Operation Shattered Web - Week 9 Challenges Operation Shattered Web - Week 9 Challenges

Operation Shattered Web - Week 9 Challenges

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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Just Having a Good Day" - It is time to hit some nutty shots as this weeks Operation Shattered Web missions all focus on headshots in Guardian, Wingman, and Casual as well as MVPs in Competitive, placing well in Danger Zone, and kill-streaks in Deathmatch.
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OpTic RUSH: "Communication is what [hazed] improved the most for us" OpTic RUSH: "Communication is what [hazed] improved the most for us"

OpTic RUSH: "Communication is what [hazed] improved the most for us"

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Interviews
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Grady Hooker
From the Vault - IEM Sydney 2017. It was Grady's first event as a journalist and he had the chance to talk to RUSH, who was on OpTic Gaming at that point. They talked about hazed as both a player and coach, their first outing in front of the Australian crowd, and OpTic's uncertain future.
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Operation Shattered Web - Week 8 Challenges Operation Shattered Web - Week 8 Challenges

Operation Shattered Web - Week 8 Challenges

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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Italian Job" - It is the eighth week of Operation Shattered Web now and we are focusing on a set of maps with similar aesthetics; Canals, Inferno, and Italy.
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IEM Katowice 2020 invites and Closed Qualifiers teams announced IEM Katowice 2020 invites and Closed Qualifiers teams announced

IEM Katowice 2020 invites and Closed Qualifiers teams announced

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Team/Player News
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Grady Hooker
Today IEM released a bunch of information about the IEM Katowice 2020 event in February including all of the direct invites and all of the invites for the regional Closed Qualifiers in Europe, North America, Asia, and Oceania.
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Unconfirmed: ORDER to pick up Rickeh Unconfirmed: ORDER to pick up Rickeh

Unconfirmed: ORDER to pick up Rickeh

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Grady Hooker
The following article is unconfirmed and the combination of facts and observations. Following on from the fact that Hatz has left, possibly for Renegades (see our other article), that leaves an empty spot on ORDER that needs to be filled.
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Rogue sign Giants Gaming core in time for Pro League Season 11 Rogue sign Giants Gaming core in time for Pro League Season 11

Rogue sign Giants Gaming core in time for Pro League Season 11

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Grady Hooker
Rogue hasn't had a full 5-man roster for Rainbow Six since November last year, but now they are returning just in time for Pro League Season 11. They have signed the core of Giants Gaming and then added a young German talent from OrgLess as their fifth.
Unconfirmed: Renegades to replace DickStacy with Hatz Unconfirmed: Renegades to replace DickStacy with Hatz

Unconfirmed: Renegades to replace DickStacy with Hatz

Counter-Strike
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Grady Hooker
The following article is unconfirmed and the combination of facts and observations. What we do know is that Hatz has left ORDER - that has been announced by both the organization and Hatz himself - and that there has been movements in the Renegades camp to indicate that might be where he is heading.
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juliano and the squad leave Besiktas and add mimi juliano and the squad leave Besiktas and add mimi

juliano and the squad leave Besiktas and add mimi

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Grady Hooker
Juliano kicked off 2020 with an announcement that her team would no longer be representing Beşiktaş Esports and are now free agents with no contract. This wasn't the only announcement as she also let us know that mimi from Copenhagen Flames Fe would be joining them.
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Operation Shattered Web - Week 7 Challenges Operation Shattered Web - Week 7 Challenges

Operation Shattered Web - Week 7 Challenges

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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Hot Shot" - It might be a new year, but it is the same old Counter-Strike. Operation Shattered Web is still ongoing and we have all the week 7 challenges focusing on flashy deagle, headshot, and no-scope kills.
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Operation Shattered Web - Week 6 Challenges Operation Shattered Web - Week 6 Challenges

Operation Shattered Web - Week 6 Challenges

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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Money Isn't Everything" - It is Christmas time and Happy Holidays to all, but we have some missions to do! The sixth week of missions for Operation Shattered Web is out and will test us with challenges related to money.
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Operation Shattered Web - Week 5 Challenges Operation Shattered Web - Week 5 Challenges

Operation Shattered Web - Week 5 Challenges

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Grady Hooker
"Field Trip" - It is that time of the week for Valve to drop 6 new challenges on us. It might be the holiday season, but Operation Shattered Web isn't taking any time off. Befriend some chickens, fly with a parachute, and gets kills with a bunch of different weapons.
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All ESL Pro Tour event locations and dates leaked All ESL Pro Tour event locations and dates leaked

All ESL Pro Tour event locations and dates leaked

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Event News
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Grady Hooker
Thanks to a hidden image on the ESL Pro Tour website and a few extra pieces of hidden information, we know the locations for every single ESL Pro Tour event in 2020. Images, proof, and all of the details are inside!
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Did we figure out the entire ESL Pro Tour schedule? Did we figure out the entire ESL Pro Tour schedule?

Did we figure out the entire ESL Pro Tour schedule?

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Event News
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Grady Hooker
Back in September, ESL announced their Pro Tour with a bunch of information and fancy graphics, but with recent announcements like DreamHack Masters Jönköping and the entire Dreamhack Open circuit - we think we have figured out what every single one of the 2020 events is!
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DreamHack Summer is now DreamHack Masters Jönköping DreamHack Summer is now DreamHack Masters Jönköping

DreamHack Summer is now DreamHack Masters Jönköping

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Event News
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Grady Hooker
Dreamhack Open Summer was missing in yesterdays announcement of all the DreamHack Open CSGO tournaments for next year and now we know why - DreamHack Masters Jönköping 2020 will be taking it's place on the calendar.
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Valve Major is going to Rio de Janeiro Valve Major is going to Rio de Janeiro

Valve Major is going to Rio de Janeiro

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Grady Hooker
ESL this morning confirmed that the first CSGO major of 2020 will be hosted by themselves and it will be in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the first time! We have all the details and reactions to the big announcement.
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CSGO Tier Rankings: IEM Beijing, EPL Season 10 Finals, ECS Season 7 Finals CSGO Tier Rankings: IEM Beijing, EPL Season 10 Finals, ECS Season 7 Finals

CSGO Tier Rankings: IEM Beijing, EPL Season 10 Finals, ECS Season 7 Finals

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We have had a bunch of top tier tournaments since we last did a Tier Ranking, so it was time to summon Phoebe and Grady! There is quite a few new A-Tier teams and some falls from grace as well this edition.
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Operation Shattered Web - Week 4 Challenges Operation Shattered Web - Week 4 Challenges

Operation Shattered Web - Week 4 Challenges

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Grady Hooker
"Sniper's Den" - This week the new Shattered Web Operation challenges are focused on the maps Train and Cobblestone, as well as the AWP and SSG 08. What do you have to do? Well, we can tell you that! and then you can get to unlocking everything.
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EPL Day 4: Fnatic and mousesports make it a America-less semifinals EPL Day 4: Fnatic and mousesports make it a America-less semifinals

EPL Day 4: Fnatic and mousesports make it a America-less semifinals

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Event Previews
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Grady Hooker
It was a bad new for North American Counter-Strike fans as both Team Liquid and Evil Geniuses were sent packing by the Europeans. It was an extra bad day for EG fans as well since we managed to see a rare occurrence of a 16-0.
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EPL Day 3: The dream ends for ATK and the Australians EPL Day 3: The dream ends for ATK and the Australians

EPL Day 3: The dream ends for ATK and the Australians

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Grady Hooker
The final day of the group stage is upon us and that means a lot of teams are going to leave heartbroken and only 6 of them will make it into the playoffs. We have had some of the best matchups today and could see a repeat in the grand finals later on.
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EPL Day 2: ATK send North home and 100T send FaZe home EPL Day 2: ATK send North home and 100T send FaZe home

EPL Day 2: ATK send North home and 100T send FaZe home

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Grady Hooker
Day 2 sees the action continue in Odense with Astralis and Team Liquid fighting for their spots in the playoffs and all of Sharks, North, FaZe, and mibr failing in the Lower Bracket and heading home, which means ATK stays alive for another day.
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