• CSGO FURIA, BIG seal playoff berths at IEM Dallas

    FURIA Esports and BIG won Wednesday matches to become the third and fourth teams to clinch playoff berths in the Intel Extreme Masters Season XVII – Dallas event. FURIA got past Cloud9 2-0, prevailing 16-9 on Vertigo and 16-13 on Mirage. Yuri “yuurih” Santos paced FURIA’s all-Brazilian squad with 48 kills and a plus-14 kill-death […]

  • CSGO GET Dubai 2022 announces 8 teams, $250k prize pool

    GET Dubai 2022 announced eight CS:GO teams that have been invited to compete for a $250,000 prize pool from June 9-11 in Dubai. The teams represent four different regions: –Falcons (Europe) –compLexity (USA) –NiP (Europe) –TyLoo (China) –Movistar Riders (Europe) –Mouz (Europe) –OG (Europe) –NASR (World/Europe) We're proud to bring one of the biggest esports […]

  • CSGO ENCE, FaZe Clan start hot at IEM Dallas

    ENCE and FaZe Clan both won twice on Monday as the Intel Extreme Masters Season XVII – Dallas event got underway. The victories send ENCE and FaZe Clan to a Group A winners-bracket on Wednesday, with the team that captures that showdown moving directly to the playoff semifinals. The $250,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament features […]

  • CSGO Natus Vincere remove captain Boombl4 from active roster

    Natus Vincere removed captain Kirill “Boombl4” Mikhaylov from their active Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Saturday. The news came one week after NAVI were swept by FaZe Clan in the PGL Major Antwerp 2022 grand final. “This decision is related to high reputational risks for the club, and it is not the result of his […]

  • 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, […]

  • Endpoint tab Rejin as new head coach

    Allan “Rejin” Petersen was named the new head coach of Endpoint’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team. Rejin previously served as the head coach at mousesports from April 2019-September 2020 before he was suspended by the Esports Integrity Commission for using the coach bug. The 34-year-old Dane replaces the outgoing Allan “Allan” Hender with Endpoint. “I’m happy […]

  • OG bench niko from starting lineup

    Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen on Wednesday was benched from the starting lineup on OG’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team. “Sometimes good things must come to an end,” niko wrote on Twitter. “I’ve been allowed to explore my options from OG and ready for a new adventure. “I have absolutely loved every second of my time with what […]

  • IEM Major set for Rio in the fall

    ESL Gaming announced Tuesday that this fall’s CS:GO major will be held in Brazil as the IEM Rio Major from Oct. 31 to Nov. 13. IEM Rio 2022 will be the 18th CS:GO major to be held since 2013, and the first to be held in South America. Rio de Janeiro was originally scheduled to […]

  • Virtus.pro bench buster, YEKINDAR

    Virtus.pro shuffled their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Monday following a disappointing result in the PGL Antwerp Major, moving Timur “buster” Tulepov of Kazakhstan and Mareks “YEKINDAR” Galinskis of Latvia to the bench. Virtus.pro were eliminated in Antwerp at the Legends Stage and also posted less-than-expected results at IEM Katowice. At Antwerp, the team competed […]

  • FaZe Clan beats Natus Vincere to win PGL Antwerp

    FaZe Clan swept Natus Vincere in Sunday’s grand final to claim the title at the PGL Major Antwerp in Belgium. FaZe won the first map in overtime, 19-16 on Inferno, before finishing the job by beating NaVi 16-10 on Nuke to earn the $500,000 grand prize. FaZe began their journey in the Legends Stage, the […]

  • Fnatic bench ALEX, poizon from CS:GO roster

    United Kingdom’s Alex “ALEX” McMeekin and Bulgaria’s Valentin “poizon” Vasilev are no longer active on Fnatic’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster. The club also returned Sweden’s Peppe “Peppzor” Borak to the Fnatic Rising academy squad. The moves leave only Sweden’s Freddy “KRIMZ” Johansson and the UK’s William “mezii” Merriman on the active roster. “After a difficult […]

  • Natus Vincere, FaZe reach grand final at PGL Antwerp

    FaZe Clan and Natus Vincere both earned sweeps in their Saturday semifinal matches to set up their clash in the grand final of the PGL Major Antwerp in Belgium. FaZe swept Team Spirit while Na’Vi swept ENCE to advance to Sunday’s finale. FaZe opened with a 16-13 win on Mirage before clinching in a marathon, […]

  • Natus Vincere, ENCE reach semifinals at PGL Antwerp

    Natus Vincere and ENCE won their Champions Stage quarterfinal matches Friday to round out the final four of the PGL Major Antwerp in Belgium. Natus Vincere beat Heroic 2-1 to stay unbeaten in the major, while ENCE swept Copenhagen Flames 2-0. They joined Team Spirit and FaZe Clan in the semifinals, while Heroic and the […]

  • MIBR promote brnz4n to replace WOOD7

    MIBR confirmed the promotion of academy star Breno “brnz4n” Poletto to their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive starting lineup Friday. The Brazilian squad benched AWPer and in-game leader Adriano “WOOD7” Cerato earlier this week. The 18-year-old brnz4n joined MIBR Academy last August. The roster shuffle comes on the heels of last week’s elimination in the PGL Antwerp […]

  • Spirit, FaZe make semifinals in Champions Stage at PGL Antwerp

    Team Spirit continued their hot streak at the PGL Major Antwerp in Belgium on Thursday, winning for the sixth consecutive time to join FaZe Clan in claiming the event’s first two semifinal berths. After going 3-1 in the initial Challengers Stage and following with a 3-0 mark in the Legends Stage earlier this week, top-seeded […]

  • MOUZ NXT sign 15-year-old Jimpphat

    MOUZ NXT announced the signing Thursday of 15-year-old Jimi “Jimpphat” Salo. The Finnish rifler is the youngest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player ever signed by the organization. Jimpphat is the younger brother of GORILLAZ AWPer Jere “sergej” Salo. Jimpphat has been standing in with the MOUZ NXT academy team since March. “I think Jimi has been […]

  • Report: MIBR replacing WOOD7 with brnz4n

    MIBR benched in-game leader Adriano “WOOD7” Cerato and promoted Breno “brnz4n” Poletto to fill the vacancy, HLTV reported Wednesday. WOOD7 had been the AWPer for the Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team since last October. The 26-year-old Brazilian previously played for Bravos Gaming, Team RUFUS and RED Canids. Promoted from the MIBR academy team, brnz4n is […]

  • WePlay Academy League Season 4 to include $100k prize pool

    Developmental squads for some of the biggest teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will complete in WePlay Academy League Season 4. The competition will feature a $100,000 prize pool, with the top team receiving $45,000. Pool play will run May 24 to June 6, with the 14 teams divided into two groups for a round robin […]

  • Flames, FURIA, Heroic grab final Champions spots at PGL Antwerp

    In the final day of Legends Stage action at the PGL Major Antwerp in Belgium on Tuesday, three teams — the Copenhagen Flames, Heroic and FURIA Esports — earned clutch wins to clinch the final spots in the upcoming Champions Stage that starts Thursday. Both Heroic and FURIA endured three-map victories. Heroic downed Team Vitality […]

  • FaZe, NiP, ENCE all emerge as Round 4 winners at PGL Antwerp

    At the Legends Stage of the PGL Major Antwerp in Belgium on Monday, FaZe, Ninjas in Pyjamas and ENCE all earned wins to lock up slots in the Champions Stage that begins Thursday. They’ll join two winners who previously advanced Sunday, Natus Vincere and Team Spirit (each undefeated), along with three more teams who will […]

  • NaVi, Spirit stay unbeaten in Legends Stage at PGL Antwerp

    Natus Vincere and Team Spirit battled their way to three-map victories in Round 3 Sunday to advance to the Champions Stage of PGL Major Antwerp 2022 in Belgium. NaVi defeated Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 and Spirit rallied down a map to beat the Copenhagen Flames 2-1 in the second day of Legends action after the […]

  • NaVi, Spirit start 2-0 in Legends Stage at PGL Antwerp

    A quartets of teams kicked off the first day of Legends Stage action on Saturday by each winning a pair of matches at PGL Major Antwerp 2022 in Belgium. Natus Vincere, Team Spirit, the Copenhagen Flames and Ninjas in Pyjamas all began Legends play 2-0 as the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament resumed two days after […]

  • Bad News Eagles rally to advance at PGL Antwerp

    Team Liquid and Imperial Esports posted sweeps and Bad News Eagles rallied to win their Round 5 match as the Challengers Stage concluded Thursday at PGL Major Antwerp 2022 in Belgium. Liquid, Imperial and BNE advanced to the Legends Stage along with G2 Esports, Team Vitality, ENCE, Team Spirit and Outsiders. Action in the Counter-Strike: […]

  • Spirit, ENCE sweep way into Legends Stage of PGL Antwerp

    Team Spirit and ENCE cruised to sweeps while Outsiders had to rally Wednesday to win their High match and gain the Legends Stage of PGL Major Antwerp 2022 in Belgium. Spirit swept past Astralis and ENCE did the same to Bad News Eagles to advance. Outsiders dropped their first map to forZe but rallied in […]

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