envyus at WESG

One Last Hurrah for EnVyUs

The World Electronic Sports Games CS:GO tournament wrapped up this weekend with Team EnVyUs taking the title. With a prize pool of $1.5 million and a first place prize of $800,000, EnVyUs took home the biggest prize in CSGO...

The Upcoming French Shuffle: ScreaM Should Stay

It's no secret that there will likely be another French Shuffle after the ELEAGUE Major. It has been reported that Kenny "kennyS" Schrub, Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt, and Dan "apEX" Madesclaire will leave EnVyUs to join Richard "shox" Papillon and Alexandre...
Splyce on stage via Riot Games Flickr

Bot Lane Duo Kobbe and Mikyx Return to Splyce

After spending a few days fielding offers, Splyce’s bottom lane, AD carry Kasper “Kobbe” Kobberup and support Mihael “Mikyx” Mehle, have re-enlisted with Splyce for the 2017 season, the players announced on Friday and Saturday. Both members were important pieces...

Riot Was Right to Remove Normal Draft

Every time something gets taken away from the community, an incredibly vocal minority starts crying out, usually exaggerating facts and ignoring the objective. Last season, it was solo queue. Before that, the reaction had surrounded things like Mana Potions...

Heroic Interview: Self-Ownership, Teamplay, and More

Esports Edition: Welcome to Toronto, Heroic! What do you think of Canada so far? Andreas "moddii" Fridh: Beautiful. Marco “Snappi” Pfeiffer: It’s quite nice. EE: Your team followed the precedent set by Astralis--setting up your own organization, where all of you are...

Splyce Interview: Roster Changes, Fresh Faces, and Teamwork

Esports Edition interviewed Splyce's CS:GO team at Northern Arena. Here's what they had to say. Esports Edition: “First question for you guys --we all know that there are lots of stereotypes about North American Counter-Strike, but are there any stereotypes about...
A portrait of the fragger as a young man.

The One and Only: S1mple to Na’Vi

It's the end of an era. Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev has left Team Liquid's CS:GO team in pursuit of greener pastures, joining the Natus Vincere roster as a replacement for longtime member and team captain Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko. The departure of s1mple from Team Liquid is...
Really, Olofmeister? You're going to wear THOSE pants on TV?

Humility Lessons: Fnatic at ELEAGUE

The Polish powerhouse returned to their former glory last weekend at the ELEAGUE grand finals. Virtus.Pro claimed a dominant victory over Fnatic in a best-of-three series with a convincing 2 - 0 win in front of an enthusiastic crowd at...
Ninjas Lose Major Legend

NiP Lose Their Legend Status

NiP lost their legend status to an unlikely competitor. FlipSid3 broke their way into the CS:GO Major playoffs with quite an offset. For the first time in a while, FlipSid3 demonstrated their players' worth. Legend status Legend status grants you an invitation to the...

Kinguin Returns to CS:GO after Failed “All-Star” Experiment

It's official--Kinguin are returning to CS:GO. On June 7th, the penguin-themed aftermarket CD key retailer announced their acquisition of the Dobry&Gaming (D&G) roster. While Dobry&Gaming aren't exactly a household name in the Counter-Strike world, you might recognize the lineup from their numerous showings at...

Dota 2 Roster Locks – Changes and New Teams

As of December 9th, all Dota 2 teams have officially signed up players and locked their rosters through the Shanghai Major in March. The last few days have seen a number of unexpected shuffles, most notably the departure of...

The Fall Major Is Here!

The first major in Valve's newly implemented tournament system is finally underway. The main event takes place between November 16th and 21st in Frankfurt Germany with an approximately 3 million dollar prize pool. There is a Fall Season compendium...