ECS, the eSports Championship League run by FACEIT and Twitch, have announced the Community Caster Challenge. The CCC is a effort by FACEIT and Twitch to get more grassroot community casters into the limelight, by offering them a chance to cast the ECS Season 2 games live from London
In order to make this possible, FACEIT and HLTV are teaming up to provide GOTV links to every game in the ECS Season 2 developmental league, so that any caster looking to enter this challenge can grab a game and start streaming. The developmental league will run from the 9th to the 19th of September and will feature the best upcoming teams that got through the open qualifiers against teams that [...]
We’re into the final day of ECS in Wembley and first up today will be the two semi-finals to determine the final. First up was G2 heading up against fnatic and then surprise package TSM facing off against Luminosity.
Up first was Overpass, and it’s safe to say there was only one immense force in this map. G2 took the pistol and then continued on to go 8-0 against the Swedes where they then dropped a round thanks to JW showing some skill to finally put them into the game. However, G2 decided to disagree as they went on, taking all but one more round on the way to the half – going in 13:2. The Frenchmen kept their immense form to the end, as they finished up [...]
UKCSGO’s Duck sat down with TSM player FNS for a short interview ahead of their game vs Luminosity
You came into this tournament with a surprise, beating Astralis convincingly then only just losing to fnatic – talk me through that
We expect that of ourselves, like ELeague people thought the rounds we got were a fluke, we didn’t, we believe in our team. We also had a standin – like we also thought we’d get destroyed in terms of rounds at ELeague. It all came to fundamental mistakes which we sorted out and we were able to beat Cloud9 today.
You got here through play-offs against both CLG + Optic Gaming, also you’ve never beat C9 [...]
UKCSGO managed to grab G2 eSports AWP player Edouard “SmithZz” Dubourdeaux after the second day at ECS after they’d just beat Liquid and NiP 2-0 to ask him a few questions about his experience at ECS So you lost your first game to Team Liquid but managed to come back after that defeating them and NiP 2-0 to make it to the semi finals, walk us through your feelings.
After NiP we were super great, and happy. After Liquid we watched the map, noticed anti-strats, they played super great. Today we played cobble again, lost unforturnately played well and on lots of clutches. but after that we played dust2, nuke was a really good map. they came back in nuke like [...]