Team Echo Fox, run by former NBA player Rick Fox, was forced to forfeit its game Saturday of the North American LCS because of an ineligible roster.
Fox later told The Daily Dot he “takes full responsibility” for the forfeit. (Echo Fox played Sunday and lost to Team Liquid, by the way).
Riot Games launched its newest season of ranked play Friday…and it crashed almost immediately.
Week 2 LCS interviews done by The Score eSports.
A look into the rampant esports success in South Korea.
Natus Vincere defeated Luminosity in two games to win the DreamHack ZOWIE Open Leipzig on Sunday in dominating fashion.
A look at the life of professional esports photographer Robert Paul.
Electronic hardware company Razer is hoping to build an “Apple culture for gaming.”
Yahoo tries its best to explain esports.
A look at some of the difficulties in Hearthstone’s growth as an esport.
Speaking of, Xu “Robin” Bin won this weekend’s StarLadder i-League LAN Finals, defeating Gareth “Cipher” Rouse in the finals.
Summoning Insight with Team Liquid owner Steve “Liquid112” Arhancet.
Where does most of the power lie in Dota 2?
An inside look at esports featuring Dota 2 team Evil Geniuses.
Why ESPN is investing in esports.
How ESPN could help the Halo franchise.
NRG Esports has purchased a CS:GO team.
How roster format hurts World of Warcraft as an esport.
Why EVO might no longer be the No. 1 event fighting games.
What Genesis 3 revealed about Smash 4’s metagame.
The two best Smash players in the world just keep chugging along.
North American League of Legends Championship Series
Team Impulse 1:0 Cloud 9
Immortals 1:0 Team SoloMid
Counter Logic Gaming 1:0 Team Liquid
Team Dignitas 1:0 Renegades
NRG Esports win-forfeit Echo Fox
League of Legends Champions Korea
e-mFire 2:1 SBENU
ROX Tigers 2:0 Longzhu Gaming
League of Legends Pro League
Snake eSports 2:1 Energy Pacemaker
Qiao Gu 2:0 Masters3
Team WE 2:0 LGD Gaming
League of Legends Masters Series
Taipei Assassins 2:0 COUGAR E-sports
eXtreme Gamers 2:0 Flash Wolves
CS:GO Dreamhack ZOWIE Open Leipzig (semifinals)
Luminosity 2:0 Astralis (16–8, 16–12)
Natus Vincere 2–0 Team Dignitas (16–13, 16–9)
Team SoloMid 1:0 Team Dignitas
Immortals 1:0 NRG
Cloud 9 1:0 Counter Logic Gaming
Team Liquid 1:0 Echo Fox
Team Impulse 1:0 Renegades
EDward Gaming 2:0 Vici Gaming
Royal Never Give Up 2:0 Hyper Youth Gaming
Oh My God 2:0 Invictus Gaming
CS:GO DreamHack ZOWIE Open Leipzig
Natus Vincere 2:0 Luminosity (19–16, 19–16)
Hearthstone StarLadder i-League LAN finals
Round 1 playoffs
Gareth “Cipher” Rouse 3:2 Stanislav “StanCifka” Cifka
David “Dog” Caero 3:2 Kim “Surrender” Jung-soo
Cipher 3:1 Aleksandr “Kolento” Malsh
Xu “Robin” Bin 3:1 Dog
Robin 4:1 Cipher