Ranked from a competitive standpoint.

Ranked matches in video-games are typically the most competitive casual players will play but how does ranked placements match up to esports.

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PinkFae MTG League: 2016 Female Standard Tournament

We are very pleased to announce the first tournament for the PinkFae Magic: The Gathering League. The tournament will be a non-sanctioned female standard tournament. The top eight finalists will compete for a portion of the $500 prize pool. The entry fee for participating is $15. There are only 40 spots available and spots will be filled on a first come first served basis.

Format

Players will play a six round Swiss-style tournament. The top eight will advance to a single-elimination tournament. All decks will be a constructed standard deck. Your deck construction will need to be registered during check-in. Registration sheets can be found online and will also be available on-site.

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Mega-kill Meltdown: Majors

Mega-kill Meltdown is Luna’s Bi-weekly run-down of DotA 2

After The International 5 finals, the post-TI drama, and the memes, a new age dawns in the E-Sports scene for DotA. Valve has decided to create three more official valve tournaments to act as a filler between The Internationals. Meet, The Majors.

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Official PinkFae CS:GO League 2015!

We’re very pleased to announce the first official PinkFae CS:GO tournament! Starting later this year, players will compete for a large pot of skins in a 1v1 format.

Eligibility and Registration

The tournament is solely for female players. Transgender female players are encouraged to participate. You must own CS:GO. Both amateur, semi-professional and professional players are welcome. The tournament is open on an international level.

To enter, please email zoeyzopro@gmail.com, along with your Steam ID, ingame rank and RWS (if applicable) Rank and RWS will be used to ensure fair seeding.

Registration will close on the 30th of September

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Hyerim Lee and the Gender Witch-Hunt

Hyerim Lee is an e-sports Hearthstone athlete that goes by the name of MagicAmy. She is one of the most successful female Hearthstone gamers finishing in the top four in week five at the 2014 ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series and taking the number one on the sixth week. Her showing got her signed on with Tempo Storm, becoming the second female to join a major team. She also qualified for the ESL Legendary Series finals to take place in California.

Then allegations started to circulate around Reddit and YouTube that MagicAmy wasn’t what she claimed to be. That MagicAmy was being played by a Canadian guy behind the scenes with his ex-girlfriend playing the front. The conspiracy theory was fueled by speculation with no real evidence. The fire started to spread so much that even The Daily Dot started to look around for circumstantial evidence. In order to fan back the flames, Tempo Storm started up their own investigation into the allegations.

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