Overwatch Teams: Top 5 to Watch in 2016

With regular tournaments giving all the new Overwatch teams practice during the closed beta, we've seen plenty of strong sides emerge who we expect will continue to impress once the game is fully launched. We're sure to see new...

Luminosity Take First Place at ESL Finals

The third season of the ESL Pro League has come to a close, and Luminosity have emerged victorious at yet another major LAN, further solidifying their position at the top of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive food chain. The Brazilian team have...
CS:GO - Luminosity Wins MLG Columbus 2016

Luminosity Win MLG Columbus 2016

After a long weekend of amazing Counter-Strike at MLG Columbus 2016, Luminosity Gaming emerged victorious, taking first place at the event and securing their position in eSports history as the winners of the first CS:GO Major with a $1...

Don’t Call It an Upset: Domestic Matchups and NA CS:GO

This past weekend, ten teams from the North American region took part in the iBuyPower Spring 2016 Invitational, an online tournament that offered up $16,000 in total prize money, including a $10,000 check for the team that took first-place....

Tempo Storm Signs Games Academy: Future for Brazilian CS:GO

It is a good day for Counter-Strike, and it is an even better day for Brazilian Counter-Strike. Games Academy, the Brazilian team that has slowly been catching attention during their fellow countrymen Luminosity Gaming’s rise to fame, have been...

Timers, Deathcams, and Jumpthrows: Tournament Rule Changes

As a new year of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive begins, two of the largest tournament organizers for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, ESL and DreamHack, have made substantial changes to their official rulebooks. As outlined in near-identical public statements from both companies, the following...

Dreamhack Cluj-Napoca: Predicting the Quarterfinals

October 31st 2015 will bring the start of bracket play in Dreamhack Cluj-Napoca 2015. The quarterfinal will bring repeat, historic matches, along with games that have never been seen before. Here I breakdown each match of the quarterfinal by...

The Upsets and Excitement of Dreamhack Cluj

  Day one of Dreamhack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 has been a roaring success. The production value in terms of in game overlays and observing has seen a serious improvement from the previous major. The talent that Dreamhack contracted for the...