This Week in Esports – Too Long, Didn’t Read no.20

Posted by December 15, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dec 9th – Dec 15th: Welcome to this week’s edition of ‘Too Long, Didn’t Read’. Check in at Esportsnow every Sunday and find the most up to date, to-the-minute Esports news, a summary of everything that has been happening over the last week in Esports. Missed out on last weeks? No problem. Catch up on last week’s edition of Too Long, Didn’t Read by clicking here. So what’s been happening this week in Esports?

Mousesports shock Fnatic, win ESL Pro League season 10 grand finals

This week in esports, Mousesports have won their first tier-one CS:GO championship after beating Fnatic in the ESL Pro League season 10 grand finals. With a roster led by Finn “karrigan” Andersen, the international powerhouse team swept Fnatic 3 – 0 to become champions of ESL Pro League season 10 finals.

Mouseports have won their first tier-one CS:GO championship today after beating Fnatic in the ESL Pro League season 10 grand finales. The German side has had its ups and downs in the last months, but following this championship win can now certainly be considered one of the best CS:GO teams in the world. They also won the CS:GO Asia Championships two weeks ago, though admittedly, that trophy isn’t as significant as the EPL trophy.

PUBG expanding its competitive scene with PUBG Global Series in 2020

In the latest esports news, after a successful 2019 Global Championship, PUBG corp. are launching the PUBG Global Series (PGS), according to a post today on the game’s website. The PUBG Global Series will be split up into four events, culminating in a final PUBG Global Championship (PGC).

Global esports competitions like the Fortnite World Cup and the League of Legends World Championships saw immense success in 2019, breaking all sorts of prize and viewership records. PUBG Corp. are looking to get in on the action by increasing their worldwide series to four events by introducing the PUBG Global Series and expand on its competitive scene.

Team Liquid overcome NiP, move on to the BLAST Pro Series Global Final

Team Liquid have defeated Ninjas in Pyjamas at the Blast Pro Series and will go on to meet Astralis in the Global Final. Both Liquid and Astralis were able to easily defeat NiP, both registering 2 – 0 scorelines in the winners and losers finals respectively. With a first place prize of $350,000 USD up for grabs, as well as the title of  CS:GO World Champions, make sure you don’t miss the global final scheduled for December 14th at 18:00 CET.

The best pro team in CS:GO Astralis is set to meet their biggest rivals Team Liquid in the BLAST Pro Series Global Final. Team Liquid were able to dispatch Ninjas in Pyjamas in the lower bracket final today, with a comfortable 2 – 0 win.

That’s it for this week’s edition of ‘Too Long, Didn’t Read’. See you tuned in at Esportsnow same time, same place next week for everything that’s happening in Esports.