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Apex player banned, Rush returns to Korea, Overwatch hits 10M

Our top stories from Tuesday:

In an interview from the North American League Championship Series, Phoenix1’s Austin “Gate” Yu talked about joining a new organization and money still owed from Team Impulse.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok said after a League Champions Korea win that he considered finding new hobbies but he’s “too lazy for that.

The coach for the Jin Air Green Wings said his team has a 5 percent chance of beating Faker and SK Telecom T1 this weekend.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Gmaes has banned Apex jungler Seo “Eve” Jun-cheol 10 months for using an illegal scripting program in normal and ranked games.

Lee “Rush” Yoon-jae is reportedly leaving Cloud9 to return to Korea.

Team YP has signed an all-women team, but it won’t be able to compete in any Riot-run events.

The situation with Mateusz “Kikis” Szkudlarek and G2 is reflective of a much larger shift in dynamics in the European LCS.

Takeaways from Week 2 of the North American LCS.

Dota 2

The roster swap madness of Evil Geniuses and Team Secret.

Three takeaways from the Manila Major.


The Northern Arena will pay $200,000 over two events: One in Toronto in September, and another in Montreal in November.


Lessons learned from the European Championship Series.

Super Smash Bros

A feature about Roustane “Kage the Warrior” Benzeguir.

Other games

Twitch and esports stars raised thousands of dollars for charity over the weekend.

Overwatch hit 10 million players worldwide on Tuesday.

Selfless Gaming has signed an Overwatch team.

Weekly roundup of the Capcom Pro Tour.


League of Legends Champions Korea

Jin Air Green Wings 2:0 Afreeca Freecs

ROX Tigers 2:1 CJ Entus

European Challenger Series (LOL)

Huma 1:1 Epsilon

Millenium 1:1 Team Forge

Misfits 2:0 Nerv


Fnatic vs. Team SoloMid, 12 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. Dignitas, 2 p.m.

Fnatic vs. FaZe Clan, 4 p.m.


(All times Eastern)

League of Legends Champions Korea


Samsung Galaxy vs. Longzhu, 7 a.m.



FaZe Clan vs. Team SoloMid, 12 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Dignitas, 2 p.m.

Digintas vs. Team SoloMid, 4 p.m.

North American Challenger Series (LOL)


Apex Pride vs. Team Liquid Academy, 9 p.m.

Cloud9 Challenger vs. Eanix, 11 p.m.

Dream Team vs. Nova, 12 a.m. Thursday


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