Chauschool: NA LCS Playoffs – CLG vs TSM Analysis

Chauschool: NA LCS Playoffs – CLG vs TSM Analysis

S4 LCS NA Playoffs have just concluded. The match I am choosing to comment on will be the TSM vs CLG BO3 series as this rivalry is significant to anyone that has ever been part of the CLG or TSM organizations. I will be focusing on game 2 in particular as I felt that game […]

Doublelift blog: Adapting to Patch 4.5

Doublelift blog: Adapting to Patch 4.5

  I’ve been spending significantly more time this season playing solo queue, and with each patch comes an entirely new monster to tame. If you’re looking to climb and take advantage of players who are slow to adapt, there are some things you should first understand about this patch. 1. Heal is the go-to summoner spell, […]

Polt Reflects on IEM Katowice

Polt Reflects on IEM Katowice

As you know, I have been traveling to many countries to participate in tournaments. However, since accommodations were provided just for the tournament days, I didn’t actually have time to sightsee. Of course it was possible to go around if I was defeated during the early stages of the tournaments, but I didn’t want that […]

Chauster Analysis of the Patch 4.5 Rune Changes

Chauster Analysis of the Patch 4.5 Rune Changes

I will be discussing the state of runes following patch 4.5 and my opinions on their intended uses/impacts Seals Greater Seal of armor - Armor reduced to 1 from 1.41 Greater Seal of health - Health increased to 8 from 5.35 Armor seals were used almost universally in League of Legends. Every single position spammed armor Seals […]

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Chauster blog: The Decline of NA Competitive Skill

Chauster blog: The Decline of NA Competitive Skill

With the recent announcement of Scarra’s relinquishing of his position, I thought that it would be a good time to talk about League of Legends and its competitive skill level. There have been lots of discussion going on in the past few years regarding how stagnant the NA competitive scene seems to be. Players that […]

Nien on objective control, the importance of coaches for teams, and the significance of being confident

Nien on objective control, the importance of coaches for teams, and the significance of being confident

Hello everyone, this is Nien with another blog for you guys to read, criticize, and enjoy! In this blog I’ll mostly be talking about the importance of controlling objectives, the benefits of having a coach/coaching staff, and the necessity of being confident in your own ability. In league of legends, the main way to win […]

Welcome Josh “steel” Nissan to Team iBUYPOWER

Welcome Josh “steel” Nissan to Team iBUYPOWER

Hello CS community, Today, we would like to welcome Josh “steel” Nissan to team iBUYPOWER! Josh has recently been living in the UK competing on teams such as Dignitas and Reason Gaming but is moving back to Canada within the next couple of weeks. He has been playing competitively since 2008 first in CS:S then […]

Why Facebook Buying Oculus VR Makes Sense

Why Facebook Buying Oculus VR Makes Sense

  Oculus VR, the darling of the PC and gaming community, is now a whole other beast. In what seems to be the most shocking news of the week, Facebook announced plans to acquire Oculus VR for roughly $2B. The news sent shockwaves through the tech industry, with an almost unanimous feeling of betrayal. The […]

iBUYPOWER Welcomes Braxton “Swag” Pierce to their CS:GO Team

iBUYPOWER Welcomes Braxton “Swag” Pierce to their CS:GO Team

Hello CS community, As many of you may have heard, Eric “Adren” Hoag recently stepped down from our team due to conflicts with his new job. We were in need of a fifth and were concerned with timing due to all the league matches that needed to be played for CEVO and ESEA. You may […]

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