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A live talk show hosted by HLTV.org where a panel discusses hot topics surrounding the professional CS:GO scene.

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A live talk show hosted by HLTV.org where a panel discusses hot topics surrounding the professional CS:GO scene.

https://twitch.tv/hltvorg

    HLTV Confirmed S5E17 | YNk dissatisfied with FaZe org and some players, explains why they never got an IGL

    HLTV Confirmed S5E17 | YNk dissatisfied with FaZe org and some players, explains why they never got an IGL

    Former FaZe coach YNk explained why he stepped down after NiKo's departure, spoke about the organization's lack of support, certain players not putting in the effort, and their mistakes when approaching the in-game leader situation (not signing Aleksib or blameF). The Serbian also talks about wanting to keep karrigan on board, his vision to rebuild with jks and dexter, and more. HLTV Confirmed S5E17



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    0:00 - Podcast intro 



    Hotseat with YNk

    3:35 - Introducing YNk; his recent Covid story

    5:45 - Why did YNk leave FaZe?

    11:12 - olof’s departure and attempt to get ALEX

    14:19 - Working with FaZe as an organization

    18:14 - Considering jks and dexter for FaZe

    22:12 - Inability to get an IGL

    28:38 - Attempt to sign ALEX and other players

    36:28 - Was YNk let down by his teams?

    39:11 - Public pressure and NiKo

    42:47 - Best and worst memories with FaZe



    Recent news

    44:40 - HEN1 leaving, FURIA going international?

    55:12 - emi to play with GODSENT

    58:39 - Chaos, Whalers to split with teams

    1:09:27 - Heroic replace EG in BLAST Showdown



    IEM

    1:20:17 - Vitality 6v5 victory over NAVI

    1:29:44 - misutaaa’s performance

    1:36:30 - NAVI’s results

    1:43:47 - Time to change for NAVI?

    1:49:40 - G2 make top-4 with JaCkz

    1:59:51 - Are FaZe better without NiKo? karrigan rumors?



    Talent transitions & playtime

    2:05:02 - What has been done so far?

    2:08:07 - Are analysts good fits for coaches and GMs?



    Playtime

    2:21:01 - Favorite coach quotes and YNk’s EPL clip

    2:24:32 - Final words



    HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.



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    • 2 hrs 26 min
    HLTV Confirmed S5E16 (ft. arT) | arT explains FURIA's style, talks future of Brazilian CS and MIBR

    HLTV Confirmed S5E16 (ft. arT) | arT explains FURIA's style, talks future of Brazilian CS and MIBR

    FURIA's IGL arT join HLTV Confirmed to talk about his way of seeing the game, his trademark aggression, the rivalry with MIBR, and the up and coming Brazilian talents in CS:GO. The show also touches on Cloud9's Flashpoint 2 group stage exit, sergej leaving ENCE, and features a lot of viewer questions - with one question rewarded with an XTRFY mouse.



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    0:00 - Podcast intro



    Hotseat with arT

    4:29 - Introducing arT

    5:47 - Dominant run in NA

    8:14 - Bringing in HEN1

    11:20 - Sources of FURIA’s motivation

    13:33 - Traveling to Europe during the pandemic

    15:47 - BLAST performance

    25:03 - Differences between NA and EU play styles

    Recent news

    27:50 - Sergej out of ENCE

    35:50 - GODSENT bench kRYSTAL

    43:44 - mithR joins mouse as coach

    49:11 - FalleN & fer plans leaked

    58:37 - Cloud9 Flashpoint debacle

    Tournaments

    1:06:45 - FURIA taking on BLAST Showdown

    1:09:10 - Reviewing opening matches

    1:12:39 - arT on MIBR disconnect drama

    1:16:13 - IEM Beijing playoffs

    Future of Brazil

    1:21:49 - BOOM and Yeah potential

    1:25:02 - MIBR new roster 

    1:32:49 - Teams and events in South America

    Playtime

    1:38:40 - Use of 6th player in FURIA

    1:42:01 - arT builds his EU Colossus

    1:44:37 - Fighting nervousness in-game

    1:46:10 - Explaining Brazilian memes

    1:49:11 - Talking coach and aggressive style

    1:51:27 - Studying opponents and game plan

    1:58:37 - XTRFY giveaway and final words





    HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.



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    • 2 hrs 1 min
    HLTV Confirmed Special S5E15 | CS:GO online era continues - how can we improve it? (ft. launders)

    HLTV Confirmed Special S5E15 | CS:GO online era continues - how can we improve it? (ft. launders)

    launders took part in the HLTV Confirmed special show focusing on the best and worst of the online era of CS:GO during 2020. Together with the rest of the panel, including SPUNJ, Striker, and Professeur, he takes part in a discussion that touches on cheating issues, the Major and ranking events, map pool, and more.



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    0:00 - Podcast intro 

    4:10 - Introducing launders and Online CS Gamechanger episode

    7:03 - How well events transitioned online? 

    16:58 - When LAN events will return?

    24:09 - Major and RMR problem

    40:11 - Teams experimenting with rosters

    53:14 - Cheating issues, influence of coaches

    1:05:51 - The best online events of 2020

    1:10:41 - Webcams and voice highlights

    1:23:14 - Broadcast quality issues

    1:41:01 - Increased role of talent

    1:51:09 - Disappointing Dreamhack production

    1:58:11 - Summarizing online events

    2:11:24 - Tournament formats and changes looking into 2021

    2:31:17 - Time to update the map pool? 

    2:39:25 - In-game updates to freshen up the game

    2:48:04 - Final words from launders



    HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.



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    • 2 hrs 49 min
    HLTV Confirmed S5E14 (ft. cadiaN) | cadiaN's outlandish road to #1, rivalry with gla1ve, Heroic on LAN?

    HLTV Confirmed S5E14 (ft. cadiaN) | cadiaN's outlandish road to #1, rivalry with gla1ve, Heroic on LAN?

    Heroic AWPer and in-game leader cadiaN talks about his 2020, which kick off with a failed transfer to FunPlus Phoenix and disqualification from Flashpoint, and is ending with his side being one of the most dangerous and consistent squads of the online era. On HLTV Confirmed S5E14, the 25-year-old also talks about his struggles in North, the trip to NA for Rogue, and discusses how Heroic plans to use their online success to build experience for LAN play in the future.



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    Timestamps:



    0:00 - Podcast intro 



    Hotseat with cadiaN 

    3:20 - Introducing cadiaN

    4:13 - FPX drama and team uncertainty

    10:43 - Climbing to #1 with Heroic

    14:02 - Playstyle, criticism, and “onliner” status

    25:08 - Rivalries with Astralis and Vitality

    33:00 - cadiaN’s redemption arc

    42:11 - What went wrong in North?

    52:25 - Finally joining Heroic

    1:01:02 - cadiaN asks: "How are things going to turn out for us?"

    1:06:00 - Viewer questions: es3tag, best teammates, burnout



    Recent news 

    1:14:34 - ENCE sign doto and sAw

    1:21:24 - GODSENT test emi, is he an upgrade?

    1:28:43 - Xizt and kreaz to stand in for Gen.G



    Flashpoint 2

    1:33:32 - Flashpoint group expectations

    1:47:52 - cadiaN’s final words

    1:49:55 - Who’s gonna make it to the final?



    Playtime - BLAST and Beijing standouts

    1:53:41 - G2 debuting with NiKo 

    1:57:46 - Vitality’s 6-man performance

    2:03:41 - FaZe staying competitive with olofmeister

    2:08:52 - Complexity’s successful run

    2:13:39 - Wrapping up the episode



    HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.



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    • 2 hrs 15 min
    HLTV Confirmed S5E13 (ft. peacemaker) - NiKo on G2, who is out? Can kNgV- lead MIBR to success?

    HLTV Confirmed S5E13 (ft. peacemaker) - NiKo on G2, who is out? Can kNgV- lead MIBR to success?

    Brazilian coach Luis "peacemaker" Tadeu joins the HLTV Confirmed show to discuss whether AmaNEk or JaCkz will be cut to make place for NiKo, what the new MIBR lineup with v$m can do, and what caused the departures of bubzkji, AcilioN, and innocent from MAD Lions.

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    HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.



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    • 2 hrs 14 min
    HLTV Confirmed S5E12 (feat. smooya) | cogu-led MIBR, olof returning to FaZe, NiKo to fix G2?

    HLTV Confirmed S5E12 (feat. smooya) | cogu-led MIBR, olof returning to FaZe, NiKo to fix G2?

    MIBR's lineup headlined by cogu, MDL betting bans, Heroic's return to the top and more are covered in HLTV Confirmed S5E12, which features returning guest smooya. The British AWPer talks about the success of his countrymend ALEX, mezii, Thomas, and team Endpoint, while giving his opinion on olofmeister's reported return to FaZe.



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    0:00 - Podcast intro

    Hotseat with smooya
    1:50 - Introducing smooya
    3:00 - Why did smooya leave c0ntact?
    8:01 - Spinx’s potential
    9:14 - Snappi as a person and as an IGL
    13:51 - BIG tow b and c0ntact djL as coaches
    18:50 - Switching to Valorant and options in CS
    21:26 - UK players finding success

    Recent news
    26:33 - Aerial steps down from ENCE
    31:08 - Cloud9 terminate NA team contracts
    34:20 - ESIC bans seven MDL AU teams
    40:39 - olofmeister to step in for FaZe in BLAST
    44:37 - OG, BIG, fnatic in Flashpoint 2
    54:21 - NAVI falter, VP on 16-series win streak
    1:01:51 - Comparing zoneR and steel punishments
    1:12:01 - Heroic on top again
    1:22:00 - Vitality second-place curse

    Shuffle season & BLAST starting
    1:32:31 - MIBR announce trial lineup
    1:40:42 - MAD Lions reveal refrezh, HooXi
    1:42:59 - jkaem to Apeks
    1:46:02 - Cloud9 cash out for es3tag
    2:06:29 - Future of AZR, Liazz, Gratisfaction
    2:12:15 - G2 closing in on NiKo
    2:18:19 - BLAST: how will FURIA and EG do?

    2:20:25 - Final words





    HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.



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    • 2 hrs 21 min

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