been updated as of February 7, and are a testament to the constantly shifting status quo that […]


IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 3 Recap

IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 3 Recap

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A few more weaker sides are weeded out as we get closer to the Playoffs at IEM Katowice. With just one more day of the Group Stage remaining, the tournament has been narrowed down to just 10 teams, with a further four to be shed on the final day. Unlike the previous days, there weren’t […]


IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 2 Recap

IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 2 Recap

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Lots of action and an upset for the ages The second day of the IEM Katowice Group Stage was much more action-packed than the first, with half of the series going all three maps and those that didn’t mostly being well-fought affairs. Most of the results were expected, but some surprises popped up, which included […]


IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 1 Recap

IEM Katowice Group Stage Day 1 Recap

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The main event has begun with a bang and a half The first day of Intel Extreme Masters Katowice has come and passed, and we’ve borne witness to some terrific CSGO. Most of the matches were pretty straightforward 2-0 sweeps, but that didn’t stop them from being intense affairs with plenty of incredible skills on […]


Spring Showdown and Paris Major RMRs Rescheduled by BLAST

Spring Showdown and Paris Major RMRs Rescheduled by BLAST

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The CSGO event organizer moved dates around to accommodate players and teams BLAST has taken note of feedback from teams and community members to reschedule the Spring Showdown and the BLAST.tv Paris Major Regional Major Rankings. The Spring Showdown will now take place earlier, while the RMRs have been slightly delayed. Updates on Spring Showdown. […]


IEM Katowice Group Stage Preview 

IEM Katowice Group Stage Preview 

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With the Play-In Stage over, we move on to the next stage of IEM Katowice. The first S-Tier event of the year is in full swing, and even before meeting the top eight teams, we have already seen the kind of skills that make this a million-dollar tournament. The teams in the Play-In Stage have […]


CSGO: Into The Breach Has a New CSGO Roster

CSGO: Into The Breach Has a New CSGO Roster

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Into The Breach is one of the large eSports organizations that have teams in several games, such as Dota 2. That said, the squad is now a part of the CSGO world because it signed a new roster. Into the Breach Into The Breach decided to get its own CSGO roster at the start of […]


CSGO: spyleadeR is now TENSTAR’s Coach

CSGO: spyleadeR is now TENSTAR’s Coach

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TENSTAR have announced old-school CS player Emiliyan “spyleadeR” Dimitrov as coach. Bulgaria has a couple of top-tier CSGO players, some of whom have been a part of this industry for years. One of the most popular names is Emiliyan “spyleadeR” Dimitrov, an old-school CS player that has been a part of numerous teams.  Even though […]


CIS Superstar RAMZES666 Leaves New Team Darkside

CIS Superstar RAMZES666 Leaves New Team Darkside

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After just two months of collaboration with Darkside, star player Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev has announced his departure from the team.  RAMZES666 was part of the formation of the potent lineup after exiting Virtus.pro (known as Outsiders for most of 2022) a second time, and Darkside was meant to be the start of a new era […]


CSGO: Eco Round Guide

CSGO: Eco Round Guide

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One of the unique things that makes CSGO such a popular game is the fact that it has an in-game economy. As much as we want to buy a weapon every round, there are cases where we can’t do this because we don’t have enough money. This is where eco rounds come to play. Although […]


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 […]