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Alina Sotula

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The Top 10 Trash Tier Picks in Esports
Every game has things players love to hate, but sometimes items in the game can be so terrible, so useless, so low-tier that we can’t help but obsess over them. Here are the top 10...
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The Top 10 Most Controversial Bans in Esports History
In the world of esports it’s pretty difficult to keep things like cheating, toxicity or bad behavior under wraps when thousands of people are watching.The consequences for such public bad...
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Big, Dumb and Underappreciated: What It Takes to Be a Perfect Tank
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “tank”? You probably think of a low-skill player who basically uses their character’s body as a target for enemy attacks;...
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The King's Gambit: The Story of Hikaru
Hikaru Nakamura is a man of many accomplishments. He drew the chess world’s attention to the United States by winning trophy after trophy throughout his career.In 2003, he became a...
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The Unsolved Mystery of Dr DisRespect's Twitch Ban
Dr DisRespect has never shied away from controversy -- whether it's broadcasting himself walking into a public bathroom at E3 or spreading dangerous conspiracy theories. But despite his...
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How a Filthy Casual Risked Everything to Save Siege's Scrubbiest Players
Some of us are born with an innate talent that manifests itself at a young age - a God-given mastery of a game that can carry you through the craziest situations.But for most of us, the...
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Elders with AWPs: How a Group of Bloodthirsty Seniors Became CS:GO World Champions
How often have you heard the phrase “age is just a number”? In esports, it sometimes refers to some wily whipper-snapper who appears to be skilled beyond their years.But in CS:GO, there’s...
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The Rise and Fall of League's Most Self-Destructive Superstar
Being known for something in the game you play can be a badge of honour. But depending on what that trademark is, it can also very easily become a blight on an otherwise promising...
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How Esports' Greatest Rap God Emerged From Its Most Agonizing Game
Every hero has a storyline that defines them. Sometimes it’s a fateful event that turns an ordinary person into a legend, or maybe it’s through their determination to overcome...
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F@*K Retirement: How CS:GO’s Oldest Aim God Keeps Turning Back the Clock
In esports, there is no such thing as being too young to compete. But on the other end of the spectrum, a player’s shelf life is usually not a long one, at a certain point, players become...
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Esports’ Worst Dream Team: The Hilarious Disaster That Was Delta Fox
What can you expect when you create a roster stacked with superstars? Occasionally, you get to see a real synergy of talent and flashes of greatness. Now and then, you see dominant...
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The Polite Killer Who Became the Clutch King of Counter-Strike
Whenever anyone talks about great teams in esports, they usually just want to talk about the superstars. But as often as these gods might bask in the warmth of the spotlight, sometimes...
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The Major-Winning Matchfixer Who Dodged a Lifetime Ban
There comes a time in every player’s career when they have to put it all on the line for a chance to win big. A moment where they throw caution to the wind and simply hope for the best....
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A King Without A Crown: The Curse Of s1mple
s1mple is arguably the greatest CS:GO player ever. He's been ranked number one in the world, he's won premier tournaments, and now? He's even on the best team in the world. But s1mple is...
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The Best, Worst Player Ever: The Enigma of CS:GO’s Most Unpredictable AWPer
In Counter-Strike, players aren’t just trying to lift comically large cheques and trophies, they’re looking to write themselves into history.There are legends who will be remembered for...
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The Superstar Being Sabotaged By His Own Alter Ego
Even the greatest esports players have bad days at the office. But in League of Legends, there’s one superstar in particular who has become known for his consistent ability to reach the...
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The Incredible AWPer Cursed to Miss CS:GO’s Easiest Shots
Everyone misses their shots now and then.Even the sharpest of shooters occasionally throw away free kills because of momentary lapses in concentration. But what if these events weren't...
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This Gun is Breaking CS:GO and Pissing Everyone Off!
How often do you hear about a gun in Counter-Strike being OP or breaking the meta?The SG, or the Krieg as it used to be called, is incredibly powerful at both short and long-range. And...
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This Deaf Streamer is Shattering Stereotypes
What was the last time you were the first person to do something? For most people, pioneering anything is a pipe dream at best. Meet Ewok, the 14-year-old deaf female streamer, who joined...