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Meta Differences in League of Legends Worlds 2018

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League of Legends Worlds 2018 just happened, with Invictus Gaming taking the finals. This was the first time that a Chinese team had taken first place, but they had often been the runner ups. However, the truly astounding thing...
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Tournament Involvement: Interviews with Rase and Dog

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Recently, I was given the opportunity to take part in a press conference with several Hearthstone pros before the HCT Summer Championship – a big thank you to Blizzard for hosting the event and inviting us! Over my years watching...
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Hearthstone Tournaments: Top 5 Tournaments to Watch

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Getting into competitive Hearthstone isn't the easiest thing in the world. Finding tournaments to watch is easy because they're always on, but knowing which ones are the most important can be difficult since there are so many. To help you...
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Hearthstone World Championship: 2017 Overview

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Last week we saw the results from the most recent Hearthstone World Championship (HWC). Now, we officially have the fourth Hearthstone World Champion, Tom60229! The entire series was exceptional, and for me as a viewer, it was some of...
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League of Legends Roster Changes: Spring Split 2018

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League of Legends is one of the most popular video games in the world. The 2017 World Championship brought in over two million viewers at once, which didn't even include Chinese viewers, since they use their own streaming sites....
What does it take to win in Path of Exile races? This list of tips will help you make it t

Six Tips for Winning Path of Exile Races

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Over the course of the last few weeks, there have been two ten day long races in Path of Exile, Turmoil and Mayhem. I competed in both of them, and in Mayhem, I was lucky enough to win two...
Midas Mode is a unique kind of Dota tournament organized by SirActionSlacks.

Midas Mode: A Breath of Fresh Air for Dota Fans

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Midas Mode is a brand new type of Dota tournament, invented by SirActionSlacks and Moonduck Studios. Novelty Dota tournaments are somewhat of a rarity: in the past, we've had Captains Draft and Ability Draft, but these events are anything...
Sylvanas has a leading role in one of the most memorable Hearthstone fails.

The Biggest Hearthstone Fails Ever: Part One

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Watching high-level Hearthstone is great. But sometimes we just want to see our favorite players crash and burn like the rest of us. With that in mind, here are some of the most memorable fails from professional Hearthstone players...
Check out our roundup of the best plays from the Group Stage of Worlds 2017.

Worlds 2017: The Six Best Plays of the Group Stage

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What makes a good play? Is it mechanically remarkable? Strategically innovative? Maybe the best plays are the most exciting plays. Or in a case like Worlds, where teams ebb and flow and the metagame narrows as the tournament runs...
Who's the best Hearthstone pro of all-time?

The Best Hearthstone Pros of All-Time

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Since Hearthstone was officially released in March 2014, many players have stood out as exceptional. Between tournaments and streaming, certain players have become household names in Hearthstone. These days, there are dozens of professional Hearthstone players, but with this...
Worlds 2017 is right around the corner.

The Format for Worlds 2017: 43 Days of League of Legends

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Worlds 2017 is almost here. The World Championship’s play-in stage begins in just eight days. Essentially, the play-in stage is a tournament before the the tournament--a last chance qualifier for 12 teams from 12 different regions to earn a...
These are our picks for the best games of TI7, the biggest Dota 2 tournament of the year.

The Best Games of TI7: 5 Must-Watch Matches

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My day job sometimes sends me out to places with no cell phone reception. It's usually not a big deal, until I have to spend a week camping during the biggest Dota tournament of the year. When I got...