The fifth week of the ESL Premiership has concluded. With the race for playoffs heating up, there was action aplenty. Let’s take a look at what went down.
It has been revealed that London Esports have parted ways with their CS:GO roster and will join Vexed Gaming.
Vexed have today announced the long awaited changes to their CS:GO lineup, which were expected after British player Charlie “pickles” Pickles and Norwegian Erik “truth” Hansen Dyrnes left the team at the start of August, meaning they were down to three players and as such were not in attendance at the recent Insomnia 63 event.
This time last week I was enthusiastically talking about how, mathematically, the MDL could be home for up to five UK sides next season. I had no hope or belief it would happen, but still find myself disappointed that it won’t. While I had drawn up a ‘best case scenario’ plan for what could happen, it seems the opposite has happened since. The MDL can see three UK teams next season maximum, I’ll discuss who could have made it, and who should make it. With the last matches that could affect playoffs today, I’ll look at who could have made it, and who can make it.Vexed Gaming UK
This is the first team that could have made it, and I really hoped they would have, since [...]