Is CS:GO down? How to check CS:GO’s server status

Image via Valve If you’re experiencing lag, freezes, rubber banding, or packet loss while playing CS:GO, chances are you’re not alone. While other games have an easy way to check if their servers are up, CS:GO is lacking in ...

Vitality reportedly after Spinx to replace misutaaa

Photo via PGL Vitality is evaluating its CS:GO lineup after experiencing mixed results in the first half of the season. Nothing has been decided yet, but at the moment, Kevin “misutaaa” Rabier could be next on the chopping block, ...

S1mple gives his IEM Cologne 2022 runner-up medal to a fan

Photo via PGL Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev got rid of his second-place IEM Cologne 2022 medal in the best way possible shortly after getting it on stage after NAVI’s 3-2 loss to FaZe Clan in the grand finals yesterday. The ...

FaZe’s Twistzz says he’ll ‘proudly represent the North American [CS:GO] scene’

Photo via PGL The Canadian hoisted his fourth big trophy this year after FaZe defeated Natus Vincere in the final of IEM Cologne 2022 yesterday. Following the win, the player spoke with about his team’s achievements and his ...

‘We’re the best team in the world’: karrigan has no doubts about FaZe’s level in CS:GO

Photo via PGL FaZe Clan have enjoyed a string of first-place finishes in CS:GO this season and in-game leader karrigan believes the results are proof of the team’s top level. After winning their fourth big trophy at IEM Cologne ...

IEM Cologne 2022 final was the most-watched non-major series in CS:GO history

Photo by Helena Kristiansson via ESL Gaming The final of IEM Cologne 2022 between FaZe Clan and Natus Vincere delivered in more than one way yesterday. The match peaked at 1.25 million viewers, according to Esports Charts, making the ...

FaZe best NAVI in IEM Cologne grand final

The AWPers lead the way on Inferno as FaZe take an early lead NAVI fight back on Overpass to even up the series FaZe mount a memorable comeback on Ancient but can’t close out the deal NAVI’s Mirage turns ...

FaZe beat Movistar Riders to set up rematch with NAVI in grand final at IEM Cologne

Close but no cigar for Movistar Riders in a valiant comeback attempt on Ancient FaZe showcase their superiority on the T side of Nuke to book their spot in the final Photo by Helena Kristiansson via ESL Gaming Experience ...

S1mple and b1t help NAVI knock Astralis out of IEM Cologne 2022

Photo via BLAST Premier Natus Vincere has become the first finalist of the $1 million IEM Cologne following a clean sweep over Astralis today at the LANXESS Arena. The Ukrainian-Russian CS:GO powerhouse started the series with a great CT side on ...

Spanish CS rides into the history books: Movistar Riders defeat Team Liquid in IEM Cologne quarterfinals

Best player in the series The semifinals of IEM Cologne Photo by Helena Kristiansson via ESL Gaming Today marked the first day an all-Spanish CS:GO lineup played at the LANXESS Arena, the Cathedral of Counter-Strike and stage of the ...

Aleksib benched; may leave G2: “I’ve been allowed by G2 to explore my options elsewhere”

Photo via PGL Finnish CS:GO in-game leader Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen is on his way out of G2’s lineup after just six months. The announcement was made by Aleksib himself and comes following yet a disappointing performance from G2, this ...

Astralis take down MOUZ to set up a clash with NAVI at IEM Cologne

MOUZ maul Astralis on Mirage thanks to JDC’s heroics A strong T side on Nuke propels Astralis all the way to Ancient Astralis squeak by in a close-fought Ancient affair Photo by Adela Sznajder via ESL Gaming It took ...

Degster officially joins OG’s CS:GO lineup

Photo via PGL Russian AWPer Abdul “⁠degster⁠” Gasanov has signed with OG today, less than a month after standing in for them at the BLAST Premier Spring Finals, where he was one of the best players in the $425,000 ...

OG to reportedly replace mantuu with degster in CS:GO lineup

Photo via PGL Team Spirit’s benched star Abdul “⁠degster⁠” Gasanov is on his way to OG to take over the AWPing duties of Mateusz “⁠mantuu⁠” Wilczewski, according to a joint report between Dexerto and This report comes nearly ...

LDLC to reportedly sign AMANEK for CS:GO lineup

Photo via DreamHack François “AMANEK” Delaunay is about to leave G2’s CS:GO bench. The all-around player will join LDLC’s all-French team, according to a report by French media outlet AMANEK has been on the sidelines since G2 revamped ...

FPX ardiis: ‘I think individually we are the best team [in VCT Masters Copenhagen]’

Photo via Riot Games FunPlus Phoenix made it to the playoffs of VCT Masters Copenhagen following a 2-0 victory over Northeption yesterday, even though they’re playing without Dmitry “SUYGETSU” Ilyushin and using Mathias Seider as an emergency stand-in. The ...

Valve introduces changes to Revolver, updates 2 maps in latest CS:GO patch

Image via Valve Valve is continuing to ship updates to its leading first-person shooter, CS:GO. The latest patch, which hit the live servers last night, includes a series of minor changes to gameplay as well as tweaks to two ...

Space Soldiers reunited: Eternal Fire adds paz to CS:GO lineup in place of xfl0ud

Photo via DreamHack Eternal Fire completed the rebuild of its CS:GO roster with the signing of Ahmet “⁠paz⁠” Karahoca today. The Turkish rifler will replace Yasin “⁠xfl0ud⁠” Koç, who has been moved to the inactive lineup to create space. ...

Counter-Strike legend Edward creates new CS:GO lineup

Photo via StarLadder Ioann “⁠Edward⁠” Sukhariev, a legendary member of Natus Vincere in Counter-Strike 1.6 and CS:GO, has assembled a new all-Ukrainian CS:GO team with former HellRaisers and FlipSid3 Tactics player Vladyslav “⁠bondik⁠” Nechyporchuk. The experienced duo recruited the ...

Corinthians, popular Brazilian soccer club, looking to enter CS:GO esports

Image via Valve Brazilian soccer club Corinthians is set to assemble a CS:GO lineup in the near future, effectively expanding its esports operations that already involve a Free Fire division. The announcement was made yesterday, July 11 through Corinthians’ ...

Tarik’s settings, crosshair, and viewmodel for CS:GO

Tarik’s Video Settings Monitor Settings Mouse Settings Video Settings Tarik’s Crosshair Settings CL_BOB Photo via ELEAGUE CS:GO is an esports title dominated by European and CIS players, who constantly make the playoffs of the biggest tournaments in the world. ...

YEKINDAR unsure of future, seemingly open to joining Liquid’s CS:GO roster full-time

Photo by Adela Sznajder via ESL Gaming YEKINDAR, the super stand-in Team Liquid signed to play at IEM Cologne in place of Richard “shox” Papillon, is considering staying with the North American side on a full-time basis. In an ...

G2 Carlos on CS:GO roster: ‘I have lots of thinking to do’

Photo via PGL IEM Cologne 2022 has entered a short hiatus and while powerhouses such as FaZe Clan and Natus Vincere are setting up their strategies for the playoffs, G2 bombed out of the tournament, leaving plenty of question ...

NAF clutches 1-vs-2 with ninja defuse to secure crucial round at IEM Cologne 2022

Photo via BLAST Premier NAF has been one of the most consistent players in Team Liquid’s CS:GO division for years, and yesterday he displayed how talented he can be if he puts his mind to it. The player won ...

ENCE assembles an all-Finnish academy team for CS:GO

Image via ENCE ENCE has signed five young players, a head coach, and a program lead to kick off its academy division in CS:GO esports. The academy project consists of a full-Finish lineup featuring in-game leader Veeti “⁠S1rva⁠” Sirva, ...

MOUZ knock Heroic out of IEM Cologne 2022

Photo by Adela Sznajder via ESL Gaming MOUZ have taken their sweet revenge over Heroic, who defeated them in the play-in stage of IEM Cologne, today on the main stage. The young international squad breezed past Heroic 2-0 to ...

NAVI thrash NiP to secure IEM Cologne playoff spot

Photo via BLAST Premier Natus Vincere are the first CS:GO team to qualify for the IEM Cologne playoffs at the LANXESS Arena after they made quick work of the Ninjas in Pyjamas in Group A’s upper bracket today. The ...

What is the most expensive CS:GO knife skin?

Factory New Karambit | Case Hardened (Blue Gem) – The most expensive CS:GO knife skin What are the most expensive knife skins in CS:GO? What is the most expensive CS:GO skin sold? Screengrab via Valve CS:GO has a breathing ...

Rain on FaZe’s struggles after CS:GO Major win: ‘We haven’t been able to play enough’

Photo via PGL FaZe Clan were all set to have a perfect first half of the 2022 season after they won IEM Katowice in February, ESL Pro League season 15 in April, and the PGL Antwerp Major in May. ...

Nafany thinks Cloud9 are ‘always a title contender’

Photo via PGL Some people have doubted Cloud9’s chances of hoisting trophies after competitive CS:GO transitioned back to a LAN setup. Nevertheless, their in-game leader nafany believes otherwise. In a recent interview with HLTV, nafany shared his perspective on ...

S1mple pulls off incredible 1-vs-4 clutch at IEM Cologne 2022

Photo via BLAST Premier S1mple has been called the GOAT of CS:GO for a myriad of reasons—and he has just added another one to the list. In Natus Vincere’s opening match of IEM Cologne 2022 against MOUZ, s1mple showcased ...

ElectroNic on being thrown into the IGL role: ‘I didn’t think it would happen so soon’

Image via StarLadder Natus Vincere’s electroNic has been taking care of some new responsibilities in his team over the last several weeks, but he always wanted to try the new in-game leader role. In a recent interview with HLTV, ...

IEM Cologne 2022: Spirit spoil YEKINDAR’s Team Liquid debut

Photo via PGL Former Virtus Pro superstar Mareks “YEKINDAR” Gaļinskis is not off to a great start on Team Liquid. The North American side were reverse swept by Team Spirit in the opening round of the IEM Cologne main ...

Cinderella run in the making: Movistar Riders sweep G2 in opening round of IEM Cologne main stage

Photo by Adela Sznajder via ESL Gaming Movistar Riders breezed past G2 2-0 today in the IEM Cologne main stage opener, adding one more scalp to their collection. The Spaniards have been on fire since last week when they ...

CS:GO meets Mount Rushmore in epic sticker concept

Image via Valve Like virtually every popular esports title, CS:GO has seen many different cross-overs over the years. But now, one player has brought one of the most iconic U.S. monuments to the game. On the CS:GO subreddit, a ...

Farlig: ‘If device comes back what the f*ck can I do about it[?]’

Photo via PGL With calls for device to return to the competitive scene, Astralis’ current AWPer no longer feels secure about his position in the team. In a recent interview with HLTV following Astralis’ victory against BIG, which secured ...

YEKINDAR on subbing for Liquid: ‘I feel more relaxed and less pumped up [here]’

Photo via PGL YEKINDAR has been a part of Team Liquid’s ranks for a couple of weeks now, but he’s already fond of the mentality inside the team. In a recent press conference for IEM Cologne 2022, Liquid’s stand-in ...

S1mple isn’t going anywhere: NAVI star dismisses he’s taking a break from CS:GO

Photo via PGL A lot of speculation about s1mple’s future resurfaced recently, but now the Natus Vincere superstar has made things clear. In a recent press conference ahead of IEM Cologne 2022, the NAVI AWPer said he no longer ...

00 Nation win first ‘SKLASSICO’ to knock Imperial out of IEM Cologne

Photo via PGL The new version of 00 Nation, featuring the former GODSENT core of Epitácio “TACO” de Melo, Eduardo “dumau” Wolkmer, and Bruno “latto” Rebelatto, prevailed today against Imperial in the Brazilian derby labeled ‘SKLASSICO’ and qualified for ...

BIG and Sprout, the 2 German teams at IEM Cologne, are out of the tournament

Photo via PGL Two of the home teams at IEM Cologne have been eliminated today in the play-in stage. BIG lost to Astralis 2-1, while Sprout were defeated by Vitality 2-1. BIG currently fields a full-Germanlineup headlined by Johannes ...


IEM Cologne 2022: DANK1NG helps TYLOO send MIBR home

Evil Geniuses to reportedly bench Stewie2K and RUSH from main CS:GO team

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Roobet Cup: syrsoN fuels BIG over Eternal Fire in quarterfinals

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IEM Cologne play-in bracket, group stage drawn

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Sh1ro pulls off incredible 1-vs-4 clutch in Roobet Cup

Daps on his move to Liquid: ‘I want to create a good team environment where everyone in the team can trust each other again’

CeRq and Brehze could reportedly leave Evil Geniuses in the foreseeable future

Super sub: Team Liquid adds YEKINDAR as stand-in for IEM Cologne

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Team Liquid signs daps as new CS:GO head coach

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NAVI trounce FaZe at BLAST Premier Spring Final, advance to semifinals

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Powered by NiKo: G2 reverse sweep FaZe in BLAST Premier Spring Final to secure semifinals spot

Stewie2K hits back at former EG coach’s claims of unprofessionalism: ‘This is another level of twisted’

Degster prefers to join a European CS:GO team if he can’t play for NAVI

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