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Valve Adds 'Trusted Launch' To CS:GO To Combat Cheating

Valve Adds ‘Trusted Launch’ To CS:GO To Combat Cheating

Valve is vocal about its efforts in combating toxicity and cheating in CS:GO. Ever since CS:GO became a free-to-play multiplayer game, the number of cheaters attacking regular players has increased. Valve is on a continuous hunt for the best system that can reduce and hopefully eliminate cheaters completely. This week, the developer released Trusted Launch, […]

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Top CS:GO Rifler 'Olofmeister' Takes Break From Pro Play

Top CS:GO Rifler ‘Olofmeister’ Takes Break From Pro Play

Olof “Olofmeister” Kajbjer Gustafsson, former FaZe Clan player and a legendary player in the CS:GO international scene, announced his break from professional play due to fatigue and loss of motivation. Olofmeister publicly announced his decision after FaZe Clan’s recent run at ESL One: Road to Rio Europe 2020. The team lost to Astralis 2-0 in […]

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Valve Introduces New Chat Filter To Combat Toxicity In CS:GO

Valve Introduces New Chat Filter To Combat Toxicity In CS:GO

Toxicity remains a major problem in the esports community. It exists in almost all multiplayer games, and Valve’s CS:GO isn’t safe from it. In an attempt to combat this negative behavior in CS:GO, Valve added a new profanity filter to the game’s chat feature. The Valve dev team announced plans to protect users from toxicity […]

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ESL Pro League Returns In September For Its 12th Season

ESL Pro League Returns In September For Its 12th Season

After months of hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ESL Pro League returns this September with an even bigger tournament and a more prestigious lineup of international teams. For its 12th season, the league hosts an offline-setting tournament with 24 teams from Europe, North America, Asia, Oceania, and South America. Tournament Format ESL Pro League […]

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Valve Teases Sample Visuals Of CS:GO In-Game Player Stats

Valve Teases Sample Visuals Of CS:GO In-Game Player Stats

Amid the rumor that Valve will release Source 2 any day now, CS:GO may come with a new in-game player statistics feature soon. Valve recently released the complete list of notes for the game’s new update. The new update focuses on CSGO’s backend code, so there weren’t many major changes to the actual game aside […]

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Gamers Without Borders 2020 Launches CS:GO Charity Event

Gamers Without Borders 2020 Launches CS:GO Charity Event

Gamers Without Borders 2020, a COVID-19 charity esports event sponsored by Saudi Arabia, now heads to the CS:GO competitive community. The CS:GO edition of the tournament takes place from May 29 to 31 online and features a $2 Million prize pool. The Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports (SAFEIS) partners with ESL for […]

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DreamHack Masters Spring 2020: Viewer's Guide

DreamHack Masters Spring 2020: Viewer’s Guide

DreamHack Masters Spring 2020 pushes through as scheduled with an online format. Today until May 24, 16 CS:GO teams from across the world battle it out for the regional title and the lion’s share of the prize pool from their respective regions. The event is no different from other major tournaments sponsored by DreamHack. However, […]

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HLTV x CS.Money League Introduces Its First Fantasy Game

HLTV x CS.Money League Introduces Its First Fantasy Game

HTLV.org, the world’s leading CS:GO news media, partners with CS.Money to host its first-ever fantasy game featuring live European CS:GO tournaments today. Fantasy game for the playoffs of ESL One: Road to Rio – Europe is now open for play. Fans and players can earn cash prizes and in-game rewards sponsored by HTLV.org and CS.Money […]

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5 CS:GO Players Face Corruption Charges In Australia

5 CS:GO Players Face Corruption Charges In Australia

Despite constant warnings from organizations and legal officials, match-fixing remains rampant in the esports community. Just this week, five semi-professional CS:GO players were formally indicted on corruption charges over match-fixing offenses done at ESEA Mountain Dew League 2019.  The trial and investigation lasted for over a year. Australian police, led by the Victoria Police Sporting […]

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CSPPA, Other CS:GO Organizers Plan To Adjust Player Breaks

CSPPA, Other CS:GO Organizers Plan To Adjust Player Breaks

The Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association (CSPPA) and several major esports organizers reportedly plan to change the dates of the summer and winter player breaks due to the ongoing pandemic and the devastating cancellation of CS:GO major events this year. In a Twitter post, the CSPPA confirmed that it supports the decision of its main tournament […]

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