Articles by lurppis

Storylines for DreamHack Open Leipzig
- January 13th 2017
This article takes a look at the storylines to watch out for when following the first sizable CS:GO tournament of 2017, DreamHack Open Leipzig.
MSL: "No one has an excuse [at the major]"
- January 12th 2017
GAMURS writer lurppis talks to North's in-game leader MSL about his career, coaching, and more ahead of the upcoming $1,000,000 ELEAGUE Major in Atlanta.
gla1ve: “I had to go back, all-in”
- January 10th 2017
Following their rise to the top of the world rankings in December, GAMURS’s lurppis spoke to Astralis’s in-game leader gla1ve at length about his career, Astralis and more.
lurppis CS:GO Awards of 2016
- January 3rd 2017
lurppis gives out his 2016 CS:GO awards in this article, celebrating the best players and teams of the past calendar year.
ECS Season 2 Finals preview
- December 9th 2016
This article previews the $750,000 Esports Championship Series Season 2 Finals, taking place at the Anaheim Arena from Friday through Sunday.
The case for Immortals at ECS Season 2 Finals
- December 4th 2016
This article builds the case for Immortals to win their largest event yet this coming week at ECS Season 2 Finals at Anaheim Arena in Southern California.
Valve and the uncertainty factor
- November 23rd 2016
This article takes a look at how Valve’s lack of communication may have a profound negative impact on CS:GO as a whole, well beyond what is perceived as unpleasant uncertainty.
An in-depth analysis of Na`Vi
- November 18th 2016
In this article, we take a look at what the main causes leading to Na`Vi’s perceived underperformance are, and whether they can, or are likely to, be fixed organically in the medium-term.
Key Storylines for IEM Oakland
- November 15th 2016
Key storylines for IEM Oakland's $300,000 tournament, as well as some side-storylines to keep in mind while following the action.
Key takeaways from EPICENTER: Moscow
- October 23rd 2016
Our writer lurppis takes a look at the key takeaways from EPICENTER: Moscow, the $500,000 CS:GO tournament held in the Russian capital this weekend.