B1ad3: “What we want to do now, is to make iM a full-fledged second voice in the team”

We spoke with B1ad3 about preparing for and winning a major, peak form, his system and vision for CS, the roles of players on this roster, and the "old school approach" of playing Counter-Strike of Aleksib. Players editorial team is very grateful to the Ukrainian e-sports organization NAVI for their help in organizing this interview […]

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Aleksib about NAVI’s at the semi-final of PGL Major: “We just need to be aware, we just need to be awake as individuals, we just need to be fearless”

NAVI captain Aleksi Aleksib Virolainen gave an exclusive interview to Players correspondent Sofiia Pikhalo. The Players editorial team is very grateful to the Ukrainian e-sports organization NAVI for organizing this interview. Congrats with this win. How are you feeling right now?  I’m feeling great. I think getting the first game out the way feels very […]

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Monte is testing Kvem from IKLA, starting from the RES Regional Series 1 Europe

IKLA CEO Maksym Bednarskyi announced that Vladyslav Kvem Korol will play for Monte at the RES Regional Series 1 Europe with CS2. He wrote about it on Twitter. Bednarskyi noted that the player joined the team for a test period. RES Regional Series 1 Europe takes place online from February 28 to March 6. Teams […]

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Ramboot R10, an esports organization owned by former footballer Ronaldinho, is competing in the "games of the future" in russia

Among the participants of the "Games of the Future", which are held on the initiative and support of the russian government, is the organization Ramboot R10, owned by former Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho. The information was published by journalist Diana Fedchenko in her telegram channel. The club is represented in the following disciplines: CS2, laser tag, […]

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sdy left Monte

The Monte organization has announced that Viktor sdy Orudzhev has left the CS2 roster. The club announced it on its social media. The statement said that the contract was not extended by agreement of the parties and Viktor became a free agent.

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pashaBiceps: “If someday a government will create a Ministry of Esports, I will go for it and I will take care of it”

Players report Denys D3str0_o Zabarnyi talked with Polish Counter-Strike legend Jaroslaw pashaBiceps Jarzabkowski about IEM Katowice, the state of CS, coaching, personal sports challenges and the development of the esports scene in Poland. IEM Katowice is a special event for you. What was the most emotional moment during all of your career from here, from […]

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Oleksii XAOC Kucherov, COO NAVI: "It's a loan for a month"

NAVI Chief Operating Officer Oleksii XAOC Kucherov exclusively commented for Players on the loan of Oleksandr s1mple Kostyliev to the Falcons. "It's a loan for a month. Regarding options to extend the loan or a possible buyout of the player, we are not disclosing the details at this time".

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BluScale, Otomo, Ares, and wingblade are the casters who agreed to work at the russian Dota 2 tournament organized by the russian government

Today, the "games of the future" tournament started, with a Dota 2 tournament taking place. The competition is also being covered in English, and the broadcasts are being hosted by well-known commentators and analysts. The Australian Ares, who was a commentator at two The Internationals (2022 and 2023), is present at the streams. The Dutchman […]

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the "games of the future": "The real goal of the russian federation's work with foreign youth is to create a network of agents of influence in the countries of the world"

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine believes that the "games of the future" tournament organized by the government of the russian federation will be used to recruit foreign youth and then use them to create a network of agents of influence. A copy of the corresponding document from the MFA of Ukraine was received […]

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s1mple: "I would never join Cloud9 when there are 4 russian players. I think every Ukrainian should understand this"

Legendary NAVI player Oleksandr s1mple Kostyliev gave an exclusive interview to Players reporter Sofiia Pikhalo after the IEM Katowice 2024 finals.  We talked about his break, a potential move to other teams, the state of CS, NAVI teammates and his new project ALL STARS Promotion. When you took a break, did you think it would […]

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