eSports Articles Archive
We here at WellPlayed think that Kevin "CatsPajamas" Knocke is one of the rising stars of StarCraft II casting, and his new full-time gig with the IPL means that others are starting to feel the same way. For those of you who don't know who CatsPajamas i
Week One: The IPL kicked off last weekend and the response has been tremendous. Communities across the scene have raved about the overall quality of the league, from the art and animations to the stability of the stream. Of course, it's all for naught
Week two of the NASL has come and gone, and things just keep getting better. The production itself is improving every day and the matches are getting more exciting as every win and loss begins to carry greater weight. In the initial division stage of th
April is wrapping up and so are two of the four biggest events on the calendar for StarCraft fans. This week brings us more regular season play from the NASL, the GSL round of 16, the semifinals of the TSL and the conclusion of the IPL. Thank God for VODs
Last week was big for the Western StarCraft scene thanks to the launch of the NASL, but this week marks the return of the GSL, more great matches from the TSL and the launch of the IPL. There may, in fact, be more StarCraft than you could ever hope to
What a week! The long-anticipated North American Star League launched this past Monday, bringing with it a torrent of discussion. StarCraft forums across the internet exploded as users dissected every aspect of the production; some heaped praise upon th
The march to the finals of Code S is as much skill as it is endurance for most StarCraft II players. Fighting through Code B just to gain an invite to Code A, contestants in this bracket must still survive to the Round of 8 for a chance at Code S.
vileSpanshwa - pronounced Spa-knee-she-wah - is a top-50, 17-year-old breakout Zerg mixing up standard play with his unique "Ice Fisher" opening, heavy use of Queens, and constant doom and Nydus drops. He took the time to sit down with us and answer a
Though huge ongoing events are common overseas, they have yet to take a foothold in the west. This week means the start of something very significant within the realm of competitive StarCraft II in the west - the North American Star League.
For the entire lifespan of Brood War, tournaments outside Korea were relatively rare, with cash prizes a fraction of those offered today. Western players struggled to find major tournaments. Many had to settle for local LAN events that had limited scope
MarineKingPrime is making his third GSL finals appearance. And this time, he’ll be facing IMMVP in a rematch of GSL January. This is MarineKing’s chance for redemption, after his dreadful 4-0 loss in January. The king returns to battle once more for the
We are all immensely proud of SCReddit's success. Several days ago, I sat down with FearGorm and talked to him about the origins and people involved in that great endeavor. We also talked about his team's history and goals with their new project, WellPlay
VT Gaming had a strong presence as a Warcraft 3 team, but after reforming around StarCraft II they've met with limited individual success. As a team however, they've had some impressive finishes, including a recent second place finish in the CEVO-Pro Seas