The epic22 CS:GO tournament has now come to an end with CeX beating eDen esports on two maps, to win the best-of-five grand final 3-0 including their upper bracket map advantage. It has been a packed weekend, full of upsets and surprise results, with a couple that are worth their own mentions. Of course, CeX taking the win is not neccesarily a surprising result, but their grand final opposition eDen esports had to fight tooth and nail to make it there, even overcoming the first seed Enclave Gaming.
The London LYNX side managed to out-do their seed, despite a rocky start to the tournament with a few hurdles in the group stage. The found themselves up against the first seed [...]
The CS:GO Tournament has come to a climatic close. After three full days of compelling Counter-Strike action, it finally has come to the close. We finally get to see who wins the biggest share of £5,000 with some massive shocks, and some great underdog stories once again. This LAN has capped a wonderful year of UK LAN action, and we can only look forward to the entirety of 2017 to see where CS takes us.
On Friday, teams of all skill levels can only believe that they are capable of winning, and of course this provided some incredible entertainment throughout the group stages. Whilst the groups were slightly weakened by having the top three go through to the elimination stage, [...]
The CS:GO Tournament has come to a climatic close. After three full days of compelling Counter-Strike action, it finally has come to the close. We finally get to see who wins the biggest share of £7,500 with some massive shocks, and some great underdog stories once again.
It’s been a brilliant weekend of non stop pulsating action from the CS:GO tournament at insomnia56. With lengthy delays, controversy, upsets galore, and numerous wtf moments, we have witnessed one of the most open iSeries tournaments in a very very long time. So difficult to predict (so much so we never did a preview because everyone was too scared to write one), so full of fun, and incredibly lengthy in nature.
If anything, it has been a fitting end to a year where over £50,000 has been awarded out in prize money to various UK teams. Let’s hope 2016 brings more carnage like this because it’s been enjoyable to keep tabs on, although disappointing not able to [...]