PGL Main Stockholm Expertise Announcement Sparks Debates Throughout CS:GO Neighborhood
PGL launched the expertise lineup for the upcoming Stockholm Main 2021 on 4th Oct 2021, sparking debates throughout the CS:GO group. Nearly all of these discussions have been centered with reference to lack of variety in esports, as no feminine abilities had been employed by PGL for the primary CS:GO Main in additional than two years.
Many feminine abilities and different group members related to the title raised their considerations about esports not being inclusive and equal in the direction of girls. Their battle to seek out an equal footing on the earth of esports is a identified reality and we not too long ago explored this matter in a earlier story about girls in esports.
CS:GO personalities weigh in on the shortage of feminine expertise illustration at PGL Main Stockholm 2021
Each optimistic and destructive opinions have been put forth by identified group figures. An trade between Canadian caster Matthew “Sadokist” Trivett and British host Frankie Ward introduced an in depth dialogue associated to the subject.
Sadokist was clear that “everybody needs to be employed primarily based on what they’re and never who they’re,” having mentioned that he additional defined the expertise lineup for this explicit Main was employed “in an try and make this a ‘legacy’ main”.
Frankie joined in on the dialogue mentioning that “I feel it’s fairly necessary to have not less than one lady within the greatest CS occasion of the yr”. She additionally delivered to consideration that different girls watching this match would additionally respect seeing feminine figures discuss concerning the sport.
Serbian broadcast analyst and caster Janko “YNk” Paunović simply had a query to ask, who needs to be changed from the present expertise lineup and the feminine expertise changing them. To which he obtained a quite attention-grabbing response from Dagny “daggstar” Veinberg who works with ESL and DreamHack.
Esports journalist and broadcast analyst Duncan “Thorin” Shields had a number of takes on the entire state of affairs, giving quite a lot of views and even dismissing a number of.
British caster Lauren “Pansy” Scott who has been busy with Valorant, regardless of having moved on from CS:GO had her opinion on the employed expertise checklist.
Whereas a number of views have been shared and expressed, there at all times tends to be a little bit of toxicity concerned. The CS:GO abilities cracked down on Jonas “calc” Gundersen – COO of Ninjas in Pyjamas, who mocked PGL by saying that they efficiently confirmed variety by hiring one one that wasn’t a white male.
Whereas Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill and Sudhen “Bleh” Wahengbam took mild jabs at Gundersen for his remark, widespread CS:GO caster and host Auguste “Semmler” Massonnat referred to as him a “racist” and “degenarate scum”.
The sixteen-person expertise lineup for PGL Main Stockholm 2021 will likely be working the match from 26th October to 7th November, as CS:GO groups slowly finalize a slot for themselves via the IEM Fall 2021.