The Gfinity Elite Series’ Counter Strike competition starts next weekend, with a newly revised format featuring bonus points and best-of-one group stage matches. The previous season’s best-of-two group stage matches have been shortened to best-of-ones, with two points being awarded for a map win and no points for a map loss. However, if the losing team manage to reach a threshold of ten rounds, then they will be awarded one bonus point. Due to maps being simply vetoed down, to one remaining map which is played, it is likely teams will avoid maps with heavy CT bias. This is because these maps often tend to finish with more one sided scores against the losing team, if they [...]
The ESL Premiership has concluded. After a long online league saw the final teams whittled down to four, before those four being re-jigged before being reinstated, we had an exciting final four on our hands. CeX, Reason, Endpoint and Radix were lined up to take the stage in Birmingham at EGX.
Bulldog Esports have been without a UK CSGO team for a number of months, however they have today announced that they are taking a chance on a new UK side. Comprised of a mix of old faces, the roster boasts talent formerly seen representing some of the big names in UK Esports.
The Bulldog Esports press release acknowledges the team as “underdogs” that “will be starting off again from the bottom.” Whether this is inspiring pragmatism or simply caution as to not overstate the roster’s talent will soon become clear. Regardless of history, the majority of the team members appear to be fresh out of retirement and hence their expected performance remains [...]
Nuclear Storm Gaming were frantically looking for a fifth player to join their roster before i61 only to find themselves in a worse spot after the event. Sam “Diablo” Bide and Luke “LeLewk” Terry stepped down from the roster after the team’s 13-16th place finish at i61, leaving the Irish organisation with two new holes to fill.