03:10 - valens returns as Cloud9 coach
08:10 - ex-Space Soldiers chaos
15:10 - Virtus.pro exchange byali for OKOLOCIOUZ
23:00 - Gratisfaction's visa issues
31:00 - IEM Sydney
01:09:10 - GG.BET Masterbettor
01:21:10 - JUGi joins North, valde IGL
01:32:40 - Major dates set for 2020/2021
01:56:40 - BLAST Pro Series Madrid preview, Fantasy draft
1. Copenhagen Games
- forZe deliver on LAN as well
2. DH Open Rio
- AVANGAR come out on top
- FURIA destroy Vertigo debut
3. EPL groups B & C
- Two more Pro League groups are behind us
- Round robin drawbacks
4. GG.BET Masterbettor
- It's another forfeit for Striker
5. EPL group D
- First LAN appearance for HellRaisers
6. IEM Sydney preview
- An early look at the Australian event
1. Breaking News
- Astralis skipping more events!
- HellRaisers lose Major core
2. GG.BET Masterbettor
- The last showdown
3. BLAST Miami
- FaZe up! (to the top)
4. ESL Pro League
- First group done, what did we learn?
- Meme ceremony, relevant results?
6. DH Rio & CPH Games
- We look at this weeks games
1. Breaking News
- draken back in no man's land
- cajunb to Cloud9 rumors confirmed
- HellRaisers complete with loWel
2. StarSeries takeaways
- Na`Vi get their first win of 2019
- How is it going to play?
4. GG.BET Masterbettor
- Prof turns his luck around
5. ESL Pro League
- Week 1 is about to begin
6. BLAST Miami preview
- Can Liquid and Na`Vi challenge Astralis?
- Drafting HLTV Fantasy
03:00 - Virtus.pro bench TOAO
18:00 - Is fnatic's invite to Sydney justified?
29:55 - Cloud9 add vice
40:05 - Prof vs. Striker masterbettor
48:35 - BLAST Pro Series winners and losers
1:29:25 - Readdressing new economy
1:57:15 - StarSeries Season 7 preview
2:21:15 - Should Valve be more hands-on?
2:36:20 - Improving Dust2
00:02:55 - oskar & lmbt return to HellRaisers
00:11:25 - JUGi & k0nfig to Cloud9 rumors, kio out?
00:21:20 - Would Cloud9 leave Counter-Strike?
00:27:20 - Windigo win WESG, fnatic failure
00:50:25 - GG.BET Masterbettor
01:03:20 - BLAST Sao Paulo preview
01:14:50 - HLTV Fantasy is back, drafting for BLAST
01:33:00 - Economy update
02:10:00 - MSL and niko to join OpTic?
02:17:00 - Is the rest of the scene outside of Astralis bad?
02:34:35 - Is there a need for more pre-match space for content?
00:02:00 - suNny to ENCE rumors
00:08:45 - Heroic add stavn
00:13:35 - G2 change bodyy for AmaNEk
00:17:45 - New ECS format and opening results
00:32:25 - WESG so far
00:50:00 - GG.BET Striker vs. Prof
00:55:55 - Striker undergoes chili sauce challenge
01:03:10 - Discussing player burnout as Striker struggles with da bomb
01:24:25 - Expanding CS:GO's map pool
01:40:45 - Viewer Qs: What makes Astralis the best of all time?
01:43:45 - Who will HR end up getting?
00:03:08 - mouz to break apart the 2018 roster
00:12:47 - suNny to Cloud9?
00:19:40 - Grayhound replace sterling with Sico
00:24:13 - DeadFox out of HellRaisers?
00:30:30 - Strike out for Striker in the GG.BET duel
00:43:19 - Was ENCE's run a fluke?
01:00:00 - Natus Vincere at the Major
01:07:53 - MIBR's potential
01:20:23 - Liquid's flop and the interview-dodging story
01:41:47 - Striker finally allowed to say something about Astralis / Is Astralis boring?
01:55:09 - Top 3 best post-Major roster changes
02:07:25 - WESG in trouble
News link: https://www.hltv.org/news/26172/hltv-confirmed-episode-8-vod-pre-major-playoffs-show
Another week of Major action is behind us as eight teams made their way through to the playoffs, with Renegades and ENCE being the biggest surprises out of the teams that made it through, while NRG failed to live up to expectations after going 0-3 alongside BIG.
After previewing the New Legends Stage in the seventh episode, the panel is set to reflect on the results of the second phase of the Major and peek into the next, where eight teams will face in the playoffs.
Topics and timestamps:
03:40 - Non-existent seeding for WESG groups
22:50 - ScreaM's new team
28:30 - Prof vs. Striker duel
35:45 - New Legends Stage results
1:17:20 - Top three best Major runs
1:26:55 - New Champions Stage preview
1:51:45 - Pick'Ems
After a pre-Major show in episode 6, HLTV Confirmed returns tonight with a look back at the results of the New Challengers Stage and an analysis of the New Legends Stage.
- Starladder Major's scheduling
- Results of the IEM Katowice New Challengers Stage
- HLTV Confirmed does New Legends seeding
- Prof vs. Striker duel
- New Legends Stage analysis
- HLTV Confirmed does second round of Pick'Ems
The sixth episode of HLTV Confirmed saw the usual panel return with a look back at the GG.BET ICE Challenge and an analysis of the IEM Katowice New Challengers Stage.
Main topics and timestamps:
00:02:00 - Changes to ECS format
00:17:00 - StarLadder getting a Major?
00:33:40 - Looking back at GG.BET ICE Challenge
00:45:50 - Professeur vs. Striker
00:55:50 - What to do about smooya?
01:07:10 - Top three chokes in CS:GO
01:16:30 - New Challengers Stage breakdown
01:29:30 - Major Pick'Ems
01:54:20 - Viewer questions
In the fifth episode, two of the show's regulars, Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill and Milan "Striker" Švejda, were joined by guest stars Sergey "lmbt" Bezhanov and Janko "YNk" Paunović.
Timestamps and main topics:
00:01:37 - Breaking news - mousesports down to three
00:14:50 - ave out of North
00:25:25 - Prof vs. Striker
00:30:31 - -smooya +nex
00:59:29 - Major seeding - YNk and lmbt create their New Challengers Stage ranking
01:21:15 - Is the AUG overpowered?
01:34:13 - ICE Challenge
01:46:49 - Viewer questions
Since the third episode, we saw the second round of Minors take place with the Asian and the Americas regions, as well as the first Minor Play-in, all of which brought a fair share of surprises, most notably North not being able to make it through at the hands of ViCi.
North's failure and the consequences of the disappointing run in January were one of the main topics of the show, alongside a plethora of others surrounding the Minors, as well as the ELEAGUE Invitational that saw FaZe prevail over Cloud9 in the grand final last weekend.
- Breaking news: Bravado to Denial, BIG to replace smooya?
- GG.Bet duel: Professeur vs. Striker
- Asia and Americas Minors
- First Minor Play-in: Winstrike & ViCi advance
- ELEAGUE Invitational
- Top three of the week
- The Danish scene outside of Astralis; what's going on, North?
- Viewer questions
HLTV Confirmed returned with the third episode of the third season, in which the panel took on all the hot topics of the previous week, which saw the EU and CIS Minors, as well as iBUYPOWER Masters, take place.
- Breaking news: ESL reveals Major format
- EU & CIS Minors, mousesports' and Gambit's failure & more
- Striker vs. Professeur, the GG.BET duel
- iBUYPOWER Masters issues, Liquid's triumph and FaZe's early exit
- s1mple clinches #1
- Asia and Americas Minors preview
- Viewer questions
Episode 2 of HLTV Confirmed continued with the panel hosted by James Banks, who was accompanied by analyst and former pro Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill and two of HLTV.org's Senior Writers, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin and Milan "Striker" Švejda.
- Major ruleset
- Six-man teams
- CIS Minor
- Europe Minor
- iBUYPOWER Masters
The 'HLTV Confirmed' live talk show has returned with the first episode of the third season, in which the panel discussed the roster mania of the break and looked ahead into 2019.
- MIBR's reset
- Stewie2K's arrival to Liquid
- FaZe's addition of AdreN and YNk
- Who missed their opportunity to change?
- Who can challenge Astralis in 2019?
- Predictions for 2019
January 21, 2019
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