IEM Cologne – FaZe sweeps Astralis, Team Liquid beats Furia

The Group B upper bracket finals have finally reached an end and FaZe came out on top of the competition without much struggle. The team captained by Finn “⁠karrigan⁠” Andersen first denied the Danish comeback on Overpass in a 16-13 win, and then closed out the series on Inferno 16-11.

MOUZ claims revenge against Heroic at IEM Cologne main stage

After being knocked down by Heroic in the second round of the IEM Cologne play-in stage, MOUZ had their opportunity for revenge against Heroic in the main stage, and they didn’t waste their golden opportunity. MOUZ managed to up a surprise 2-0 victory over a Heroic who recently made roster changes, to eliminate them from the event. The European team won Vertigo 16-13 and Nuke 16-10, which means they move on to face the loser of the Vitality vs Movistar Riders series.

CSGO professional player Boombl4 became source of a big controversy

Professional Counter Strike Global Offensive player Kirill “Boombl4” Mikhaylov was recently released from his duties with esports organization NAVI. The Ukrainian based organization stated the player was a “high reputational risk” as their main reasoning for removing the Russian player from the star studded roster.

Fan favorite player Snax showed at IEM Dallas that he deserves another spot on a tier one team

While Cloud9’s Counter Strike Global Offensive team are still celebrating after their campaign at IEM Dallas, ENCE can feel proud of what they have accomplished. Even though the Russian squad swept ENCE easily 3-0 in the grand finals of the $250000 event and demonstrated they are not “onliners” anymore, ENCE was able to proof that there is still some fight in the organization after the roster moves.

FAZE Clan advances to the PGL Antwerp Major 2022 thanks to a last round knife kill

Earlier today, FaZe clan became the first grand finalist in the PGL Antwerp Major 2022 after taking down team Spirit in quite an unusual manner, directly with a knife kill to win it all. Even though FaZe clan finished off the series with a win, this entire series hasn’t been easy by any means. At the very last minute of the game, Finn “Karrigan” Andersan closed out the win in the most exciting way possible, by getting a knife kill on Abdul “Degster” Ganasov, to win twenty three to twenty five.

Match fixing accusations continue to appear within CSGO

Counter Strike Global Offensive is no stranger to match fixing scandals, some of them rumors while others proven including harsh penalties. The latest accusation to come out includes former professional players where the standout is “HObbit” currently playing for Cloud9 in the PGL Antwerp Major.

Best matches on Day 1 of the PGL Major Antwerp 2022

The first CS:GO major of the year is about to kick off and we can’t be more excited about that! During the first day of the major, we will have two EU vs NA matches, teams like Renegades will play on the international stage after many months, there’s so much stuff happening that it might be a bit overwhelming.

Entropiq and MOUZ qualify for IEM Dallas 2022

On May 4, the last two matches of the European Qualifier unfolded, and the winners qualified for the IEM Dallas main event. This tournament will feature a $250,000 prize pool and it will happen from May 30 to June 5 in Dallas, Texas. 

BLAST Premier Spring Showdown grand finals are set

We had both semifinals unfold on the same day and both series were incredibly one-sided. Godsent vs Furia Esports was the first matchup of the day and Furia wanted to finish this series quickly as they stormed the first game. Godsent had the first map pick and decided to go for Overpass, which they regretted quickly. 

ENCE knocks out Heroic out of the BLAST Premier Showdown

While PGL Major Antwerp 2022 comes closer and closer, we can still enjoy some good CSGO at the BLAST Premier Spring European Showdown tournament. A couple of days ago we got to watch ENCE take down Copenhagen Flames in a close series, while Heroic was doing the same against Team NKT. Both teams got themselves into the first semi-finals of the tournament, the other being Astralis vs Ninjas in Pyjamas, which we are still waiting to watch.