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Rob and Andrew discuss the ESL CSGO tournament with Joe Wong, then discuss China's surprising slump on the MOBA front. Then, Rob and Andrew have to go, their planet needs them.

Dota 2, CSGO

Rob and Andrew sift through the rubble of the Shanghai Major and try to understand how Valve got it so wrong. Plus, is Korean Dota here to stay, and who can make IEM Katowice exciting?

CS:GO, Dota 2

Rob and Andrew discuss Fnatic's embrace of the villain role in the ongoing drama of CSGO, plus Rob is called to account for his bad pre-season LCS predictions.

CS:GO, League of Legends, Dota 2

Rob and Andrew take a hopeful yet reserved look at the nascent Overwatch professional scene as some important new investment enters the young esport. They also ponder the necessity of individual celebrity star power in both League of Legends and Counter-Strike.

Counter-Strike, League of Legends, Overwatch

It's an upsetting week in esports for Rob and Andrew. Rob's favorite StarCraft player, Life, is in police custody, and it seems like half of pro League of Legends in suddenly ineligible to play. But at least Evil Geniuses Dota remain runners-up at a major tournament.

StarCraft 2, Dota 2, League of Legends

Andrew admits he was wrong about everything when it came to StarCraft at DreamHack Leipzig, but is happy with a resurgent European scene. Then Rob and Andrew appreciate the return of Brood War, and discuss Luminosity's slow, unsteady rise as a top Counter-Strike team.

StarCraft, CS:GO, Brood War

Andrew and Rob discuss what we learned about the state of Counter-Strike and a resurgent Alliance Dota team at the Minsk Star Series event. Then Rob talks about the winners and losers of League of Legends' opening week.

Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends

Rob and Andrew welcome Taylor Cocke to look at the new season of LCS, and whether this will mark a sea-change for North American League of Legends. Then they get Sad About StarCraft as major sponsor, SBENU, crashes and burns amid fraud allegations. But StarCraft remains awesome, and Andrew is looking forward to the Shanghai Major.

League of Legends, StarCraft 2, Dota 2

Rob and Andrew close-out the year in Esports Today with a retrospective on their favorite moments of the year and what they meant, plus they discuss the legacies of StarCraft's retiring giants. Then, listeners share their top moments of 2015 and what made them special. Esports Today will resume January 12!

League of Legends, Starcraft 2, Dota2, CS:GO

Joe Wong joins Rob and Andrew to dissect the ESL ESEA Finals and discuss the greatness of Fnatic's 2015 Counter-Strike season. Then Joe explains Valve's odd new patch for Counter-Strike, and Rob is curious about the direction NA LCS is headed next year as it becomes the Ex-Fnatic Show.

CSGO, League of Legends

Rob and Andrew talk about the end of Street Fighter IV at the Capcom Cup and the enduring greatness of Daigo. Then they chat about the new Team Liquid Dota 2 team's success at The Defense, and discuss Riot's major changes to the Korean League of Legends ecosystem.

League of Legends, Dota 2, Street Fighter IV

Rob and Andrew sit down with Rod "Slasher" Breslau to discuss how Luminosity came out of nowhere and nearly won DreamHack CSGO, and the current state of Counter-Strike. Then, Rob and Andrew chat about Legacy of the Void's terrific DreamHack debut. Plus, some good listener questions.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, StarCraft 2

Andrew and Rob discuss the Dota 2 Frankfurt Major with Alan "Nahaz" Bester. How unprecedented was OG's victory? What's the deal with EG? Also, Nahaz doesnt't want to hear any hand-wringing about China. Plus, we discuss the LoL trade season and IEM San Jose.

League of Legends, Dota 2, CSGO

Rob comes back from Blizzcon positively glowing from the StarCraft finals. He and Andrew dig into the signature moments of the weekend, including why INnoVation came up short, and why the Life vs. sOs matchup was so perfect. Then they answer listener questions, and look forward to the Dota 2 Frankfurt Major.

StarCraft 2, Dota 2

Rob and Andrew dive into a week of championships. Did KOO Tigers let an opportunity slip through their fingers? Envyus firmly ensconce themselves at the top of CSGO at DreamHack, while Heart of the Swarm StarCraft ends with some whimpers at BlizzCon opening week.

StarCraft, League of Legends, CSGO

Esports Today

Every week, esports writers and professional journalists Andrew Groen and Rob Zacny bring you up to speed on the latest in competitive gaming, breaking down the week's most crucial news and events.