Cal Starcraft looks to return to championship form

The winningest esports team at Cal, Berkeley Starcraft, is also one of the smallest. “Starcraft II,” widely considered by many to be one of the first esports through earlier iterations of the game, hasn’t experienced the same level of growth as other games, such as “League of Legends,” “Overwatch” and
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Cal Dota 2 prepares for 2nd half of season, long-term future

Every team goes through its ups and downs, but the best organizations are those that can effectively and quickly rebuild. The task of building a championship-caliber team, however, becomes all the more difficult when the necessary pieces to the puzzle are nowhere to be found. Unfortunately, that appears to be
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Net negative: what the repeal of net neutrality means for esports

Corporate and business regulations have always played a role in sports. Whether it be the NFL, NBA, MLB or NHL, internal strikes and lockouts have affected the leagues’ entertainment products. Esports is no exception to this trend, and it appears that the young industry’s first major battle will be over the very medium that has allowed it to thrive.
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Cal CS:GO looks to turn around disastrous season

While David and Goliath is a characterization used all too commonly in sports, it would not be an inaccurate description of the tasks that lie before Cal’s “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,” or CS:GO, team. Cal looks to turn around what has so far been a catastrophic season this weekend against one
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NiP repeats as IEM Oakland CS:GO champions

Prior to the Thanksgiving break, Oracle Arena hosted one of largest annual professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) events on the West Coast, Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Oakland 2017. IEM Oakland is one of several international esports events that are organized by ESL, the world’s largest and oldest esports organization, every year. This
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Cal Overwatch continues defense of national title

Winning consecutive championships is one of the most difficult feats to pull off in any sport. There hasn’t been a repeat NFL Super Bowl champion since the New England Patriots did it 12 years ago in Super Bowls 38 and 39. There hasn’t been a repeat MLB World Series champion
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Samsung dethrones SKT to win League of Legends World Championship

Nobody could’ve predicted the series of events that unfolded at the League of Legends World Championship Finals late Friday night. At the end of the broadcast, Chris “Papasmithy” Smith put it best when he said the night felt “surreal.” From a theatrical opening ceremony that resembled that of the 2008
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