Tháng: Tháng Mười 2017

How MC became a pro

Jang “MC” Min-Chul posted an autobiography of sorts on Inven. It covers the period of when he decided he wanted to become a pro to eventually achieving that dream at 18. For those who do not know, MC started his esports career as a Brood War player. He never found success there and became one […]

A letter to our readers

Sadly, Slingshot will cease operations effective tomorrow, Oct. 31, 2017. We launched Slingshot because we wanted to do great esports journalism. I think under editor Vince Nairn’s leadership, we did produce great work. We didn’t fail in this regard and I owe debt of gratitude to all of the writers and contributors who worked with […]

Roll back the years: EPICENTER 2017

Before EPICENTER started, I referred to it as the “Champion of Champions” tournament. Seven of the best teams in the world (and Virtus.Pro) had congregated into a killer eight team tournament. Even among that field, FaZe Clan stood out as a favorite; FaZe had won ESL New York and the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier in dominant […]

Rogue benches shinobi for remainder of ESL Pro League season

North American Counter-Strike team Rogue has benched Josh “shinobi” Abastado for the remainder of the ESL Pro League season, according to multiple sources. Shawn “witmer” Taylor, a former member of the core lineup, will stand in for shinobi. Witmer was the only option for Rogue, which already used both of its allotted roster moves for […]

DeKay’s Final Five: EPICENTER 2017

Here’s the DeKay Final Five from a wild week that was EPICENTER 2017. Virtus.pro is back, again Virtus.pro is one of the most preposterous and confusing Counter-Strike teams in history. The four year old lineup has been through hell and back multiple times. Almost every player has tried every role on the team, other than […]

KSV Esports’ Overwatch League franchise will be called the Seoul Dynasty

The Overwatch League franchise owned by KSV Esports will be called the Seoul Dynasty, the organization announced Thursday. “We put a lot of thought in choosing the right name to represent Seoul, and its place in history as the birthplace of modern day esports,” KSV Esports founder Kevin Chou said in an announcement video. “I believe the best […]

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