Big changes in BIG, Astralis rebuild, VP & G2 failing at EPL (ft. tabseN) | HLTV Confirmed S5E51

HLTV Confirmed accompanied by tabseN talks about BIG: reasons behind XANTARES' departure, getting gade, syrsoN's and tabseN's role. Besides that, k0nfig injury, potential Astralis x Complexity shuffle, IEM RMRs, ESIC developments, and EPL results are discussed.


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0:00 - Podcast intro 




Recent news


7:26 - Xyp9x sidelined in Astralis, options?


14:50 - Complexity & Astralis to mix up?


17:20 - k0nfig injury, NaTo to stand in


20:02 - Complexity Major status & replacements options


24:55 - FURIA replaces honda with Academy player


28:26 - IEM to host final RMR events


36:34 - MAD Lions sign b0RUP - MSL team implications?


38:50 - ESIC bans & HUNDEN investigation




EPL Group A & B


43:06 - Heroic back to form - onliners or something else?


46:58 - Astralis miss out on playoffs 


51:17 - What to make of Vitality, ENCE?


57:19 - Sinners impress in big debut (part 1)




Hot seat


59:00 - Introducing tabseN


1:02:20 - Being #1 in Summer of 2020


1:06:34 - What makes staying on top hard?


1:09:40 - 2021 drop off, last place at Katowice, EPL 13


1:11:40 - The XANTARES change


1:23:14 - gade’s new role


1:26:13 - Goals for BIG


1:30:22 - tabseN as an IGL


1:33:42 - syrsoN status


1:36:10 - Who wants to be a skinionaire? By BitSkins




EPL Group B &  C


1:40:00 - Sinners impress in big debut (part 2)


1:44:11 - G2 slow start


1:46:02 - YEKINDAR is not carrying VP


1:55:40 - What’s the issue with G2?


2:07:13 - Spirit disappoint SPUNJ, BnB “drama”


2:11:37 - The good OG show up


2:20:00 - Parimatch matchmaker game Group C




Playtime


2:30:48 - Tips on comms from tabseN


2:33:39 - Thoughts on XANTARES with Eternal Fire


2:35:25 - Final words




HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as device, ropz, Twistzz, karrigan, TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, HenryG, JW, smooya, YNk, Maniac, Pimp, 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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