Coaching in Counter-Strike: An Evolving Art

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LMBT of mousesports has built a cohesive lineup inside and outside of Counter-Strike. He is one of the many examples of great coaches, a role becoming more important in Counter-Strike.

While teams had often had a sixth man standing behind them to motivate and encourage players, the concept of coaching was not instantly adopted in Counter-Strike. Their role in traditional sports is support, whether it be in-game or out-of-game, as well as developing tactics. In Counter-Strike, professional coaching took time to take off. In the modern game, their role has become very important. Teams like Liquid, coached by Wilton “zews” Prado, owe a lot of their success to their coaches.

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Dom Discusses: Positives that Liquid can Take from SuperNova CS:GO Malta 2018

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Liquid won SuperNova CS:GO Malta resoundingly, and there are many positives to take, setting them in good stead going forward. Image from StarLadder

On 2nd December 2018, Liquid secured their second piece of silverware at SuperNova CS:GO Malta 2018. Being wide favourites for the event, they cruised through the tournament and won it convincingly. Many would argue that since Malta was not a premier tournament, the victory is almost worthless. This view is incorrect; there are many positives that Liquid can take from the event.

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