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FaZe Clan eliminated from NA VCT Last Chance Qualifier with loss to Version1

The mighty have fallen, and FaZe Clan’s train of momentum has been derailed for the remainder year after their loss to Version1 in the lower bracket of the North American VALORANT Champions Tour Last Chance Qualifier. Many didn’t expect FaZe Clan to win the LCQ, but few expected them to be out of the tournament this early, and especially to the hands of the two teams that sent them packing. On Icebox, FaZe Clan started off strong with the first two rounds under their belts, but V1 ran away with

The best MTG Innistrad: Crimson Vow day 1 previews

The first batch of Innistrad: Crimson Vow spoilers showed off the set’s new mechanics and tribal-focused card pool with strong Angels and Vampires support. Crimson Vow is the final set of the year that releases on Magic Arena and Magic Online on Nov. 11 followed by a full tabletop release on Nov. 19. From the return of beloved characters to experimental new mechanics, here are the best spoilers from day one of Crimson Vow previews. Thalia, Guardian of Thraben Wizards of the Coast started the spoiler season off with a

MTG werewolf tribal improves with Innistrad: Crimson Vow Volatile Arsonist

Goldspan Dragon continues to loom over the Magic: The Gathering Standard meta as a five-drop while werewolves will get some much-needed tribal love within Innistrad: Crimson Vow via Volatile Arsonist. Scheduled to release digitally on Nov. 11, Innistrad: Crimson Vow (VOW) will include a number of new werewolf cards. Vampires are the focus of the set via Olivia Voldaren’s marriage to Edgar Markov. The VOW spoiler Volatile Arsonist, however, shows that Wizards of the Coast will continue to support the werewolf tribal theme from MID.  Volatile Arsonist CMC: 3RRType: Creature—human

Photos: Virtus.pro, ENCE celebrate after securing Legends Stage

Check out some highlight moments from the third day of the Challengers Stage at PGL Major Stockholm, where HLTV.org's photographers captured players rejoicing after they advanced to the Legends Stage. The third day of PGL Major Stockholm's Challengers Stage saw three more teams advance into the top sixteen, while three other teams were eliminated from the competition with 1-3 records. Josip "brcho" Brtan and Radoslaw "MAKKU" Makuch were on the ground to snap photos of all of the action as players reveled in their victory, and as heartbreak unfolded for

Astralis – Spirit headlines final Challengers Stage matchups

Following MOUZ eliminating Renegades in the final game on day three in Stockholm, the matchups for the fifth round of the Challengers Stage have been set. In the final BO3 series which will see three teams eliminated and three progress to the Legends stage, BIG will take on MOUZ, Heroic will face Movistar Riders, and Astralis will play Spirit. One win away from the Legends Stage The initial game on Friday will see Heroic clash with Movistar Riders. The highest-ranked team still fighting for a Legends slot, Heroic, will have

Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone Day 1, Pre-season and Season 1 Roadmap Revealed

Call of DutySeason One in Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone launches Dec. 2, 2021. / Photo courtesy of ActivisionThe launch day, Pre-season and Season One roadmap for Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone has officially been revealed, giving players a full-fledged, in-depth preview of what's to come in the next 35 days.Activision periodically releases a roadmap previewing each season prior to the update going live. This one, in particular, is one that die-hard Call of Duty fans will not want to gloss over, as there are a ton of

alex: “This feels real now, we’re playing a Major, so there’s more pressure”

Movistar Riders have had a roller coaster of emotions at the PGL Stockholm Major, where they became the first Spanish team to compete at an event of this caliber. They started off with a win against Renegades, but then fell to Virtus.pro and Entropiq before coming out on top in a barn burner against TYLOO to make it to the final day of play. Movistar Riders have started to feel the heat in Sweden alex sat down to talk after Movistar Riders' close series with TYLOO, opening up about the

Astralis eliminate paiN; need one more win for Legends Stage

Astralis are able to stay alive for at least another day in Sweden with their 2-0 victory over paiN. The Danes will move into the fifth round of the Swiss stage tomorrow where a win would see them recover from a terrible 0-2 start and complete the reverse sweep, advancing to the top 16. However, they will have to overcome a tougher opponent than paiN or GODSENT to pull off that feat, with BIG and Spirit their possible opponents. The final Brazilian representatives in the Challengers stage paiN had a

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

ENCE punch their ticket to the Legends Stage after defeating BIG

ENCE are the latest team to qualify for the Legends Stage of the PGL Major Stockholm after defeating BIG 2-1. The European mix came into the series with a 2-1 record in the Challenger Stage featuring a win against GODSENT and a loss to FaZe on the opening day as well as a victory against MOUZ on Wednesday. Marco "⁠Snappi⁠" Pfeiffer's team was able to bounce back after a disappointing collapse on Dust2 and bring the fire into the next two maps. Paweł "⁠dycha⁠" Dycha propelled his team to a