LGD replaces Fnatic at Nanyang Championship

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After receiving a direct invite to The Nanyang Championship Season Two, Fnatic have sadly had to withdraw from the event. With the main event of the Nanyang Championships Season Two coming up from July 6th-10th, Fnatic have withdrawn themselves from the event due to unavoidable Visa constraints. Eric Khor, team manager of Fnatic, has said this on the situation; “…

Compete in our July GosuBet contest for state of the art ROCCAT hardware

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GosuBet July Contest page Prove yourself the best GosuBetter in our July GosuBet contest and be among the first in the world to try out ROCCAT’s new gaming peripherals. Next month, bet on matches in all GosuGamers sections to win awesome prizes from our friends and partners from ROCCAT. The top betters in each section will win the brand new…

The International 2016 player debutants – Europe

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With less than two months remaining until the world-famous International we take a look at some of the players who are making their International debut at TI6. With less than two months remaining until the world-famous International we take a look at some of the players who are making their International debut at TI6.  Each TI has unique stories unfolding…

ELEAGE Week 6 Group Stage Recap

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EnVyUs and Virtus.Pro find their form and take first and second seeds, Gambit and compLexity struggle and place third and fourth. This week’s ELEAGUE group stage yielded an array of exciting matches with another overtime match between Virtus.Pro and EnVyUs, aces from Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt and Rustem “mou” Telepov, and a 1v1 defuse without smoke by Janusz “Snax” Pogorzelski. We present a recap…

South Africa soon to establish itself in the eSports scene?

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Since Bravado Gaming Emotion placed top 5 at MSI Beat IT in Taiwan during 2014, not much else has been shown in regards to South Africa’s level of ability, but all of a sudden there seems to be a dramatic resurgence for the local scene. With the start of the new Digital Gaming League season in 2016, Telkom announced they…

The need for team leagues in Hearthstone

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In a guest editorial, TheChiv explains why team leagues need to return to Hearthstone. ESGN Fight Night as the first form of team play in Hearthstone back in 2014. Picture: LiquidHearth Text by: Dylan “TheChiv” K.  About the author: TheChiv’s involvement with competitive Hearthstone goes back years, to the days of the first Managrind open tournaments. He’s worn many hats…

ESL announces tournament in São Paulo

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Picture courtesy of Helena Kristiansson/ESL ESL seeks to please Brazilian eSports community with Brazilian Tournament.​ It seems ESL wants to better its ties with the Brazilian eSports community. As announced in an interview with Managing Director Spike Laurie on the Brazilian news website, Omelete, ESL plans to host a CS:GO tournament in São Paulo in October which will feature top teams from all…

The Qualifiers Conclude

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Congratulations to the twelve teams that battled through the Open and Regional Qualifiers to earn invitations to The International 2016. While eight of those squads have placed safely into the Main Event alongside the six direct invites, the four Wild Card teams still must face off in Seattle for the final two tournament spots, each one aiming to replicate CDEC’s…

TI6 prize pool spikes nearly $1.5M after release of Immortal II

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The total prize pool for The International 6 sees an astounding 1.5 million dollar spike in profits after the release of the Immortal II treasure.  The International 6 prize pool has seen a steady incline in profits since the release of the compendium, but it recently saw a rather significant spike in sales as a result of the Immortal II…

TI6 prize pool spikes nearly $1.5M after release of Immortal II

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The total prize pool for The International 6 sees an astounding 1.5 million dollar spike in profits after the release of the Immortal II treasure.  The International 6 prize pool has seen a steady incline in profits since the release of the compendium, but it recently saw a rather significant spike in sales as a result of the Immortal II…

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