ELEAGUE, the premium esports tournament and content brand from Turner and IMG, today announced the initial matches and casters for its second Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship, The ELEAGUE Major: Boston. The $1 million showdown will begin with The New Challengers stage, Friday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. ET with live Twitch coverage from ELEAGUE … Continue reading Schedule and Casting Teams for First Major Championship of 2018
Chinese organization Flash Gaming is currently in discussion with Valve to replace TyLoo at the upcoming Boston Major, per multiple sources. Flash has asked to receive stickers as part of the compensation if they are to agree to play later this month. They have expressed they will still play if they don't receive stickers though.
North American star Ethan "nahtE" Arnold is set to join NRG Esports, according to multiple sources. It is expected that he will replace Danish rifler Allan "AnJ" Jensen on the active roster after his buyout is finalized. Once Counter Logic Gaming ceased operations in professional Counter-Strike earlier this month, nahtE and some of his former teammates had … Continue reading NahtE set to replace Anj on NRG, per sources
TyLoo is expected to withdraw from the Boston ELEAGUE Major in the coming days, according to multiple sources. Heroic head coach Luis “Peacemaker” Tadeu and the TyLoo organization had been in negotiations about him standing-in at the Major, but weren't able to come to an agreement. One source explained that Peacemaker had asked for a percentage … Continue reading TyLoo to withdraw from Boston Major, per sources
North American Counter-Strike team Swole Patrol are in serious discussion with the Echo Fox organization about signing on as an academy team, according to multiple sources. The current lineup consists of Samuel “SileNt” Portillo, Ryan “fREAKAZOiD” Abadir, Austin “Cooper-” Abadir, Jordan “Zellsis” Montemurro, and Ryan “ryann” Welsh. Although this lineup would exist as an academy … Continue reading Swole Patrol in talks with Echo Fox to sign as an academy team, per sources