• Kings Gaming Club CSGO

    Analysing Kings Gaming Club’s all-star line up

    The concept of a ‘super-team’ has yet to be fully explored in Australian Counter Strike. While many teams, such as Athletico of mid-late 2016 and Chiefs of 2017, have made roster changes throughout their tenure that have elevated them to the pinnacle of the scene, it’s rare we’ve seen...
  • Interview with MoeycQ: “We’re picking up prakM”

    Going into the ZEN League Finals, many, including myself, would have predicted Team Immunity to put in a good showing and possibly win the event, based on their recent performance at the Asia Minor. Unfortunately, wizard, who played a big role in the team’s third place finish, which included...
  • Intel and ESL join forces for $1 Million Dollar Intel Grand Slam

    Intel has announced at E3 that they are expanding their 15-year partnership with ESL for the growth and development of esports and also revealed an Intel Grand Slam for Counter Strike: Global Offensive. The Intel Grand Slam will offer a bonus $1 million prize, awarded to the first team...
  • Interview with Karlo “USTILO” Pivac from Renegades

    Following Renegades’ elimination from IEM Sydney and our previous interview with Nifty at the event, we caught up with another member of the team, Karlo “USTILO” Pivac, to learn more about their future plans and recent roster additions. Firstly, in yam’s long-awaited TwitLonger, he revealed his reasons on why...
  • Immunity at the Asian Minor: More than Meets the Eye

    Before Team Immunity lies not just another set of international teams, not just a chance to appear in the PGL Krakow Major Qualifier, but an opportunity to make a global statement. The Chiefs and Dark Sided performances at IEM Sydney and the ESEA Global Challenge demanded the wider communities...
  • Former Winterfox Chris “ofnu” Hanley joins Tainted Minds

    After in-game leader Stuart “sonic” Rayner left Tainted Minds a few weeks ago, the organisation has added former Winterfox player Chris “ofnu” Hanley to the roster. In a statement to HLTV, Chris “ofnu” Hanley has mentioned: “I look forward to competing at home again. I hope to share with...
  • Interview with Chief’s CSGO Coach: Michael “wLE” Auricht

    After falling short of making the playoffs and finishing fifth place, the young guns from Chiefs showcased an outstanding performance at IEM Sydney as underdogs. Doing far better than everyone’s expectations, the Chiefs claimed two best-of-one wins over their own blood, Renegades and the fifth best team in the...
  • IEM Sydney 2017 attracted over 7,000 Esports Fans Per Day

    For its first event in Australia, the Intel Extreme Masters or IEM Sydney attracted over 7,000 fans per day to fill Qudos Bank Arena in Olympic Park, Sydney. The milestone event for our local scene which saw Brazilian powerhouse SK Gaming defeat FaZe Clan in the grand final. Nearly...
  • Post IEM Sydney: Considering the Chiefs and Australian Counter-Strike

    Throughout 2014 and 2015, Vox Eminor (now Renegades) were Australian CS’s fully realised potential at the time and were given enough opportunity to break into international competition. They successfully did what no Australian CS:GO team had done before, and what only a couple of team has done since –...