Six teams, four days, one house, and $150,000 dollars in prize money — Beyond The Summit returns to Counter-Strike with another spectacular event in Los Angeles, this time featuring Team Liquid, ENCE, NRG esports, and others.
Team captain of the ever-resourceful Vega Squadron, Dmitry “jR” Chervak sat down to talk about how the new composition of the team was formed, and also expressed dissatisfaction with the unjustifiably high buy-outs for the players in the CIS.
DreamHack’s return to a small French town of Tours starts today, with a $100,000 dollar Counter-Strike event featuring 8 up-and-coming teams, including mousesports, AVANGAR, Valiance, Ghost Gaming, G2 Esports and others.
The legend himself, Filip “NEO” Kubski, joining FaZe Clan caught everyone by surprise. This is exactly how other professional players, casters, and analysts reacted to the news in this social media roundabout!
After winning WePlay! Forge of Masters Season 1 with AVANGAR, Alexey “Qikert” Golubev talked about the event, the game against the highly accomplished HellRaisers and taking home first place as an underdog.
After wins against Winstrike, Vega Squadron, and Team Spirit, DreamEaters caught everyone’s attention in the CIS region. It was their time to shine at the WePlay! Forge of Masters LAN finals, and after the event, team captain Svyatoslav “svyat” Dovbakh talked about the experience.
Coming out victorious at DreamHack Open Rio de Janeiro 2019 boosted AVANGAR up the world rankings all the way to #14. Team’s veteran Bektiyar “fitch” Bahytov talked about their performance in Brazil and other events, as well as adapting to the new map in the rotation.
DreamHack’s debut in Brazil starts today, with a $100,000 dollar DreamHack Open Rio de Janeiro event. Five Brazil’s top representatives will battle international competition.
Belgium based Epsilon esports partner up with bet exchange platform Vie.gg in an effort to support charitable causes. Team’s CS:GO players are set to put their game knowledge on the line in a month-long charity event against their fans.
The introduction of Vertigo to official map pool caught everyone off guard and pro players, commentators and public figures once again went online to vent their frustrations.
During the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2019, Renegades experienced an extraordinary adventure. Despite the complete lack of expectations from the fans, without losing a single map they advanced to the New Legends, and then, yielding only to Astralis, made it all the way to the playoffs.
Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo talked about MiBR’s run at the last Major, the reunion with Epitácio “TACO” de Melo, João “felps” Vasconcellos, and Wilton “zews” Prado, and the evolution of AWPing throughout the years.
Kamen “bubble” Kostadinov, the 27-years-old Bulgarian player for Windigo gaming, talked about their recent success in WESG, competing with world’s best teams, and changing organizations.
After a second place finish at WESG 2018, Anna “Ant1ka” Ananikova talked about the difference between her current squad and the former one, shared impressions of working with the coach of Vega Squadron, and the dynamics between male and female Counter-Strike.
Damian “Furlan” Kisłowski’s AGO Gaming settled in Chongqing, China, where the Polish team will fight the world’s best for their share of $890,000 USD in prize money.
It was another disappointing event for Julia “juliano” Kiran’s Beşiktaş, where the European girls ended up third in Intel Challenge Katowice 2019 — just behind their North American rivals.
Dignitas Female defended their title at the Intel Challenge Katowice 2019, defeating Counter Logic Gaming Red in the grand final and bringing home $25,000 dollars.
In just a few hours pashaBiceps will enter the Intel Extreme Masters Season XIII – Katowice Major 2019 stage to announce the start of the playoffs, which promise to be colorful.
With the popularity of Apex Legends booming and more esports tournaments being announced for it, professional CS:GO coach Ivan “Johnta” Shevtsov shared his thoughts about the competitiveness of the game.
After the victory against Vega Squadron, Ninjas in Pyjamas’ Patrik “f0rest” Lindberg talked about their Major curse, qualifying for the Legends stage and competing in his thirties.
With the New Challengers stage at the IEM Katowice Major 2019 well underway, Abay “Hobbit” Khasenov’s HellRaisers are waiting for their time to shine, while keeping an eye out on all the teams battling for survival.