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CSGO: Flashpoint Fines MIBR's Counter-Strike Team

During a competitive CS:GO match, most have their eyes glued to their screen, player and coach alike. However, the Brazilians of MIBR had other ideas, instead preferring to watch their own match on the official stream, despite a delay of several minutes.

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Talent revealed for IEM Katowice 2021

Twenty-four teams will contest the biggest CS:GO event of the year so far. Here's the talent that will be guiding you through IEM Katowice 2021.


Team Vitality win IEM Beijing 2020

In a battle of two titanic European CS:GO teams, French outfit Team Vitality completed a reverse-sweep victory over Natus Vincere.


Thorin signs on for Guild CS:GO project

Esports historian and well-known analyst Duncan "Thorin" Shields has agreed to a consultancy role with Guild Esports, the organization that sports David Beckham as an investor.


NiKo joins G2 Esports Counter-Strike team

What's better than having one Kovač on your team? Simple: two Kovač players! The eternal kings of recruitment announcements, G2 have dealt a major blow to their competitors by recruiting one of esports' top names.

Vitality remain unbeaten at DreamHack while G2 bow out

DreamHack Open Fall continues to take place on a uniquely online environment. Both Vitality and G2 had qualified for the playoffs and could start dreaming of the title. But while Vitality are going strong in the Upper Bracket, G2 have seen a run through the Lower Bracket cut short.

Counter-Strike: Team Heretics Find Replacement for Nivera

The Spanish organisation Team Heretics has opted to keep it French moving forward in CS:GO. Following Nivera’s departure for Team Vitality, Heretics has picked up Python, another French player. While not widely known by the community, he is already familiar with several players on the roster.

Counter-Strike: Astralis' e3stag joins Cloud9

The Dane, Patrick Hansen, will wear the colours of the historic North-American esports organisation. He leaves Astralis, a team that has only just put itself back on the road to recovery, in a move that raises further questions about the effectiveness of an expanded roster.


100 Thieves exit CS:GO for a second time

100 Thieves have confirmed their exit from competitive CS:GO, with CEO Matthew "Nadeshot" Haag citing ambiguity and uncertainty in the scene as the reasons.

CS:GO — FaZe Clan crowned European champions of IEM New York

FaZe Clan are the European champions of IEM New York 2020. This year, the competition was split into separate regions due to the pandemic, but this still represents a significant achievement for the European side, who will receive $70,000 and 400 ESL Pro Tour points for their win.


Astralis wins the CS:GO Pro League in Europe

Despite complicated times, Astralis won the twelfth edition of the European ESL Pro League. The win is vindication for the best team in the world, after critics questioned the viability of a 7-player roster model.

ESIC bans 37 Counter-Strike coaches for exploiting coaching bug

In a move set to shake up the scene, the Esports Integrity Commission have announced the suspensions of 37 coaches from all over the world. The reason: exploiting a bug that allowed them to cheat, leading to a wave of temporary exclusions from the biggest tournaments in Counter-Strike.


ALEX becomes Cloud9's CS:GO captain and first signing

In a huge coup for the North American organization, Cloud 9 have signed Alex "ALEX" McMeekin from Team Vitality to assume the role of captain and in-game leader of their rebuilt CS:GO roster.


ESL One Rio Major 2020 cancelled

Originally scheduled for May 11-14, then postponed to November, the ESL One Rio Major 2020 has now been cancelled. The $2m tournament becomes the latest in a long line to be affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic.


HenryG becomes Cloud9 General Manager

After a six-year career as a widely respected commentator, Henry 'HenryG' Greer has hung up the mic for a new role in reshaping Cloud9's CS:GO operations.


"I live for playing in front of a crowd" — Finn “karrigan” Andersen

Finn Andersen has played Counter-Strike competitively for more than 15 years. Having represented some of the biggest orgs in the scene — Fnatic, Astralis, FaZe Clan — he currently plies his trade in mousesports. The 30-year old Dane has seen it all, but Covid-19 has caught him off-guard


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