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Christian Paas-Lang

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SCII pros predict the WCS Global Finals
Before the WCS Global Finals get started at BlizzCon, theScore esports reached out to some of the WCS Circuit's most well-known names to get their take on the upcoming matches and their...
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Many Kings, One Crown: Storylines to follow at the WCS Global Playoffs
On Nov. 10, 2015, shortly after sOs was crowned world champion for the second time, StarCraft 2 dropped one last expansion. Legacy of the Void fundamentally altered the game’s economy,...
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WCS Global Finals: Who to watch in the Group Stage
It’s StarCraft fans' favorite time of year: the WCS Global Playoffs. Sixteen of the game's best and brightest have traveled to California to battle it out in hopes of becoming this...
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The End of Proleague
The world’s longest running esports league is ending. Today, KeSPA announced that it was “discontinuing” the league, and ceasing support for five teams. A report in FOMOS named the teams...
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Kelazhur on his year so far: 'When I go to offline tournaments, I feel like I kind of under-perform'
After his narrow defeat to Sasha "Scarlett" Hostyn​ at Kings of the North Season 3 in Toronto, Diego "Kelazhur" Schwimer sat down with theScore esports to talk about his results this...
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Neeb on his KeSPA Cup win and his place in SC2 history
After 16 years, a foreigner has finally won a Premier tournament on Korean soil. The last time a foreigner won a Premier tournament was Guillaume "Grrrr..." Patry's 2000 Hanaro OSL win....
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Queen of the North: Scarlett on her Kings of the North win and her time in Korea
Just after her victory at the third season of Kings of the North in Toronto, Sasha "Scarlett" Hostyn sat down with theScore esports to talk about her play in the tournament, the Korean...
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The Solitary Terran: ByuN's road to the GSL championship
On Saturday, ByuN "ByuN" Hyun Woo slammed his way back onto the Korean StarCraft 2 scene, with a devastating 4-1 over 2015 WCS world champion Kim "sOs" Yoo Jin. It's a long way to come...
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Starting anew: WCS Summer Circuit Championship Roundup
As region-locking came into effect, one Code S-level Zerg went against the grain and decided to risk it all to come compete in the foreign scene. He left behind his home, his family, his...
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WCS Summer Championship Staff Picks
Ahead of the WCS Summer Championship, the staff at theScore esports took the opportunity to sit down and predict some of the outcomes of the tournament.Who will win the WCS Summer...
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Into Their Own: The DreamHack Valencia SC2 Roundup
One of the core narratives of StarCraft 2 has always been the non-Korean versus Korean dynamic. The rapid growth of a mainstream, parallel scene outside of Korea upon release in 2010...
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ROOT CatZ: 'Blizzard is very committed to keeping StarCraft alive, and I think they will'
During Dreamhack: Austin, theScore esports had a chance to talk to Paulo "CatZ" Vizcarra, the co-founder and captain of ROOT Gaming. CatZ spoke to us about balance, the StarCraft scene...
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Inevitability: Zest's ascent to the top of competitive StarCraft 2
Sometimes, watching Zest play can be frustrating. For someone looking to tease out the narrative of a series, he's a major obstacle. It’s not just that his style itself is relatively...
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Creative Destruction: The making of Dark's first premier title
Last year's WCS region-locking forced some of Korea's top talent to return home from dominating America and Europe. The upside? Korea has become as competitive as we've ever seen it, as...
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MaSa on tournament nerves and playing for eLevate
Maru "MaSa" Kim, the 21-year old Terran playing for Team eLevate, has seen a lot of success in the Canadian scene. True to form, MaSa recently defeated Marc-Olivier"desRow" Proulx​,...
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Scarlett on the state of NA StarCraft: 'Neeb is a god'
Sasha "Scarlett" Hostyn was in Toronto this weekend for the Kings of the North StarCraft II tournament, along with seven other top North American players. Although Scarlett has been out...
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Learning new tricks: Snute finds his identity in Legacy of the Void
When we spoke to Jens "Snute" Aasgaard in the leadup to the WCS Winter Championship at IEM Katowice, he was in a period of high-intensity practice. On the line was $150,000, a direct...
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WCS Winter Championship Primer
After weeks of qualifiers, high-intensity preparation and shifts in the meta, the WCS Winter Championship at IEM Katowice is finally upon us. The tournament represents the culmination of...
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IEM Taipei Preview: Champions, Ghosts and Foreign Hopes
With DreamHack Leipzig behind us and the first WCS Circuit champion crowned, the next step in the experiment of WCS 2016 is IEM Taipei, an eight-player invitational that will not be...