Category Archive: Scott’s Articles

Aug 28 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/24-8/30, 2015)

It was a successful weekend for Fnatic at ESL One Cologne and at the LCS Finals. And the longest running North American LCS rivalry has a surprising ending in the finals. This and more in this week’s eSports Weekly! LCS Finals: Surprise Results and The Implications of Worlds This section sounds like an awful title …

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Aug 21 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/17-8/23, 2015)

It’s another busy week of eSports! The ESL One Cologne major is ongoing, the LCS finals are tomorrow, and the Dota 2 scene is being turned on its head one more time with a reshuffle. This and more in this week’s eSports Weekly! CS:GO: ESL One Cologne Group Stage Results and Main Event Preview After …

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Aug 14 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/10-8/16, 2015)

And we are back again with another edition of eSports Weekly. This week we discuss the grand finals of the Dota 2 International Championships, we take a look at the LCS playoff action, and make some predictions involving the recently announced ESL One Cologne group stages. All while I’m glued to Fallout Shelter, now FINALLY …

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Aug 07 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/3-8/9, 2015)

There’s a lot of esports action this past week and leading into this weekend, so there’s no time to waste, it’s eSports Weekly! Dota 2: TI5 Main Event Recap, Finals Preview *This section was written before the matches began on Friday, August 7th* With only a few teams remaining in the main event of the …

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Jul 31 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 7/27-8/2, 2015)

You’d think that this week in between the LCS summer split and the summer playoffs would be relatively quiet and less action packed. But you would be wrong! We just finished the group stages of the International, the biggest Dota 2 tournament of the year, and in history. There were big CS:GO surprises at CEVO …

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Jul 24 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 7/20-7/26, 2015)

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It’s the final week of the LCS summer split regular season! We recap the action in the European LCS, and preview the last weekend of North American LCS play. This plus more, including ESL’s new drug testing policy and Hearthstone’s new expansion, in this week’s eSports Weekly! ESL To Begin Drug Testing for Major Events …

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Jul 17 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 7/13-7/19, 2015)

This week we continue to monitor the impressive run of Cloud 9’s CS:GO team, as well as recap the ESWC and preview the FACEIT League Finals. This and more, including our LCS roundup, in this week’s eSports Weekly! LCS: Fnatic Moves Closer to Perfect Season, and it’s Down to the Wire in North America Only …

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Jul 10 2015

eSports Weekly (7/6-7/12, 2015)

This week we recap last weekend’s hectic ESL ESEA Pro League finals, and preview the upcoming Electronic Sports World Cup. This, including our weekly LCS roundup, and more in this week’s eSports Weekly! CS:GO: ESL Finals Results, ESWC Preview The finale of the first ESL ESEA Pro League is now wrapped up, and it goes …

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Jul 03 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 6/29-7/5, 2015)

It’s been a festive week for everyone here at HalfBeard’s HUD, as we celebrate both Canada Day and the 4th of July, but that won’t stop your weekly dose of eSports news. This week we look at the astonishing turn of events at the ESL ESEA Pro League Finals, we do our weekly LCS roundup, …

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Jun 26 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 6/22-6/28, 2015)

This week, we recap the halfway week of the LCS summer split, including Fnatic’s impressive run and the issues facing TSM. We also look at the ongoing Gfinity CS:GO Summer Masters event, and the controversy surrounding the new organization Renegades. This and more in this week’s eSports Weekly. LCS Week Five: Fnatic Firing On All …

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