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[VOD] Talking OG’s plateau and IEM Katowice groups with guest Aleksib

The European team that reached their peak world ranking of #6 at the turn of the year recorded underwhelming results at the first tournaments of 2021, most recently exiting IEM Katowice 2021 in 13-16th place.

To hear about what caused OG‘s slump and how the team plans to get out of it, HLTV Confirmed S5E28 will feature the Finnish caller Aleksi “⁠Aleksib⁠” Virolainen.

Aleksib will feature on HLTV Confirmed for the first time

Alongside Aleksib, the show will feature Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill and Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, who will break down the recent news and talk about other IEM Katowice results, such as the CIS-heavy playoff bracket and Liquid‘s revival.

Topic list:

Hot seat with Aleksib
-Reaching #6 in the world (IEM NY, Flashpoint 2)
-Player break and preparations
-2021 slump (summit, BLAST, Katowice)
-What is holding OG back?
Recent news
-suNny leaves ENCE, new project coming?
-Omaken acquires Heroic
-apEX returns to Vitality roster
IEM Katowice
-Play-in: mouz & NiP advance, C9 & Col falter
-CIS teams continue to impress
-Liquid to semis with FalleN’s calling
-Astralis in playoffs, Bubzkji out of the picture?
-FaZe’s first impression with karrigan
-How will the playoffs go?
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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HLTV Confirmed with guest YEKINDAR: discussing Virtus.pro’s rise, CIS competition, new rosters

The 21-year-old Latvian player recognized for his aggressive playmaking ability rose to prominence after linking up with Virtus.pro in May of 2020. YEKINDAR will now join the show to speak about his journey so far, as well as discuss other topics with the panel.

YEKINDAR will be in HLTV Confirmed’s Hot Seat

Alongside YEKINDAR, Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin will be talking about recent news such as the end of North, Timothy “⁠autimatic⁠” Ta‘s withdrawal from CS:GO and the debuts of GODSENT and EXTREMUM. In the second part of the show, a big focus will be BLAST Premier, the results of Group A as well as a preview of groups B and C.

Topics for the show:

Hot seat with YEKINDAR
-Playing in Virtus.pro
-Reaching #6 in the world
-Individual style, adapting to top tier
-Is 2021 the year of CIS? Rivalry with Spirit, NAVI, forZe
Recent news
-North are done
-autimatic off to Valorant, Gen.G gone
-MAD Lions release peacemaker
-poizon returns to Complexity
First impressions
-GODSENT’s Brazilian team
-EXTREMUM’s reunion
-ENCE’s international squad
BLAST Premier
-Astralis don’t live up to expectations
-BIG are here to stay
-NiP better without twist?
-Things to look out for in Group B&C
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest flusha: talking fnatic exit and plans for 2021

The iconic fnatic player that left the team at the start of the year will join HLTV’s talk show to explain his reasons for parting ways with the “Black and Orange”.

flusha helped the team win DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019 and ESL Pro League Season 11 Europe during his last tenure with fnatic, but is now looking to explore different options. According to a report from DBLTAP, flusha hopes to link up with Miikka “⁠suNny⁠” Kemppi and Timothy “⁠autimatic⁠” Ta in an international lineup.

flusha joins the show to talk about his past and future

The show hosted by the trio of Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin will also touch on topics such as recent news and tournament results.

Topic list:

Hot seat with flusha
-Rejoining fnatic alongside Golden
-flusha’s experience of the online era
-Leaving the “Black & Orange”
-Rumored team with suNny & autimatic
-Building teams in 2021
Recent news
-FaZe sign Twistzz
-EPL teams and format announced
-RMR, coaching update
cs_summit 7
-VP with third title in a row
-fnatic looking good with Jackinho
-mouz, C9, MIBR impressions
DreamHack Open
-Spirit impresses in debut with degster
-FPX still fighting
-Scary times for EG
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics
-BLAST groups starting

Keep track of the show on social media:

HLTV.org on Twitch
HLTV Confirmed on Twitter
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Counter Strike: Global Offensive

HLTV Confirmed with guest flusha: talking fnatic exit and plans for 2021

The iconic fnatic player that left the team at the start of the year will join HLTV’s talk show to explain his reasons for parting ways with the “Black and Orange”.

flusha helped the team win DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019 and ESL Pro League Season 11 Europe during his last tenure with fnatic, but is now looking to explore different options. According to a report from DBLTAP, flusha hopes to link up with Miikka “⁠suNny⁠” Kemppi and Timothy “⁠autimatic⁠” Ta in an international lineup.

flusha joins the show to talk about his past and future

The show hosted by the trio of Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin will also touch on topics such as recent news and tournament results.

Topic list:

Hot seat with flusha
-Rejoining fnatic alongside Golden
-flusha’s experience of the online era
-Leaving the “Black & Orange”
-Rumored team with suNny & autimatic
-Building teams in 2021
Recent news
-FaZe sign Twistzz
-EPL teams and format announced
-RMR, coaching update
cs_summit 7
-VP with third title in a row
-fnatic looking good with Jackinho
-mouz, C9, MIBR impressions
DreamHack Open
-Spirit impresses in debut with degster
-FPX still fighting
-Scary times for EG
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics
-BLAST groups starting

Keep track of the show on social media:

HLTV.org on Twitch
HLTV Confirmed on Twitter
HLTV Confirmed on Youtube
HLTV Confirmed Audio

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