Nydra's Minutes: Rivalry in a time of renaissance

Nydra's Minutes: Rivalry in a time of renaissance

In his "Minutes" column, Nydra recollects some very recent events which made him cry tears of joy and nostalgia. 

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

Welcome to the inaugural 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.

Nydra's Minutes: ASL 2 and the significance of TBLS' return

Nydra's Minutes: ASL 2 and the significance of TBLS' return

The latest "Nydra's Minutes" takes a look at the quartet that ruled half of BroodWar's lifespan and what their return with ASL 2 means.

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

ESL have announced the dates and venue for the LAN Finals of Intel Extreme Masters Season 11.

Patience defeats Zest to win HSC XIV

Patience defeats Zest to win HSC XIV

The 14th HomeStory Cup ended in the early hours of this morning with a close battle between two of the top Protoss players in the world, Afreeca Freecs Patience and Zest.

HomeStory Cup XIV knockout stages begin

HomeStory Cup XIV knockout stages begin

32 players were welcomed into Dennis "TaKe" Gehlen's home to battle for $10,000. Now, only 8 remain.

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GosuGamers eSports News - WESG: A story of perseverance

WESG: A story of perseverance

The grand final against Maru turned out to be the long awaited crowning moment of TY's career.

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GosuGamers eSports News - The greatest esports rivalry of all time will see its next chapter Jan 17

The greatest esports rivalry of all time will see its next chapter Jan 17

Flash plays Jaedong for a grand finals spot in Afreeca Starleague 2.

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GosuGamers eSports News - GSL Group B Preview

GSL Group B Preview

After Wednesday's opening ceremony fans look forward to a promising year of tournaments under the patronage of AfreecaTV.

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GosuGamers eSports News - GSL Group A Preview

GSL Group A Preview

The 2017 WCS season kicks off this Wednesday with the round of 32 of GSL.



 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Evil Geniuses release long-standing players with 2017 reshuffle

Evil Geniuses release long-standing players with 2017 reshuffle

HuK, InControl, Justin Wong among the released from the organization.

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GosuGamers eSports News - TaekBangLeeSsang have all made it to the ASL 2 playoffs

TaekBangLeeSsang have all made it to the ASL 2 playoffs

The four greatest players in BroodWar’s history will all contest the title come 2017.

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GosuGamers eSports News - For the first time since 2013, a foreigner will play in GSL Code S

For the first time since 2013, a foreigner will play in GSL Code S

Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn has made it to the oldest and most prestigious StarCraft 2 league.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Jaedong, Best squash Terrans at BroodWar’s ASL

Jaedong, Best squash Terrans at BroodWar’s ASL

The Tyrant is keeping the Zerg dream alive.

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GosuGamers eSports News - GSL 2017 ups prize pool, removes Code A

GSL 2017 ups prize pool, removes Code A

AfreecaTV have revealed their GSL plans for the next year and some major changes are coming.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Gold Pro-League day 2 results

Gold Pro-League day 2 results

The second day of action from Shanghai has concluded, with two Zergs pulling ahead of the rest.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Gold Pro-League season 3 begins in Shanghai

Gold Pro-League season 3 begins in Shanghai

Eight of China’s best Starcraft II players battle it out over one week to be crowned the GPL champion

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GosuGamers eSports News - Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

ESL have announced the dates and venue for the LAN Finals of Intel Extreme Masters Season 11.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Huge changes to all three races as the newest multiplayer patch goes live

Huge changes to all three races as the newest multiplayer patch goes live

Every race has seen significant changes as Blizzard attempts to redesign certain parts of the game that weren't ticking the right boxes.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Afreeca disbands StarCraft 2 team

Afreeca disbands StarCraft 2 team

The streaming company parts ways with its players after less than a year of sponsorship.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Patience defeats Zest to win HSC XIV

Patience defeats Zest to win HSC XIV

The 14th HomeStory Cup ended in the early hours of this morning with a close battle between two of the top Protoss players in the world, Afreeca Freecs Patience and Zest.

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GosuGamers eSports News - HomeStory Cup XIV knockout stages begin

HomeStory Cup XIV knockout stages begin

32 players were welcomed into Dennis "TaKe" Gehlen's home to battle for $10,000. Now, only 8 remain.

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GosuGamers eSports News - StarCraft goes to Busan

StarCraft goes to Busan

After an emotional rollercoaster caused by the recent turmoil on the Korean StarCraft scene, fans of the franchise have a weekend to look forward to.

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GosuGamers eSports News - WESG Global Finals line-up complete

WESG Global Finals line-up complete

The American and Asia-Pacific quaifiers have finished, meaning that the entire lineup for the WESG global final next month has been decided.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Starcraft, the new battlefield for AI research

Starcraft, the new battlefield for AI research

Google's Deepmind have announced that the next game they will try to conquer is Blizzard's very own Starcraft II

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GosuGamers eSports News - Blizzcon finals complete WCS for 2016

Blizzcon finals complete WCS for 2016

Blizzcon wrapped up this weekend, marking the end of what might have been the most important year for Starcraft II as an esport.

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Nydra's Minutes: Rivalry in a time of renaissance

Nydra's Minutes: Rivalry in a time of renaissance

In his "Minutes" column, Nydra recollects some very recent events which made him cry tears of joy and nostalgia. 


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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

Welcome to the inaugural 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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Nydra's Minutes: ASL 2 and the significance of TBLS' return

Nydra's Minutes: ASL 2 and the significance of TBLS' return

The latest "Nydra's Minutes" takes a look at the quartet that ruled half of BroodWar's lifespan and what their return with ASL 2 means.


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Tournament organizer WSVG still owes $32,000 to players

Tournament organizer WSVG still owes $32,000 to players

Hearthstone and StarCraft 2 pros that travelled to compete in the event are owed the majority of their prize money, with some yet to receive a single dime.


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Addressing Criticisms of the New WCS System

Addressing Criticisms of the New WCS System

You cannot have change without controversy and Blizzard's 2016 revamp of the WCS system has had its fair share. It has been three full months since its implementation, so lets dig a little into the subject.


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Could the man who revolutionised Chinese e-commerce be set to do the same for Esports?

Could the man who revolutionised Chinese e-commerce be set to do the same for Esports?

One of the most successful and largest Chinese companies, Alibaba, has just announced their commitment to organise an Esports event worth over $5,500,000. But, the question is: Who is behind this company?


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WCS Circuit Shanghai Predictions

WCS Circuit Shanghai Predictions

The Gold Series International, better known these days as WCS Circuit: Shanghai, has just concluded its round of 16. It follows in the footsteps of January's DreamHack Leipzig, although this tournament features no Koreans at all.


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Intel Extreme Masters: Katowice 2016 visitors cultural guide

Intel Extreme Masters: Katowice 2016 visitors cultural guide

In this feature we look at some of the landmarks and tourist attractions the beautiful city of Katowice, Poland has to offer.


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IEM Katowice: StarCraft 2 Winter Circuit Championship invitee highlights

IEM Katowice: StarCraft 2 Winter Circuit Championship invitee highlights

StarCraft 2 returns to IEM with the Winter Circuit Championship. Fresh into a newly released expansion the game is still in a state of flux. How will we see the tournament develop and will we see an upset from one of the underdogs?


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Flash: "I have no regrets about retirement"

Flash: "I have no regrets about retirement"

In Korean E-sports history, Lee ‘Flash’ Youngho is a very special player. A lot of fans were sad when they heard Flash decided to retire. But after a short break, Flash has come back as a personal broadcaster in Afreeca TV.


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IEM Katowice: StarCraft 2 World Championship Preview

IEM Katowice: StarCraft 2 World Championship Preview

IEM Katowice is going to host a second largest annual tier-1 event for StarCraft 2 in terms of prize pool, WCS points, prestige and level of participating players. Here are the main stories of contemporary SC2 competitive scene that are represented by this World Championship, as well as the personal storylines of every player entering this event.


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Interview with Lorin 'Alystair' Halpert - Barcraft Co-Founder & TI4 Signature Guy

Lorin ‘Alystair’ Halpert is one of the many faceless community members in eSports, and he has a long history of being involved in bringing eSports closer to the general public, primarily in the form of Barcraft, of which he is a co-founder. More recently, he has been involved in the Dota 2 scene, bringing all the physical autographs of players and production crew into the game. 


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The Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business returns with another look into the news scene. This time we talk to Patrik 'Raistlin' Hellstrand, longtime eSports journalist and former Head Administrator of GosuGamers. 


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Editorial: Clauf'd up

Editorial: Clauf'd up

Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev tells the story of ESGN - from the lavish feasts to the money famine - and explains why it was never going to work.


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Gaming Addiction a Mental Disorder?

Gaming Addiction a Mental Disorder?

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) adds Internet Gaming Addiction as one of the potential disorders that needs to be treated. And they are hoping for more clinical research to formally include it on the list. Should it be considered as such? Here are some arguments and counter-arguments regarding gaming addiction.


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Top 4 must-watch e-Sports documentaries

Top 4 must-watch e-Sports documentaries

Following the release of Valve's highly anticipated film Free-To-Play, the community has seen a surge of interest in films related to Esports and so here is a list of the Top 4 e-Sports documentaries already released, that every player should watch.


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From a small apartment to the big world of eSports

From a small apartment to the big world of eSports

This weekend marks a monumental step for the HomeStory Cup in Krefeld. Now the SeatStory Cup will continue what started two years ago, but for the first time in the history not only featuring Starcraft 2, as the Blizzard card game Hearthstone is entering the apartment. GosuGamers takes a walk through memory lane to recap the great history of the unique event.


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The Volunteer Business, Part Two

The Volunteer Business returns with an interview with Moritz 'Moose' Zimmermann.


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VODs of the Week: Feb 17-23

VODs of the Week: Feb 17-23

After a long (too long, even) absence due to internal changes and website developments, VODs of the Week is back, featuring the insanity that was Na`Vi against Liquid, the best from IEM Cologne StarCraft and highlights from LCS and GPL


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Editorial: Acquainting eSports with mainstream businesses

Editorial: Acquainting eSports with mainstream businesses

GosuGamers' Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev talks to Oliver Fedtke and Manuel Kotschote, two guys with the ambitious project of creating Europe's largest professional eSports conference in order to attract the attention of mainstream businesses.


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