With the group stages of ELEAGUE in the books, and the tenth major looming large in January, teams will be looking to add some of the better free agents on the Counter-Strike market. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis reports on a few European players likely to find their way to new teams before the end of the year.
When it comes to the culture of Counter-Strike, it’s easy to get bogged down with the drama. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis discusses how esports continues to evolve and raises the question: "Does broadcast talent go too far in their critique of a player?"
View the latest information for team rosters and rules to be applied for the ELEAGUE Major.
Fnatic made Joakim "disco doplan" Gidetun an offer he couldn’t refuse. Now, he's been propelled into a career milestone with his first major appearance, here at the ELEAGUE Major. In this week's In Focus, Richard Lewis reports on the Epsilon fallout and Fnatic's potential future.
ELEAGUE will host the Americas Qualifier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Tournament starting Wednesday, Nov. 2, with the Open Qualifier stage via FACEIT. The Americas Qualifier will showcase four invited organizations – Cloud 9, Immortals, Echo Fox and Team SoloMid – against four advancing teams from the Open Qualifier stage.
Who saw Cloud 9's victory in the ESL Pro Series Finals coming? In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis reports on how the team's improbable run defied the odds and did something no North American team has done in about a decade; win a major international CS tournament.
ELEAGUE Major to Host Americas Qualifier with Online Competition via the FACEIT Platform Starting Nov. 2
Team Dignitas is proving themselves to be genuine contenders for every tournament remaining this year, and a worthy topic of discussion around ELeague's January major. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis describes the team's surprising and sudden rise to the top.
When it comes to making Counter-Strike winning predictions, it’s been a shaky year for Richard Lewis. In this week's "In Focus", Richard gives his Season Two predictions, and reminds the fans: There is no clairvoyance, however much his head resembles a crystal ball.
After signing him just six weeks ago, Mousesports benches Oskar. In this week’s In Focus, Richard Lewis reports on the team’s decision to throw away a star player so quickly after the supposed dream move, and the factors that may have led to the decision.
In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis profiles the "Swedish shuffle", as GODSENT acquired three of fnatic’s players. Now with a few tournaments under our belts, we can see who the loser was: Sweden.
ELEAGUE will host the next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Major Championship to be held January 22-29, 2017, in Atlanta. The Grand Final – televised live on TBS with a simulcast on Twitch – will take center stage on Sunday, Jan. 29, from historic Fox Theatre in midtown Atlanta.
In this week's "In Focus," Richard Lewis reports on players who should seize the opportunity to hone their skills to handle the demands of high-level Counter-Strike.
Check out the list of International networks broadcasting the Overwatch Open.
In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis reports on Renegades' recent acquisition, as well as how everyone wants the team to succeed, but has failed to deliver.
ELEAGUE and FACEIT have announced group stage pairings for the inaugural Overwatch Open to be held Sunday through Friday, Sept. 25-30, from ELEAGUE arena at Turner Studios in Atlanta.
ELEAGUE will kick off the second half of its preliminary rounds today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Noon ET, with teams from the Americas taking center stage as they battle for a chance to advance to ELEAGUE’s group stage round.
NiP's decision to bring in Mikail "Maikelele" Bill, in place of the injured "pyth" was widely considered an upgrade. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis breaks down the twists and turns of the adventure.
The Overwatch Open will be officially sponsored by ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG). As the official PC and monitor sponsor for the entire tournament, ROG will provide the gaming PCs and monitors for both the North American (Sept. 26-27) and European (Sept. 28-29) Regional Finals and the Grand Finals on Saturday, October 1.