Contributing Writer
Former professional Counter-Strike player. I dabble in CS:GO in my spare time. Content:

Key takeaways from DreamHack Masters Las Vegas

lurppis takes a look at the key takeaways to be drawn from the DreamHack Masters event in Las Vegas.
2 days ago - CS:GO

CS:GO: Silly season winners and losers

lurppis takes a look at the silly season that just finished in Counter-Strike and evaluates the key roster moves.
9 days ago - CS:GO

Zeus "We [in Na`Vi 2010] gave it all to CS"

I talked to Gambit's in-game leader and former Na`Vi member Zeus about his career, dating back to to beginnings in Ukraine back in 2004.
25 days ago - CS:GO

Storylines for DreamHack Open Leipzig

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.
a month ago - CS:GO

MSL: "No one has an excuse [at the major]"

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.
a month ago - CS:GO

gla1ve: “I had to go back, all-in”

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.
a month ago - CS:GO

lurppis CS:GO Awards of 2016

lurppis gives out his 2016 CS:GO awards in this article, celebrating the best players and teams of the past calendar year.
2 months ago - CS:GO

ECS Season 2 Finals preview

This article previews the $750,000 Esports Championship Series Season 2 Finals, taking place at the Anaheim Arena from Friday through Sunday.
2 months ago - CS:GO

The case for Immortals at ECS Season 2 Finals

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.
3 months ago - CS:GO

Valve and the uncertainty factor

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.
3 months ago - CS:GO