• Yahoo Esports Video23 hours ago

    Launders on the ESL CS:GO VAC ban ruling

    Mohan "Launders" Govindasamy chats with Travis Gafford about the recent ruling over at ESL on cheaters and gives his thoughts on match fixing.

  • ESL Counter-Strike VAC ban rule change means that dream3r, emilio, and Sf will be able to compete
    Yahoo Esports2 days ago

    ESL Counter-Strike VAC ban rule change means that dream3r, emilio, and Sf will be able to compete

    It operates an additional layer of security on top of Valve’s VAC system and has been important for guaranteeing the integrity of our competitions. The tournament will have a $200,000 prize pool, and teams SK Gaming, Astralis, OpTic Gaming, FaZe Clan, and Renegades have been confirmed to compete.

  • DreamHack to continue streaming on Twitch through 2017
    Yahoo Esports3 days ago

    DreamHack to continue streaming on Twitch through 2017

    DreamHack Masters Las Vegas took place February 15-19 (DreamHack). DreamHack has announced that it has renewed its partnership with Twitch for 2017. All of DreamHack’s upcoming events will be streamed to Twitch, including DreamHack Astro Open, DreamLeague, DreamHack Masters, and the DreamHack Hearthstone

  • Joe Montana, Reddit co-founder among new investors in Cloud9
    Yahoo Esports4 days ago

    Joe Montana, Reddit co-founder among new investors in Cloud9

    Cloud9 has just gained a group of big name investors. Esports organization Cloud9 has announced it has completed a Series A financing round with FunPlus Ventures. The rather hefty investor group includes San Francisco 49ers Hall of Famer Joe Montana, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, San Francisco

  • Hiko departs OpTic Gaming’s CS:GO team
    Yahoo Esports4 days ago

    Hiko departs OpTic Gaming’s CS:GO team

    Spencer “Hiko” Martin has announced he is parting ways with OpTic Gaming’s CS:GO team. He revealed the news on Twitter (via HLTV) today: Not going to be standing in for @OpTicGaming anymore – good luck to them!

  • Yahoo Esports Video4 days ago

    Launders joins Yahoo Esports

    Travis Gafford welcomes Mohan "launders" Govindasamy to Yahoo Esports and chats about moving to the West Coast and some of his upcoming projects.

  • Yahoo Esports Video5 days ago

    Rubino and Pita on why they joined Dignitas, where the team will be based, and more

    We chat to Faruk "Pita" Pita and Ruben “Rubino” Villarroel about why they joined Dignitas, how the team will be practicing, and more.

  • Dignitas announces new CS:GO team with Maikelele, Fox, jkaem, and Rubino
    Yahoo Esports5 days ago

    Dignitas announces new CS:GO team with Maikelele, Fox, jkaem, and Rubino

    Team Dignitas has announced a new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster. Pita will be the team’s in-game leader. Fox will be filling the team captain role after playing as a stand-in for SK Gaming for a short period.

  • FaZe Clan will be attending IEM Sydney
    Yahoo Esports8 days ago

    FaZe Clan will be attending IEM Sydney

    FaZe Clan’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team has been confirmed for IEM Sydney, ESL Australia announced via Twitter.

  • Fnatic partners with Chinese esports agency to expand brand
    Yahoo Esports8 days ago

    Fnatic partners with Chinese esports agency to expand brand

    Fnatic and B.O.O.T have entered a partnership. Esports organization Fnatic has announced a strategic partnership with Chinese esports agency B.O.O.T. The partnership was brought about by former Fnatic Counter-Strike player Harley “dsn” Orvall, who joined B.O.O.T as a coach in October 2016.

  • Yahoo Esports Video9 days ago

    Who is Your Demon: Hiko

    Spencer "Hiko" Martin explains a longstanding rivalry.

  • CS:GO tournament ECS to stream exclusively on YouTube as part of multi-year deal
    Yahoo Esports9 days ago

    CS:GO tournament ECS to stream exclusively on YouTube as part of multi-year deal

    FaceIt has announced a multi-year partnership with YouTube to stream its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Esports Championship Series, starting on March 25 with the ECS Promotion matches. The league will be streamed exclusively on YouTube from ECS channel. The announcement confirmed there will be “

  • CS:GO update adds new map Canals and Spectrum case
    Yahoo Esports10 days ago

    CS:GO update adds new map Canals and Spectrum case

    Canals is the colorful new addition to Counter-Strike. Valve has released the details of a new update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. As detailed on the official CS:GO blog, the patch adds a brand new map named Canals, set in a “historic Italian city.” The terrorist group for this map is Phoenix

  • WESA issues changes to rules surrounding team ownership for CS:GO
    Yahoo Esports10 days ago

    WESA issues changes to rules surrounding team ownership for CS:GO

    When the World Esports Association was formed last year, it aimed to regulate and standardize rules for competition in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Today, the organization announced changes to its stance on team ownership. According to the press release, no team owners will be allowed to hold

  • Yahoo Esports Video10 days ago

    Valde on IEM Katowice: ‘We weren’t even sure we could fill the five man roster for this event’

    Valdemar "valde" Bjørn Vangså talks Heroic's recent roster changes and the potential he sees in his team.