NSG, also known as Nuclear Storm Gaming, have announced the signing of a UK team after primarily being interested in Irish talent in the past.
The announcement was posted late last night on the NSG Esports twitter account and confirms the signing of a mix of players who have been playing the recent UK Gaming Tours qualifiers as “AoE Players”
Though the team dropped out early due to some issues with the tournament system, they’ve proven themselves online to have great individual skills, though their teamplay has yet to be established.
We can now officially welcome our new CS:GO team:@DuckyCSGO @PhiloCSGO @PlasmazCSGO [...]
Update: As it turns out, the allegations against smooya below may be incorrect and forged by someone else as has been pointed out to us by a few community members. However until we see proof of this we will keep the article unchanged. The second we see reputable proof (we are looking into it) the article will be edited.
Cheating news the day before LAN, eh?
It’s been brought to our attention that a member of the UK Counter Strike community under the name of J4CK:), who plays for Dragon Esports, was cheating on his FACEIT account earlier this year.
As some of you already know if you follow the Steam Group, I asked for some help from players of the County Champs in regards to the format.
You may remember when we originally planned the County Champs we were going to use a 128 team double elimination bracket over 2 weekends. There were multiple problems with this format, for example: teams got one real chance to prove themselves, if they lost 2 Bo1’s they were out and that’s not fun for anyone, especially in a tournament you’ve been waiting months for.
After our delay, I thought up a new format which has proved useful in other competitions and tournaments across the Counter Strike scene. Four [...]
Generic Team Name have been hitting the UK scene hard over the last few months, appearing in the UK Masters after blasting through the online qualifiers, though their performance after that has left much to be desired. However despite that, the rebooted organisation London Lynx have decided to pick up these guys and take them on as their first team since 2013. They’ve been teasing this on their twitter since UK Masters started, cheering on GTN and retweeting UK Masters based tweets however it is not until now that the contracts are been signed and the players officially join London Lynx.
London Lynx have had some successful names in their roster before with the likes [...]