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Jacob Wolf to ESPN, GuardiaN to play in Malmo, CS:GO teams disband

Our top stories from Tuesday:

The Daily Dot’s Jacob Wolf has been hired by ESPN.

An accompanying interview with Wolf about his background and thoughts on the future of esports reporting.

After a terrible spring split of the North American League of Legends Championship Series,Dignitas is hopeful entering Wednesday’s promotion tournament.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An interview with Vici Gaming’s Lee “Easyhoon” Ji-hoon.

Enemy’s Challenger League spot is reportedly up for sale.

A feature about the eight teams fighting for playoffs in League Champions Korea.

The nine biggest roster moves that almost happened but didn’t.

Dota 2

Alliance was the first team invited to ESL One Frankfurt.


Despite worry of an injury, Natus Vincere will play Dreamhack Masters Malmo with Ladislav “GuardiaN” Kovacs.

Team YP has disbanded after it failed to make the MLG Columbus Major.

Sweedish team Publiclir released its roster on Tuesday.


Five more cards to look out for in the new expansion deck.

Esports Arena will host its second “sealed” tournament for $6,000 next week.

Super Smash Bros

The biggest takeaway from Pound 2016 in Melee: Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma is unstoppable.

What we learned about Smash 4 at Pound 2016.

A first-person account from Pound 2016.


How professional esports players should prepare for retirement.

How Heroes of the Dorm and Tespa bring significance to the college esports scene.

Other games

Weekly roundup from the Capcom Pro Tour.


ESL ESEA Pro League (CS:GO): Week 7

North America

NRG 2:0 Renegades (16-2, 16-13)

League of Legends Champions Korea

Afreeca Freecs 2:1 Longzhu


(All times Eastern)

North American League of Legends Championship Series-spring promotion


Dignitas vs. Team Dragon Knights, 8 p.m.

ESL ESEA Pro League (CS:GO): Week 7


North America

compLexity Gaming vs. KKona, 8 p.m.

Luminosity vs. OpTic Gaming, 10 p.m.

League of Legends Champions Korea


SK Telecom T1 vs. KT Rolster, 7 a.m.

ROX Tigers vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 4 a.m. Thursday

Samsung Galaxy vs. Kongdoo Monster, 7 a.m. Thursday

League of Legends Pro League


Royal Never Give Up vs. Hyper Youth Gaming, 5 a.m. Thursday


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