cs:go Archives

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[...]