Entries in 'counter strike' (11)

Opinion: UK eSports is booming but mustn't forget its grassroots

Opinion: UK eSports is booming but mustn't forget its grassroots

ESL UK co-managing director James Dean discusses what lessons we can learn from the past failures of eSports in the UK and why it’s important not to forget them.

on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
CSGO Lounge trying to acquire gambling licence

CSGO Lounge trying to acquire gambling licence

One of the biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling sites, CSGO Lounge, is attempting to get a licence in order to become a legitimate business.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:42AM in News
ELeague's Counter-Strike: GO tournament pulled from German TV following Munich shooting

ELeague's Counter-Strike: GO tournament pulled from German TV following Munich shooting

In the aftermath last week's shooting in Munich German network ProSieben MAXX will not be showing an upcoming Counter-Strike Global Offensive competition in the country.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
CSGO Lotto YouTubers face lawsuit

CSGO Lotto YouTubers face lawsuit

The loss of credibility and a stern telling off from the FTC may be the least of TmarTn and ProSyndicate’s problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:19AM in News

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TmarTn's CSGO lotto apology roundly criticised, then pulled

TmarTn's CSGO lotto apology roundly criticised, then pulled

One of the YouTubers at the centre of the current CSGO gambling controversy has posted, and subsequently pulled, an apology for his deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
April Fools joke unbalances Counter Strike marketplace

April Fools joke unbalances Counter Strike marketplace

The size and value of the Counter Strike weapons market is often a surprise to folk not in the know.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 1:41PM in News
Dubai to host ESL ESEA Pro League Invitational

Dubai to host ESL ESEA Pro League Invitational

eSports giant ESL has announced a huge Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament taking place in Dubai this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 3:35PM in News
Professional Counter-Strike player: 'We were all on Adderall'

Professional Counter-Strike player: 'We were all on Adderall'

North American professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player Kory “Semphis” Friesen has admitted to taking Adderall during tournaments, claiming the drug is pervasive among competitors at eSports events.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2015 at 6:39AM in News

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1m tune in to ESL One Katowice Counter Strike final

1m tune in to ESL One Katowice Counter Strike final

Fnatic not only enjoyed a memorable victory at this year’s ESL One Counter Strike finals in Katowice, but it did so in front of a record online audience.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2015 at 3:11PM in News
Valve issues gambling warning to Counter Strike players

Valve issues gambling warning to Counter Strike players

“A high standard of professional integrity” – that’s what Valve is demanding of professional Counter Strike players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 2:13PM in News
Counter-Strike hit by another match fixing scandal

Counter-Strike hit by another match fixing scandal

Valve’s Counter-Strike has been rocked again with yet more evidence of tournament match fixing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2015 at 10:40AM in News