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Roster moves, Shanghai Major previews, CS:GO toxicity

Our top stories from Monday:

A Q&A with Team EnVyUs coach Mathieu “Maniac” Quiquerez looking ahead of next week’sIEM Katowice event.

Looking into the recent emergence of Rumble in the jungle.

The League of Legends Championship Series metagame continues to be stale and boring,Joe Cannavino writes.

Unicorns Of Love parted ways with jungler Rudy “Rudy” Beltran.

Riot Games announced rule changes late Monday night, mostly shaking up its system for levying penalties.

Best from around the web:

Amid struggles in the North American LCS, NRG Esports is making a change to its starting lineup.

Two players will stand in for Team YP in this weekend’s qualifier for the MLG Columbus Major (CS:GO) because of visa issues with their starters.

A couple of previews to prepare for this weekend’s Dota 2 Shanghai Major.

Why are known problem players in CS:GO still allowed to compete?

A Dota 2 match has allegedly come under suspicion of match fixing.

CS:GO team The MongolZ have initially had their visas denied for the MLG Columbus Major,though tournament organizers are trying to resolve the problem.

Two never-before-tried Hearthstone tournament formats took place over the weekend.

Can Luminosity Gaming be the answer to the dominance of Fnatic and Team EnVyUs in CS:GO?

Betway Sportsbook is sponsoring a one-off CS:GO match between Fnatic and Astralis on Thursday for $4,400.

The argument for esports as an under-the-radar social media community for recruiters to use.

The Hearthstone Championship Tour Americas Winter Preliminaries took place over the weekend.


CounterPit Season 2 (CS:GO)

European Group B

SK Gaming 2:0 PENTA Epsorts (16-7, 16-3) Esports Club 1:1 PANTERS (16-8, 17-19)

WePlay Dota Season 3: Group Stage

European East Division

Team TORNADO ROX 1:0 Prodota Gaming, 11 a.m.

Natus Vincere 1:0 Power Rangers

Americas Division

Shazam 1:0 Infamous


ESL ESEA Pro League (CS:GO)



G2 Esports vs. mousesports, 12 p.m.

Team EnVyUs vs., 2 p.m.

mousesports vs. Ninjas in Pajamas, 4 p.m.

North America

Winterfox vs. Splyce, 8 p.m.

Team AGG vs. Enemy, 10 p.m.

CounterPit Season 2 (CS:GO)


European Group A

Vexed Gaming vs. ENCE Esports, 10 a.m.

ALTERNATE aTTax vs. Orgless, 12 p.m.

European Group B

PENTA Sports vs. PANTERS, 2:30 p.m. Esports Club vs. SK Gaming, 4:30 p.m.

WePlay Dota Season 3: Group Stage


European West Division

COOKISS vs. PRIES Gaming, 2 p.m.

COOKISS vs. Samurai Champloo, 3 p.m.

League of Legends Champions Korea


ROX Tigers vs. SBENU, 3:30 a.m.

Longzhu vs. KT Rolster, 6:30 a.m.


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