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Valve Corporation Launches CS:GO Dreams & Nightmares Art Contest
Valve Corporation has opened up a brand new competition for CS:GO as they have launched a new Dreams & Nightmares Art Contest This is a $1 million contest in which they are looking for ten original and shippable, dream-themed weapon finishes for the game Each of the ten winning entries will earn $100k for their[...]
Red Bull Flick Brings Back 2v2 CS:GO Esports Tournament
Red Bull has brought back the Red Bull Flick tournament as they're preparing to set up more 2v2 CS:GO matches for prizes This year's competition is coming back with a futuristic theme and brand new custom maps to fight on The tournament will be open to players from around the world, as they will be[...]
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Receives Operation Broken Fang
You can read more about it below and check out the latest CS:GO trailer. The Broken Fang logo from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, courtesy of Valve Corporation.  New challenges await, with the all-new Retakes and the exclusive Broken Fang Premier Play new maps in every game mode, and see how you measure up in the Operation Stats page[...]
Esports Integrity Commission Launches An Investigation Into CS:GO Bug
The Esports Integrity Commission Launches announced that they have launched a new investigation into recent CS:GO cheating issues Multiple coaches from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive were suspended from teams Hard Legion, Heroic, and MIRB for exploiting a bug in the game that allowed them to spectate a game from anywhere on the map they desired[...]
Red Bull Flick CSGO
We're getting a new CS:GO tournament as Red Bull and FACEIT have come together to create the Red Bull Flick international tourney This new Pro-Am event will be 2v2 and will feature multiple championships and qualifier types This includes National and Pan-National tournaments, which will take place on FACEIT This system apparently originated in Turkey[...]
EPOS partners with BLAST Premier
This morning,  BLAST Premier announced that they will be partnering with audio company EPOS for their CS:GO events going forward The two will apparently be working together to improve audio and communication plays in esports However, neither company really went into detail as to what that meant We're guessing based on what EPOS does, specifically[...]
ESL Pro League Reportedly Locked Teams In For Three Years
According to DBLTAP, after the announcement was made that the ESL had locked in 24 teams into Season 11 of the CS:GO league, a new separate deal was made that secured 13 of those teams in three-year deals, which could possibly extend to six years Here's a snippet from the article. Credit: ESL ESL announced Tuesday the 24 teams that will[...]
Secretlab Launches New Collaboration With Esports Team OG
The new chairs, which come in both the Omega and Titan 2020 lines, will be featured with the Dota 2 team moving forward, as well as their new CS:GO teams Here's what both companies had to say on the new chair collaboration. Credit: Secretlab "OG are esports' biggest historymakers—winning unprecedented back-to-back The International world championships as well[...]
FACEIT Will Reportedly Shut Down The ECS For A New Esports League
The company has formed a new partnership with the upcoming "B Site" CS:GO league, which will kick off this March The new league has yet to be named, but it will apparently consist of twelve teams including Cloud9, MIBR, Gen.G, Dignitas, and MAD Lions What's more, it sounds like the tournaments and prominent events will[...]
Valve Changes "CS:GO" Autumn Major Invitations To A Ranking System
Valve Corporation has alerted players that they will be changing their esports system for the CS:GO Major Championship Autumn 2020 An email was sent out giving preliminary details of how the system will work out following the ESL One Rio 2020 event As reported by HLTV, the new ranking system will include a combination of[...]
Twitch Bans "CS:GO" Player's Channel For Homophobic Slur
In another example of esports players not knowing how to censor themselves, a CS:GO player has had his Twitch channel banned for the second time The Twitter feed Twitch Partner Bans first reported that Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev, one of the best CS:GO players on the planet, has received a second suspension from the social streaming[...]
Valve Launches New "CS:GO" Update "Operation Shattered Web"
CS:GO players got a nice surprise this week as Valve sent out a big update for the game called "Operation Shattered Web" For the first time in the game's history, you have the ability to unlock all-new T and CT-sided characters, which are equipable on any map Each of them with progression trees and rewards[...]
DreamHack & ESL Will Launch A "CS:GO" Global Circuit In 2020
Dreamhack and the ESL announced new plans for their CS:GO tournament format headed into 2020 as they change the way their esports system will run The new ESL Pro Tour will feature an aggregate prize pool of more than $5 million from competitions across five continents What's more, it will be organized into Challenger and[...]
Secretlab Announces New Partnership With "CS:GO" Team Astralis
This week, Secretlab announced a brand new partnership with another esports team, this time partnering with CS:GO squad Astralis The two have officially co-launched the Secretlab Astralis: Chair of Champions Edition gaming chair, which is based off their 2020 gaming seats The chair features the Danish team's logo on both the Omega and Titan versions[...]
FACEIT Announces Changes And Schedule For CS:GO ECS Season 8
FACEIT has officially announced the schedule and changes for Season 8 of their CS:GO Esports Championship Series (ECS) in North America and Europe Season 8 will have a new and improved ECS format, which was developed alongside the players and teams to tackle oversaturation in CS:GO Players can sign up now to compete in the Opening[...]