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ZywOo carries Vitality, eliminates Outsiders from ESL Pro League season 16
French CS:GO superstar ZywOo played an important part today in Vitality’s 2-0 sweep against Outsiders at the ESL Pro League season 16 quarterfinals in Malta. The 2019 and 2020 best CS:GO player in th
Unreal reactions: m0NESY wins FPL CS:GO round on his own with the AWP
Ilya “m0NESY” Osipov’s CS:GO talent is evident to anyone who has watched him, but he still manages to amaze everyone with his flashy style. The latest proof of m0NESY’s talent happened on the all-pro
Cloud9 stun FaZe in ESL Pro League Season 16 quarterfinals
FaZe’s hopes of achieving the grand slam have been squashed after the CIS Cloud 9 roster pulled the rug out from under them. Counter-Strike’s ESL Pro League Season 16 has had a series of upsets. Howe
Team Liquid knock MOUZ out of ESL Pro League season 16, secure top-4 finish
Team Liquid swept MOUZ 2-0 today in the first quarterfinal matchup of the ESL Pro League season 16 playoffs. The result puts the North American powerhouse in the semifinals, where they’ll face the wi
BIG forced to use substitute for faveN at Europe RMR
German rifler Josef “⁠faveN⁠” Baumann won’t attend the Europe Regional Major Ranking (RMR) in October because he has fallen ill. The organization will try to qualify for the IEM Rio Major with academy
ESL says ‘targeted external attack against individual players’ was responsible for NAVI vs. Heroic delay
ESL has found out what made several players of Natus Vincere and Heroic lag during their round of 12 ESL Pro League season 16 match yesterday. The series was severely affected because of all the delay
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) Esports

With over 20 years of competitive play, Counter-Strike is one of the most well-known and recognised first person shooters in the world. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) is the latest version of the game and is played professionally in major tournaments around the world.

Matches pit two teams of five against each other in a best-of-30 match. Essentially, in competitive play, players must purchase armor, weapons, defuse or rescue kits, and manage their in-game economy to maximise their chance of success and hold advantage over the opposing team.

The game has seen professional competitive play for the most part of a decade and over the years has matured into a fan-favourite eSport with a sprawling fan base. It’s growth in popularity is attributed to fine-tuned gameplay mechanics, a ruthless ranking system, and an unparalleled field for balanced team-based combat.

Strafe is the internet's number one destination for all things CSGO esports, where users can watch Counter-Strike Esports matches live, check CSGO esports tournament schedules, get live scores and read the latest CSGO esports news. We also have a calendar for CSGO esports available where you view a schedule of upcoming matches and seethe latest results for CSGO esports matches.