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Esports creeping beyond livestreams and onto TV networks

Esports creeping beyond livestreams and onto TV networks Unlike Evos of years past, the Street Fighter championships also aired on ESPN2.Alongside ESPN's esports exploration (which also includes its own editorial coverage), TBS has been airing its own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament ELeague live on Friday nights.

Best 'Counter-Strike' plays of the ELeague semifinals: Fnatic vs. Na'Vi

Best 'Counter-Strike' plays of the ELeague semifinals: Fnatic vs. Na'Vi Here are the best plays from Fnatic and Na'Vi's semifinals match.Lucky for Flusha, Na'Vi lined right up for him and mowed down the first two attackers.

Watch The Counter-Strike ELeague Championship Final Right Here

Watch The Counter-Strike ELeague Championship Final Right Here If you’re not sitting at home on a lovely Saturday afternoon watching TBS, at least you can watch the observer feed of ELeague Counter-Strike: Global Offensive championship showdown between Fnatic and Virtus.Welcome to the less-than-stellar side of esports on television, the television exclusive.

Virtus.pro beats Fnatic to become ELeague season one champions

Virtus.pro beats Fnatic to become ELeague season one champions Both teams went into the grand finals on Saturday after handedly winning their semifinals matches 2-0, but Virtus.With the rounds at 7-1, though, VP started to turn it around a bit, and Snax nailed an impressive triple kill in the tenth round to help get the comeback rolling.

The 8 'Counter-Strike' teams facing off in the ELeague Major playoffs this weekend

The 8 'Counter-Strike' teams facing off in the ELeague Major playoffs this weekend The ELeague Major playoffs kick off this Friday and run through Sunday, featuring Na'Vi, Virtus.Check out our team-by-team preview of the ELeague Major playoffs below.

Why 'Counter-Strike' tournament pros think the Swiss system is more fair

Why 'Counter-Strike' tournament pros think the Swiss system is more fair The Swiss system, which has been gaining popularity in the pro CS:GO scene, forgoes groups completely, instead matching teams up randomly after the first round.Liquipedia created a graphic that explains the Swiss system in detail.

'Counter-Strike' team Virtus.pro goes on insane win streak at Eleague Major

'Counter-Strike' team Virtus.pro goes on insane win streak at Eleague Major ATLANTA — With a 7-0 lead against North, the crowd at the Eleague Major was already chanting "16-0!Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski was the key player in Virtus.

Mysterious object mesmerizes crowd at 'Counter-Strike' Major tournament

Mysterious object mesmerizes crowd at 'Counter-Strike' Major tournament ATLANTA — During a technical timeout at the ELeague Major Saturday, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro Epitácio "Taco" de Melo started playing with a mysterious object, and nobody could figure out what it was.SK Gaming's Taco was disconnected from the quarterfinals match against FaZe Clan, and while waiting to get back into the final game of the three-game match, he started spinning an object around.

'Counter-Strike' semifinals highlights: Near misses, killing sprees and chaos

'Counter-Strike' semifinals highlights: Near misses, killing sprees and chaos Four Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams battled at the ELeague Major semifinals Saturday, with Astralis taking on Fnatic and Virtus.The two teams traded kills left and right, leaving Astralis's Markus Kjaerbye in a 1v2 against Fnatic.

Headshots and comebacks in crazy 'Counter-Strike' finals

Headshots and comebacks in crazy 'Counter-Strike' finals ATLANTA — Astralis won the 10th Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major on Sunday, taking out the Polish powerhouse Virtus.They took out Neo, leaving Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski alone with an AWP to defend the bomb.

'Counter-Strike' match breaks Twitch's streaming record

'Counter-Strike' match breaks Twitch's streaming record A Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match shattered a Twitch viewership record Sunday, reaching over 1 million concurrent viewers during the exciting finish of the ELeague Major.pro and Astralis, breaking Twitch's previous single-channel concurrent viewer record of 890,000.

'Counter-Strike' coach bans lead to the rise of team leaders

'Counter-Strike' coach bans lead to the rise of team leaders On the other side of the stage, Astralis coach Danny "Zonic" Sørensen talked strategy with his Danish team, but letting the players do most of the talking.pro, it was Filip "Neo" Kubski, a 29-year-old Polish veteran who has been rolling with the same lineup since 2013.

This sports psychologist may be the secret weapon of 'Counter-Strike' champions Astralis

This sports psychologist may be the secret weapon of 'Counter-Strike' champions Astralis Astralis is undoubtedly one of the best 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' teams on the planet, but they have one fatal flaw: choking in high-pressure situations and throwing away chances to be crowned CS:GO champions.In an effort to change their luck, the team hired a sports psychologist, and finally reeled in the Major tournament win that had eluded them.

'Street Fighter V' is heading to TBS with $250,000 ELeague invitational

'Street Fighter V' is heading to TBS with $250,000 ELeague invitational The ELeague Street Fighter V Invitational is running from the end of March to the end of May, with semi-regular live broadcasts on TBS Friday nights, including the final stages and championship match May 26.Along with CS:GO, ELeague ran one of the first major Overwatch tournaments in 2016, the $300,000 Overwatch Open, also broadcast on TBS and Twitch.