Critics Call Astralis Victory ‘Boring’ And ‘Typical’

After a winning streak in 2018, many have slammed the success of professional CS: GO esports team Astralis and called it “boring” and “typical”.
Astralis was pretty much unbeatable when it won the FACEIT Major London 2018, the BLAST Pro Series: Lisbon 2018 and the Intel Grand Slam. They have stayed on the top spot of the HLTV rankings for 64 weeks since April 23 last year and currently rank first in the world.
Despite their success, they have been criticized for employing a boring play. Some have compared Astralis to Floyd Mayweather of Counter-Strike: the “best but boring to watch.” Others …

The CSGO Latest Halloween-Themed Update

Valve has released an update to Counter-Strike Global Offensive that brought changes which are more fun and light-hearted. The latest update became available on the 23rd of October where the changes look spooky to fit the approaching Halloween feels. These changes include:

BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 2018 Overview

The BLAST Pro Copenhagen 2018 is one of three BLAST Pro Series events, two of which are in Lisbon and Istanbul. Six teams are playing for a piece of the USD$230,000 prize pool at the Copenhagen, Royal Arena.
Prize Pool
The prize pool is spread as follows:

the first placer with USD125,000,
second with USD$50,000,
third with USD$25,000,
fourth with USD$15,000,
fifth with USD$10,000,
sixth with USD$5,000.

Structure

Astralis,
Cloud 9,
Ninjas in Pyjamas,
MiBR,
FaZe Clan,
Natus …

BLAST Pro Series: Lisbon 2018 Overview

The BLAST Pro Lisbon 2018 is one of the BLAST Pro Series events, two of which are in Copenhagen and Istanbul. Six teams are playing for a piece of the USD$230,000 prize pool. The event takes place in Lisbon, Altice Arena.
Prize Pool
The prize pool is spread among the teams as such:

the first placer with USD4125,000,
second placer with USD$50,000, and
third with USD$25,000.
fourth will earn USD415,000,
fifth: USD$10,000,
sixth: USD$5,000.

Structure
The following teams are participating:

Astralis,
Ninjas …

There Is More To The Latest CSGO Update Than You Know

In the light of the newly released update from Valve on October 9th last year, gamers are divided on whether the new update will really shake up the pro scene. We think that this update for the Counter-Strike Global Offensive has significant changes. This is such happy news for the disappointed gamers that expected something since Operation Hydra was released on May 2017. Some changes have altered the game that might bring about changes in the economy and the climate of the competition. Here are some of them:
 
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