The Shanghai Major, Group Stage Recap – Group B

Group B – Alliance, Team Spirit, Vici Gaming, Fnatic Friday, February 26 GSL Match #1 – Alliance vs. Team Spirit Alliance entered the Shanghai Major as another strong pick for the potentially winning the tournament (depending who you ask). The team had won TI3 in 2013 in one of the most spectacular Dota matches in … Read more

The Shanghai Major, Group Stage Recap – Group A

The Shanghai Major, the second of this year’s four Valve-sponsored events with multi-million dollar prize pools, is off to one hell of a start. Invited and qualified teams from all over the world began competing for a total prize pool of $3,000,000.00 last Thursday in Group Stage matches to determine their seeds for the main … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Going into Week 7

Dang it, Renegades! You had everyone on their seats when you were hanging toe to toe with Immortals! At one point we were all hoping you would finish what was easily the best chance to knock Immortals off their tower of immortality! But alas! It wasn’t meant to be…sad. In other news: Rick Fox is … Read more

Fnatic Tops The Competition at ESL Barcelona CS:GO Event

Fnatic’s Counter Strike:Global Offensive team is still the team to beat after a strong showing and a first place finish at the recent ESL Barcelona tournament. Breaking down the basic rules of the tournament: Each team was granted three lives. For every game lost, teams lost a life. The tournament continued until there was only … Read more

DOTA 2 Shanghai Major – Team Overview

We’re less than two weeks away from the Shanghai Major tournament, with the eight qualifying teams ready to join the directly invited teams in the group stage event later this week. The group stage event will determine main event bracket seeds, with the top two winners from each group starting in the upper bracket, and the losers starting in … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Going into Week 6

Bring your gifts so we may give a sacrifice to the Visa gods! Echo Fox has a LCS roster and Ryu is back for H2K! And how different do Echo Fox look?! They went 2-0 this weekend with a nice win over NRG Esports. Selfie has been filling in nicely for H2K, but Ryu back … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Entering Week 5

Not much has changed since last rankings. Cloud 9 is the big winner as they took a nice leap up to 6th place. Elements hope of a good split is sinking faster than the Titanic. G2 Esports continues to impress, while Origen need to hit the panic switch! The midway point of the spring split … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Entering Week 4

I propose we rename the S6 Spring Split to “Visa-gate.” This is getting crazy. If all the teams could play using all their starting players, these rankings would be totally different. Nonetheless, we are about to go into Week 4 of LCS action. What have we learned so far? Immortals could probably take on the … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Entering Week 3

After two weeks, much is still left uncertain. TSM is looking like they are coming out of their shell, while Echo Fox is struggling to even play the games due to Visa issues. G2 Esports has made a great impression so far in the EU, while Team Impulse has people rethinking their week one placement … Read more

North American League Championship (NA LCS) Team Preview

Counter Logic Gaming Roster NEW: Stixxay (ADC) RETURNING: Darshan (Top, formerly ZionSpartan), Xmithie (Jungle), Huhi (Mid), Aphromoo (Support) The biggest headline of CLG’s offseason was losing their star AD Carry Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng to their long time rival, Team SoloMid. Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes, formerly of CLG Black, was added to the roster to fill the vacancy. In … Read more