Dominance Shown in the Dota 2 Pro Circuit so far in 2019

Dominance Last Year's Dota 2 Pro Circuit (DPC) saw a dominant team - Virtus Pro (VP) - throughout all majors. They won Hamburg, Katowise, Bucharest, Birmingham and placed second in the China Dota2 Supermajor. This was the team to beat...
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Dota 2

We're almost ready for the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season to start, with the first tournament of the season starting on October 29. Before you tune in to the DreamLeague Season 10, let's catch up on everything that's happened in...

Watch the Throne: Tournament Winners Take Turns

Earlier this year, an important statistic came to light about the state of top tier CS:GO. Starting with ECS Season 1, there had been seven straight premier tournaments, each with a different winner. While Ninjas in Pyjamas broke that streak...

The ELEAGUE Major Belongs to Anyone

In the current landscape of CS:GO, every tournament is up for grabs. There are two or three teams at every event that have a legitimate shot to take the title. Fnatic dominated during the entirety of 2016, and the first half of...
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Dreamleague Stiffed by Popular Dota 2 Teams (Again!)

Dreamleague has lost two of its headliners. Team NP announced their departure from Dreamleague about two weeks ago. Virtus Pro followed suit last week. Both teams had played a number of matches for the tournament already, and their departure has left...

Four Players to Watch at the Boston Major

With the Boston Major rapidly approaching, it’s time to take a look at the players we expect to stand out from the crowd. Who’s going to light up the tournament? With so much talent on display, and so many...

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...
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ELEAGUE’s Inaugural Season Draws to a Close

The inaugural season of Turner's ambitious esports project, ELEAGUE, will conclude this weekend. Out of the initial pool of 24 teams, only four remain: Fnatic, Natus Vincere, Mousesports, and Virtus.Pro. $390,000 USD in prize money will be awarded...
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Virtus.pro at ELEAGUE

Hopes for Virtus.pro’s success come to a close along with the first half of ELEAGUE. Although VP lost handily, is their slump ending? Group F VP’s group stage games went quite well as they placed second in points. 1-1 against EnvyUs and Gambit....

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...
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The Ninja Defuse Heard around the World: Snax’s 1 v 5

Sometimes, in Counter-Strike, everything goes right--out of a combination of luck and skill, the stars align in your favor. Think of a perfect pop flash, or a wallbang headshot. Other times, you’re less lucky--maybe the flash doesn’t land quite...

Party on, BTS – the Summit 4 Concludes

The Beyond the Summit studio hosts one or two Summits a year where they convert their suburban Los Angeles home into a studio, stage, lounges, and media rooms. The Summits are known for their informal atmosphere and relaxed attitude;...