Fnatic decides to bench Jackinho after 10 months with the teamAfter a 10-month stint with the Fnatic CS:GO team, the team has decided to bench primary AWPer Jack ‘Jackinho’ Ström Mattsson from the starting lineup. His time with the team has been rocky from the start because he wasn’t given the AWP immediately which was surprising.
MAD Lions finally agrees to part ways with AWPer tudsoNAfter seven months of playing in a six-player MAD Lions lineup, AWPer Filip ‘tudsoN’ Tudev and the team mutually agreed to part ways. The young Pole was competing for the AWPer spot against Volodymyr ‘Woro2k’ Veletniuk. This forced tudsoN to take a step back.
Nivera parts ways with Team Vitality to switch gamesAnother Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player has made the move to Valorant with young Belgian Nabil ‘Nivera’ Benrlitom joining the game after a stint with Team Vitality. He now joins his brother Adil ‘ScreaM’ Benrlitom at Team Liquid’s Valorant squad.
CS:GO players slam Riptide update’s timingCS:GO players are shocked to see the new update, Operation Riptide, launched on all servers with the IEM Fall already ongoing. This leaves a lot of players and teams with little time to adjust their plays to the new meta.
Nexa wants to lead G2 back to the top of the CS:GO sceneG2 was once the best team in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene. They are not at that level now, but in-game leader Nemanja ‘Nexa’ Isaković wants to guide them back there. They had a disastrous ESL Pro League rin but the squad wants to turn their fortunes around.
Shakezullah talks about why CS stars are not moving to ValorantWith numerous CS:GO players moving to Valorant, Bad News Bears captain Adam ‘Shakezullah’ Hardeman talked about why some players haven’t made the switch. North America is the strongest region in Valorant which is why it’s a dilemma for NA CS:GO stars.
Golden wants to return to professional CS:GO after benchingAfter he was benched from Fnatic’s active Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster, Maikil ‘Golden’ Kunda Selim has detailed he wants to play pro CS:GO again. Both he and Jesper ‘JW’ Wecksell were benched but Golden has given details about his next career steps.
ALEX talks about his role as Fnatic's new CS:GO captainFnatic announced a big change to their CS:GO lineup by signing former Cloud9 duo William ‘mezii’ Merriman and new team captain Alex ‘ALEX’ McMeekin. The new in-game leader talked about his time with C9 and his new role with Fnatic’s Swedish core.
MSL, aizy back together for Team SouthMathias ‘MSL’ Lauridsen and Philip ‘aizy’ Aistrup are back on the same team again as they push for more success in Team South. The squad aims to get a strong start and get to the big games as soon as they can to fuel their run in the coming months.
Will Xyp9x decide to stay when his Astralis contract ends?Astralis’ reliable star Andreas ‘Xyp9x’ Højsleth has detailed that he’s considering all of his options. This is largely due to his contract expiring in late 2021. He will be a big signing for any team especially since Astralis also lost Nicolai ‘dev1ce’ Reedtz earlier in 2021.