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CSGO Diamonds cheat, Zentinel leaves P1, VP to replace LGD at ESL One Frankfurt

Our top stories from Tuesday:

An interview with Immortals’ Jason “WildTurtle” Train about team stability, the new League Championship Series format and adjusting to a game that’s always changing.

The cautious — and borderline crazy — comments from SK Telecom T1’s coach reflect the community’s non-stop desire for his team to be perfect.

An interview with Super Smash Bros Melee player Edgard “n0ne” Sheleby.

Catch the Rough Drafts “Guess The Lines” podcast for Week 3 of the European LCS.

Longzhu Gaming’s Gu “Expession” Bon-taek described his play style as “You hit me, I hit you back.”

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Kevin “Zentinel” Pires said in a tweet that he has left Phoenix1.

An interview with Riot Games champion designer Daniel ‘ZenonTheStoic’ Klein about Taliyah.

Looking at how Vincent “Biofrost” Wang fits with Team SoloMid.

How the LCS is trying to develop talent the way pro sports teams do.

How Lê “SofM” Quang Duy has changed the play style of Snake eSports.

Interviews from the North American LCS with Cloud9’s Zachary “Sneaky” Scuderi, Immortals’Heo “Huni” Seung-hoon and EnVyUs’ Nickolas “Hakuho” Surgent.

Why Team YP’s all women’s team is ahead of the curve.

The case for all-women League of Legends leagues.

Dota 2 will replace LGD Gaming, which had to withdrawal because of health reasons, at ESL One Frankfurt

ESL One Frankfurt will be broadcast on German TV.


Skin gambling site CSGO Diamonds told a sponsored player in advance when he would win.

Its two recent roster moves show Team Liquid is hoping to compete with the best in the world.

Analyzing the experimental format used at the ESL One Cologne main qualifier.

Is it time to curb gambling in Counter-Strike?

Why Astralis’ deal with Futureplay is a bigger deal than you might think.

Other games

The game director for Overwatch gave an open answer when asked by a player about where the game is going.


League of Legends Champions Korea

Longzhu 2:0 Samsung Galaxy

League of Legends Pro League

EDward Gaming 2:1 Royal Never Give Up


FaZe Clan 2:0 Team SoloMid (16-13, 16-12)

Fnatic 2:0 Dignitas (16-9, 16-6)

Dignitas 2:0 Team SoloMid (16-12, 16-11)

North American Challenger Series (LOL)

Apex Pride 1:1 Team Liquid Academy

Cloud9 Challenger 2:0 Eanix

Dream Team 1:1 Nova


(All times Eastern)




Fnatic vs. Team SoloMid, 2 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. Dignitas, 5 p.m.

League of Legends Champions Korea


Afreeca Freecs vs. ESC Ever, 7 a.m.

SK Telecom T1 vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 4 a.m. Friday

League of Legends Masters Series


Midnight Sun vs. Team Mist, 7 a.m.

Hong Kong Esports vs. J Team, 9 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League


Invictus Gaming vs. Oh My God, 8 a.m.

Team World Elite vs. Game Talents, 5 a.m. Friday

European League Championship Series


Origen vs. ROCCAT, 11 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Schalke, 11 a.m.

Vitality vs. Unicorns of Love, 1 p.m.

H2K Gaming vs. G2, 1 p.m.

Splyce vs. Giants Gaming, 3 p.m.


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