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Operation Riptide - Week 5 Challenges Operation Riptide - Week 5 Challenges

Operation Riptide - Week 5 Challenges

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Grady Hooker
"Tropical Paradise" - We are going to be heading back into County to complete some tasks, win some rounds on Dust2, and get out the submachine guns to take on the Phoenix on Insertion II.
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Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: IEM Fall 2021 Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: IEM Fall 2021

Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: IEM Fall 2021

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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
After a series of amazing tournaments that decided who will be going to the major and who wasn't able to book their tickets to Stockholm - we sit down and analyse the results to come up with the next edition of our CSGO tier rankings!
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Operation Riptide - Week 4 Challenges Operation Riptide - Week 4 Challenges

Operation Riptide - Week 4 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Gendarmerie" - it is time to lace up your boots and head over to Insertion II to win a game of Short Competitive, before getting kills all around Nuke, shotgun kills in the new Guardian mission, and early kills in Casual.
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FURIA: "That happened is because the NA scene is dead pretty much" FURIA: "That happened is because the NA scene is dead pretty much"

FURIA: "That happened is because the NA scene is dead pretty much"

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Grady Hooker
Right after they claimed a spot at the Stockholm Major and ahead of their big clash with paiN, we got to talk to VINI from FURIA all about the North American scene, their rivalry with Team Liquid, and which teams he sees as coming up through the ranks.
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ENCE: "We are very satisfied with the results, but we want more" ENCE: "We are very satisfied with the results, but we want more"

ENCE: "We are very satisfied with the results, but we want more"

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Joshua "SUPER__FRESH" Treadway
ENCE have begun to prove themselves as a top team and are making waves in the playoffs of back-to-back tournaments. Josh talks to them about their recent results, the 53 round game against OG, and how prepared they feel to go up against G2 tomorrow.
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Astralis: "Everyone was just so tired and we were making stupid mistakes" Astralis: "Everyone was just so tired and we were making stupid mistakes"

Astralis: "Everyone was just so tired and we were making stupid mistakes"

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Joshua "SUPER__FRESH" Treadway
Josh got to sit down with the guys from Astralis and ask them questions. They talked about Lucky's rise and if he has proved his doubters wrong, their twin loses to Vitality at BLAST, and the meta-changing update of grenade dropping.
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CPH Flames: "I think that the tier-two scene is getting stronger every single day" CPH Flames: "I think that the tier-two scene is getting stronger every single day"

CPH Flames: "I think that the tier-two scene is getting stronger every single day"

Counter-Strike
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Grady Hooker
Possibility the biggest surprise of IEM Fall, Copenhagen Flames, took some time to talk to us ahead of their playoffs run about how the tier-two scene differs from tier-one, their meteoric rise in this tournament, and the positive effect pita has had on the team.
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Movistar: "We take these games the same as we did the other ones" Movistar: "We take these games the same as we did the other ones"

Movistar: "We take these games the same as we did the other ones"

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Grady Hooker
Everyone was a little shocked to see Movistar Riders make it this far, but now they have momentum behind them. We talk to mopoz, dav1g, and bladE about these unexpected results, the upcoming Major, and what it would mean to them and the organisation to qualify for it.
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Operation Riptide - Week 3 Challenges Operation Riptide - Week 3 Challenges

Operation Riptide - Week 3 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Surf's Up" - No we are not about to surf around map unfortunately, but we are about to start Week 3 of challenges. This week you will be playing some Wingman on Ravine, graffitiing all over Dust2, and honing your sniper skills in a new Guardian mission.
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IEM Fall 2021 - North America Group B Preview IEM Fall 2021 - North America Group B Preview

IEM Fall 2021 - North America Group B Preview

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Joshua "SUPER__FRESH" Treadway
IEM Fall: North America starts today! On the line are five spots at the PGL Stockholm Major, and a chance to play on LAN against international opposition. Today, we take a look at Group B to see which teams are likely to advance out of the group, investigating their previous form and seeing how they stack up against the competition.
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Fiend: "We came here without huge expectations, we were underdogs" Fiend: "We came here without huge expectations, we were underdogs"

Fiend: "We came here without huge expectations, we were underdogs"

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Grady Hooker
Ahead of their playoff match against Astralis, Team Fiend took some time to talk to the journalists about their performance so far in the tournament, their preparations for the best-of-three playoffs, and the pressure of possibly clinching a Major spot.
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G2: "Going into the playoffs we will feel much more comfortable playing" G2: "Going into the playoffs we will feel much more comfortable playing"

G2: "Going into the playoffs we will feel much more comfortable playing"

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Grady Hooker
We don't know if they will be in the Legends Stage or not, but we know that the guys from G2 Esports will for sure be at the Stockholm Major later this year. We chat to nexa and NiKo and the return to LAN, and their expectations heading into playoffs and for the Major itself.
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NiP: "I only care about us and if we qualify or not" NiP: "I only care about us and if we qualify or not"

NiP: "I only care about us and if we qualify or not"

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Grady Hooker
They have secured their spot at the Stockholm Major and get a chance to raise the trophy in their home country, we talk to device, LNZ, and REZ from Ninjas in Pyjamas about the upcoming Major and the playoffs teams here at IEM Fall.
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FaZe: "We have a second chance now and whatever happens, happens" FaZe: "We have a second chance now and whatever happens, happens"

FaZe: "We have a second chance now and whatever happens, happens"

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Grady Hooker
After some disappointing results, FaZe Clan have a second chance to qualify for the Stockholm Major, depending on their results in the upcoming matches. We talk to karrigan all about their results in the Group Stages, the format of IEM Fall, and the mentality of FaZe coming into the important matches for the Major spot.
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BIG: "Every day we get to play an official game, I think we show a better BIG" BIG: "Every day we get to play an official game, I think we show a better BIG"

BIG: "Every day we get to play an official game, I think we show a better BIG"

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Grady Hooker
After they managed to clutch the 3rd place spot in their group we sat down with the players from BIG. We talk about gade coming into the team as an outsider, how he is adapting to the system and the best-of-one format of IEM Fall.
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IEM Fall 2021 - North America Group A Preview IEM Fall 2021 - North America Group A Preview

IEM Fall 2021 - North America Group A Preview

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Joshua "SUPER__FRESH" Treadway
IEM Fall: North America is only days away, and it may be the most competitive tournament in the entire RMR circuit. With five slots at the PGL Stockholm Major on the line, the path to qualification has become simple: finish top five in this event, or miss the major.
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IEM Fall 2021 - Oceania Preview IEM Fall 2021 - Oceania Preview

IEM Fall 2021 - Oceania Preview

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Joshua "SUPER__FRESH" Treadway
IEM Fall: Oceania is just around the corner. The event features Australia's four top teams competing for both a $10,000 prize pool and Regional Major Rankings points. Enough of these points will take a team to the PGL Stockholm Major, but only two squads are left in the running.
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Operation Riptide - Week 2 Challenges Operation Riptide - Week 2 Challenges

Operation Riptide - Week 2 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Grady Hooker
"Seal The Deal" - The second week of Operation Riptide is underway and that means a new set of challenges for you. This week we are trying out the new map Basalt, defending Sirocco from an Amphibious Assault, and playing some Deathmatch.
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IEM Fall 2021 - South America Preview IEM Fall 2021 - South America Preview

IEM Fall 2021 - South America Preview

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Joshua "SUPER__FRESH" Treadway
IEM Fall: South America will be the region's third Regional Major Rankings (RMR) tournament. Starting September 29th, four teams will compete for both RMR points and a prize pool of $10,000 USD. For two of them, this tournament means everything: nearly equal in points, whomever outperforms the other will secure South America's a spot at the PGL Stockholm Major.
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Renegades: "I feel like [AU CS scene] will bounce back next year" Renegades: "I feel like [AU CS scene] will bounce back next year"

Renegades: "I feel like [AU CS scene] will bounce back next year"

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Grady Hooker
Ahead of their campaign at IEM Fall 2021 Oceania we got to talk to the boys from Renegades competing against three of the other best teams in the region. We chat about their upcoming matches, their big focus for the tournament, and touch on the future of the Australian Counter-Strike scene.
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