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xNova at TI8: "VP have the same problem as us: struggling in the laning phase."

xNova at TI8: "VP have the same problem as us: struggling in the laning phase."

PSG.LGD's support Yap "xNova" Jian Wei spoke to Cybersport.com on The International 2018 media day about their upcoming match versus Virtus.pro and takeaways from the group stage.

Puppey at TI8: "You must love this game in order to do it for a living."

Puppey at TI8: "You must love this game in order to do it for a living."

We managed to catch Puppey of Team Secret after their impressive comeback in the group stage of The International 8 to discuss improvement and playing professionally.

33 at TI8: "I feel this is the first year I've got to play with a real team."

33 at TI8: "I feel this is the first year I've got to play with a real team."

We managed to interview 33, offlaner for OpTic Gaming, at TI8 to discuss his personal development, reaching the upper bracket, and playing against Team Liquid.

V1lat on TI8: "This is the first TI without a single weak team."

V1lat on TI8: "This is the first TI without a single weak team."

Cybersport.ru talked to V1lat about how he travelled to Canada with Alexander "XBOCT" Dashkevich and Roman "CaspeRRR" Lepokhin, and who he considers the favourites and underdogs of the tournament.

The key to climbing solo queue? "Being tolerant of your teammates", says Exileh

The key to climbing solo queue? "Being tolerant of your teammates", says Exileh

Unicorns of Love's midlaner Exileh spoke to Cybersport.com about the secret to do well at solo queue, improving from a bad 2017 split and balancing micro and macro.

"[Playing Teemo] is definitely something we've been talking about and trying out in different roles": Caps and Falco

"[Playing Teemo] is definitely something we've been talking about and trying out in different roles": Caps and Falco

We spoke to the team’s extremely creative mid laner, Caps, and his head coach, Dylan Falco — who faces a daily challenge in channelling Caps’ creativity.

Down memory lane with Kubz: "That Fnatic Academy team, the atmosphere, the progression and everything — I miss it still."

Down memory lane with Kubz: "That Fnatic Academy team, the atmosphere, the progression and everything — I miss it still."

Kubz spoke about the old times with the Fnatic Academy Brotherhood, even older times (and growing pains) with Complexity Black and more.

ArtStyle remembers winning TI1: "We were confident. All of us could play any hero, and we trusted each other."

ArtStyle remembers winning TI1: "We were confident. All of us could play any hero, and we trusted each other."

Cybersport.ru and Ivan "ArtStyle" Antonov go back in time to when The International started.

Youngbuck: "Watch FNC vs. KZ. Study it. You'll know how to take T2 towers against the best in the world."

Youngbuck: "Watch FNC vs. KZ. Study it. You'll know how to take T2 towers against the best in the world."

In a long interview for Cybersport.com, Joey "YoungBuck" Steltenpool talks about kickboxing, coaching, and Fnatic's secret rivalry with Misfits.

Steeelback: "For the first time, I might have found a support that makes us a good bot lane."

Steeelback: "For the first time, I might have found a support that makes us a good bot lane."

Steeelback explains why is the team struggling despite reportedly good scrim results, his chemistry with SirNukesaLot and how a bad piano player drove him crazy.

Odoamne: "Duke is straight up bashing me and that motivates me to do better."

Odoamne: "Duke is straight up bashing me and that motivates me to do better."

Six months after we chatted him up during the tail-end weeks of the spring split, we caught up with Splyce's top laner again to check how things have changed.

With ArtStyle we were in anarchy; with Puppey, we had monarchy: LightofHeaven remembers a legendary 2011 NaVi era

With ArtStyle we were in anarchy; with Puppey, we had monarchy: LightofHeaven remembers a legendary 2011 NaVi era

LightofHeaven spoke about preparations for the tournament and the team’s key opponents as well as analyzed the final match against EHOME.

Upset: "We understand the game much better, we have a team identity. [...] Top 2 is definitely still in the race."

Upset: "We understand the game much better, we have a team identity. [...] Top 2 is definitely still in the race."

After another strong week for his team that put Schalke tied for third in the rankings, we spoke to the team's bot laner about growing up and moving away from home at such tender age.

Vizicsacsi: "This shift of the meta, this more chaotic style, actually suits us."

Vizicsacsi: "This shift of the meta, this more chaotic style, actually suits us."

Vizicsacsi on the matter of decisiveness in Schalke 04, better team cohesion compared to the spring split, and the impact their in-house sports psychologist had on them.

Araneae: "Spain is probably the biggest national region that we have in Europe right now."

Araneae: "Spain is probably the biggest national region that we have in Europe right now."

During week 6 of EU LCS, we caught up with MAD Lions coach Alvar "Araneae" Martin Alenar to discuss the good old LCS days, his transition to coaching and rivalry with inSec

NBK: "If you lose your passion, nothing can save you, even if you play 24/7."

NBK: "If you lose your passion, nothing can save you, even if you play 24/7."

Cybersport.ru contributor Overdrive spoke at length with Nathan "NBK" Schmitt on his career journey through two Major titles, the G2 Esports fallout, his family and what motivates him to go on.

Bwipo: "My confidence is proof that my mother made the right decision in letting me go pro."

Bwipo: "My confidence is proof that my mother made the right decision in letting me go pro."

Bwipo spoke to Cybersport.com about stepping in for Rekkles and sOAZ at different times, the value of substitute players in general, and the role of his mother in regards to his career.

Kikis: "We take everything seriously, there is no time to screw around or treat it as fun."

Kikis: "We take everything seriously, there is no time to screw around or treat it as fun."

We spoke to Kikis during week 6 of EU LCS about his journey back to the league, versatility and bringing new ideas to Vitality.

Sencux: "We are not in any spot to feel comfortable."

Sencux: "We are not in any spot to feel comfortable."

Sencux on his team's incredible win streak, Korean bootcamp how come he's the only guy on Misfits who doesn't watch anime.

Maniac: "[EnVyUs] probably never found a system that every player believed in."

Maniac: "[EnVyUs] probably never found a system that every player believed in."

Maniac talks his enjoyment of the desk, his time as a coach on EnVyUs, the recent-most iteration of G2 and their prospects for the future.

ShaDowBurn: "If it wasn't for Carpe, we'd surely have failed [the first stage]."

ShaDowBurn: "If it wasn't for Carpe, we'd surely have failed [the first stage]."

Cybersport.ru sat down with George "ShaDowBurn" Gushcha before the grand final in New York where his Philadelphia Fusion eventually placed second.

Lmbt: "After each loss, we were trying to take a step forward, to become an inch better."

Lmbt: "After each loss, we were trying to take a step forward, to become an inch better."

Cybersport.com interviewed coach of mousesports, Sergey "lmbt" Bezhanov, at the LAN finals of ESL One Cologne 2018, where we discussed the recent roster adjustment and his experience on mousesports over the past two years.

Broxah: "No one expected my career to go the way it did."

Broxah: "No one expected my career to go the way it did."

We caught up with Mads "Broxah" Brock-Pedersen since the last time we spoke to him in the spring split. Broxah spoke of Caps, the importance of EU Masters and more.

SPUNJ on life, childhood, and CS: "You either feed off the crowd or the crowd beats you."

SPUNJ on life, childhood, and CS: "You either feed off the crowd or the crowd beats you."

Cybersport.com interviewed Australian CS:GO analyst, Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill at the LAN finals of ESL One Cologne 2018, where we found out more about the man behind the nickname and his journey both in life and Counter-Strike.

Duke on Splyce's coaching dynamic: "I'm the more confrontational guy, telling it like it is to the players."

Duke on Splyce's coaching dynamic: "I'm the more confrontational guy, telling it like it is to the players."

Copenhagen and then just last Friday — we spoke to Splyce coach about his arrival to the "vipers'" camp, dealing with rough starts and why he abandoned "real life" career to chase esports.

Here's what 17 CS:GO professionals think about the FACEIT Minor circuit

Here's what 17 CS:GO professionals think about the FACEIT Minor circuit

Cybersport.com asked seventeen CS:GO professionals to give their opinion on the FACEIT Minor circuit and its pros and cons.

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