DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship at DreamHack Open Cluj-NapocaCS:GO’s Seventh Consecutive $250k Major Heads to Romania August 27, 2015 – Valve today announced its next CS:GO Major Championship at DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca, featuring a $250,000 prize pool. Taking place October 28 – November 1 at the Sala Polivalentă arena, the upcoming CS:GO tournament will follow the progress of the Legends…

CS:GO News Week in Review: August 31st

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Catch up with the biggest news in competitive Counter-Strike from the past week and stay up to date with the scene. natu released from NiP The Ninjas in Pyjamas announced in a statement this week that they will be parting ways with their team coach, Joona “natu” Leppänen, due to lack of time as a result of his numerous casting…

DH Cluj-Napoca to be next major

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Image source: Link Dreamhack has unveiled that their Open Cluj-Napoca event will be the grounds for the last CS:GO major of this year. The final major of this year has been revealed to be Dreamhack Open Cluj-Napoca, inside the Sala Polivalentă multi-purpose indoor arena from October 28th to November 1st. The event, spanning over four days, will be played almost…

Interview with QG's manager, Link0: "We'll meet iG head on."

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Hi Link0. After QG got second place, is it possible that the players’ state (mentality) declined? Link0: It’s pretty inevitable that there’s a slight decline, but we’ll definitely adjust our attitudes. Please relax, everyone. How has it been for the players preparing for their match? Link0: Pretty much the same as usual. But the players’ state (mentalities) have all been…

Roster Shuffles Continue: A New Team Secret Emerge, Alliance Reform

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The Post-TI5 roster shuffle is still underway, but with Valve’s recent announcement regarding their new Major tournament series, a deadline for new rosters has been finalized. Only teams who have maintained a stable roster from September 5th onwards will be eligible to receive direct invitations to the Fall Major itself as well as for the qualifiers (teams who shuffle past…

Joona ''natu'' Leppänen looking back at his time as coach for NiP

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Joona ”natu” Leppänen looks back at his time at NiP, assesses problems and wishes best of luck to the team Recently we saw Joona ”natu” Leppänen, coach of NiP, leave the team after poor results at ESL One Cologne and in general. It was clearly a hard, but necessary decision to make, in attempt to restructure the once dominant team….

LCS Patch Changes and Previews

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Now that the finals are over, patches have gone a bit crazy! Korea got 5.15 before the LCS, which is unusual in it’s own right, and the third round of regional qualifiers in LCS will be played on 5.15 as well. Riot’s Patrick “Skarizard” Scarborough has already said that Worlds will be played on 5.18, with it and 5.17 focused on…

Tonight on “The Innervated”: The land of the walking billboards

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        How tight is the sponsor grip over Hearthstone players and teams compared to other esports and traditional sports and how is that affecting the game? Nydra, Chiv and Sumadin sit down for a serious talk tonight at 21:00 CEST. Before getting into another deep discussion, show’s hosts share what decks they’re playing in the first week after…

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