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Daniel Rosen
News Editor

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Daniel Rosen is a news editor for theScore eSports. His main expertise is in the professional Street Fighter and Super Smash Bros. scenes, but writes LoL, Dota 2, CS:GO, Hearthstone and Heroes news as well. You can usually find him linking crouch forward to Hadouken.
Twitter: @Daniel_Rosen
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The Story of 2018: The Year of the Underdog
2018 has been the year of the underdog in esports. Across every game, every scene, the underdogs triumphed this past year. From Cloud9 in CS:GO, to OG in Dota 2, to Invictus Gaming in...
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The Greatest StarCraft Rivalry: Flash vs. Jaedong
Never in the history of competitive StarCraft has there been a rivalry more important and influential than Flash vs. Jaedong.There’s even a strong case that it’s the greatest rivalry in...
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The Top 10 I'm Not Crying, You're Crying Moments of 2018
Esports in 2018 really pulled on our heart strings. We saw underdog stories, heroic comebacks and moments that transcended the esports scene they took place in. But above all else, there...
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theScore esports Daily (Dec. 21): Liquid and MIBR exchange TACO and zews for Stewie2K, ByuN announces start of military service and OWL announces suspensions, fines for several players
theScore esports Daily is a once-a-day briefing covering the top news stories from around the world of esports.Team Liquid trade TACO and zews for Stewie2KMade in Brazil and Team Liquid...
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Team Liquid, MIBR exchange TACO and zews for Stewie2K
Made in Brazil and Team Liquid have traded two of their star players to each other, with player Epitácio "TACO" de Melo Pessoa Filho and coach Wilton "zews" Prado headed to MIBR in...
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How 2018 changed esports: The year that made franchising dreams a reality
If 2017 was the year when the esports industry started to dream about how great franchising might be, 2018 was the year when that dream became a reality.And while it’s definitely too...
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What Is Speedrunning? A look at gaming's fastest players
Speedrunning is the track and field of the gaming world. It spans from the frantic 100 meter dash, to the endurance-challenging, long distance marathon. It’s produced incredible,...
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What happened to Korea at Worlds 2018?
At Worlds 2018, the impossible happened. By now you’ve heard the story. We’ve only made three other videos about it. The defending world champions, Gen.G, lost in groups. 1-5. The...
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How a region without a server brought Caveman Dota to The International
South Korea has only taken the world of Dota 2 by storm once in the game’s history. And it was incredible.But chances are, it’ll never happen again. South Korea has dominated every game...
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Who are exceL Esports? Co-Founder of League of Legends' newest franchise on making it into the LEC, winning fans and their first roster
Topics and timestamps:2:50 - Who are exceL?9:30 - How did exceL convince Riot to give them a spot in the LEC?18:10 - How will exceL endear itself to fans?25:00 - Not everyone can win,...
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How Method brought the World First WoW race to the masses
Since World of Warcraft released in 2004, the game’s best players have raced to be the first to complete the game’s raids. A raid is like a massive dungeon with complex bosses to defeat....
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Infiltration "withdraws" from 2018, 2019 CPT and is released from Panda Global following assault investigation
Lee "Infiltration" Seon-woo has "voluntarily withdrawn" from the 2018 Capcom Cup finals and the 2019 Capcom Pro Tour season and been released from his team, following Capcom and PG...
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How Fnatic's back-to-back Majors set the tone for CS:GO
In 2015, Fnatic’s CS:GO team did the impossible. They showed the CS:GO world what true dominance looks like. The team won three Valve Majors, a feat no team has been able to match since....
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Yipes on the possibility of MvC4: 'If it does happen, hopefully the developers will listen to the people that were actually around for so long'
Podcast topics and timestamps:1:54 - What's the deal with Red Bull Conquest?10:45 - Where are we with Dragon Ball FighterZ right now?13:05 - How important was the early rivalry between...
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The End of The Virtus Plow: How VP Defined an Era of CS:GO
Virtus.pro’s CS team is impossible to hate.The Polish roster was one of the most beloved in Counter-Strike. They defined an era through their incredible skill and big personalities. The...
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How the mid lane has shaped League of Legends
League of Legends is a team-based game, Riot has made very sure of that over the years. They’ve worked hard to balance the game in such a way that you need all five members of a team...
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What is Shoutcasting? The Story Behind The Voices of Esports
Casting is an important part of the esports experience and it helps both entertain and inform the viewer. Because, let’s be honest, some of these games can be a little overwhelming to...
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The Story of n0thing
N0thing is one of NA’s biggest CS:GO players.But what does it mean to be the best in NA? To be perennially at the top of a region that can’t compete with the scene’s top international...
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How IdrA rage quit to an army that didn't exist
Competition breeds rivalry. Sometimes, it’s between organizations; their legacies evolving with each exchange. Sometimes, it’s two competitors at the peak of their powers trading blows. ...