Fox takes an indefinite break from CS:GO esportsRicardo ‘fox’ Pacheco has decided to step down from his spot in OFFSET Esports’ starting lineup and he is also taking an indefinite break from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The 34-year-old CS veteran cited personal reasons for his decision to step away for now.
Na’Vi takes home Cologne 2021 titleRussian team Natus Vincere stepped up their game and laid waste to the IEM Cologne 2021 and won the title for the first time since 2020. The team has scored $400,000 prize money as they went on to beat the odds and close out the contest in the best way they can.
IEM Cologne set to bring hot matchesIEM Cologne is set to feature two big matches between four teams. Astralis will face Virtus.pro while Gambit Esports will take on FaZe Clan. This just means that IEM Cologne will have a lot of fans watching at home.
Heroic ends their IEM Cologne run tied at 7th-8th placeDespite their motivation to make it far in the tournament, Heroic was bounced out of IEM Cologne in the group stages by FaZe Clan in Group B’s lower bracket final. It was a full three-game series but FaZe’s 16-10 victory in Ancient decided the outcome.
Zonic mulling options with AstralisAfter years of being at the top of the CS:GO table, there is a change possibly coming in for Astralis. Team coach Danny ‘zonic’ Sorensen is taking a good look at his options as his deal with Astralis is set to expire by the end of this year after a rough run.
Na'Vi's s1mple talks about their hunger to win more tournamentsWith the recent changes to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Natus Vincere star player Aleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyliev and his teammates are hungry to win more events sometime soon. They are ready to win despite the big changes in the CS:GO meta.
PGL still wants a CS:GO Major to be held in StockholmProminent esports events org PGL remains committed to holding a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major in Stockholm, Sweden despite the issues surrounding Dota 2’s The International. Valve’s flagship MOBA was not allowed to hold its big event in the Avicii Arena.
BLAST Premier Fall Finals set to have a live audienceFor the first time in 20 months, CS:GO is finally set to have a live arena with fans inside. The upcoming event BLAST Premier Fall Finals is the word of mouth because it has been a long time since the games have seen a lot of fans join them on the big stage.
S1mple lashes out on CIS for lack of fair playNatus Vincere star Oleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyliev says cheating was a huge factor in their loss to Team Spirit. While this one is out of the blue, s1mple knows that this one is not one of their ordinary runs in the game which makes it hard to believe that Na’Vi was knocked out early.