Movistar Riders scrape by TYLOO to remain alive in PGL Stockholm Major

Movistar Riders’ all-Spanish CS:GO team get to fight another day in the PGL Stockholm Major Challengers Stage after narrowly defeating TYLOO 2-1 today in the 1-2 pool match. The series was incredibly close, even though Movistar Riders were clearly the favorites prior to the encounter. The Spaniards kicked off the best-of-three elimination match with a 16-14 win on Inferno. TYLOO won Mirage 16-7 to tie the series. And the decisive map couldn’t have been more perfect for the spectators since both teams brawled it out on Vertigo. When Movistar Riders

The final guard: Five legacy Major players left standing

Seven years of CS:GO Majors. Fifteen events in history where players have fought fervently to crown themselves as champions of the biggest tournament in the circuit, to reach glory and eternally etch their names in the history books of Counter-Strike. And only six players are left with the honor of having played at every single one. Heading into PGL Major Stockholm, now-retired and former NAVI in-game leader Danylo "⁠Zeus⁠" Teslenko is about to fall off that already short list of legacy players, leaving us with just five names who will

September Team Ranking: Copenhagen Flames break into top 20, Vitality rise to third

A few important events have taken place since we last brought you a monthly ranking update, most notably the playoffs of ESL Pro League Season 14 and IEM Fall. With the latter yet to finish there is still ground to be gained and lost, but more than enough has happened this month to see some major shifts in the top 30. Vitality crack the top three for the first time since February Here's a summary of our ranking for new readers: Our team ranking is based on teams' achievements over

Renegades qualify for PGL Stockholm Major, IEM Katowice 2022

Renegades have secured the only Oceania spot at the PGL Stockholm Major following their 2-1 victory against LookingforOrg in the upper bracket final of the IEM Fall Oceania Regional Major Ranking (RMR) tournament today. Liam “malta” Schembri, Simon “Sico” Williams, Joshua “INS” Potter, Jordan “Hatz” Bajic, and Alistair “aliStair” Johnston have been the most dominant team in the region and won’t even have to win the IEM Fall Oceania grand finals against ORDER or LookingforOrg to qualify for the first CS:GO Major in over two years. The Australian boys also

ESR 24/7 Esports Network to launch hundreds of hours of esports gaming…

ESR esports is now on Roku. Our high-quality but down-to-earth, home-brew shows appeal to viewers of all backgrounds and ages, gamers and non-gamers alike. NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 30, 2021 ESR 24/7 Esports Network today announced that it will bring hundreds of hours of esports gaming content to The Roku Channel, including its flagship original Esports Times gameshow. Launched in 2017, The Roku Channel is the home for free entertainment on America’s No. 1 TV streaming platform, based on hours streamed (Hypothesis Group, April 2021). The Roku Channel licenses and

IGC announce legal proceedings against 9z over nonpayment of meyern buyout

According to Dexerto, 9z are currently facing legal action after the Immortals Gaming Club (IGC) ⁠— the parent company of MIBR ⁠— filed a complaint to the Superior Court of California, in which they allege that the Argentinian organization have failed to pay the transfer fee of Ignacio "⁠meyern⁠" Meyer. Documents indicate that a transfer fee of $35,000 was agreed to between the two organisations for meyern, which IGC claim has never been paid, in part or in full, despite 9z stating "numerous times that payment would be forthcoming." The

Visitors from Verdansk: How Apex gained viewers and players as Warzone struggled

Apex Legends lived in the shadow of Call of Duty: Warzone for more than a year. Immediately upon Warzone’s release in March 2020, it was four times more popular than Apex among Twitch viewers, and for the next year and beyond, Warzone continued to enjoy viewership numbers Apex simply couldn’t reach. At the time, Apex was in a bit of a shambles. The coronavirus pandemic arrived just in time to squash the first LAN tournament of the game’s official pro circuit, the ALGS. The lure of Riot’s esports-ready VALORANT and

Cardano Partners With Chainlink for DeFi Smart Contracts Development

During a period of major corporate and institutional interest in the crypto industry, nearly 5,000 new tokens have emerged in the last 12 months, averaging over 10 new coins per day, new data shows. Cryptocurrency Boom of 2021 As can be observed on CoinMarketCap’s homepage, the number of existing cryptocurrencies has recently surpassed 12,000. This is well over the approximately 7,100 coins recorded by the site in September of last year, meaning that at least 4,900 new digital assets have been created in the last 12 months alone. This represents

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X Reported To Be Sold In Store At Best Buy September 23

The latest generation of consoles has been available since November of 2020. However, getting your hands on a unit has been a struggle. Just like with any big video game console release, players are hyped up for the launch. Usually, it’s tough finding stock right around when the console launches. Then things settle down a bit, and getting units is relatively easy. However, things have been different this time around, thanks to the worldwide pandemic we had to endure in 2020. When the consoles launched, they came during the height

PGL confirms CS:GO Major will be in Stockholm

PGL, the tournament organizer tasked with organizing the first CS:GO Major in more than two years, has confirmed that the $2 million tournament will be held in Stockholm, Sweden as originally planned, following months of uncertainty and several talks with the Swedish government. The confirmation comes after Sweden removed all possible restrictions for esports events in the country, allowing a full house for indoor events and relaxing the travel restrictions for esports players. There has been a slight change of dates as the Major was previously scheduled to kick off