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Matt Demers

Bio

Matt Demers is a Toronto-based writer who enjoys a good human story and will probably always cheer for the underdog. He has written about League of Legends, Dota 2 and other eSports since 2012.
Twitter: @MattDemers
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Capcom Pro Tour details released
The Capcom Pro Tour has announced details about their 2015 season, including prizing and which events will be included in their circuit. Produced by Capcom directly, the tour looks to...
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Three things to know about Smash Melee at CEO 2015
This weekend, several hundred Smashers from around the world will converge on Orlando, FL, to kick off another Summer of Smash. Here are three things to watch for in the heavily...
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GBM to join North American LCS team
The Jin Air Green Wings have confirmed that Lee "GBM" Chang-seok's contract has expired with the organization, and that he will be crossing the Pacific Ocean to play in the North...
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Doublelift released by CLG, acquired by TSM
Counter Logic Gaming has announced that they will be releasing Peter "Doublelift" Peng from their roster due to conflicts between the organization and player. Minutes after the...
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Zikzlol clarifies CLG's mid lane decisions
Tony "Zikzlol" Gray has clarified the decision-making process behind Counter Logic Gaming's offseason move from Eugene "Pobelter" Park to Choi "HuHi" Jae-hyun in the mid lane. In a...
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Follow eSports acquire Dignitas EU, enter EU LCS
Follow eSports have announced that they have acquired Team Dignitas' European LCS team, signalling their entrance into the European League Championship Series. Because Dignitas owned...
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XBOCT and ubah to stand in for HellRaisers
HellRaisers have announced that Olexandr "XBOCT" Dashkevych and Ivan "ubah" Kapustin will be standing in for the organization for the Global eSports Cup CIS qualifier playoffs. ubah has...
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Hearthstone World Championship players and schedule announced
The players and schedule for the Hearthstone World Championship have been announced. The competition stats on October 28 at 12:00 p.m. EST as part of the first week of Blizzon 2015. The...
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Smash Summit roster finalized
The final roster for the Smash Summit has been determined, with six community-voted players joining the 10 invites. These players can be found below. Beyond The Summit has told us that...
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Easyhoon to start for SK Telecom T1 against Origen
Riot Games have listed Lee "Easyhoon" Ji-hoon as the starting mid lane player for SK Telecom T1 in their match against Origen this weekend. Easyhoon has only played twice at this year's...
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Leffen denied entry to USA for Smash tournament
Willian "Leffen" Hjelte has been denied entry into the United States for Smash Bros tournament The Big House 5, the player reported on Twitter. After arriving in the United States, he...
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4 Clover & Lepricon defeat Digital Chaos 3-1 to win Moonduck Studios' Elimination Mode
4 Clover & Lepricon wrapped up Moonduck Studios' Elimination Mode tournament, defeating Digital Chaos 3-1. Both teams showing the versatility of their draft in the unique tournament...
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Gaming Paradise Dota 2 tournament cancelled
Update: Team Secret, one of the scheduled teams to perform at the event, has posted that they will not be attending. Original: Gaming Paradise, a week-long resort event in Slovenia, has...
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Vega Squadron punch ticket to ESL One NYC with 3-1 victory over NiP
Vega Squadron have qualified for ESL One New York City with a 3-1 victory over the Ninjas in Pyjamas. As the European qualifier, they join Fnatic, who qualified earlier in the day, Team...
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Fnatic defeat MVP Phoenix 3-2, qualify for ESL New York
Fnatic have qualified for ESL New York 2015 with a 3-2 victory over MVP Phoenix. With the win, Fnatic join the four invited teams (Team Secret, Virtus.pro, CDEC Gaming and Evil Geniuses)...
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Report: BurNIng to replace Hao on Vici Gaming
Xu "BurNIng" Zhilei is on track to join Vici Gaming to replace main carry Chen "Hao" Zhihao according to a report by GosuGamers earlier today. Sources close to GosuGamers explain that...
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Team Secret announces new roster
Team Secret has announced a new roster that contains only one of their previous members. Absent from this announcement is Gustav "s4" Magnusson and Kuro "KuroKy" Salehi Takhasomi, who...
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TI Interview: zai on group stages: 'We jokingly said that we created a monster.'
Ludwig "zai" Wåhlberg plays offlane for Team Secret, who come into The International with a dominating LAN win streak. Joining onto Team Secret with Arteezy after departing Evil...
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TI Interview: rOtK on being both a player and mentor
Bai "rOtk" Fan plays for EHOME in a support role, but is a runner-up from last year's International with Vici Gaming. In the interim between Internationals, he left Vici, formed Big God...