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ELeague TV premier, Phoenix1 forms, Twitch ‘clips’

Our top stories from Thursday:

A comprehensive guide to Overwatch.

ESC Ever’s jungler talked about making waves as a new team in League Champions Korea.

An interview with the captain of Dota 2 team FDL, which fell just short of making the Manila Major by starting in the open qualifiers.

Samsung Galaxy might have won its first game, but the team apparently struggled in scrimsleading up to it.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An interview with the recently-retired Alberto “Crumbz” Rengifo.

Cloud 9 Challenger and Dream Team qualified for the North American Challenger Series.

Hai “Hai” Du Lam took to his personal blog to explain the importance of Cloud 9’s Challenger team.

A look at five League Championship Series players who could be in line for a breakout summer split.

A new team, Phoenix1, has taken over Team Impulse’s North American LCS spot.

Previews of European LCS teams Vitality and H2K.

Predictions for the summer European LCS split (Hint: lots of ties).

A look at Apex’s 10-person roster.

Dota 2

Digital Chaos qualified for The Summit 5 after beating compLexity 3-2.

Wings Gaming also punched its ticket to The Summit 5 after beating Vici Gaming Reborn.

Catching up with compLexity’s Kyle “swindlemelonzz” Freedman.

Counter-Strike

Interviews with Cloud 9 and Luminosity ahead of tonight’s ELeague Group A final.

Super Smash Bros

Catching up with five Super Smash Bros pros during Get On My Level last weekend.

An interview with Ramin “Mr. R” Delshad, one of Europe’s top Smash 4 players.

How well does the duo of Kevin “PewPewU” Toy and Zachary “SFAT” Cordoni know each other?

Industry

Twitch has introduced a new “clips” feature to cut out competitors such as Oddshot.

Surviving criticism as a pro gamer.

Other games

Seven tips to help you win at Overwatch.

Is Overwatch the next big esport?

Results

League of Legends Champions Korea

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 ROX Tigers

League of Legends Pro League

EDward Gaming 2:1 Newbee

Game Talents 2:1 Snake eSports

Royal Never Give Up 2:1 Team World Elite

ELeague: Week 1 (CS:GO)

Luminosity 2:0 Team Liquid (16-6, 16-12)

Cloud 9 2:0 Renegades (16-3, 16-11)

ECS 2016 (CS:GO)

Europe

Ninjas in Pyjamas 2:1 FaZe Clan (16-10, 9-16, 16-13)

Fnatic 2:0 mousesports (19-17, 19-17)

North America

Team SoloMid 2:0 Counter Logic Gaming (16-4, 16-7)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

League of Legends Champions Korea

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/riotgames

KT Rolster vs. MVP, 7 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/riotgames

Oh My God vs. I MAY, 8 a.m.

ECS 2016 (CS:GO)

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/faceittv

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. mousesports, 12 p.m.

ELeague: Week 1 (CS:GO)

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/eleaguetv

Group A final

Luminosity vs. Cloud 9, 10 p.m.

Saturday

League of Legends Champions Korea

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/riotgames

Jin Air Green Wings vs. Longzhu Gaming, 1 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/riotgames

EDward Gaming vs. Snake eSports, 1 a.m.

Game Talents vs. Saint Gaming, 4 a.m.

NewBee vs. Invictus Gaming, 7 a.m.

Sunday

League of Legends Champions Korea

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/riotgames

Afreeca Freecs vs. MVP, 4 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/riotgames

LGD Gaming v s I MAY, 1 a.m.

Royal Never Give Up vs. Vici Gaming, 4 a.m.

Team World Elite vs. Oh My God, 7 a.m.

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