Category: "Tournaments"

New look for HelloLiefje

The beginning of the 2011 – 2012 school year is coming closer and for the event, I’ve decided to update the look of HelloLiefje.com. Things are still a bit under construction so if you encounter any errors, please let me know. Furthermore, there was an issue with the previous theme that people using ie9 would […]

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See you in Hannover!

I’m so excited to be able to announce that I will be going to CeBit to do some “field reporting” for the IEM World Finals! The tournament promises many exciting matches in CS, SC2 and of course, Quake Live. The players are competing for a prize purse of $145,000. You can view a quick preview […]

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Life lessons from nerdy gamers

It’s not often that people outside of the competitive gaming world open their minds to gaming and what it may bring to life. A 54-year-old woman with a Ph.D. in metaphysics and a MA in religious studies has decided to “learn from her kids”, one of which happens to be a gamer – a Day9 […]

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Interview with PURRI and Damiah

As part of a Quake Live team deathmatch (TDM) interview series, this time “Nukm” decided to go with a couple of Quake 2 legends; Mikael “PURRI” Tarvainen and Jarkko “Damiah” Liukkonen. The two who are normal rivals in Quake 2 duelling finals have teamed up together to form part of “Xenotorium”. This Finnish Quake Live […]

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Alienware Challenge winner!

It’s been a long and exciting journey and after seven weeks of travelling, blogging and crossing Europe we have reached the conclusion of the Alienware Backpacking Challenge. The time has come to announce the winner. Who will walk away with $5,000 and an Alienware M11x? MEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!! I’m so fucking happy! But to get to the […]

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ESWC interviews

While at the ESWC tournament in Paris for the Alienware Backpacking Challenge, I have managed to very quickly interview some of the players there. If you like my adventures there and the content I give, please be so kind as to vote for me. Without further ado, here are the interviews. Fazz: Justin Wong: Rapha:

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Illegal StarCraft gambling in Korea

It seems like April is the “air all the dirty laundry” month, as early this morning I woke to the news of the illegal gambling going on in the Korean StarCraft scene. A few days ago, American StarCraft player Dan ‘Rekrul’ Schreiber started to blow the whistle on illegal betting and match set-ups with an […]

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WCG Ultimate Gamer Season 2 audition information

So last week they finally released the details for those of you who are interested in auditioning to be WCG’s next ultimate gamer. The official WCG Ultimate Gamer casting dates and locations are as follows: • April 7– Los Angeles Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Westside, 6161 West Centinela Ave., Culver City 9:00 am– 6:00 pm […]

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Don’t be fooled by the new CPL

Although it’s been known for a long time that the CPL has been somewhat of a shady organization, finally the eSports community has proof. Tonya Welch has been a part of many huge professional gaming organizations such as the CPL, CGS and WSVG. Finally, out of eSports, she has decided to come clean about the […]

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Fatal1ty frag contest

For those of you who have perhaps made some sick frags in whatever game you play, Jonathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel gives you a chance to win something for it! Check out the video below: To enter all you have to do is upload your frag to youtube and post it as a video response to the […]

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