Tag Archives: cs:go

Reality show Gamerz, starring hopefuls chasing a CS:GO pro contract, kicks off

Yesterday, the Gamerz esports reality TV show, featuring 12 players competing for a chance to win a six-month professional gaming contract. The 12 were picked at an open casting session at DreamHack Winter 2016, and a few hundred Scandinavian CS:GO players looking to take the step to a pro-gaming career …

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HellRaisers CS:GO team sign two year contract extensions

The HellRaisers CS:GO team has been one of the rising stars of the scene over the past couple of months, and this past weekend they transitioned their incredible online form into a surprising top four finish at StarLadder. Off the back of that result all five players on the team …

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Car maker Subaru is hosting a $20,000 CS:GO event

Here’s some news we didn’t expect. Car manufacturer Subaru is hosting a $20,000 Counter-Strike competition in partnership with eSports agency Damage.  The 2017 Subaru Invitational will feature eight top CS:GO teams from North America battling it out for a share of the $20,000 prize pool on May 13th and 14th. …

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Final teams confirmed for ECS Season 3

After a long qualifying process the final teams have been locked in for the $1.5 million ECS Counter-Strike League.  In Europe both Fnatic and Virtus Pro managed to retain their spots in the competition after beating North and Space Soldiers respectively in the promotion tournament. This means that North, who …

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AOC to sponsor UK Masters CS:GO tournament at Insomnia60

Monitor manufacturer AOC has been announced as the sponsor of the UK Masters CS:GO tournament, with the finals set to take place at Insomnia 60 next month.  The competition itself is already underway, with the best UK Counter-Strike teams battling it out online. The top four teams from this online …

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Next CS:GO Major to be hosted by PGL in Krakow, Poland

The tournament organisers PGL have been chosen to host the next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major, with the live finals set to take place in the Tauron Arena in Krakow, Poland. Global qualifiers will run across multiple regions throughout June, before all 16 finalists convene in Poland to compete for a …

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Team Dignitas sign new CS:GO roster

Team Dignitas has announced the lineup of its new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad, including the return of former player, Ruben "RUBINO" Villarroel. The full lineup includes team leader Faruk "Pita" Pita, Ricardo "fox" Pacheco, Mikail "Maikelele" Bill and Jaocim "jkaem" Myrbostad, who will join ex-North player, RUBINO. "As we promised, …

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MTV to broadcast India’s first eSports league

India’s first eSports league, UCypher, is set to be broadcast on MTV, confirms investor and organiser, Ronnie Screwvala. It was announced in January that Screwvala, an Indian media and entertainment entrepreneur, had plans to invest around $15 million in setting up an eSports league in the country through his company, …

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MnM Gaming now sponsored by PC manufacturer Stormforce

Stormforce, a leading gaming PC manufacturer in the UK, has announced they are now sponsoring MnM Gaming. MnM Gaming, or Molotovs and Marshmallows to give them their full name, are a UK-based eSports organisation that compete across League of Legends, CS:GO, Overwatch and Hearthstone. Their recent achievements include League of …

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FACEIT partners with YouTube for ECS broadcast deal

YouTube has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to the ECS CS:GO competition.  The league, which is run by FACEIT, was previously broadcast on Twitch, however the new deal will see all of the ECS content, including live streams, be broadcast on YouTube. This will allow FACEIT to make use of …

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