• CSGO Vitality, NaVi advance to semis at BLAST Premier Spring Finals

    Team Vitality and Natus Vincere swept their respective quarterfinal matches Friday to advance into the final four at the BLAST Premier Spring Finals in Lisbon, Portugal. Vitality defeated ENCE and NaVi beat FaZe Clan, eliminating both from the competition. Vitality and NaVi joined G2 Esports and OG, which won their respective groups earlier this week […]

  • CSGO OG, G2 clinch playoff byes at BLAST Premier Spring Finals

    OG and G2 Esports won their respective groups Thursday and secured byes into the playoff semifinals at the BLAST Premier Spring Finals in Lisbon, Portugal. G2 squeaked out a 2-1 victory in the winners’ match of Group A, while OG swept ENCE 2-0 in their Group B winners’ match showdown. FaZe Clan, Team Vitality, ENCE […]

  • CSGO G2, OG rally for wins at start of BLAST Premier Spring Finals

    G2 Esports and OG pulled off comeback victories on the opening day of action Wednesday at the BLAST Premier Spring Finals in Lisbon, Portugal. G2 and OG each lost opening maps before rallying for 2-1 wins. G2 took down Team Vitality in Group A, while OG defeated Natus Vincere in Group B. In other first-day […]

  • CSGO Natus Vincere’s s1mple ponders break from competition

    Natus Vincere’s Aleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev said recently he may take a break from competition as he assesses more important aspects of life. s1mple, after all, is from Ukraine — and he and his teammates have been living out of a suitcase the last few months in lieu of recent events. The 24-year-old also admitted those […]

  • CSGO BIG’s Krimbo returns for BLAST Premier Spring Final

    Karim “Krimbo” Moussa tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday and will rejoin the rest of his teammates on BIG’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team ahead of the BLAST Premier Spring Final in Lisbon, Portugal. Unfortunately for the all-German club, coach Fatih “gob b” Dayik tested positive for the virus earlier on Wednesday. He will be replaced […]

  • CSGO Natus Vincere move electroNic into captain’s role

    Denis “electroNic” Sharipov is officially the new Natus Vincere captain, teammate Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev confirmed at a news conference Tuesday ahead of the BLAST Premier Spring Finals in Lisbon, Portugal. A 23-year-old rifler who has been with Na’Vi since November 2017, electroNic takes over the in-game leader role from fellow Russian Kirill “Boombl4” Mikhaylov. The […]

  • CSGO DAZN to broadcast BLAST Premier CS:GO events

    This month’s BLAST Premier Spring Final, plus the circuit’s other four remaining 2022 events, will be broadcast by subscription service DAZN, BLAST announced Monday. The agreement will allow the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive series to be shown both live and on-demand in more than 100 DAZN territories, including the United States, United Kingdom and Japan. That […]

  • CSGO degster to sub for OG’s mantuu at BLAST Premier Spring Final

    OG announced Monday that Abdulkhalik “degster” Gasanov will fill in for the ailing Mateusz “mantuu” Wilczewski at the BLAST Premier Spring Finals this week in Lisbon, Portugal. The team said mantuu, 24, of Poland, fell ill at last week’s Global Esports Tour Dubai event, where OG placed third. Previously with Team Spirit, degster became a […]

  • CSGO Coach righi latest departure from 00 Nation

    00 Nation split with head coach Joao “righi” Righi, who spent less than five months on the job. The Brazilian organization signed righi as its coach on Jan. 24. He was relieved of his duties on Friday. In April, 00 Nation finished in 12th-14th place in the PGL Antwerp Major Americas Regional Major Ranking tournament. […]

  • CSGO Ninjas coach djL (COVID-19) to miss Dubai grand final

    Ninjas in Pyjamas announced that head coach Daniel “djL” Narancic tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Saturday’s Global Esports Tour Dubai grand final. Team chief operating officer Jonas “calc” Gundersen will fill in for djL for the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match against MOUZ, with the winners taking home $100,000. Unfortunately, Daniel "@djLCSGO" Narancic tested […]

  • CSGO Entropiq replace Lack1 with mir

    Entropiq announced the arrival of rifler Nikolay “mir” Bityukov on Wednesday to replace Viktor “Lack1” Boldyrev. “I am very happy that we managed to get mir on our team,” coach Dmitriy “hooch” Bogdanov said on the team website. “Nikolay is a world-class player with an incredible player history, and I am convinced that together we […]

  • CSGO Lucky ready for second stint with Tricked

    Philip “Lucky” Ewald is making a return to Tricked’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster. Lucky, who left Tricked in favor of Astralis in August, will man the AWPer position left open last month after Sebastian “larsen” Larsen was shuffled to the bench. Lucky, 19, will join Danish countrymen Andreas “kiR” Kirstein, Oliver “kwezz” Rasmussen, Mathias “PR1mE” […]

  • CSGO Kjaerbye back in CS:GO with Endpoint

    Markus “Kjaerbye” Kjaerbye is returning to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive play, choosing Endpoint as his next team. Endpoint announced the signing of Kjaerbye on Tuesday, saying it came after “almost two months of intense talks” with a variety of organizations. In 2017, Kjaerbye was the youngest MVP ever at a major championship, and his teams have […]

  • CSGO 24-team lineup announced for IEM Cologne event

    A who’s who of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams will be on hand next month when play begins at the $1 million IEM Cologne event. Organizers on Tuesday announced the 24 teams that were invited based on ESL Pro Tour rankings and other qualifiers. The play-in stage begins July 5, and the event will conclude with […]

  • CSGO Cloud9 sweeps grand final to win title at IEM Dallas

    Cloud9 swept ENCE in the grand final of the Intel Extreme Masters Season XVII in Dallas on Sunday, winning the tournament’s $100,000 grand prize. Cloud9 opened with a 16-12 win on Mirage, took Overpass 16-11 and closed out the best-of-five match with a 16-3 rout on Ancient. Dmitry “sh1ro” Sokolov of Russia guided the way […]

  • CSGO ENCE to take on Cloud9 in IEM Dallas grand final

    ENCE and Cloud9 earned semifinal victories on Saturday, setting up a grand final matchup between the two Sunday for a $100,000 grand prize in the Intel Extreme Masters Season XVII. ENCE opened the day’s action with a 2-0 win over FURIA Esports. The Finnish organization won 16-14 on Vertigo and 16-9 on Nuke to claim […]

  • CSGO ORDER sign Renegades CS:GO roster

    ORDER are back in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive game. A month after dismissing their entire roster, ORDER signed the entire squad of Renegades, the top team in the Oceanic region, the Australian organization announced Saturday. Each member of the Renegades squad previously played for ORDER. “CSGO has always been in our DNA,” said Chris Orfanellis, […]

  • CSGO FURIA Esports, Cloud9 claim IEM Dallas semifinal berths

    FURIA Esports and Cloud9 posted identical 2-1 wins to move on to the semifinals in the Intel Extreme Masters Season XVII – Dallas on Friday. FURIA will take on ENCE, the Group A upper bracket winner, in one semifinal on Saturday. Cloud9 draws BIG, the Group B upper bracket winner, in Saturday’s other semifinal. Those […]

  • CSGO NAVI add sdy as stand-in to replace Boombl4

    Natus Vincere announced Friday that Viktor “sdy” Orudzhev will stand in for Kirill “Boombl4” Mikhaylov at this month’s BLAST Premier: Spring Finals. Also known as “somedieyoung,” sdy joins the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on a free temporary loan from MAD Lions. “Whether Viktor continues to play for NAVI in the future depends on his performance […]

  • CSGO Fnatic add Copenhagen Flames duo to roster

    Fnatic signed former Copenhagen Flames players Nico “nicoodoz” Tamjidi and Fredrik “roeJ” Jorgensen to their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Friday. The moves are the latest this season for Fnatic, who have seen Owen “smooya” Butterfield exit the club, Ludvig “Brollan” Brolin sent to Ninjas in Pyjamas and Alex “ALEX” McMeekin and Valentin “poizon” Vasilev […]

  • CSGO OG add F1KU, NEOFRAG to roster

    OG signed Poland’s Maciej “F1KU” Miklas and Czech Republic’s Adam “NEOFRAG” Zouhar to their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Friday. The moves come just days after the team shuffled Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen and Valdemar “valde” Vangsa to the bench. F1KU, 18, is transferring to OG from AGO, with whom he competed since 2019. NEOFRAG, 21, […]

  • CSGO BIG, ENCE charge into IEM Dallas semifinals

    ENCE and BIG earned semifinal berths in the Intel Extreme Masters Season XVII – Dallas by winning their upper-bracket group finals on Wednesday. ENCE came from behind to beat FaZe Clan 2-1 to take Group A, and BIG edged FURIA Esports 2-1 to capture Group B. FaZe and FURIA are both headed to the quarterfinals. […]

  • CSGO MICHU announces CS:GO free agency

    Former MAD Lions rifler Michal “MICHU” Muller is on the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive market. The 25-year-old Polish player announced his free agency Wednesday on Twitter. I'm looking for a new team as a free agent! Retweets appreciated ?? ??Read: https://t.co/RJHsBc7BD6??Mail: kuba@proplayers.gg pic.twitter.com/vEprqQs16w — Michal Müller (@MICHUcs_go) June 1, 2022 “This is a perfect moment for […]

  • CSGO Virtus.pro add n0rb3r7, fame to CS:GO lineup

    Virtus.pro added K23 players David “n0rb3r7” Danielyan and Petr “fame” Bolyshev to their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster. The Russian tandem essentially replace Mareks “YEKINDAR” Galinskis of Latvia and Timur “buster” Tulepov of Kazakhstan, who were benched following the finale of the PGL Antwerp Major on May 23. VP were eliminated in Antwerp at the Legends […]

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