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[LIVE] HLTV Confirmed with guest valde: learning about OG’s changes, bootcamp, IEM Summer result

Just a day after OG finished IEM Summer in second place, falling to the world No. 1 Gambit in the grand final, Valdemar “⁠valde⁠” Bjørn Vangså joins the HLTV Confirmed show to discuss their run at the event and how things have been going with Nikolaj “⁠niko⁠” Kristensen and Shahar “⁠flameZ⁠” Shushan.

valde takes part in HLTV Confirmed S5E44

In his first appearance on Confirmed, valde will help the panel consisting of Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin make sense of the latest results and preview the upcoming event, BLAST Premier Spring Final. Additionally, the quintet will touch on Olof “⁠olofmeister⁠” Kajbjer‘s return to FaZe, the Intel Grand Slam race, and new discoveries related to the CIS RMR.

Topic list:

Hot seat with valde
– Reasons behind the roster shuffle
– NBK-, ISSAA departing, niko, flameZ join
– FP3 last place after good signs
– Second bootcamp focus
– Seven series winstreak and IEM
Recent news
– FaZe bring back olof (again)
– ESIC and Akuma betting fraud
– GuardiaN standing in for Trident
– StarLadder RMR anti-cheat details
– BLAST announce arena event
IEM Summer
– Gambit grind out another title
– How did G2 fool us again?
– Intel Grand Slam race heating up
BLAST Spring
– Gambit vs. NAVI for #1
– Who will be NIP’s fifth?
– Another week of practice for G2?
Playtime
– Parimatch matchmaker game
– Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest valde: learning about OG’s changes, bootcamp, IEM Summer result

Just a day after OG finished IEM Summer in second place, falling to the world No. 1 Gambit in the grand final, Valdemar “⁠valde⁠” Bjørn Vangså joins the HLTV Confirmed show to discuss their run at the event and how things have been going with Nikolaj “⁠niko⁠” Kristensen and Shahar “⁠flameZ⁠” Shushan.

valde takes part in HLTV Confirmed S5E44

In his first appearance on Confirmed, valde will help the panel consisting of Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin make sense of the latest results and preview the upcoming event, BLAST Premier Spring Final. Additionally, the quintet will touch on Olof “⁠olofmeister⁠” Kajbjer‘s return to FaZe, the Intel Grand Slam race, and new discoveries related to the CIS RMR.

Topic list:

Hot seat with valde
– Reasons behind the roster shuffle
– NBK-, ISSAA departing, niko, flameZ join
– FP3 last place after good signs
– Second bootcamp focus
– Seven series winstreak and IEM
Recent news
– FaZe bring back olof (again)
– ESIC and Akuma betting fraud
– GuardiaN standing in for Trident
– StarLadder RMR anti-cheat details
– BLAST announce arena event
IEM Summer
– Gambit grind out another title
– How did G2 fool us again?
– Intel Grand Slam race heating up
BLAST Spring
– Gambit vs. NAVI for #1
– Who will be NIP’s fifth?
– Another week of practice for G2?
Playtime
– Parimatch matchmaker game
– Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest hampus: examining device’s addition to NIP, IEM Summer results

Following a few episodes featuring coaches and talent members, HLTV Confirmed E5E43 brings an active player into the “Hot Seat” – hampus. The 22-year-old caller has spent just over a year in NIP, during which time the team floated around the tenth spot in the world ranking. Will they be able to accomplish more with the addition of Nicolai “⁠device⁠” Reedtz?

hampus will share his thoughts on NIP and other teams

The team’s debut with a four-time Major winner ended up being quite controversial one, with the final map of the series at Flashpoint 3 ending up replayed and the Swedes taking the victory over Anonymo. hampus will share his thoughts on that situation, as well as his experiences leading the team, and the revolving fifth-player slot, currently occupied by Linus “⁠LNZ⁠” Holtäng.

The show will feature two of the regular panelists, Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, as Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda skips the episode. The show topics are available below:

Hot seat with hampus
– NIP’s year as a top-10 gatekeeper
– IGL responsibilities and ztr
– Flashpoint 3 result
– Top 8 at IEM Summer
– device lacking star flair?
– Outlook: Major, fifth player, academy team…
Recent news
– FURIA part ways with Junior, add assistant coach
– zews exits Evil Geniuses (and they improve?)
– CIS teams call on Valve to investigate Akuma
– Rumor mill: mertz to Astralis?
IEM Summer
– Is G2 going to claim their first big trophy in 4 years?
– Are Vitality back?
– What is holding Heroic back?
– OG on a hot streak
– Playoffs preview
BLAST Spring
– $425,000 on the line – who will take it?
Playtime
– Parimatch matchmaker game
– Viewer questions and leftover topics

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HLTV Confirmed with guest hampus: examining device’s addition to NIP, IEM Summer results

Following a few episodes featuring coaches and talent members, HLTV Confirmed E5E43 brings an active player into the “Hot Seat” – hampus. The 22-year-old caller has spent just over a year in NIP, during which time the team floated around the tenth spot in the world ranking. Will they be able to accomplish more with the addition of Nicolai “⁠device⁠” Reedtz?

hampus will share his thoughts on NIP and other teams

The team’s debut with a four-time Major winner ended up being quite controversial one, with the final map of the series at Flashpoint 3 ending up replayed and the Swedes taking the victory over Anonymo. hampus will share his thoughts on that situation, as well as his experiences leading the team, and the revolving fifth-player slot, currently occupied by Linus “⁠LNZ⁠” Holtäng.

The show will feature two of the regular panelists, Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, as Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda skips the episode. The show topics are available below:

Hot seat with hampus
– NIP’s year as a top-10 gatekeeper
– IGL responsibilities and ztr
– Flashpoint 3 result
– Top 8 at IEM Summer
– device lacking star flair?
– Outlook: Major, fifth player, academy team…
Recent news
– FURIA part ways with Junior, add assistant coach
– zews exits Evil Geniuses (and they improve?)
– CIS teams call on Valve to investigate Akuma
– Rumor mill: mertz to Astralis?
IEM Summer
– Is G2 going to claim their first big trophy in 4 years?
– Are Vitality back?
– What is holding Heroic back?
– OG on a hot streak
– Playoffs preview
BLAST Spring
– $425,000 on the line – who will take it?
Playtime
– Parimatch matchmaker game
– Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[LIVE] HLTV Confirmed with guest MSL: discussing time on the sidelines and roster news

Mathias “⁠MSL⁠” Lauridsen will take part in the show featuring Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin to talk about his search for a new team, being a free agent in the current age, and a plethora of breaking news.

MSL is the latest guest of the HLTV Confirmed show

Among topics to be discussed are Vitality‘s benching of long-standing member Cédric “⁠RpK⁠” Guipouy, the report of Michał “⁠MICHU⁠” Müller joining Evil Geniuses, and Natus Vincere‘s announcement that Valeriy “⁠B1T⁠” Vakhovskiy will replace Egor “⁠flamie⁠” Vasilyev at the two upcoming events.

Heroic‘s ESL Pro League victory and the implications of the results of Gambit, Astralis, and more will also be touched on, as will the bracket for the upcoming BLAST Showdown.

Topic list for HLTV Confirmed S5E35:

Hot seat with MSL
-What led to the benching in North?
-Time on the sidelines – what was the focus?
-Plans and expectations from next roster
-Finding a team in 2021 vs. 2016
Recent news
-flusha team unveiled
-Vitality swapping RpK for… who?
-EG change again, MICHU inc.?
-NAVI to field B1T over flamie
-flameZ completes OG
-RMR EU, NA, Asia announced
EPL playoffs
-Online vs. LAN discussion
-Gambit and Heroic go all the way
-Astralis fall flat in playoffs
-Potential of FURIA & NIP
BLAST Showdown
-Who needs to qualify the most?
-Dark horses to look out for
Playtime
-Parimatch matchmaker game
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest MSL: discussing time on the sidelines and roster news

Mathias “⁠MSL⁠” Lauridsen will take part in the show featuring Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin to talk about his search for a new team, being a free agent in the current age, and a plethora of breaking news.

MSL is the latest guest of the HLTV Confirmed show

Among topics to be discussed are Vitality‘s benching of long-standing member Cédric “⁠RpK⁠” Guipouy, the report of Michał “⁠MICHU⁠” Müller joining Evil Geniuses, and Natus Vincere‘s announcement that Valeriy “⁠B1T⁠” Vakhovskiy will replace Egor “⁠flamie⁠” Vasilyev at the two upcoming events.

Heroic‘s ESL Pro League victory and the implications of the results of Gambit, Astralis, and more will also be touched on, as will the bracket for the upcoming BLAST Showdown.

Topic list for HLTV Confirmed S5E35:

Hot seat with MSL
-What led to the benching in North?
-Time on the sidelines – what was the focus?
-Plans and expectations from next roster
-Finding a team in 2021 vs. 2016
Recent news
-flusha team unveiled
-Vitality swapping RpK for… who?
-EG change again, MICHU inc.?
-NAVI to field B1T over flamie
-flameZ completes OG
-RMR EU, NA, Asia announced
EPL playoffs
-Online vs. LAN discussion
-Gambit and Heroic go all the way
-Astralis fall flat in playoffs
-Potential of FURIA & NIP
BLAST Showdown
-Who needs to qualify the most?
-Dark horses to look out for
Playtime
-Parimatch matchmaker game
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest STYKO: talking FPX IGL situation, EPL playoffs, end of Cloud9

Martin “⁠STYKO⁠” Styk will take part in the upcoming episode of HLTV.org’s talk show, which will focus on FunPlus Phoenix results and their looming problem, Cloud9 putting their CS:GO team on hold, and the latest results in ESL Pro League.

STYKO will take part in HLTV Confirmed for the first time since Season 2

The 25-year-old player will also share his thoughts on the ESL Pro League Playoff bracket, which has been decided with the conclusion of Group D. Additionally, the guest and Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, will comment on recent roster news, such as MIBR‘s change and the new Danish team.

Topics for the show:

Hot seat with STYKO
-2020 vs. previous years as a competitor
-Parting ways with kRYSTAL
-Lengthy talks and joining FPX
-emi, chrisJ, suNny as temporary solutions
-Reaching EPL playoffs
-Upset in BLAST qualifiers
Recent news
-Cloud9’s CS:GO division “on hold”
-exit enters MIBR
-gade, aizy, Kjaerbye to team up
-OG close in on MICHU
EPL update
-Astralis, Liquid, VP live up to the hype
-What to make of EG?
-Assessing the playoff bracket
Playtime
-Parimatch Matchmaker
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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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

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