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EU LCS: Week 1 storylines

Welcome to my weekly European LCS column. Each week I’ll be taking a look at the most interesting storylines for you, the fans, to be keeping an eye on. Week one begins tomorrow, so here are my most interesting storylines to watch for the first week of the EU LCS. Fnatic – Points to Prove …


Apex organiser Alex Strife faces sexual harassment allegations

The old phrase ‘it never rains but it pours’ seems pretty apposite right now in the world of competitive Smash, and with the biggest tournament in the history of Melee on the horizon it looks as though we’re set for another brown deluge. Although Jonathan ‘Alex Strife’ Lugo, aged 30, is no stranger to controversy, …


Apex organiser Alex Strife faces sexual harassment allegations

The old phrase ‘it never rains but it pours’ seems pretty apposite right now in the world of competitive Smash, and with the biggest tournament in the history of Melee on the near horizon it looks as though we’re set for another brown deluge. Although Jonathan ‘Alex Strife’ Lugo is no stranger to controversy, the …


The Elements Equation

From one game away from going to the Finals at IEM San Jose and an even more close cut and an unfortunate loss to KABUM at Worlds, resulting in failing to make it past groups, Elements (formerly known as Alliance) is one of the best European teams of 2014. Although international tournament results may not …


Analytically Breaking Down the NA LCS & Its Teams

Probably the most recognizable team from North America (besides Team SoloMid), Cloud 9 has always been hailed as that “special recipe”. The team hasn’t made a roster change since early 2013 and arguably, they don’t need to at the moment. Individually, Cloud 9 is certainly not the best team on paper, but due to the …


The Past and the Future: What can Capcom do better in the new year of the Capcom Pro Tour?

Now that 2015 is officially here, another year of the Capcom Pro Tour is on the way. Due to 2014 being the inaugural year of the Tour, Capcom now has the chance to learn from their freshman entry into the greater world of Esports and make their sophomore effort one that escalates Street Fighter closer …


WCS China VODs Spoiler Free

These are the VODs for WCS China Challenger Season 1! Be sure to follow us on eSportshtv for more great Chinese StarCraft! The reason that we were dropped from some games is that China is a very isolated portion of the internet and it requires a VPN to connect to. We lease our VPN from …


iAsonu, XiGua, MacSed, andJim Qualify for WCS Premiere

Zhou "iAsonu" Hang and Cao "Jim" Jinhui, Wang "XiGua" Lei, and Hu "MacSed" Xiang have qualified for WCS Premiere beating out their Challenger opponents.  It is no surprise that Jim has qualified, he is consistently one of the best players within the Chinese scene, and has also found success outside of the isolated region that …


LCS 2015: Time To Shine (Part 2)

The break is almost over and the LCS is finally returning to screens near you! WIth the addition of 2 new teams in each region, along with a plethora of roster changes, both regions look to be more competitive than ever. With the competition getting tougher the spotlight fixates on a number of players whose …


 

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