GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 19/5 - 26/5

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 19/5 - 26/5

Welcome to the Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.

Even in Death's Batterry: "In certain weeks, the amateur...

Even in Death's Batterry: "In certain weeks, the amateur scene was better than the bottom HGC teams"

As Even in Death prepares for their Crucible match against No Tomorrow on Sunday, we chatted with Marty "Batterry" Nivinski about preparations and his impressions about the Open Division.

Interview with Clutch Gamers' Boombacs: "Jerax and Zai...

Interview with Clutch Gamers' Boombacs: "Jerax and Zai are my idols"

From joining the newly formed Clutch Gamers in December 2016 to qualfying for four major LAN events by May 2017, Boombacs has come a long way in a very short time.

Overwatch’s 1st Birthday: How the meta has changed

Overwatch’s 1st Birthday: How the meta has changed

From dive to triple tank, over the past year we have experienced it all. Let's walk through the metas we've seen come and go.

Wings Gaming vs ACE, players against managers

Wings Gaming vs ACE, players against managers

The drama currently unfolding in the DotA 2 community involving the five ex-Wings Gaming players is a subject that needs careful analysis, as the implications are potentially serious.

CS:GO Update: Changes to UMP45, Operation Hydra

CS:GO Update: Changes to UMP45, Operation Hydra

Valve have announced a new CS:GO update introducing a highly anticipated new operation in addition to a much needed UMP45 fix.

All eSports News

GosuGamers eSports News - M19 venture into Dota 2 with Funn1k roster

M19 venture into Dota 2 with Funn1k roster

M19, a Russian esports organization, has made the venture into Dota 2 picking up a roster featuring Gleb "Funn1k" Lipatnikov.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Masters Manila: Faceless pull out a huge upset as they send OG home

Masters Manila: Faceless pull out a huge upset as they send OG home

On the back of an insane team performance in all the three games, Faceless have knocked the four-time major winners out of the Manila Masters. and advance forward in the Lower Bracket.

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GosuGamers eSports News - LGD and Happy Feet are going to Galaxy Battles

LGD and Happy Feet are going to Galaxy Battles

The Chinese and Southeast Asian qualifiers for Galaxy Battles concluded after a long series of tiebreakers.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Pirates, crabs, sharks, and many other sea creatures featured in the TI7 Collector's Cache

Pirates, crabs, sharks, and many other sea creatures featured in the TI7 Collector's Cache

This year’s Collector's Cache contains 23 aquatic themed hero sets that will fit perfectly on the Reef’s Edge terrain.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team NP claim victory over Invictus Gaming at the Manila Masters

Team NP claim victory over Invictus Gaming at the Manila Masters

In a rather one-sided best of three series, Team NP took a 2-0 victory over Invictus Gaming to eliminate the Chinese team from the Manila Masters.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Crowns back in CS: GO with new team

Crowns back in CS: GO with new team

Swedish esports organsation Crowns announced its new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team consisting of five Swedish players.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Newbee style over EG 2-0 to secure a spot in the Grand Finals of the Manila Masters

Newbee style over EG 2-0 to secure a spot in the Grand Finals of the Manila Masters

The winner-bracket finals of the Manila Masters saw Newbee outclassing Evil Geniuses and sweeping them over without dropping a single game.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Blizzard Releases Details of First Wild Open Tournament

Blizzard Releases Details of First Wild Open Tournament

Blizzard has announced details of the first official Wild format tournament.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Faceless eliminates Clutch Gamers from the Manila Masters

Team Faceless eliminates Clutch Gamers from the Manila Masters

With a quick and decisive 2-0 victory, Team Faceless managed to eliminate Clutch Gamers from the Manila Masters, securing their spot in the next round.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Longzhou Playing Staff Went Unpaid For Months

Longzhou Playing Staff Went Unpaid For Months

Sources from inside Longzhu claimed that players and staff were regularly paid late by the organisation.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Galaxy Battles EU and NA qualifier details released; SG eSports and Mousesports to compete

Galaxy Battles EU and NA qualifier details released; SG eSports and Mousesports to compete

NESO Galaxy Battles has released the information for EU and NA qualifiers including teams, schedule and format. Mousesports, SG eSports, Prodota Gaming and others scheduled to compete.

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GosuGamers eSports News - EPICENTER 2017 groups revealed; Group A stacked with EU talent

EPICENTER 2017 groups revealed; Group A stacked with EU talent

The EPICENTER 2017 groups have been revealed with just over a week to go before the event kicks off with the group stage on June 4th.

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GosuGamers eSports News - NP find the secret and eliminate Puppey's team  from the Manila Masters

NP find the secret and eliminate Puppey's team from the Manila Masters

After a hotly contested three game series, Team NP overcame rivals Team Secret and eliminated them from the Manila Masters.

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GosuGamers eSports News - DreamHack Summer 2017 - Broadcasting talent announcement

DreamHack Summer 2017 - Broadcasting talent announcement

DreamHack have revealed the comprehensive list of talent to grace their LAN event this summer.

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GosuGamers eSports News - ZEN League Finals Schedule Announced

ZEN League Finals Schedule Announced

ZEN League have announced further details of their LAN finals, due to take place in the middle of next month.

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GosuGamers eSports News - The Competitive Recap: We listed what you might have missed (May 19th - May 25th)

The Competitive Recap: We listed what you might have missed (May 19th - May 25th)

There are a lot of things to keep track of in the Overwatch scene and it's become increasingly difficult to keep up with it all. Never fear as the GosuGamers Competitive Recap is here! We've compiled all the Overwatch news that's fit to print.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Tricked players to become free agents

Tricked players to become free agents

Tricked have announced the negotiations to renew their players' contrats failed, the Danish roster will become free agents once their contracts end.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Decklist spotlight: What are Americas' highest ranked players bringing to Spring Playoffs?

Decklist spotlight: What are Americas' highest ranked players bringing to Spring Playoffs?

We give you 32 decklists from the highest GosuRanked players from the Americas region as the Spring Playoffs approach.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Geek Fam and their new addition SexyBamboe take the SEA veterans by surprise

Geek Fam and their new addition SexyBamboe take the SEA veterans by surprise

The Southeast Asian and Chinese qualifiers for Galaxy Battles commenced today and the front runners are already taking a considerable lead.

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GosuGamers eSports News - EG secures top 3 at the Manila Masters after Day 1

EG secures top 3 at the Manila Masters after Day 1

After a 2-0 victory over Team Faceless earlier today followed by a 2-1 victory over Invictus Gaming, Evil Geniuses is now guaranteed top 3 in the Manila Masters.

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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 19/5 - 26/5

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 19/5 - 26/5

Welcome to the Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.


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Even in Death's Batterry: "In certain weeks, the amateur scene was better than the bottom HGC teams"

Even in Death's Batterry: "In certain weeks, the amateur scene was better than the bottom HGC teams"

As Even in Death prepares for their Crucible match against No Tomorrow on Sunday, we chatted with Marty "Batterry" Nivinski about preparations and his impressions about the Open Division.


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Interview with Clutch Gamers' Boombacs: "Jerax and Zai are my idols"

Interview with Clutch Gamers' Boombacs: "Jerax and Zai are my idols"

From joining the newly formed Clutch Gamers in December 2016 to qualfying for four major LAN events by May 2017, Boombacs has come a long way in a very short time.


Dota 2

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Overwatch’s 1st Birthday: How the meta has changed

Overwatch’s 1st Birthday: How the meta has changed

From dive to triple tank, over the past year we have experienced it all. Let's walk through the metas we've seen come and go.


Overwatch

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Zechs Files: Mind The Gap

Zechs Files: Mind The Gap

SKT winning MSI was a surprise to nobody, but how much can we read into G2's performance? Is the gap between Korea and the rest of the world growing or shrinking? Does it even matter?


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Nydra's Minutes: Hearthstone excellence should be celebrated way more

Nydra's Minutes: Hearthstone excellence should be celebrated way more

Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev draws comparison between Hearthstone and StarCraft to argue why Hearthstone excellenced and consistency needs more recognition than it gets.


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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 12/5 - 19/5

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 12/5 - 19/5

Welcome to the Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.


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Interview with xNova: " Winning against Wings Gaming has been the most unforgettable moment"

Interview with xNova: " Winning against Wings Gaming has been the most unforgettable moment"

Since joining WarriorsGaming.Unity in the fall shuffle of 2016, xNova has captained the team to international recognition.


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Nydra's Minutes: Flexible Afreeca Blue show trophy potential after learning to share the burden

Nydra's Minutes: Flexible Afreeca Blue show trophy potential after learning to share the burden

Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev documents the positive revamp of Afreeca Freecs Blue which has led to their most impressive form yet.


Overwatch

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Zechs Files: We Need to Talk About Quests

Zechs Files: We Need to Talk About Quests

When even Brian Kibler thinks that a deck is problematic, you know it's at least worth looking into.  This week's Zechs Files investigates some of the most divisive card designs in Hearthstone history.


Hearthstone

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The essence of heroes: Reinhardt - Be the shield they need with  Jonathan "Reinforce" Larsson

The essence of heroes: Reinhardt - Be the shield they need with  Jonathan "Reinforce" Larsson

Stay strong, be patient and save them from themselves. When the opportunity arrives, gamble with your life. In part 5 of the essence of heroes interview series, Reinforce talks about his approach to Reinhardt.


Overwatch

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Top 10 submitted sets for The International 7 treasures

Top 10 submitted sets for The International 7 treasures

Now, that the deadline for submitting sets for The International 7 treasures came to an end, it’s your time to decide which set deserves to be added in-game.


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Starladder iLeague Invitational 2 - A peek at the first head to head matches

Starladder iLeague Invitational 2 - A peek at the first head to head matches

As we rush toward the mid point of May and encroach upon the qualifiers and invites for The International 7, the action is getting real.


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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 5/5 - 12/5

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 5/5 - 12/5

Welcome to the Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.


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Learn to play the Control Mage, Jaina's new top tier archetype

Learn to play the Control Mage, Jaina's new top tier archetype

JoRoSaR brings you another video deck tech, this time focused on one of the best ways to play Mage in Journey to Un’Goro.


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Zechs Files: What Did we Learn About G2?

Zechs Files: What Did we Learn About G2?

G2 looked superb at times during Dreamhack Tours, but can they match that performance against stronger opposition?


CS:GO

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Last chance to vote for The International 7 treasure sets

Last chance to vote for The International 7 treasure sets

Your last chance to vote the sets that may be featured in The International 2017 treasures is now.


Dota 2

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Immortal brotherhood - An unlikely success story

Immortal brotherhood - An unlikely success story

On the surface, Immortals doesn't make sense and yet their success is undeniable. We sat down with Verbo & Nomy to understand what it's like to be Immortal.


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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 28/4 - 5/5

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, 28/4 - 5/5

Welcome to the Gosu Money Review, where we take a look this week at a different topic. How should you play, and who should be allowed to play?


General

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Road to TI7; A fierce journey for teams

Road to TI7; A fierce journey for teams

The Road to TI7 is a complex and intense path, paved with blood, sweat and tears. Some embark on the path earlier than others, some are forced to take longer or more treacherous routes. For many who travel, it always starts with a dream and ends in fierce competition.


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