27 Oct '15, 8pm

Singapore's Counter-Strike team gets second shot at World Championships

A team of Singaporean Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) players have been given a second chance to compete in the global finals of The World Championships, which will be held in Serbia from Oct 8 to 11. The local five-man squad was thrown a lifeline when the Vietnamese team that topped the group stage during the Asia qualifiers had to withdraw from the competition due to visa issues. Their spot was given to the second-place Singapore team instead. It comprises captain Anthony "ImpressioN" Lim , 19 and players Nigel "Niqo" Goh, 18, Nigel "spielz" Aw, 19, Chew "Vulmest" Mun Kei , 19 and Benjamin "moxie" Kou , 23, The five players on the national squad are from three separate local teams, namely No Use Talking, Bovines and Verus Dominatus. They were informed of the news only a week ago, which gave them very little time to prepare for the competition. Despite the last-m...

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