CS:GO Brehze

A Look into NRG’s Star Rifler Vincent ‘Brehze’ Cayonte

So far this year we have seen NRG compete at five LAN events; The IEM Katowice Americas Minor, The IEM Katowice Major, StarSeries i-League Season 7, IEM Sydney, as well as the first week of EPL. At...
Quas on stage

Quas Headlines Tempo Storm’s NA CS Lineup

Tempo Storm rounded out their inaugural lineup Sunday, acquiring former Team Liquid top laner Diego "Quas" Ruiz, Phoenix1 jungler Kevin "Zentinel" Pires, and recently unretired support player Jamie "Sheep" Gallagher. The organization's newest recruits will join the European duo of...
KonKwon on stage

KonKwon Decides It’s Not Time to Quit

Four months ago, Apex Pride support player Kevin "KonKwon" Kwon hung it up, citing his belief that he was “not good enough” to play at the highest level of competition. On Friday, he reversed this decision, announcing his desire...

Ohq Fills Out NRG Esports Roster for 2016 NA LCS Summer

After an up and down Spring Split, NRG Esports has rebuilt their roster around mid laner GBM. It makes sense that NRG opted for a TSM style 'replace everyone but the mid laner' rebuild. GBM was far and away...

Stuck in Mediocrity: NRG’s Inhibition of Talent

When a professional League of Legends team has extremely skilled players in each of the carry roles - mid, top, and marksman - expectations are high, and rightfully so. I'm sure I wasn't standing alone at the start of...
Is kennyS Still The Best AWPer in CS:GO History?

Peter “ptr” Gurney Suffers Injury En Route to Tournament

North American CS:GO player Peter “ptr” Gurney announced via Twitter on March 14 that he will be unable to play in the Counter Pit League LAN Finals due to a broken foot sustained while experiencing “bad turbulence” during his...

C9 vs. NRG: Hai Carries from Support

  Cloud9's Support Situation The 2015 Summer Split did not go as planned for Cloud9. There were several sides to the story of why C9 weren't at the top of North America. Problems within Team SoloMid and Cloud9, both two-time Champions in North...

GBM Continues to Knock Socks Off: Week 4

Half of today's games were one-sided stomps, with the other half being slow and boring. That is except for the last, where NRG faced off against TIP. Team Impulse had their full roster for the first time this season,...

NA and EU LCS Week 3: Stats, Analysis, and Predictions

Rather than conducting weekly Power Rankings, I will be doing a statistical analysis of the LCS teams. This week's article will take a look at the stats from Week 3 and will be used to forecast the following week's...

First Impressions: Fresh Meat of the LCS

The second week of the North American LCS has come to a close, and in the midst of the four newest teams in the league--Immortals, NRG, Renegades, and Echo Fox--two clear-cut frontrunners have appeared, demonstrating an understanding of the...

NRG: The Best Team You Didn’t Expect

With the rising popularity of eSports, two LCS spots were bought out by basketball team owners. They are completely new teams with new rosters. Rick Fox owns Echo Fox and two co-owners of the Sacramento Kings own NRG. NRG...

Immortals Don’t Die – NA LCS Week 1 Day 2

Back to the Rift we went as the NA LCS started with its second day of non-stop League of Legends action. It is pretty safe to say that all the games were very one sided. In 4 of the...