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The Roobet Cup 2023 CS:GO Tourney Returns In October
Relog Media, who are one of Europe's biggest esports tournament organizers, have announced they've teamed with Roobet again to hold the Roobet Cup 2023 CS:GO Tournament The esports event will take place from October 25th through November 2nd, as teams will compete for another S-Tier $250k prize pool We got the full rundown of how they[...]
BLAST.tv & Alpine Partner For CS:GO Major In Paris
BLAST.tv and Alpine have come together for a new partnership that kicked off this weekend for the CS:GO Paris Major 2023 The two sides confirmed they will work together to blend both communities and support broadcasting, with Alpine featured during the livestream across the Challengers, Legends, and Champions Stage of the event The company will[...]
Esports Documentary "Game & Glory" Has Been Released
BBC Studios and ESL FACEIT Group have officially released their CS:GO esports documentary Game & Glory for people to enjoy this week The doc covers the journey to the CS:GO Major Championship in Brazil back in 2022, showcasing the efforts of certain players in the tournament and their quest to become champions on one of[...]
ESL Announces Extreme Masters Will Return To Cologne
The ESL announced this week that the CS:GO event Intel Extreme Masters will make its return to Cologne starting on July 5th, 2022 The event will take place at the LANXESS Arena as 24 of the best teams in the world will go head-to-head in a tournament to crown a champion and take home a[...]
DreamHack Announces New Attempt To Return To In-Person Events
IEM is widely considered one of the most prestigious esports events in the world, and a total of 16 teams will compete for a piece of the $250,000 prize pool. ESL Impact will bring the inaugural all-women CS:GO League Season 1 global finals to Dallas where a total of eight teams from five regions will compete for[...]
ESL Gaming Announces New Women's Circuit For CS:GO
ESL Gaming has announced a brand new venture for their CS:GO 2022 esports calendar as they are opening up a women's circuit This new circuit launch will be part of their new #GGFORALL program, with a focus on making esports "inclusive, respectful, and all-empowering" The first round of events will be sponsored by Intel and[...]
Team Spirit Have Been Crowned Red Bull Flick 2021 Champions
Red Bull held their 2v2 CS:GO event this weekend called Red Bull Flick, and in the end, Team Spirit walked away with the title Taking place in Helsinki over the course of the past two days, this brings a close to a tournament that brought in competitors from over 30 countries trying to claim the[...]
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[...]
"CS:GO" StarLadder Major Berlin 2019 Partners With Secretlab
The next big CS:GO tournament, StarLadder Major Berlin 2019, just got a big gaming partnership as Secretlab has joined on as the official gaming chair As you might suspect from this partnership, whenever you look at the teams on stage, they'll all be sitting in customized Secretlab chairs made specifically for that tournament One of[...]
BLAST Pro Series Reveals a New Global Season Format
The seven CS:GO teams selected to participate in the series will be Ninjas in Pyjamas, FaZe Clan, Team Liquid, Cloud9, NaVi, MIBR, and Astralis So far we've seen the March event in Sau Paulo and the currently happening on in Miami for April, with Madrid being the host for May and Los Angels as the[...]
FACEIT Announces the CS:GO Teams for ECS Season 7 Challenger Cup
This week, FACEIT formally announced all of the CS:GO teams who will compete in the ECS Season 7 Challenger Cup from March 5th-7th We have all of the teams below from both the North American and European fields, both the invited teams and those who qualified Considering all of the teams involved, this could easily be a landslide[...]
The ECS Changes Thing Up for Season 7 SC:GO Competition
The ECS (Esports Championship Series) has made a couple of changes for 2019, both cosmetic and in the way they're governing CS:GO tournaments First, FACEIT has slightly rebranded itself with a new logo that you can see below, going for a more modernized version of the old flame logo and making it look more like an[...]
Valve Announces a New Addition to CS:GO with Danger Zone
The folks at Valve released new info today about a brand new addition to CS:GO called "Danger Zone" Surprise! It's another battle royale game Along with that news comes the awesome revelation that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has officially become a free-to-play game on Steam, so anyone who has yet to buy or own it can now do so[...]
FACEIT London Major Boasts Third Highest Viewed Esports Event in History
FACEIT has just made a pretty cool accomplishment as far as esports goes, declaring their most recent event, the CS:GO London Major, to be the third most-watched streamed event ever According to their numbers, the event drew 57 million views on Twitch, with a total of 61 million hours watched That would put them in third[...]
CS:GO YouTuber McSkillet Involved in Fatal Car Crash, 2 Others Dead
Sad news this week from YouTube as a famous CS:GO player and personality has passed away after being involved in a fiery car wreck in San Diego. Trevor "McSkillet" Heitmann was speeding along the I-805 freeway last week in his McLaren 650S when the vehicle veered into oncoming traffic, killing himself and the two occupants of another vehicle, a[...]
New CS:GO Update Stops Loot Boxes from Being Opened in Netherlands, Belgium
CS:GO is just one of four games that are currently in hot water in one or both countries over loot boxes, the others being FIFA 18, Overwatch, and Star Wars: Battlefront II We'll see if any of them follow suit or fight the decision before their governments try to issue gambling fines. When last we spoke about[...]