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Schalke and Millenium staff changes, PSV Eindhoven enters esports

Our top stories from Wednesday:

Q&A: Darshan “Darshan” Upadhyaya talks about how Counter Logic Gaming rebounded in the summer split of the League Championship Series.

How J Team rose to the top of the League of Legends Masters Series by changing nothing but its name.

An interview with Giants Gaming’s Nubar “Maxlore” Sarafian about their surprising summer European LCS split.

KT Rolster will play SK Telecom T1 in the next round of the League Champions Korea gauntlet, and the players seemed confident looking ahead to it.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Schalke and Millenium have made changes to their staff in light of their defeats in the European LCS promotion tournament.

An interview with Splyce AD Cary Kasper “Kobbe” Kobberup.

Lucas “Santorin” Larsen has left NRG.

Ranking the top 10 players in the world.

A look at H2K’s rise, fall and re-rise in the summer split.

Dota 2

A hacker has stolen almost 2 million Dota 2 user accounts.

TNC’s upset of OG at The International 6 might have been the biggest in Dota 2 history.

Professional players weigh in on the most annoying hero in the game.

An interview with OG’s Tal “Fly” Aizik.


The next major will reportedly take place in January.

Fan voting for the ESL wild card matches has caused controversy.

An interview with popular caster Jason “Moses” O’Toole.

Other games

Dutch soccer club PSV Eindhoven has entered esports through FIFA 17.


The International 6 (Dota 2)

Lower bracket

Fnatic 2:0 Alliance

Liquid 2:1 NewBee

Upper bracket

Wings 2:0 MVP Phoenix

Evil Geniuses 2:0 EHOME

League of Legends Pro League: Spring promotion

Elimination Round

Oh My God 3:0 Saint Gaming

Qualifying Round 1

LGD 3:1 NewBee


(All times Eastern)

The International 6 (Dota 2)


Lower bracket

TNC Pro Team vs. Digital Chaos, 1:30 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Liquid, 4:30 p.m.

EHOME vs. TBD, 7:30 p.m.

League Champions Korea: Playoffs Round 2


SK Telecom T1 vs. KT Rolster, 5 a.m. Friday

League of Legends Pro League: Quarterfinals


Snake eSports vs. I MAY, 1 a.m. Friday

Team World Elite vs. Vici Gaming, 5 a.m. Friday


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