cs:go esports 2016

2016 in CS:GO – Part one – January to June

An entire year in esports is a long time, especially when it comes to CS:GO. A typical allotted season is around three months, so teams being dominant for more than that...
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Michele Attisani – FACEIT – From Breakthrough to Ascension

After a busy 12 months in esports, we caught up with FACEIT CoFounder and Chief Business Officer Michele Attisani for the next in our end of year Q&A series.  Esports Insider: Have...
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Kristian Segerstrale – Super Evil Megacorp – A Vainglory Year

It's been some year for esports, but certain titles have made greater strides than others. One of these is Vainglory, the mobile esport from developer Super Evil Megacorp.  We asked Kristian Segerstrale,...

Benoit Pagotto – Fnatic – Into the Bunkr

Last week we made a long overdue trip to Fnatic's Bunkr, the new concept esports store, opened on Shoreditch's Redchurch Street.  Benoit Pagotto, Brand Marketing Director at Fnatic, was on hand to...

Scrub League Weekly – White House cringe

How many of you would watch two Street Fighter pros face off at the White House? Not that many, apparently.  On this week's Scrub League podcast the scrubs discuss the pros and cons...

This week in Esports: EG and Alliance go indie, TSM & C9 partner with...

It's been a somewhat quiet week in esports as the world and industry moves towards the festive period. Saying that, two of the biggest esports organisations have become independent, player owned...
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Betting Preview: ELEAGUE Major Qualifiers

The ELEAGUE Major Qualifiers continue today with another eight fixtures as teams bid to qualify for the next CS:GO Major. Our three picks for today's action are the following teams to win their respective...

Wouter Sleijffers – Fnatic – Transformation

Wouter Sleijffers is the CEO of Fnatic, arguably the most established organisation in esports. 2016 has been a major year for esports and no less so for Fnatic which launched its...

Valve releases Dota 2 patch 7.00

Game developer Valve has released patch 7.00 for huge esports title Dota 2 which many are effectively labelling a sequel for the game.   https://twitter.com/wykrhm/status/808469932732092416 It's the first patch in the somewhat brief history...

Marco Cuesta – FirstBlood.io – Bringing blockchain technology to esports

Marco Cuesta is one of the cofounders of FirstBlood.io, a company which recently raised over $6 million (£4.72m), and he spoke to Esports Insider with the blockchain esports focused platform set...

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NASCAR Heat Champions announced for DAYTONA 500 weekend

NASCAR's exclusive console simulation-style video game licensee, 704Games, and Esports Arena Drive - the 'first mobile esports arena' - are working together to deliver NASCAR...