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Cloud9 Eliminated! : Blast Premier Spring Finals Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of the Blast Premier Spring Finals has come to an end, and it’s more woes for 2 teams. Cloud9 and Astralis have been served the harsh bullet of elimination. Group A: Elimination Match: Team Vitality vs Cloud9 Cloud9 suffered another elimination in a 2-0 series loss to Vitality. On Overpass, Cloud9 initially dominated with a 6-round lead, but Vitality equalized with a streak of their own. Cloud9 reclaimed the lead with an 8-7 halftime score. However, Vitality's impressivemore

Kaustavmani Choudhury

VCT Masters Tokyo Team Introductions: Americas Edition

Who doesn’t love a good underdog story? In two days time, VCT Masters: Tokyo will commence, marking the second international Valorant tournament of 2023. Twelve teams will be participating, with three of them representing the Americas region, which includes both North and South America. While other regions will also be present, let's focus on the American representatives who aim to assert their dominance against international rivals. These teams are the best that the Americas have to offer, and one ofmore

Kaustavmani Choudhury

MAD Lions release their Valorant roster after relegation

In a surprising move, MAD Lions, the esports organization has decided to release its entire VALORANT player roster and staff. This decision comes in the wake of the team's relegation from the NA Challengers League. A development that has raised concerns about a potential mass exodus of teams in the tier-two scene. The Release: The released roster includes Ange, Trick, N4RRATE, Bjor, and BlackHeart, along with coaches Eley and Chopper. MAD Lions' season concluded on June 5 in the NAmore

Kaustavmani Choudhury
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What are Esports?

Esports, or competitive video gaming, has exploded in popularity in recent years. With millions of fans and lucrative prize pools, it's no wonder that esports is becoming a major player in the entertainment industry.

Esports, short for electronic sports, refers to competitive video gaming. Players compete against each other in organized tournaments and leagues, often with large audiences watching online or in person. Esports can involve a variety of games, from first-person shooters to strategy games, and players can earn significant amounts of money through sponsorships, prize money, and streaming revenue.

What games are played in Esports?

Esports encompasses a wide range of games and tournaments, each with its own unique rules and formats. Some of the most popular esports games include League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike, and Overwatch. Tournaments can range from small local events to massive international competitions with millions of dollars in prize money. Some of the biggest esports tournaments include The International, the League of Legends World Championship, and the Overwatch League Grand Finals. As the industry continues to grow, we can expect to see even more games and tournaments emerge in the world of esports.

Why is Esports a sport?

Esports has already gained a significant following and has been recognized as a legitimate sport by many. With the continued growth of the industry, esports has become a mainstream sport in many respects. In fact, esports is now an Olympic event. As technology continues to advance and more people become interested in competitive gaming, the potential for esports to become a major player in the sports world is very real.

When did Esports start?

Esports, as we know it today, has its roots in the early days of video gaming. The first recorded competitive gaming event took place on October 19, 1972, at Stanford University. The event, known as the "Intergalactic Spacewar! Olympics," featured the game Spacewar!, with participants competing for a one-year subscription to Rolling Stone magazine.

However, esports truly started gaining momentum in the 1990s with the advent of internet connectivity and online gaming. In 1997, the Red Annihilation tournament for the game Quake marked one of the first major esports events, attracting around 2,000 participants.

Since then, esports has grown exponentially, with the rise of popular games likeStarCraft, League of Legends,Dota 2, and Counter-Strike. The industry now features professional players, teams, leagues, and multi-million dollar prize pools, attracting fans and players from all around the world.

Welcome to Strafe, your ultimate esports hub providing an unparalleled experience for esports enthusiasts. As a comprehensive platform, we specialize in delivering live scores, real-time statistics, and the latest news for popular esports titles like League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike, Overwatch, Call of Duty, and Valorant.

Stay ahead in the fast-paced world of esports with our live updates from major esports tournaments and championships globally. With Strafe, you'll never miss a moment, as we ensure you're always informed about your favourite teams and players.

In addition to scores and statistics, Strafe offers expertly curated esports news, interviews, and event coverage, keeping you updated and engaged in the esports community. We have an up-to-date esports calendar available, which will give you match schedules for all matches and tournaments, from global championships to regional events, all year long.