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Deilor steps down, WESG announced, TI6 interviews

Our top stories from the weekend:

An in-depth interview with Digital Chaos’ David “Moo” Hull about being at The International.

The cases for Marcelo “coldzera” David and Nikola “NiKo” Kovač as the best Counter-Strike players in the world.

Goodbye to the greatest Halo player of all time: A look at the career of Tom “OGRE2” Ryan.

An interview with Counter-Strike caster Anders Blume about ELEAGUE Season 1.

Longzhu Gaming capped the League Champions Korea summer split with a stunning 2-0 win against SK Telecom T1.

An interview with Dennis “INTERNETHULK” Hawelka, captain of ENVyUs, the best Overwatch team in the world.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Fnatic coach Luis “Deilor” Sevilla has stepped down.

The ESL is reforming its IEM Season 11 circuit for League of Legends.

Konstantinos “FORG1VEN” Tzortziou has been invited to play the Overwatch World Cup.

Players to watch in the North American League Championship Series quarterfinals.

A look at the ROX Tigers’ constant defeats to SK Telecom T1.

The Challenger Series has become distorted by the notion of LCS spot selling.

An interview with Cloud9 owner Jack Etienne.

Dota 2

An interview with Wings Gaming’s Zhang “Innocence” Yiping from The International 6.

Talking  to Natus Vincere’s Danil “Dendi” Ishutin after a tough start to The International.

A profile of Toby “TobiWan” Dawson, the voice of Dota 2.

A playlist of interviews from The International.


Qualifiers for ECS Season 2 have ended.

Super Smash Bros

A look a the Clutch City Clash put on by Smash United, a new organization.


A $3.7-million nation-based tournament across multiple games has been announced.

Other games

The qualifiers for the $100,000 Overwatch Atlantic Showdown are complete.

EHOME has acquired an Overwatch team.

LI Joe: A new kind of protagonist in the FGC.



The International 6 (Dota 2)

Group A

Alliance 1:1 Escape Gaming

OG 2:0 TNC Pro Team

Natus Vincere 2:0 Wings Gaming

Evil Geniuses 1:1 LGD Gaming

TNC 2:0 Escape

Alliance 2:0 Evil Geniuses

Wings 2:0 LGD

OG 2:0 Natus Vincere

Group B

EHOME 2:0 Vici Gaming Reborn

Fnatic 1:1 MVP Phoenix

NewBee 2:0 Team Secret

Digital Chaos 2:0 Team Liquid

EHOME 1:1 Digital Chaos

NewBee 1:1 MVP Phoenix

Fnatic 2:0 Vici Gaming Reborn

Secret 2:0 Liquid

European League Championship Series: Spring Promotion

ROCCAT 3:1 Schalke

Origen 3:2 Misfits

League Champions Korea

Longzhu Gaming 2:0 SK Telecom T1

League of Legends Pro League

EDward Gaming 2:0 Invictus Gaming

League of Legends Masters Series

eXtreme Gamers 2:0 Midnight Sun

ahq 1:1 J Team


League Champions Korea

Jin Air Green Wings 2:1 ESC Ever

KT Rolster 2:0 Samsung Galaxy

League of Legends Masters Series

Machi 1:1 Team Mist

Hong Kong Esports 1:1 Midnight Sun

ahq 1:1 Flash Wolves

League of Legends Pro League

Vici Gaming 2:0 Team World Elite

LGD Gaming 2:0 Oh My God

Royal Never Give Up 2:0 I MAY

North American League Championship Series: Spring Promotion

Phoenix1 3:0 Echo Fox

Cloud9 Challenger 3:0 NRG


European League Championship Series: Spring Promotion

Misfits 3:1 Schalke

League of Legends Masters Series

eXtreme Gamers 1:1 Team Mist

Flash Wolves 2:0 Machi

J Team 1:1 Hong Kong Esports

League of Legends Pro League

Game Talents 2:1 Saint Gaming

EDward Gaming 2:0 Snake eSports

Invictus 2:1 NewBee

North American League Championship Series: Spring Promotion

Echo Fox 3:0 NRG


League Champions Korea: Playoffs Round 1

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 Afreeca Freecs


(All times Eastern)

The International 6 (Dota 2)


Upper Bracket

OG vs. MVP Phoenix, 1 p.m.

Digital Chaos vs. Wings, 4 p.m.

Lower bracket

TNC Pro Team vs. Vici Gaming Reborn, 7 p.m.

Team Secret vs. LGD, 8 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Escape Gaming, 9 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. Team Liquid, 10 p.m.


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