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We’ve had women’s esports tournaments for years – so why has the debate around ESL’s new CSGO Women’s Circuit been so heated? Opinion and community reaction to comments from Semmler and Thorin

About a week ago, ESL announced a new CSGO Women’s Circuit complete with a $500,000 prize pool, as well as a #GGForAll program aiming to “establish an inclusive gaming community free of discrimination, verbal abuse an bullying”. Now the dust is starting to settle, Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco shares his thoughts on the community reaction to some controversial tweets from CSGO personalities Semmler and Thorin, which sparked a debate on esports diversity and the effectiveness of women’s tournaments. Continue reading We’ve had women’s esports tournaments for years – so why has the debate around ESL’s new CSGO Women’s…

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Freya Spiers added to PGL Major 2021 broadcast talent as stage host, after line-up also featuring Thorin, Richard Lewis and Machine was criticised for lack of diversity

Update (October 13th 2021): British esports host and interviewer Freya Spiers has joined to the CSGO PGL Major 2021 broadcast talent line-up as a stage host. The news comes after PGL CEO Silviu Stroie also confirmed on Twitter that broadcast talent will be live from the Avicii Arena (previously the plan was for them to be based at the PGL Studio in Bucharest and casting remotely). With the talent being live, it makes sense to bring a stage host into the mix: 🏟️What’s a show without a stage host?! Continue reading Freya Spiers added to PGL Major 2021 broadcast talent…

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PGL Major 2021: Thorin, Richard Lewis, Machine and more join broadcast talent line-up for first CSGO Major in two years

A barrage of big British broadcast brains and names have been added to the PGL Major 2021 talent line-up. It’s the first CSGO Major in over two years, after the StarLadder Berlin Major in August and September 2019, and will see a live crowd gather at the Avicii Arena in Stockholm from October 26th to November 7th 2021. British CSGO talent includes Richard Lewis as host, Duncan ‘Thorin’ Shields as analyst, Jake ‘Jak3y’ Elton and Ryan ‘ItsRandall’ Randall as observers, James Banks as interviewer and Daniel ‘dds’ Kapadia, Alex ‘Machine’ Richardson and James Bardolph as casters. Continue reading PGL Major 2021:…

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Rainbow Six Siege upcoming Irish operator to be named Thorn and get a new weapon? Dev team leak name in now-edited AMA post, and reveal info on new Battle Pass

Rainbow Six Siege’s upcoming Irish operator could be called Thorn – and get a brand new weapon – according to community interpretations of a developer Q&A. The Siege dev team took part in an ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session on Reddit this week, and Fnatic streamer BikiniBodhi spotted this now-removed line highlighted below: I think its really cool when we get new guns, cause nowadays they truly have new gameplay, I wonder what unique property this weapon will have 🤔 A 3-burst locked AR? Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege upcoming Irish operator to be named Thorn and get a new…