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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.

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End Game Brings Smash to Ottawa

March 1, 2018

After a brief break, the CSL/Bud Light End Game tour hit the road again on Tuesday, this time trekking all the way to Ottawa, inviting college Smash players to Heart & Crown Irish Pub.

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Pacific Northwest and Midwest Regional Wrapups

February 28, 2018

We continue on this week to find out just who the strongest collegiate Smashers on the continent are. Read on for all the results from our Pacific Northwest and Midwest Regional events.

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Chasing the Future: Trine University's Administration Believes in Esports

February 27, 2018

Indiana's Trine University has taken some big steps toward including esports within their overall student experience. Plenty of schools are hopping on the esport bandwagon, but Trine and its athletics department have truly embraced esports.

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Northwest Christian University Becomes First School in Oregon to Launch Varsity Esports Program

February 27, 2018

Northwest Christian University in Eugene, Oregeon is taking up the mantle as the first college in the state to offer a varsity esports program. Read more!

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Industry Insiders: Chad Smeltz Goes Back to his Roots

February 26, 2018

After going from early-career educator to professional League of Legends coach and general manager, Chad "History Teacher" Smeltz left the pro game to pursue opportunities in a place that most pros would shy away from: the collegiate ranks.

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Pacific Northwest Smash 4 crews preview

February 24, 2018

UW Seattle is hosting the best collegiate Smash players in the Northwest, each of them vying for an invitation to the next round of the CSL circuit.

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CSL Final Fantasy Bracket Sponsored by HyperX

February 24, 2018

Anyone can enter, even grandma! Grab your friends, classmates, and corgi. Just like March Madness, you don't need to understand the game to join the fun.

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Twitch Badges and Emotes are here!

February 23, 2018

Due to popular demand we have formatted our channel with subscriber emotes and badges starting today across both our Twitch channels. We hope it’s a fun step forward to recognize our die-hard supporters and create another opportunity for our community to support the CSL.

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CSL Smash Southwest/Ontario Regional Recaps

February 20, 2018

This Presidents’ Day weekend, elite college Smashers from the Southwestern United States and Ontario, Canada gathered to fight their way through our regional qualifiers, hoping to earn a spot in the next round of the circuit at divisional finals. Recap here!

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Kent State is (almost) a Varsity Esports School

February 15, 2018

Cleveland.com published a piece today about the exciting developments happening on campus at Kent State to solidify a varsity esports program! We thought it would be a great share for you to read, so make sure to click on over to the article here.

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Old Dominion University - Good Ol' Esports with an Eye to the Future

February 15, 2018

With collegiate esports becoming larger than ever, it's important not to forget about its humble origins. I chatted with Eric Lopez, the founder of Old Dominion University's Esports club, and learned about what it's like to create an organization “like the good old days.”

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COLLEGIATE SMASH CALIFORNIA REGIONAL WRAPUP

February 14, 2018

Smash regionals are back--NorCal, SoCal, and New England pit their best against each other for highly coveted spots at Divisional Finals in the spring.