Quantic Gaming disbands all gaming divisions

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Today various sources reported the immediate disbanding of all gaming divisions of Quantic Gaming. No official announcement has been made yet, but both management and players have discussed the event on their Twitters (coL_Lake, Illusion, Theognis). Esports journalist Slasher reports that investors have pulled out of Quantic, without any prior warning to team or players, leaving both surprised with… View Article

Balance patch addresses Infestors

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As a “Sinterklaas” present to non-Zergs all over the world, Blizzard has released a list of upcoming changes that will be implemented in the coming day. Fungal Growth range decreased from 9 to 8. Infested Terran egg health decreased from 100 to 70. Seeker Missile from Ravens no longer requires an upgrade to be researched…. View Article

Ipl season 5

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The final matches of IPL5 were played last night and the rightful champion is Leenock! Leenock faced Violet three series in a row, with Violet popping down to the losers bracket to take out Polt in between. Leenock ultimately proved to be the better player and took home the trophy after a very thrilling series… View Article

HCC!lan moved – qualifier cancelled

02-12-2012 VanCaspel
Unfortunately the HCC!lan will not be held at the end of December due to the low amount of participants that signed up so far. Apparently the holidays are a time to play games with family – not with fellow-nerds at a LAN :). This means that the first qualifier for the Dutch StarCraft League will… View Article

Drukkert.nl to sponsor Dutch StarCraft League

27-11-2012 VanCaspel
We’re thrilled to officially announce Drukkert.nl’s sponsorship of the Dutch StarCraft League! Drukkert is graciously providing us with posters and stickers – which you’ll all be able to order (shipping costs only) very soon. Please check out the sponsor page to read about Drukkert and how they are helping the Dutch StarCraft League. If you… View Article

Grubby runner-up IEM Singapore

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He really had to work for this achievement, but boy, did he give us a show!!! Grubby absolutely played like a boss when he had to face MC in the quarter finals. 3-2 in favour of our Dutch hero. But that wasn’t enough for Grubby. In the semi-finals he gave the word ‘persistence’ a new… View Article

Final day at DreamHack & Grubby fighting!

24-11-2012 VanCaspel
Today is the last day at DreamHack. While the nerd-filled halls have taken on a particularly funny smell, and the people in the press-area look quite unshaven, the Dutch players are mostly in rest. They’ve unfortunately all been eliminated from the tournament. Ret was the last to fall – he had one last chance to… View Article

Rough first day at DreamHack – only Ret remains

23-11-2012 VanCaspel
It was a tough first day for the Dutch StarCraft players at DreamHack. Of the 10 players to enter the Open Bracket, none have made it through to the group stage of the main tournament. DrzPatjuh, NEEK, Harstem, LLLPoYo, Weiman, DrzWonnaPlay, ATGiant, SnOrLichiz, SnOrMol and SnOrPimmeh – we mourn their loss! Harstem came within earshot:… View Article

Arrived at DreamHack!

22-11-2012 VanCaspel
We’re at DreamHack! Your representative from the Dutch StarCraft League hitched a ride on the Intel Pack4DreamHack bus to Sweden, and is now comfortably sitting in the press-area. Expect daily updates during the event, perhaps even a few interviews with some of the Dutch players who will try to fight their way through the BYOC…. View Article

EIM Singapore Groupstage

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Hollands best Starcraft 2 player is in Singapore at this moment. Grubby will be participating in The Global Challenge Singapore wich is part of ESL’s Intel Extreme Masters Season VII. Initially, Grubby wasn’t supposed to attend after he had been eliminated by White-Ra in the qualifiers. But because TitaN was unable to participate, Grubby will… View Article