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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.

Loot boxes are history: games are now making money on battle passes

Loot boxes are history: games are now making money on battle passes

We look at the reasons the gaming industry needed battle passes and the way they work in a number of specific titles.

Can Artifact be my gateway drug to Dota 2?

Can Artifact be my gateway drug to Dota 2?

Every time a new tidbit of news comes out about Artifact, I glance at the launch button. It’s tantalizing.

The International needs LAN qualifiers, for the sake of perfecting its integrity

The International needs LAN qualifiers, for the sake of perfecting its integrity

However many Majors there are each Dota 2 season, there’s no denying that the game revolves around The International.

For and against: Was Dust II's inclusion into IEM Sydney and EPL Finals a correct decision?

For and against: Was Dust II's inclusion into IEM Sydney and EPL Finals a correct decision?

Like many times before, there was division across the CS:GO community, this time on whether the timing of Dust II’s inclusion in IEM Sydney and the Pro League finals in Dallas was appropriate.

Artifact has to nail its monetization to succeed — good thing there are plenty of options

Artifact has to nail its monetization to succeed — good thing there are plenty of options

Money, money, money. Not just famous words from the eponymous ABBA song, but also a feared, controversial term in esports, particularly those that have gained the uninviting “pay to win” stamp from players.

Dear Valve, here's what 14 pros and personalities think about the current DPC system

Dear Valve, here's what 14 pros and personalities think about the current DPC system

We spoke to a total of 15 Dota 2 personalities, including pro players, coaches and talent to hear their take on the DPC system and how it should improve for the next season.

PUBG as a live spectator sport: My verdict after Katowice

PUBG as a live spectator sport: My verdict after Katowice

Too hectic or just fantastic? Here's my thoughts after attending my first-ever PUBG live event, at the IEM finals in Katowice.

Will ELEAGUE Boston be the least competitive Major to date?

Will ELEAGUE Boston be the least competitive Major to date?

Clootch argues that ELEAGUE Boston can't hold a candle to its predecessors for a variety of reasons.

Clashing opinions: For and against Tyler1's unban

Clashing opinions: For and against Tyler1's unban

To argue out Tyler1's return, Cybersport.com's Tim "Teemo" Ashton and Aleksei Louchnikov sit on the opposite sides of the table for a clash in viewpoints.

Overwatch League will succeed despite Blizzard's dodgy esports record

Overwatch League will succeed despite Blizzard's dodgy esports record

Zechs argues that OWL will not be like its Blizzard esports predecessors.

What should the CSGO teams wish for in 2018? — "Dear Santa", pt. 1

What should the CSGO teams wish for in 2018? — "Dear Santa", pt. 1

Christmas is just around the corner and here at Cybersport we're excited to see what 2018 has to show. In light of the departure of 2017, we present a fluff feature, where we imagine each of the teams' and regions' wishes going into 2018.

Which CS:GO tournaments do pros want to see return in 2018?

Which CS:GO tournaments do pros want to see return in 2018?

We spoke to 11 of the biggest names in CS:GO to find out which events hold special meaning to them.

Likkrit’s ban is absolutely ridiculous

Likkrit’s ban is absolutely ridiculous

On Nov. 30, CIS League of Legends player Kirill "Likkrit" Malofeyev blew the whistle on the region and Riot Games on stream.

Clashing opinions pt. 2: How Liquid, G2, FaZe and VP rank post EPICENTER?

Clashing opinions pt. 2: How Liquid, G2, FaZe and VP rank post EPICENTER?

Cybersport.com presents part two of our Clashing Opinions series, where we discuss the performances of EPICENTER 2017 contestants and the ranking of the tournament amongst similar tier events.

Clashing opinions: The state of coldzera, boltz, felps, Gambit and Astralis post EPICENTER

Clashing opinions: The state of coldzera, boltz, felps, Gambit and Astralis post EPICENTER

Harrison Liao and Aleksei Louchnikov evaluate the most prominent stories that emerged from EPICENTER 2017 and express general thoughts on the tournament.

Worlds tie-breaker rules need to change—for the betterment of all

Worlds tie-breaker rules need to change—for the betterment of all

Michael "Zechs" Radford argues that tie-breaking at Worlds just shouldn't continue in its current form -- for the betterment of everyone involved

Experts' take: Moses and YNk predict EPICENTER CS:GO 2017

Experts' take: Moses and YNk predict EPICENTER CS:GO 2017

We spoke to CS:GO broadcasters extraordinaire Moses and YNk to hear their thoughts on how EPICENTER CS:GO will pan out.

Bringing esports home

Bringing esports home

We're slowly seeing a creep in esports leagues and competitions going local. This might seem weird at first, given the global nature of esports, but like all the best Transformers, it makes more sense than initially meets the eye.

Who will win TI7? Our bracket predictions all point to one place

Who will win TI7? Our bracket predictions all point to one place

Our bracket predictions all point to one place.

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