Four things CS:GO majors can adopt from Dota’s The...

Four things CS:GO majors can adopt from Dota’s The International

Despite CS:GO's rise in popularity since 2012, little has changed at its three annual Valve-sponsored major tournaments. Here are four elements of Dota 2's massively popular International event that Valve can apply to CS:GO majors to give them new life.

Europe Open #1: A look at the stats

Europe Open #1: A look at the stats

Some heroes dominated, some heroes fell and a certain slug got banned half of the games.

ESL to host a $250,000 tournament in Dubai

ESL to host a $250,000 tournament in Dubai

ESL has announced that they will be hosting a $250,000 CS:GO tournament in Dubai on September 10-12.

Lower Bracket Preview: Blood will be spilled; tears will...

Lower Bracket Preview: Blood will be spilled; tears will follow.

The Intenational 5's lower bracket features one of the most dramatic best of one settings seen in the history of Dota 2. Each matchup will have one of the finest organizations and players with their backs against the wall. Three TI Champions are on the verge of exiting the Key Arena after merely one game in the Grand Stage. Read more inside.

The art of playing from behind

The art of playing from behind

You are a beast when ahead, but what happens when you end up behind?

Heroes of TI5 Group Stage

Heroes of TI5 Group Stage

With the The International 5's Main Event beginning in less than 24 hours, let's take a quick look at the tournament's group stage from a statistical perspective. Analyzing the heroes most picked and banned, those which were most contested, and those with the highest winrates, let's see if we can try and get a grasp on what kind of 'metagame' to expect from the biggest playoffs in all of eSports.

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Glorious 2-0 victory for CDEC over Cloud 9

Dota 2Glorious 2-0 victory for CDEC over Cloud 9

Mental strength and perfect execution of their game plan were the key factors that allowed CDEC Gaming to dominate Cloud 9 in The International 5 second quarter finals match.16

TI5 UB: LGD beat Team Empire 2-1

Dota 2TI5 UB: LGD beat Team Empire 2-1

The first match of the International is over and LGD continue their dominance as they beat Team Empire 2-1 and advance to the next round.7

IEM Gamescom rules & schedule

CS:GOIEM Gamescom rules & schedule

In just under two days, IEM Gamescom will begin featuring a unique "four-lives" format. For your convience, we've created a guide with everything to know about the upcoming $85,000 event.0

NiKo to step in for SK Gaming at IEM Gamescom

CS:GONiKo to step in for SK Gaming at IEM Gamescom

Mousesports backup Nikola "NiKo" Kovač will stand in for Michael "Friis" Jørgensen at IEM Gamescom.0

World Championship NA qualfier details

CS:GOWorld Championship NA qualfier details

The CS:GO World Championship North American qualifier details have been revealed by E-Frag.net, with three countries representing. 0

CS:GO News Week in Review: August 3rd

CS:GOCS:GO News Week in Review: August 3rd

Catch up with the biggest news in competitive Counter-Strike from the past week and stay up to date with the scene.0

Play10Lose11 wins the Road to BlizzCon Thailand National Qualifier

HotSPlay10Lose11 wins the Road to BlizzCon Thailand National Qualifier

Crushing the bracket 2-0 in every match, Play10Lose11 went on to defeat Arsenic in the grand finals, qualifying for the SEA Championship Main Event on August 8th.0

ESL to host a $250,000 tournament in Dubai

CS:GOESL to host a $250,000 tournament in Dubai

ESL has announced that they will be hosting a $250,000 CS:GO tournament in Dubai on September 10-12.4

G2 part ways with their team

CS:GOG2 part ways with their team

Gamers2 have announced that they're dropping their current CS:GO line-up after the team's bad run at Plonsk Challenge this weekend.0

C9, CLG qualify for ESL One Cologne 2015.

CS:GOC9, CLG qualify for ESL One Cologne 2015.

Cloud9 and Counter Logic Gaming will be the last two teams to round off the attendees for ESL One Cologne 2015.0

TI5 Main Event Day 1 schedule

Dota 2TI5 Main Event Day 1 schedule

The International 5’s Main Event will kick off in a few hours and the first day will have plenty of drama as four teams are bound to fail their quest for the Aegis and will watch the rest of the tournament from the sidelines.6

Kings of the Storm Finals: TempoStorm vs compLexity

HotSKings of the Storm Finals: TempoStorm vs compLexity

The Semi-Finals were chock full of drama and the hype didn't stop there.0

HellRaisers wins Acer Predator Masters

CS:GOHellRaisers wins Acer Predator Masters

The Acer Predator Masters concluded today with HellRaisers defeating mousesports 4-3 in the best-of-seven grandfinals match.0

Na'Vi wins Europe Open #1

HotSNa'Vi wins Europe Open #1

With a scary performance, Na'Vi destoys the opposition and secures their place in the European Championship0

eBettle wins Assembly Summer 2015

CS:GOeBettle wins Assembly Summer 2015

Team eBettle has managed to win Assembly Summer 2015 by taking down ROCCAT 2-1 in the grand finals.1