Interview with KYAN1TE

Interview with KYAN1TE

GosuGamers was given the opportunity to talk to Karam "KYAN1TE" Kabbara, one of the UK's premier CS:GO commentators.

Kitkatz interview: "I have been able to make Warrior a...

Kitkatz interview: "I have been able to make Warrior a strong contender in every metagame"

Warrior master Kitkatz sat down with us to discuss his Blizzcon Warrior decklist, the meta, the coming balance changes and more.

Here we are. Don't turn away now.

Here we are. Don't turn away now.

Today's eSports titles don't always get along, but Riot's new Worlds 2014 promo trailer goes beyond rivalry. We take a look at how the trailer celebrates players of every game, not just League of Legends.

Breaking down the Gentlemen Cup controversy, or the case...

Breaking down the Gentlemen Cup controversy, or the case of vVv versus PkD

In the wake of the Gentlemen Cup playoffs, a member of team vVv raises concerns with tournament’s administration, preventing his team from making the final four. We break down the numbers and lay out the story.

Getting to Know NA: CEVO Casters

Getting to Know NA: CEVO Casters

In this special edition of Getting to Know NA, we interview the casters of CEVO's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive League.

What are pros playing, episode 2: 9 players, 9 classes,...

What are pros playing, episode 2: 9 players, 9 classes, 9 decklists

We take a look at nine different decks played by some of the most popular Hearthstone streamers on the scene in order to provide an overview of the ladder meta.

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Dreamhack Announces Casters for DH Stockholm

CS:GODreamhack Announces Casters for DH Stockholm

Dreamhack has announced the casters for their $30,000 CS:GO tournament which will take place later this month in Stockholm, Sweden.2

Blizzcon EU qualifiers phase 2 groups announced

HearthstoneBlizzcon EU qualifiers phase 2 groups announced

Dreamhack Stockholm, the hosts of the final qualifying stage for the Blizzcon Hearthstone World Championships in the EU region, have announced the groups for the competition.0

StarLadder X - American playoffs to kick off tonight

DotA 2StarLadder X - American playoffs to kick off tonight

The American groupstage of StarLadder X is now over, and four squads have managed to secure a spot in the playoffs. EG, Na'Vi.US, Sneaky Nyx Assassins and Not Today are the challengers for the single ticket to Kiev and the offline finals of the tournament.2

Heroes of the Storm enters final alpha phase

HotSHeroes of the Storm enters final alpha phase

Blizzards hero brawler is getting close to entering beta as the technical alpha is scheduled to go down end of this week, enjoy a lengthy maintenance and get back for its final phase when re-launched.1

VP Polar, Na'Vi, Team Empire and LGD to clash in EMC LAN finals

DotA 2VP Polar, Na'Vi, Team Empire and LGD to clash in EMC LAN finals

The Excellent Moscow Cup has finished its online groupstage and four teams are set to travel to Moscow on Sept 26th. Virtus.pro Polar, Natus Vincere, Team Empire and LGD Gaming will face off against each other at Forum Hall. 7

WCA to change format, possibly to re-seed groups

HearthstoneWCA to change format, possibly to re-seed groups

Following feedback from players, the $190,000 WCA Hearthstone competition will undergo changes to its format and possibly to how participants are positioned in the groups. 0

Kolento takes Prismata Cup for his second championship title

HearthstoneKolento takes Prismata Cup for his second championship title

Cloud 9's Aleksandr "Kolento" Malsh emerged champion of Prismata Cup last night, besting newcomer SilentStorm 4-1 and taking his second tournament win after VGVN #2. 1

Bounty Hunter Series is back with 6th Edition

DotA 2Bounty Hunter Series is back with 6th Edition

Bounty Hunter Series returns with VP Polar challenging current King of the Hill Team Empire in the 6th edition of the tournament for a prize money of $1000.2

OneShot out of StarSeries for next season

CS:GOOneShot out of StarSeries for next season

The Russian squad of oneshot will not be in StarSeries Season XII next season.0

ESL One NYC: EG and Na'Vi.US crash through US qualifiers

DotA 2ESL One NYC: EG and Na'Vi.US crash through US qualifiers

The upper bracket of the ESL NYC's American qualifiers are now over, and teams Evil Geniuses and Na'Vi.US have secured their spots at the ESL's LAN Finals.8

Starladder X - China group stage completed, iG and LGD fall short

DotA 2Starladder X - China group stage completed, iG and LGD fall short

The group stages have been completed and four teams have made it through to compete in the China qualifier playoffs, looking ever more closer for a chance to compete in Kiev in the LAN finals.15

Ek0p takes the inaugural HearthStats League

HearthstoneEk0p takes the inaugural HearthStats League

Jan "Ek0p" Palys is the first HearthStats League champion and takes the lion's share of the $5,000. This is Ek0p's second tournament championship after taking the TakeTV Invitational in April.0

Invictus Gaming takes down Vici Gaming in Sina Cup #5

DotA 2Invictus Gaming takes down Vici Gaming in Sina Cup #5

Vici Gaming has been able to be a dominant factor in the Chinese scene as of late, but today Invictus Gaming took them down 3-2 in the Sina Cup #5 finals. The TI4 runner-up previously sent down the TI2 champions to the loser's bracket, but iG fought their way back to claim the title.16

Kolento, Silentstorm undefeated after the Prismata Cup swiss

HearthstoneKolento, Silentstorm undefeated after the Prismata Cup swiss

The second edition of Prismata Cup is under way and the first day will be the swiss mellee. Follow the results live here, see who got eliminated and who'll be fighting on Sunday.0

Gaara, Amaz, Ek0p and Firebat are HearthStats League's final four

HearthstoneGaara, Amaz, Ek0p and Firebat are HearthStats League's final four

The inaugural HearthStats League is three matches away from its finale as it is down to the last four players. In clases between the European and North American servers, Gaara faces Amaz and Ek0p plays Firebat starting at 02:00 CET tonight.0

Denial eSports replace Arben with Funzii

DotA 2Denial eSports replace Arben with Funzii

Denial announced today that they will be replacing their mid laner Arben 'Arbenlol' Forest-Sisalem with Thibault ' Funzii' Calonne. Arben will still be playing as a substitute for the team while he pursues other endeavors.15

Newbee unable to attend EMC #2 LAN due to passport issue

DotA 2Newbee unable to attend EMC #2 LAN due to passport issue

Newbee, after successfully qualifying for the Excellent Moscow Cup #2's LAN event in Moscow, have withdrawn from the competition, citing a lost passport as the cause.29

Cloud9 overpower Team Tinker to win NVIDIA Game24 Invitational

DotA 2Cloud9 overpower Team Tinker to win NVIDIA Game24 Invitational

The 24-hour marathon tournament NVIDIA Game24 Invitational is now over, and Cloud9 managed to claim the first place and $7000. After their 3-1 defeat in the finals, Team Tinker will have to settle for $4000, while both EG and Alliance will go home with $2000.24

Alternate ATTAX alters their roster

CS:GOAlternate ATTAX alters their roster

Team Alternate ATTAX a veteran german powerhouse in the counterstrike community - has made substantial changes to their starting lineup today. 0

Dota Pit League announces season 2 with at least $75,000 up for grabs

DotA 2Dota Pit League announces season 2 with at least $75,000 up for grabs

A few months after their first season, Dota Pit announces a much bigger season 2. 16 teams from the West will compete over the course of five weeks for at least $75,000. A ticket bundled with a Lich set will be up for purchase to increase the prize pool even further. 16

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Interview with KYAN1TE

CS:GOInterview with KYAN1TE

GosuGamers was given the opportunity to talk to Karam "KYAN1TE" Kabbara, one of the UK's premier CS:GO commentators.0

Kitkatz interview: "I have been able to make Warrior a strong contender in every metagame"

HearthstoneKitkatz interview: "I have been able to make Warrior a strong contender in every metagame"

Warrior master Kitkatz sat down with us to discuss his Blizzcon Warrior decklist, the meta, the coming balance changes and more.0

Here we are. Don't turn away now.

LoLHere we are. Don't turn away now.

Today's eSports titles don't always get along, but Riot's new Worlds 2014 promo trailer goes beyond rivalry. We take a look at how the trailer celebrates players of every game, not just League of Legends.5

Breaking down the Gentlemen Cup controversy, or the case of vVv versus PkD

HearthstoneBreaking down the Gentlemen Cup controversy, or the case of vVv versus PkD

In the wake of the Gentlemen Cup playoffs, a member of team vVv raises concerns with tournament’s administration, preventing his team from making the final four. We break down the numbers and lay out the story.2

Getting to Know NA: CEVO Casters

CS:GOGetting to Know NA: CEVO Casters

In this special edition of Getting to Know NA, we interview the casters of CEVO's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive League.4

What are pros playing, episode 2: 9 players, 9 classes, 9 decklists

HearthstoneWhat are pros playing, episode 2: 9 players, 9 classes, 9 decklists

We take a look at nine different decks played by some of the most popular Hearthstone streamers on the scene in order to provide an overview of the ladder meta.0

"I will miss it more than you guys will probably understand": ChanmanV bids farewell

Hearthstone"I will miss it more than you guys will probably understand": ChanmanV bids farewell

A few weeks ago, Chris "ChanmanV" Chan announced that he would be ceasing production of all of his shows due to mounting family commitments. As he prepares to make his final bow casting the Deck Wars season 2 finals, GosuGamers spoke to Chris about his decision, his time in eSports and the finals in one of his last interviews.4

Editorial: Why WEC's format just doesn't work and what can be done in general

HearthstoneEditorial: Why WEC's format just doesn't work and what can be done in general

Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev examines a format popular in Asian tournaments, picks it apart and looks at a possible development in Hearthstone formats. 2

Going Rogue while evading Hunter traps: Naxxramas tempo Rogue guide

HearthstoneGoing Rogue while evading Hunter traps: Naxxramas tempo Rogue guide

The current meta is predominantly the Hunter's playground. If you're tired of laying down traps and summoning beasts, you can pick up your dagger and go rogue...3

MtG legend Brian Kibler interviewed: On TCG design, competitive Hearthstone, transitioning and VGVN

HearthstoneMtG legend Brian Kibler interviewed: On TCG design, competitive Hearthstone, transitioning and VGVN

Today, we're joined by one of Magic: The Gathering's greatest player - Brian M. Kibler. A competitive TCG veteran and game designer, Kibler answers our barrage of questions at length to make for one of the most in-depth interviews we've conducted in a while.5

Playing around the inevitable

HearthstonePlaying around the inevitable

What is the last card in your opponents hand? Is it Pyroblast, or Goldshire Footman? In this article, we take a thorough look at the how to avoid game changing blowouts while forcing your opponent into suboptimal plays. If you are not playing around your opponent's cards, you are not playing Hearthstone!19

The DotA phenomenon: More than a game, more than an eSport

DotA 2The DotA phenomenon: More than a game, more than an eSport

In the rise of DotA 2 and the MOBA genre at large, the record breaking TI4 was a landmark in eSports, but it is really just the beginning. 809

Alchemixt: "Reincarnate has potential and will get better each time new cards get released"

HearthstoneAlchemixt: "Reincarnate has potential and will get better each time new cards get released"

We bring you another WEC interview, this time with Curse's Dan "Alchemixt" Wanton where he takes ten minutes of his time to tell us what's up with the Naxxramas cards, getting into competitive Hearthstone and why being on a two-man team has its positives.27

EternaLEnVy: 'Everytime I come to China, something terrible happens'

DotA 2EternaLEnVy: 'Everytime I come to China, something terrible happens'

Cloud9 have performed admirably at the WEC thus far, with a straight run of wins over LGD, Na`Vi, and now VG to secure themselves a spot in the Grand Finals, and a guaranteed 2nd place at least. We sat down with Jacky 'EternaLEnVy' Mao after their winner's bracket finals victory to find out his thoughts about the scene post-TI4. 119

TidesofTime for the WEC final: "The series advantage gives me 80% chance to win"

HearthstoneTidesofTime for the WEC final: "The series advantage gives me 80% chance to win"

At least $13,000 richer, Tides discusses the switch from Dota to Hearthstone, his prediction for the grand final and gives quality advice on how to be good at Hearthstone. 12

Darkwonyx at WEC: "I tried to build decks that counter Rdu, but he's very flexible"

HearthstoneDarkwonyx at WEC: "I tried to build decks that counter Rdu, but he's very flexible"

Curse player Johan "Darkwonyx" Hansson gets interviewed by GosuGamers on the first day of WEC 2014 on his rivalry with Rdu, EU vs NA vs Asia and why it's impossible to research Chinese players.1

Interview: VG.Black^ - 'iceiceice vouched for me'

DotA 2Interview: VG.Black^ - 'iceiceice vouched for me'

After a comfortable win against EG at WEC, Black^, the new recruit of Vici Gaming talks to us about his new team, chinese scene and his future plans.76

EG.Arteezy: 'As always, we have a lot to work on'

DotA 2EG.Arteezy: 'As always, we have a lot to work on'

Fresh from the loss against Vici, Arteezy talks about the games, the time in China so far, about the TI4 depression and how PPD is the dad of the team.75

MYM.Ignite: "WEC's deck format reduces the skill ceiling of the tournament"

HearthstoneMYM.Ignite: "WEC's deck format reduces the skill ceiling of the tournament"

On the first day of WEC 2014 Grand Finals, we catch up with Nuno "Ignite" Pinho from Meet Your Makers and chat him up on WEC's tournament format, the gated release of Naxxramas and the life of a competitive Hearthstone player.2

Koyuki: Paladin has always had a lot of power, even before Naxx

HearthstoneKoyuki: Paladin has always had a lot of power, even before Naxx

Today, we sat down with Paladin expert and aspiring caster Case "Koyuki" Kiyonaga. In this lengthy interview we talked about a lot of interesting topics, like the impact Naxxramas has on the game, Paladin as a class, pro players from other games switching to Hearthstone and more.1