Esports.gg Stories of the Week (Feb. 18-24) – The Guard layoff, Lima Major, Capcom Cup X
We break down the top stories on Esports.gg for the past week including the groundbreaking The Guard layoffs, the start of Dota 2 Lima Major, and more.
The Guard massive layoff shook the esports scene
The Guard lays off all its employees
According to sources within the organization, The Guard has laid off its entire staff.
Lima Major kickstarts with the world's top Dota 2 teams
Lima Major live results 🔴, scores, and more
Live updates on the Lima Major, Peru, with live scores, results, updates, and details!
Dota 2 sees the largest ban wave in history
Dota 2 bans 40,000 cheaters in huge ban wave
Valve has well and truly dropped the ban hammer, as it announces that over 40,000 Dota 2 cheaters have been banned.
Interview with the two-time Capcom Cup winner MenaRD
“This is just the beginning”: MenaRD wins second Capcom Cup after intense run
MenaRD won his second Capcom Cup after defeating the dark horse Zhen, giving a shoutout to the FGC as he has continued to grow in the community.
Capcom Cup X will offer a $2 million dollar prize pool
$2 million prize pool announced for Capcom Cup X with Street Fighter 6
Capcom just announced their largest Street Fighter tournament ever. Read below for more details.
Call of Duty is coming to Nintendo Switch
Microsoft and Nintendo agree to bring Call of Duty to Switch consoles
Call of Duty is coming to Nintendo Switch!
Hearthstone Arena in risk due to Chinese botting
Chinese botting might ruin Hearthstone Arena
A new ramification of the Chinese Hearthstone botting problem could affect Arena, but this time on a global scale.
A big change to Azir is coming soon
Phreak announces Azir changes coming to patch 13.5
The Emperor of Sands is receiving some changes coming in patch 13.5.
The full Esports.gg articles of the week
Into The Breach begins search for SEA Dota 2 squad
According to sources reporting to Esports.gg, UK esports organization Into the Breach is searching for an SEA Dota 2 squad.
Cammy is back in Street Fighter 6 and the internet already cannot behave
Cammy makes her return to the arena in Street Fighter 6 and, as usual, the internet couldn’t help itself. Let’s look at the reveal.
Warzone 2 Ashika Island explained: Best landing spots
The Warzone 2 Ashika Island map includes several fantastic landing spots. The best ones include Tsuki Castle and a few others.
Controlling the Game: Dabuz talks GameCube controller modding, art, and button layout
In our first installment of Controlling the Game, Ultimate pro Dabuz shares what makes his GameCube controllers unique to him.
T1 drops GOAT MkLeo, Smash community stunned and concerned
MkLeo is the top player in the Smash Bros. Ultimate scene but that didn’t stop him from being let go from T1. What’s going on?
100T stellar on the inclusion of China in the VCT
100T in-game leader, stellar, had nothing but positive things to say about China becoming a part of the VCT after his game against EDG.
Kai Cenat the third Twitch streamer to hit 200,000 subscribers
Kai Cenat breaks a new record in his streaming career where he reached over 200,000 subscribers during his subathon.
Ludwig, xQc, and Kai Cenat among Streamer Awards 2023 nominees
Here are all the nominees for the Streamer Awards 2023 and how to vote for them.