Our top stories from Monday:
Why the mid-tier League of Legends teams in the Taiwan region are better than you think.
SBENU Sonicboom signed a new and relatively unknown support player.
Best from around the web:
League of Legends
Team EnVyUs finalized its roster on Monday.
Snake eSports mid laner Ceng “U” Long is leaving the team and might retire.
Previewing the summer split of League Champions Korea.
Comparing Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok’s accomplishment to the best players in traditional sports.
A look at coaching through the eyes of three League Championship Series coaches.
Three teams to watch in the Chinese league this split.
Why the North American LCS summer split should be the end of predictability.
Ludwig “zai” Wåhlberg has signed with Kaipi after a one-year hiatus from the game.
Team SoloMid’s Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken will not play in the ELeague because he is 16 and does not meet the minimum age requirement.
Lessons learned from the Americas Spring Preliminaries.
Super Smash Bros
The Panda Global top 50 Smash 4 rankings continue with Melee “god” Jasom “Mew2King” Zimmerman at No. 28.
Justin Wong had another strong week on the Capcom Pro Tour.
An interview with Wong from over the weekend.
An interview with Street Fighter pro Yasuke “Momochi” Momochi.
ECS 2016 (CS:GO)
G2 Esports 2:0 Dignitas (16-10, 16-8)
Ninjas in Pyjamas 2:0 mousesports (16-8, 16-10)
G2 Esports 2:0 Ninjas in Pyjamas (16-12, 16-14)
Cloud 9 2:1 Counter Logic Gaming (9-16, 16-12, 16-14)
(All times Eastern)
ELeague: Week 1 (CS:GO)
Luminosity vs. Renegades, 12 p.m.
Team Liquid vs. Cloud 9, 2 p.m.
Luminosity vs. Team Liquid, 4 p.m.
ECS 2016 (CS:GO)
Playoff matches: 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m., 10 p.m.
League of Legends Champions Korea
Afreeca Freecs vs. Longzhu Gaming, 4 a.m. Wednesday
CJ Entus vs. EVER, 7 a.m. Wednesday