The Cross Roads – DH Stockholm Preview

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Yomi is a term used in competitive fighting games to denote the metagame of the mind. It is the ability to read what your opponent is planning to do to win the game and then countering his move. The read comes from a combination of the standard metagame, experience and instinct. In Counter Strike terms you can see this in…

Patch Notes 9/15/15: Reanimated!

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As of just about an hour before writing this post, Counter Strike underwent a rather large update, and upon investigating, I realized just how big it actually was. The following patch notes will be separated into sections for clarification. Animations and Hitboxes This was easily the largest section in the update. If you feel like heading into the game, these changes will…

Alchemixt’s Illuminati gets acquired by FollowEsports

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The organization has been growing steadily and the Hearthstone roster is its fourth division after Counter-Strike, Smash and World of WarCraft. FollowEsports has acquired the entire roster of team Illuminati, formed by Dan “Alchemixt” Walton in May after a permaban on his account made him decide to quit competing as a professional player and rather switch his involvement in the…

The Fnatic‘s formulae: Assembling of the open era’s greatest lineup

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  For Counter-strike lovers and enthusiasts, Fnatic is a household brand. Boasting numerous trophies and legendary players, one can make a case that fnatic is the greatest organization ever in Counter-strike. Little remember, however, how struggling the team was to find its footing in CS:GO. Wind of Change: July 9th 2013, Fnatic abandoned their CSGO squad. No, not that one!…

Schneider replaces Nico in Team Dignitas

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Photo by: Team Dignitas Team Dignitas just announced that schneider will be replacing Nico in their Counter Strike: Global Offensive lineup. Team Dignitas announced that changes in their Counter Strike: Global Offensive roster took place. Andreas ‘Schneider‘ Lindberg is going to replace Nicolaj ‘Nico‘ Jensen. Nico has been part of the linup ever since they got picked up by Dignitas from their former…

Let's Talk About Communication

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The Basics In game, a coach is responsible for organizing a team’s communication and making sure that they are being as efficient as possible with their words. As the foundation of the strategic aspects of a team, I believe every coach needs to take charge and mold how the team talks. The call-outs common to first person shooters like Counter-Strike…

compLexity back to CS:GO

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The North American organisation is back with brand new CS:GO roster, set and ready to compete at the highest level. CompLexity announced their comeback to the proffessional Counter-Strike scene with a new roster. They have been out of action ever since their previous team was picked up by Cloud9. There have been a lot of speculations as to who they’re…

GosuGamers CS:GO section is looking for crew members

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Are you a Counter-Strike fan who wants to write about his favorite game and/or maintain one of the richest tournament databases in competitive CS? Apply to become a GosuGamers crew member and start building your connections with the industry. About GosuGamers GosuGamers is an eSports portal mostly specializing in Dota 2, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm and Counter-Strike. The website has…

Adderall in Esports: What is it and What Does it Mean?

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An issue that hasn’t risen to the forefront of our community since 2013 has come back, and it is the use of performance enhancing drugs in Counter-Strike and Esports in general. First, let’s discuss what Adderall is and what is does to the human body. WHAT IS IT? Adderall is a brand name for a combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine. It…