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Another CSGO lawsuit filed against Valve, EVO entry numbers

Our top stories from Thursday:

The playoffs of ESL One Cologne are setting up the possibility for the best rivalry in Counter-Strike to shine again.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok said even when his team wins, it’s not winning as good as it used to.

SK Telecom T1’s struggles have come as a welcomed sight to League Champions Korea leader KT Rolster.

Check out the latest Rough Drafts “Guess the Lines” podcast previewing Week 6 of the North American League Championship Series.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Koo “KonKwon” Hyuk, veteran player in the North American Challenger Series and LCS, has announced his retirement.

A look at the jungling success of Immortals and the struggles of Fnatic.

Former KT Rolster support Jeong “Fixer” Jae Woo has joined Phoenix1.

Behind the ID: Eugene “Pobelter” Park.

Dota 2

Four unexpected teams are heading to The International.

Counter-Strike

A second class action lawsuit has been filed against Valve regarding illegal gambling.

Ninjas in Pyjamas’ group stage exit at ESL Cologne marked the first time it hadn’t made the playoffs of a major tournament.

Previewing the playoff round of ESL One Cologne.

Cloud9 will replace SK Gaming in the ELEAGUE playoffs.

A look at the new North American teams joining the fray.

An interview with Fnatic coach Viktor “vuggo” Jendeby after surviving an elimination matchagainst FaZe Clan.

catching up with Spencer “Hiko” Martin at ESL One Cologne.

Super Smash Bros

The entry numbers for EVO are actually a little smaller than first released.

An interview with Smash 4’s Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios.

An interview with Melee player Robert “Wobbles” Wright.

Industry

Meet Jace Hall, CEO of Echo Fox.

Other games

Three things to watch at G-League, the final Capcom Pro Tour event before EVO.

Recapping the recent roster shuffle in Heroes of the Storm.

Vici Gaming has opened an Overwatch division.

Results

ESL One Cologne (CS:GO)

Group A

Astralis 2:1 Dignitas (16-19, 16-10, 16-14)

Group B

Flipsid3 Tactics 2:1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (14-16, 16-2, 16-11)

Group C

Liquid 2:0 mousesports (16-11, 16-6)

Group D

Fnatic 2:0 FaZe Clan (16-9, 16-7)

Quarterfinals

Virtus.pro 2:0 Astralis (19-17, 19-15)

League Champions Korea

SK Telecom T1 2:0 ROX Tigers

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 Longzhu

League of Legends Pro League

Royal Never Give Up 2:1 Game Talents

I MAY 2:1 Invictus Gaming

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

ESL One Cologne (CS:GO)

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

Quarterfinals

SK Gaming vs. Flipsid3 Tactics, 8 a.m.

Natus Vincere vs. Liquid, 11:45 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Gambit Gaming, 3:45 p.m.

League Champions Korea

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/lck1

CJ Entus vs. MVP, 7 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/lpl1

Oh My God vs. NewBee, 8 a.m.

League of Legends Masters Series

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

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

Flash Wolves vs. Machi, 9 a.m.

European League Championship Series

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/eulcs1

Origen vs. Unicorns of Love, 11 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Vitality, 11 a.m.

ROCCAT vs. Splyce, 1 p.m.

G2 vs. Giants, 1 p.m.

Schalke vs. H2K, 3 p.m.

North American League Championship Series

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/nalcs1

Team SoloMid vs. Cloud9, 8 p.m.

Immortals vs. EnVyUs, 11 p.m.

Saturday

ESL One Cologne (CS:GO)

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

Semifinals, 9 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

League Champions Korea

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/lck1

SK Telecom vs. KT Rolster, 1 a.m.

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

League of Legends Pro League

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/lpl1

Game Talents vs. Vici Gaming, 1 a.m.

Royal Never Give Up vs. Snake eSports, 4 a.m.

EDward Gaming vs. Team World Elite, 7 a.m.

European League Championship Series

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/eulcs1

Origen vs. Vitality, 6 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Unicorns of Love, 6 a.m.

H2K vs Giants, 8 a.m.

G2 vs. ROCCAT, 8 a.m.

Schalke vs. Splyce, 10 a.m.

League of Legends Masters Series

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

ash vs. J Team, 7 a.m.

Midnight Sun vs. Hong Kong Esports, 9 a.m.

North American League Championship Series

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/nalcs1

Phoenix1 vs. Echo Fox, 3 p.m.

NRG vs. Apex, 3 p.m.

Counter Logic Gaming vs. EnVyUS, 6 p.m.

Immortals vs. Liquid, 6 p.m.

Sunday

ESL One Cologne (CS:GO)

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

Grand final, 11 a.m.

League of Legends Masters Series

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

Team Mist vs. eXtreme Gamers, 7 a.m.

ahq vs. Hong Kong Esports, 9 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/lpl1

NewBee vs. LGD, 3 a.m.

Oh My God vs. Saint Gaming, 6 a.m.

North American League Championship Series

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/nalcs1

Team SoloMid vs. Apex, 3 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. NRG, 3 p.m.

Counter Logic Gaming vs. Phoenix1, 6 p.m.

Liquid vs. Echo Fox, 6 p.m.

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