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Women in esports, Giants roster changes, Street Fighter punishments

Our top stories from Monday:

Can anybody in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive stop Fnatic, which enters IEM Katowice this week on a lengthy hot streak?

A closer look at Counter Logic Gaming’s big week in the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

Eight teams were invited to the DreamHack Malmo European closed qualifier.

Best from around the web:

A look into how this weekend’s IEM Challenge Event is the latest aim to try to grow the number of women in esports.

Giants Gaming, last place team in the European LCS, replaced three of its members.

Why “rage quitting” is still a problem in the new Street Fighter game and how it’s being addressed.

Team Liquid’s Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett talks about the jungler scene in North American League of Legends.

Amid all the Shanghai Major’s production problems, a look at what the “perfect” majorwould be.

Resetting the field for the Shanghai Major playoffs, which begin today.

A mid-season review of the League of Legends Pro League.

Esports has reached the level of being broadcast on Brazilian TV.

Everything you need to know about this weekend’s IEM Katowice event.

Looking ahead to this weekend’s StarCraft II World Championship Series Winter Championship at IEM Katowice.

Where does the Drone Racing League fit into esports?

Roundup of the Capcom Pro Tour, which started this week (including the first run with Street Fighter V).




Shanghai Major (Dota 2)


Playoff upper bracket

Alliance vs. Team Liquid, 9 p.m.

League of Legends Champions Korea


SBENU vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 3:30 a.m. Wednesday

Kongdoo Monster vs. CJ Entus, 6 a.m.

IEM Katowice (CS:GO)


Group A

mousesports vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 6 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Natus Vincere, 6 a.m.


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