CheckpointXP On Campus

The Voice of Collegiate Esports & Video Gaming – by students, for students. From varsity and club esports tournaments, to college curriculum focused on gaming, CheckpointXP On Campus delivers more than just stats and scores. Let’s Play.

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  • Waterloo's Team Development in Dota 2 March 25, 2020
    Waterloo’s success this year in Dota 2 was earned through hours of practice to grow as a team, but surprisingly, this championship team only recently met in real life. Find out how UW developed their relationships and earned their success. Written by Carlo Arcovio.
  • CSL Smash West Regionals Recap March 24, 2020
    While the CSL Smash Circuit may be taking an early finish, there has been some spectacular skill showcased throughout the league from each and every player. This skill didn’t stop and showed even at these last Western regionals! Written by De'Angelo Epps.
  • Get Ready for the Next Battle March 24, 2020
    With the local qualifiers behind us we now enter the regional qualifiers of the CSL Smash Circuit for both Ultimate and Melee. Let’s take a look back at some of the most hype moments of this season of Collegiate Starleague Super Smash Brothers. Written by De'Angelo Epps.
  • Standard is Ramping Up! A Look at Ramp in Magic: The Gathering Arena March 20, 2020
    Ramp is (unsurprisingly) back! In this article, we’ll go over what the archetype is doing and all the iterations there are in the Magic: The Gathering Arena metagame at the moment. Written by Wyatt French.
  • CS:GO Patches: Are They More About Cosmetics Than Gameplay? March 19, 2020
    It might seem like there are more cosmetic updates than gameplay updates to CS:GO, but is that true? We analyzed a variety of major patches from the last year to give you the real numbers. Written by Gabriel Ionica.
  • The Collegiate Esports Athlete's Guide to Health & Quarantine Sanity March 18, 2020
    Quarantine seems imminent, but CSL won’t slow down! Take a look at this guide to make sure you know the build order for a healthy lifestyle and the combos to battle COVID-19. Written by Carlo Arcovio.
  • Magic: The Gathering Arena's Post-Worlds Meta March 14, 2020
    In Magic: The Gathering Arena, the Theros Beyond Death metagame has just started heating up. Check out our discussion on what cards are the best to play in Standard right now. Written by Wyatt French.

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