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Top 10 players at MSI 2022 Rumble Stage, RNG players claim top spots

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League of Legends Pro League’s (LPL) Royal Never Give Up (RNG) led the standings of the 2022 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) Rumble Stage, followed by T1, G2 Esports, and Evil Geniuses (EG), who were second, third, and fourth, respectively. The four representatives come from the major regions of the professional league—China, Korea, Europe, and North America. […]

CSGO coach Rejin returns following bug ban, joining Endpoint

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Following the end of his near 20-month ban, Allan “Rejin” Petersen has been appointed by Endpoint to join their coaching staff, as per Dexerto. Rejin was banned back in September 2020 by the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) alongside 36 other coaches after he was caught using the spectator bug. The bug allowed the coach of […]

IEM Rio Major 2022 to be held from October to November, ESL announces

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ESL Gaming announced Tuesday that Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Rio Major 2022 would run from October 31 to November 13. A live audience will attend the Champions Stage at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. This will be the first time a CS:GO major takes place in Brazil and South America. The Jeunesse Arena, […]

MSI 2022: RNG eliminates PSG Talon, to face Evil Geniuses in semifinals

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After competing for five days in the Rumble Stage, the Mid-Season Invitational 2022 will enter the Knockout Stage where four teams are set to compete for two spots in the final. The four teams that made it through Rumble Stage are Royal Never Give Up, Evil Geniuses, T1, and G2 Esports. PSG Talon, the underdog […]

ESL One Dota 2 Stockholm Major: OG wins 3-1 over TSM FTX

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Western European Dota2 superteam OG topped North American contender TSM FTX 3-1 in the grand finals of the ESL One Stockholm Major on Sunday, May 23. The victory concluded the double-elimination tournament. OG won the Stockholm Major with stand-ins, making their run even more impressive. Sébastien “Ceb” Debs stood in as the team’s hard support […]

MSI 2022: PSG Talon defeat G2 Esports twice, RNG dominate standings

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The fourth day of MSI 2022’s Rumble Stage wrapped in an interesting fashion, starting from Royal Never Give Up leading the standings and two consecutive defeats of the Spanish professional team G2 Esports to PSG Talon. Talon had the third and fourth day to themselves, forcing G2 to their knees despite being ranked the fifth […]

Singapore to host Dota 2’s The International 11

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Dota 2’s The International 11 (TI11) will take place in Singapore in October, according to developer Valve Software on Sunday, May 22. In the 11-year history of The International, Valve has held the global esports tournament in Canada, the US, Germany, Romania, and China. This will be the first time the global tournament takes place […]

PGL Major Antwerp: FaZe defeats NAVI 2-0, claims Major title

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North America’s FaZe Clan claimed the 2022 PGL Major Antwerp title after defeating defending champion Natus Vincere 2-0 in a tight final match on Sunday. Håvard “rain” Nygaard, FaZe’s only remaining 2016 original roster was awarded the Major’s MVP for his massive contribution to the team’s triumph. For FaZe, the victory marked their first PGL […]

Fnatic, TSM, Tundra become top three teams in Stockholm Major

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Fnatic, TSM.FTX, and Tundra Esports have locked themselves as in the top three teams of the ESL One Dota 2 Stockholm Major. In the lower bracket, Fnatic subjugated T1 in a tight game. After defeating South America’s Thunder Awaken, Tundra Esports became the clear favorite to win the Major. They will be facing off against […]

FaZe, Spirit advance to CSGO PGL Antwerp 2022 Semifinal

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A 2-1 victory for FaZe Clan against Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) marked the opening match of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) PGL Major Antwerp 2022 quarterfinals. Meanwhile, Team Spirit swept the tournament, which was held in Belgium on Thursday, May 19, with a six-game winning streak, and advanced to the semifinals along with FaZe Clan. […]

100 Thieves to launch video game, release date yet to be confirmed

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Professional esports team 100 Thieves has announced plans to release their very own video game, titled Project X. The release date of the game is yet to be announced, as the project is still in the very early stages. Therefore, the game development project has not been described in detail. In an announcement on their […]

Southeast Asia’s BOOM Esports, T1 exit Dota 2 Stockholm Major

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BOOM Esports finished 9th to 12th following their loss to OG at the lower brackets of the ESL Dota 2 Stockholm Major on Wednesday night. Having missed the main stage of the tournament, Erin Jasper “Yopaj” Ferrer, Saieful “Fbz” Ilham, Timothy “Tims” Randrup, Gabriel “Skem” Ong, and Souliya “JaCkky” Khoomphetsavong returned home empty-handed. Two of […]

MSI 2022 record most undefeated teams in tournament’s history

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The 2022 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (LoL MSI) has seen more teams winning in the group stage than during the last six years of the tournament’s history combined. Among the teams are T1, G2 Esports, and Royal Never Give Up. Between the MSI’s inception in 2015 and the MSI last season, only two teams […]

Flames, Heroic, FURIA Qualify For PGL Major Antwerp’s Champion Stage

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The Copenhagen Flames, Heroic, and FURIA Esport have secured the last spots in the Champion Stage that will start on Thursday. They qualified for the stage after winning their last Legends Stage games of the PGL Major Antwerp on Tuesday. Heroic and FURIA both won with three maps. Heroic beat Team Vitality, while FURIA defeated […]

T1 to remain in NA following blockbuster VALORANT trade with Cloud9

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T1 CEO Joe Marsh said Monday, May 16, that the organization would remain based in North America (NA) after a recent VALORANT trade with Cloud9. Apparently, this announcement shocked the community. In the wake of the trade, many speculated about why the deal occurred and what it might mean for VALORANT’s transition to a closed, […]

CS:GO PGL Antwerp Major: Valve patches smoke grenade bug after two months

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Valve has patched a highly controversial smoke grenade bug that allowed players to see through the fog. The bug was discovered two months ahead of the PGL Major Antwerp but PGL strangely allowed players to use the game-breaking bug on May 15. What followed was professional players bonded in an unwritten rule to not exploit […]

Dr. Disrespect appears in Fortnite ad on Twitch amid ban from streaming platform

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Dr. Disrespect a.k.a the Doc, a prominent Warzone streamer on YouTube, recently appeared in a Twitch advertisement for Fortnite. The Doc has faced numerous challenges throughout his streaming career, but his ban from Twitch has always been the most mysterious of all. Many creators have risked being banned for playing with the Doc as he […]

PGL Antwerp: Cloud9 loses to FaZe over ‘human error’ in map selection

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In the third round of the PGL Antwerp Major’s Legends Stage, Cloud9 was forced to a defeat against FaZe Clan, following a poor map veto decision on Nuke. Cloud9 is now on a 1-2 win-loss record and only a series play away from getting eliminated in this year’s CS:GO Major. Aside from C9 sitting on […]

Top teams claim consecutive wins with zero defeats at MSI 2022

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This year’s League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational has recently wrapped the third day of group stage matchups. Looking back, the three top teams representing each group have exhibited stellar performance, recording a series of wins without having to suffer any defeat. T1 of Group A recorded three consecutive wins from the first day and has […]

Team Liquid to carry North America’s last hope at PGL Antwerp Major

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The North American representatives, Team Liquid and Complexity Gaming, both lost their opening day games to their European rivals at PGL Major Antwerp 2022. The region had a rocky start to the tournament. They still have a lot of work to do before qualifying for the next round. On their first day of the tournament, […]