Cloud9

ECS May Decide the Best Team in the World

With four contenders for the current title and a whole lot of rising would-bes, ECS is going to set the stage for this summer's CS:GO ladder. Be prepared with this breakdown of each team's journey so you know who comes out on top and why it matters.

Understanding the Americas Minor Amidst Rampant Roster Instability

With the Americas minor coming up, Cloud9 are in a terrific position to move up in the world as all of their top opponents struggle with roster issues. However, their self-proclaimed lack of motivation may get in their way — and have lasting consequences for the region's lower-tier stability as a whole.