Chiefs zewsy & ofnu: "We wanted to to start new, start something different" Chiefs zewsy & ofnu: "We wanted to to start new, start something different"

Chiefs zewsy & ofnu: "We wanted to to start new, start something different"

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Grady Hooker
From the Vault - IEM Sydney 2019. Back when the dynamic Kiwi duo of zewsy & ofnu were both on Chiefs, Grady got some time to sit down and talk to both of them about what happened with Tainted Minds/ICON, how horrible the Australian internet infrastructure is, and the dream of once walking out onto the stage.
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Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League May (Weeks 12-16) Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League May (Weeks 12-16)

Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League May (Weeks 12-16)

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The Esports Kingdom team
May Melee has finished with San Francisco Shock winning the North American competition and the Shanghai Dragons winning the Asian competition. That means it is time for us to get out our pens and paper to assess the Overwatch League teams for another edition of the tier rankings.
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Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Weeks 1-8 Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Weeks 1-8

Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Weeks 1-8

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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
As the Call of Duty League ramps up it felt like a good time to launch of fifth game in our Tier Rankings series. We have enlisted the help of Coy DePratt to help our usual suspect Grady to place the 12 teams into 5 tiers based on their recent performance.
All of the OWL players who retired in 2020 and who moved to VALORANT All of the OWL players who retired in 2020 and who moved to VALORANT

All of the OWL players who retired in 2020 and who moved to VALORANT

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Feature Articles
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Grady Hooker
There has been a large exodus lately of current and former Overwatch pros retiring from the OWL. We take a look at 6 players who were playing in the 2020 OWL season and have since retired, some of them to try their hand at VALORANT. Also features 8 other OWL players from the 2019 season.
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League of Legends Tier Rankings: Spring Seasons 2020 League of Legends Tier Rankings: Spring Seasons 2020

League of Legends Tier Rankings: Spring Seasons 2020

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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
With the conclusion of all the Spring Seasons in league of Legends, it is time for another Tier Rankings. Since esports is moving to a more regional-based system and the Mid-Season Invitational wont be happening this year, we have ranked each of the LCK, LEC, LPL, and LCS individually.
Overwatch League Week 15 - Hero Bans and Match-ups Overwatch League Week 15 - Hero Bans and Match-ups

Overwatch League Week 15 - Hero Bans and Match-ups

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Event News
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Grady Hooker
It is yet again another week in the OverWatch League and that means that we have a brand new set of Hero Bans and Match-ups for you. Come and see which heroes will not be appearing this week and what time your favorite teams will face off.
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Road to Rio CIS - Playoffs Preview Road to Rio CIS - Playoffs Preview

Road to Rio CIS - Playoffs Preview

Counter-Strike
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Event Previews
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Grady Hooker
Natus Vincere didn't make it out of the Group Stages - that is the biggest shocker of the CIS leg on the Road to Rio. To be fair, forZe also failed to make it out of the Group Stages, so the six teams we profile heading into the Playoffs is full of dark horses.
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Road to Rio Europe - Playoffs Preview Road to Rio Europe - Playoffs Preview

Road to Rio Europe - Playoffs Preview

Counter-Strike
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Event Previews
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Grady Hooker
The most hotly contest region for Counter-Strike has just finished the Group Stages of their European leg of the Road to Rio. It saw some big name teams miss out on the Playoffs and some unknown teams get a chance in the spotlight.
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Road to Rio Asia - Playoffs Preview Road to Rio Asia - Playoffs Preview

Road to Rio Asia - Playoffs Preview

Counter-Strike
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Event Previews
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Grady Hooker
The top eight teams from across China, East Asia, SouthEast Asia, and the Middle East came together to see who would reign supreme in the Asia region on the Road to Rio. We are down to four and Esports Kingdom takes a look at who has the best chance to get the victory.
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Road to Rio Oceania - Playoffs Preview Road to Rio Oceania - Playoffs Preview

Road to Rio Oceania - Playoffs Preview

Counter-Strike
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Event Previews
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Grady Hooker
There was only four teams playing in the Oceania division on the Road to Rio, but that doesn't mean the competition wasn't strong. We know which team advances straight into the Grand Finals and which two have to fight once more for the other slot.
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Overwatch League Week 14 - Hero Bans and Match-ups Overwatch League Week 14 - Hero Bans and Match-ups

Overwatch League Week 14 - Hero Bans and Match-ups

Overwatch
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Event News
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Grady Hooker
The overWatch League have settled on the 4 heroes that will be banned during Week 14 of the OverWatch League as well as the 12 match-ups for the week spread across two days. We have all the details including times, teams, and banned heroes.
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Road to Rio North America - Playoffs Preview Road to Rio North America - Playoffs Preview

Road to Rio North America - Playoffs Preview

Counter-Strike
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Event Previews
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Grady Hooker
After the group stages that saw one team disband and drop out entirely, and two of the stronger teams in Evil Geniuses and MIBR fail to make the top 3 in the group - we take a look at the six teams that made it to the playoffs of the North American Road to Rio.
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Competitive mode and ranked matchmaking amongst VALORANT Patch 0.49 updates Competitive mode and ranked matchmaking amongst VALORANT Patch 0.49 updates

Competitive mode and ranked matchmaking amongst VALORANT Patch 0.49 updates

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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
Three weeks after the beta release of VALORANT and the improvements are coming in hot and fast. The headliners for Patch 0.49 are the competitive mode and ranked matchmaking - which have both been added and are just waiting to go live.
16 teams invited to €30,000 BLAST Rising tournament 16 teams invited to €30,000 BLAST Rising tournament

16 teams invited to €30,000 BLAST Rising tournament

Counter-Strike
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Event News
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Grady Hooker
BLAST Rising is a 16-team online tournament, based out of Europe, that is aimed at the up-and-coming teams trying to make a splash. These teams will play 55 matches across two weeks for the chance to win their chunk of the €30,000 prizepool.
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sinatraa departs San Francisco Shock, heading for VALORANT sinatraa departs San Francisco Shock, heading for VALORANT

sinatraa departs San Francisco Shock, heading for VALORANT

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Grady Hooker
San Francisco Shock player sinatraa shocked the esports world today by announcing that they retiring from professional Overwatch and is heading for brand new pastures of VALORANT. sinatraa was the MVP of Season 2 of the Overwatch League where The Shock won the championship.
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Counter-Strike coach kassad leaves 100 Thieves Counter-Strike coach kassad leaves 100 Thieves

Counter-Strike coach kassad leaves 100 Thieves

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Grady Hooker
The coach of 100 Thieves' Counter-Strike roster, kassad, has left the organisation after being with the Australian squad since 2017. kassad has released a statement and listed his reasons for departing 100 Thieves and leaving the boys coach-less.
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Overwatch League Week 13 - Hero Bans and Match-ups Overwatch League Week 13 - Hero Bans and Match-ups

Overwatch League Week 13 - Hero Bans and Match-ups

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Grady Hooker
Blizzard have now announced the 4 heroes who will be banned during Week 13 play in their Overwatch League. We also know what the 10 match-ups will be for the week and exactly what times you can catch them live.
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HellRaisers assemble new squad, Flarich returns HellRaisers assemble new squad, Flarich returns

HellRaisers assemble new squad, Flarich returns

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Grady Hooker
Today HellRaisers, who had benched their entire roster back in April, announce their new 5-man team that they will use as early as tomorrow for ESEA MDL Season 34. It includes Flarich coming back off the bench, a Major veteran, 2 Russians, and a Lithuanian.
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Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Weeks 1-11 Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Weeks 1-11

Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Weeks 1-11

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The Esports Kingdom team
We have had tier rankings for Counter-Strike, League of Legends, and Rainbow Six, now it is time to branch into Overwatch. In this first edition of the Overwatch Tier Rankings we place all of the OWL teams (and some Contenders teams) into S, A, B, C, or D-Tier based on their current skill-level.
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CSGO Regional Tier Rankings: EPL Season 11 & Flashpoint Season 1 CSGO Regional Tier Rankings: EPL Season 11 & Flashpoint Season 1

CSGO Regional Tier Rankings: EPL Season 11 & Flashpoint Season 1

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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
Continuing the trend with our Tier Rankings, we have now shifted into region-based rankings for the meantime while the esports world is also moving to more separate divisions. Come and see who the best Counter-Strike teams in Europe, the Americas, CIS, and Asia-Pacific are!
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