Luminosity Gaming will become SK Gaming on July 1
Jun28

Luminosity Gaming will become SK Gaming on July 1

SK and Luminosity have come to a humble agreement and as of July 1st the Brazilian Major Champions will be playing under a new organization.

Are professional CS:GO players still cheating?
Jun27

Are professional CS:GO players still cheating?

When Duncan “Thorin” Shields starts discussion hacking and cheating in CS:GO you have to understand their may be an issue. Valve’s Anti Cheat (VAC) software may not be working, but what else needs to be done to put everyone’s mind at ease?

A CS:GO player has filed a lawsuit against Valve for “illegal gambling”
Jun24

A CS:GO player has filed a lawsuit against Valve for “illegal gambling”

A lawsuit now threatens the eSports betting world as one lone individual is planning to take Valve to court over underage gambling.

Immortals shock Swedish fans as they win Dreamhack Summer CS:GO
Jun21

Immortals shock Swedish fans as they win Dreamhack Summer CS:GO

Brazilian team Immortals upset the Swedish home crowd as they defeated Ninjas in Pyjams 2-0 to take Dreamhack Summer.

Splyce picks up a North American Overwatch team
Jun14

Splyce picks up a North American Overwatch team

Splyce, a North American based team, have picked up an Overwatch roster consisting of up and coming talent. The roster includes ex-Team Fortress 2 professional players and a familiar face in the CS:GO scene.

The EGE eSports arena had added more titles
Jun07

The EGE eSports arena had added more titles

EGEs eSports Arena will play host to some South Africa’s biggest eSports titles this year. From Counter-Strike to FIFA, EGE will have it all, and you’ll get the chance to compete as well in various public tournaments.

The Captain of Astralis was denied a VISA for North America’s biggest tournament
Jun06

The Captain of Astralis was denied a VISA for North America’s biggest tournament

I new kind of Visa issue has plagued eSports. This time Astralis captain Finn “Karrigan” Anderson has had his Visa Waiver denied after he visited Iran within the past five years.

Immortals enter the CS:GO scene with their purchase of Tempo Storm
Jun02

Immortals enter the CS:GO scene with their purchase of Tempo Storm

League of Legends team Immortals have entered CS:GO acquiring former Tempo Storm who went up for sale after being left out of Turner’s ELEAGUE and various other international tournaments.

New tournament host SKYLLA is a mixed male and female competition
Jun02

New tournament host SKYLLA is a mixed male and female competition

SKYLLA will usher in a new age of CS:GO tournaments by pitting male and female teams against eachother in a mixed competition for $17,500.

Fade to black arrives in the latest CS:GO update
Jun01

Fade to black arrives in the latest CS:GO update

CS:GO’s latest update brings in important gameplay changes to spectating and playing with the much needed “fade to black” on death. An interesting change which will be felt in upcoming tournaments.

E-Frag CS:GO World Championships include South Africa
May26

E-Frag CS:GO World Championships include South Africa

Yet another international CS:GO tournament will be including South Africa. The World Championships, hosted by E-Frag, will include SA in their qualifier consisting of 83 teams from countries around the world. While this team may now legally be called South Africa, they will be comprised of the best players in the country.

What does it mean that ESEA is in South Africa?
May23

What does it mean that ESEA is in South Africa?

Let’s take a look at the initial response from the community regarding ESEA opening up in South Africa.