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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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[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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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed returns from winter break; talking roster news, Major announcement, 2021 calendar

Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin return for another episode of HLTV Confirmed, Season 5 Episode 22, to discuss everything that happened during the winter break.

How will FalleN fit into Liquid?

The panel will touch on the Top 20 players of the year list, PGL’s Major announcement, and ESEA’s revamp for 2021 in the “Recent news” segment, moving on to “Roster talk” that will range from Gabriel “⁠FalleN⁠” Toledo in Liquid to Robin “⁠flusha⁠” Rönnquist‘s new project.

In the second part of the episode, the first post-break tournament will be discussed, with the trio of panelists breaking down who has the best chances at BLAST Global Finals.

Topics:

Recent news
-Catching up with Top20 list
-PGL to host the Major in Stockholm
-ESEA revamped for 2021
Roster talk
-Liquid FalleN, FURIA junior – which move was better?
-MIBR lose team, future of kNgV- and co.
-Cloud9 lose kassad and woxic
-BnTeT to finalize EXTREMUM (report)
-fnatic sign Jackinho
-Envy transfer list team
-suNny, flusha, autimatic teaming up
-karrigan and mouz future
BLAST Global Finals
-Fight for #1 is on again
-Complexity, FURIA with standins
-What should we look out for
2021 calendar
-What is the year going to look like?
-Will LANs return and when?
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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