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Gabe Newell says DOTA2's The International possibly coming to New Zealand Gabe Newell says DOTA2's The International possibly coming to New Zealand

Gabe Newell says DOTA2's The International possibly coming to New Zealand

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Grady Hooker
A local news outlet in New Zealand recently conducted an interview with Gabe Newell and he revealed that DOTA2's The International might be coming to the Kiwi shores. It is a very "realistic possibility" according to the co-founder of Valve.
Operation Broken Fang - Week 8 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 8 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 8 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Welcome to the Jungle" - Go and find yourself some Roses, but we already have the Guns. This week you are going to have to work hard in Dust2 and Retakes, while get some Shotgun kills and being a little vandal all over Ancient.
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Voting is now open for the first ever OCCA Awards Voting is now open for the first ever OCCA Awards

Voting is now open for the first ever OCCA Awards

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Grady Hooker
Nominations have now closed and voting is open for the first ever OCCA Awards - recognising the hard working esports players, teams, and casters in Oceania. Find out how to vote, what each of the categories are, and when to tune in to see the results!
Counter-Strike Majors are back on the menu! Counter-Strike Majors are back on the menu!

Counter-Strike Majors are back on the menu!

Counter-Strike
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Event News
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Grady Hooker
PGL have just announced that they will be hosting the first Counter-Strike Major in 2 years at the end of this year and we have all of the details they revealed about it so far.
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Operation Broken Fang - Week 7 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 7 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 7 Challenges

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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Improvise" - I really hope that you love the map Nuke because that is where you are going to be spending a lot of time this week and you will be shooting a lot of SMGs at people in all of Deathmatch, Arms Race, and Guardian!
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Anda Seat partners with Marvel to launch its Avengers gaming chairs Anda Seat partners with Marvel to launch its Avengers gaming chairs

Anda Seat partners with Marvel to launch its Avengers gaming chairs

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Grady Hooker
Anda Seat have cemented a name for themselves in the industry through their impressive work manufacturing racing car seats for prestigious brands, now partnering with Disney and Marvel to immortalise the legacy of your favourite characters such as Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and Ant-Man.
Operation Broken Fang - Week 6 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 6 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 6 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"World Tour" - Are you ready to feel like a rockstar? This week you will be spending your time in Vertigo and Mirage playing your sweet tunes for the players in Wingman, Deathmatch, Demolition, and as always Guardian.
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Operation Broken Fang - Week 5 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 5 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 5 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Sleight of Hand" - This week it is your turn to do some magic tricks in Counter-Strike. You will be doing classic like the Cup And Balls on Mirage, while also trying to keep some secrets to yourself on Nuke by covering them up with some smoke grenades.
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Operation Broken Fang - Week 4 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 4 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 4 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Full-Time Job" - This week our focuses shift from specific types of weapons into workplace-themed puns. You will have to get kills with the M249, earn money, and deal grenade damage to make sure you get the maximum amount of stars possible this week.
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Competitive Oceanic League of Legends is BACK! Competitive Oceanic League of Legends is BACK!

Competitive Oceanic League of Legends is BACK!

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Event News
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Grady Hooker
Today ESL Gaming and Guinevere Capital announced a new partnership that will see a new competitive league for Oceanic League of Legends operate in 2021.
Razer gears up for SEA games 2021 esports event Razer gears up for SEA games 2021 esports event

Razer gears up for SEA games 2021 esports event

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Grady Hooker
As Razer once again solidifies the official inclusion of esports in the 31st SEA Games, it reaffirms commitment to championing esports in the region.
Operation Broken Fang - Week 3 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 3 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 3 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Rangefinder" - It is all about the long range kills and the Sniper Rifles this week as you try to get 6 out of the 11 stars available to you across the Competitive, Guardian, Deathmatch, and Arms Race gamemodes.
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Operation Broken Fang - Week 2 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 2 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 2 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Moon Shot" - I hope you like the map Apollo, because we are going to space and getting kills with pistols and winning rounds. Hopefully you are also the most valuable player on your team if you Broken Fang Premier.
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Operation Broken Fang - Week 1 Challenges Operation Broken Fang - Week 1 Challenges

Operation Broken Fang - Week 1 Challenges

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
"Start Your Engines" - It has been a long time since we have had an Operation, but Operation Broken Fang has just dropped and that means we are here to help you get the Diamond Coin with all of the missions.
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How has Esports changed in the last 20 years according to the ESL Founders How has Esports changed in the last 20 years according to the ESL Founders

How has Esports changed in the last 20 years according to the ESL Founders

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Grady Hooker
Big congratulations goes out to ESL for their 20th anniversary and a big thanks for inviting us out to their press conference. 4 of the Founders of ESL were on deck and gave us their opinions on how the Esports world has changed in the last 20 years.
League of Legends Tier Rankings: Worlds 2020 League of Legends Tier Rankings: Worlds 2020

League of Legends Tier Rankings: Worlds 2020

League of Legends
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
We are back with a special edition of our League of Legends tier rankings. Since Worlds 2020 showed us the first glimpse of cross-region competition we have brought together our rankings into a big one-off World Tier Rankings!
Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL Pro League Season 12 (and more!) Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL Pro League Season 12 (and more!)

Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL Pro League Season 12 (and more!)

Counter-Strike
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
It has been 2months since we last looked at which teams are the strongest in their region for Counter-Strike and a lot has happened. Most notably ESL Pro League Season 12 has concluded across the regions!
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Dota2 Tier Rankings: ESL One, OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT, BTS Pro Series, and more Dota2 Tier Rankings: ESL One, OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT, BTS Pro Series, and more

Dota2 Tier Rankings: ESL One, OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT, BTS Pro Series, and more

DOTA 2
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
There have been a bunch of events in the DOTA2 esports space including ESL One Thailand, the OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT Season 3, and the BTS Pro Series. Where do all of the teams stack up now?
Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Playoffs Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Playoffs

Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Playoffs

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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
The Overwatch League for 2020 wrapped up recently with a grand champion across the regions being crowned. We take a look at the entire season and place the teams on our tier rankings for the last time in 2020!
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League of Legends Tier Rankings: Summer Seasons 2020 League of Legends Tier Rankings: Summer Seasons 2020

League of Legends Tier Rankings: Summer Seasons 2020

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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
The road to Worlds is coming to an end as all of the seasons wrap up. We have a bunch of national champions from their regions and a bunch of other teams that have also squeezed through to Worlds - but how do they all stack up?