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EVO Japan, Phantoml0rd/CSGOShuffle, Origen’s reported internal strife

Our top stories from the weekend:

An interview from EVO with Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios about the state of Smash and problems with the tournament.

Welcome to the SK Gaming era of Counter-Strike.

After another baffling Teemo pick, KT Rolster’s players tried to explain what happened.

An interview with Smash 4 player Gavin “Tweek” Dempsey from EVO.

How the skins gambling crackdown in Counter-Strike could have some trickle effects into Dota 2.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Reportedly problems with management, including payments, led Origen’s staff to leave the organization.

Lee “Rush” Yoon-jae has left Cloud9.

A playlist of interviews from the North American and European League Championship Series.

Rapid fire questions for Immortals’ Jason “WildTurtle” Tran and Phoenix1’s Austin “Gate” Yu.

An interview with Apollo “Apollo” Price about old Dignitas and the LCS.

Dota 2

A look at the underdogs heading into The International 6.


Skype logs suggest a link between popular streamer Phantoml0rd and gambling site CSGOShuffle.

Turner Broadcasting’s executive vice president said the decision to disqualify SK Gaming was made before receiving a letter from teams asking for action to be taken.

Cloud9’s chance to return to glory this week at ELEAGUE.

The first two teams invited to IEM Oakland are SK Gaming and Team Liquid.

Super Smash Bros

Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma won Melee at EVO, with Elliot “Ally” Bastien Carroza-Oyarcetaking the title in Smash 4.

What winning EVO means for Hungrybox’s legacy.

A playlist of interviews from EVO.

Smash 4 player Cristian “Hyuga” Medina was dropped from his team amid accusations of groping over the weekend at EVO.

Catching up with James “VoiD” Makekau-Tyson at EVO.

An interview with Jeffrey “Axe” Williamson from EVO.


The five most overhyped cards in Hearthstone.

Other games

Christopher “ChrisG” Gonzalez finally captured the Marvel vs. Capcom title at EVO.

Lee “Infiltration” Seonwoo won Street Fighter V at EVO.

EVO announced EVO Japan, with more information coming later in the year

Overwatch pros say Ana could be an extremely powerful character.



ELEAGUE: Last chance qualifier (CS:GO) 2:0 Renegades (16-9, 22-20)

mousesports 2:1 FaZe Clan (9-16, 16-3, 19-17)

The Summit 5 (Dota 2)

Losers bracket

Digital Chaos 2:0 Friendship, Dedication, Love

Natus Vincere 2:0 Ad Finem

Winners bracket

Wings 2:0 OG

League Champions Korea

Afreeca Freecs 2:0 MVP

League of Legends Pro League

Team World Elite 2:0 NewBee

League of Legends Masters Series

ahq 2:0 eXtreme Gamers

Hong Kong Esports 2:0 Team Mist

European League Championship Series

Splyce 2:0 Giants

Unicorns of Love 1:1 Vitality

Fnatic 1:1 Schalke

G2 2:0 H2K

Origen 2:0 ROCCAT

North American League Championship Series

Immortals 2:1 Counter Logic Gaming

Phoenix1 2:1 NRG


The Summit 5 (Dota 2)

Losers bracket

Team Liquid 2:0 Digital Chaos

Natus Vincere 2:1 Fnatic

Team Liquid 2:0 Natus Vincere

League Champions Korea

ROX Tigers 2:0 Samsung Galaxy

Longzhu 2:1 ESC Ever

League of Legends Pro League

Royal Never Give Up 2:0 Saint Gaming

Oh My God 2:0 Game Talents

LGD 2:0 Invictus Gaming

League of Legends Masters Series

J Team 2:0 Flash Wolves

Machi 1:1 Midnight Sun

ahq 2:0 Hong Kong Esports

North American League Championship Series

NRG 2:0 Team EnVyUs

Team SoloMid 2:0 Echo Fox

Team Liquid 2:0 Phoenix1

Cloud9 2:1 Apex Gaming

IBP Invitaional (CS:GO)

Echo Fox 2:0 Winterfox (16-13, 16-1)

Selfless Gaming 2:0 compLexity (16-9, 16-6)

Cloud9 2:0 Team Prospect (16-10, 19-17)

Team SOloMid 2:0 Team Kaliber (16-5, 16-13)


The Summit 5 (Dota 2)

OG 2:1 Team Liquid

Grand final

Wings 3:1 OG

League of Legends Pro League

EDward Gaming 2:0 I MAY

Snake eSports 2:1 Vici Gaming

League of Legends Masters Series

Midnight Sun 2:0 Team Mist

Machi 1:1 eXtreme Gamers

Flash Wolves 1:1 J Team

North American League Championship Series

Counter Logic Gaming 2:1 Cloud9

Immortals 2:0 Echo Fox

EnVyUs 2:1 Apex

Team SoloMid 2:0 Team Liquid

IBP Invitaional (CS:GO)


Team SoloMid 2:0 Echo Fox (16-9, 16-12)

Cloud9 2:0 Selfless Gaming (19-17, 25-22)


Cloud9 2:0 Team SoloMid (16-14 16-5)


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea


ROX Tigers vs. Longhzu, 7 a.m.


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