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NOW HIRING: Graphic Designer

August 13, 2020

CSL is looking for a new Graphic Designer to help support our Marketing team. If you have experience in graphic design and a passion for games, check out the job description.

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NOW HIRING: Social Media Manager

August 13, 2020

CSL is looking for a new Social Media Manager to be a part of our marketing team. If you think you have what it takes, check out the job description and send us your resume.


Training To Go Pro - What Does It Take?

June 29, 2020

Are you thinking about becoming an esports pro? It's more than just playing a few matches a day - it requires some pretty serious hours of training if you want to make it to the top.


The Magic: the Gathering Arena Grand Finals: Deck and Match Breakdowns

June 3, 2020

The Magic: the Gathering Arena Grand Finals were this weekend, and both teams came prepared with powerful decks and masterful strategies. Curious how the whole thing went down? Check out our deck and match recap here.


Meet the Teams in the Magic: The Gathering Arena Grand Finals

May 20, 2020

Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of California, San Diego have the CSL Magic: The Gathering Arena Grand Finals title in their sights, and neither team backing down. Get to know the teams and their phenomenal rosters right here.


CSL Grand Finals 2019-20 Hub

May 14, 2020

The CSL Grand Finals are almost here! Who will be crowned this year’s Collegiate Champions? Don’t miss any of the action--get all your must-have info right here at our hub.


Fighting Game UI and You

May 4, 2020

Curious about why user interface is important in fighting games like Street Fighter, Guilty Gear, and Smash Brothers? We’re taking a look at some of the best and worst examples of fighting game UI to show how just much of an impact it has.

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CSL and TikTok team up to create the "TikTok Cup"

April 27, 2020

Looking to flex your might in a new competition? Look no further! CSL and TikTok are teaming up to give collegiate esports competitors $60k in prize money to support educational expenses.


Getting Better in Magic: The Basics

April 17, 2020

For those interested in advancing their competitive Magic: The Gathering skill, here are some skills to help develop the fundamentals for competitive Magic success.


Fighting Games and Cabin Fever

April 3, 2020

The arrival of quarantine has put a great damper on a lot of parts of the lives of many with the cancellation of FGC and Smash events everywhere, but there is actually a lot that one could be getting done even during such a trying time.


Standard is Ramping Up! A Look at Ramp in Magic: The Gathering Arena

March 20, 2020

Ramp is (unsurprisingly) back! In this article, we’ll go over what the archetype is doing and all the iterations there are in the Magic: The Gathering Arena metagame at the moment.


The Collegiate Esports Athlete's Guide to Health & Quarantine Sanity

March 18, 2020

Quarantine seems imminent, but CSL won’t slow down! Take a look at this guide to make sure you know the build order for a healthy lifestyle and the combos to battle COVID-19.


Magic: The Gathering Arena's Post-Worlds Meta

March 14, 2020

In Magic: The Gathering Arena, the Theros Beyond Death metagame has just started heating up. Check out our discussion on what cards are the best to play in Standard right now.