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EULCS match postponed, Wings wins TI6, Mang0 and Nairo rule Super Smash Con

Our top stories from the weekend:

The delicate balance and dilemma for esports athletes when it comes to higher education.

An interview with Michael Moore, co-owner and managing partner of Phoenix1.

After a stunning win against SK Telecom T1 to earn a spot in the League Champions Korea summer final, KT Rolster’s players and coaches reflected on the series.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Games postponed a European League Championship Series quarterfinal between H2K and Fnatic until Tuesday after two hours of technical delays.

Cloud9’s Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen set a record for most kills in a match during a North American LCS quarterfinal win against Team EnVyUs on Saturday.

A look at the dynamic between H2K’s Yoo “Ryu” Sangook and coach Neil “pr0lly” Hammad.

A conversation with Giants Gaming coach David “Lozark” Vicente.

A look at the history of KT Rolster and SK Telecom T1 and buildup to Friday’s upset.

An in-depth look at Counter Logic Gaming’s run through the Mid-Season Invitational in May.

Dota 2

A look at Zhang “Y`Innocence” Yiping, the 18-year-old who just led Wings Gaming to the largest esports prize in history.

An in-depth look at Evil Geniuses’ comeback against EHOME during The International 6, perhaps the greatest of all time.

A look at the effects a prize pool as large as The International can have on players.

How Digital Chaos lives up to its name.

A look at OG’s fatal mistakes at TI6.

A new hero, Monkey King, was announced at TI6.

An interview with caster Austin “Capitalist” Walsh from TI6.


Timothy “autimatic” Ta is reportedly in discussions about joining Cloud9.

Super Smash Bros

Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada won Smash 4 at Super Smash Con.

Joseph “Mang0” Marquez won Melee at Super Smash Con.


How esports needs to lead the way for virtual reality.

An interview with NBA player Jeremy Lin about esports.

How Claire Fisher turned YouPorn into a legitimate esports sponsor.

Other games

Immortals is trying out players for its Overwatch team.

Luminosity has qualified for the Overwatch Open.

An interview with Hearthstone pro Julien “Cydonia” Perrault.

A look at G2’s dominating run in competitive Hearthstone.

A list of 11 of the best creative streamers on Twitch.



The International 6 (Dota 2)

Lower bracket

Fnatic 2:0 MVP Phoenix

Digital Chaos 2:0 Fnatic

Upper bracket

Wings 2:0 Evil Geniuses

League of Legends Pro League: Quarterfinals

Team World Elite 3:1 Vici Gaming

League Champions Korea: Playoffs

KT Rolster 3:2 SK Telecom T1


The International 6 (Dota 2)

Lower bracket final

Digital Chaos 2:1 Evil Geniuses

Grand final

Wings 3:1 Digital Chaos

European League Championship Series: Quarterfinals

Unicorns of Love 3:1 Giants Gaming

League of Legends Pro League: Promotion Tournament

Oh My God 3:2 Young Miracles

NewBee 3:0 Star Horn Royal Club

North American League Championship Series: Quarterfinals

Cloud9 3:1 Team EnVyUs


European League Championship Series: Quarterfinals

H2K vs. Fnatic, ppd.

League of Legends Pro League: Semifinals

EDward Gaming 3:2 Team World Elite

Royal Never Give Up 3:2 I MAY

North American League Championship Series: Quarterfinals

Counter Logic Gaming 3:1 Team Liquid


(All times Eastern)

League of Legends Pro League: Playoffs


Third place match

Team World Elite vs. I MAY 8 a.m.

ESL Pro League: European Wild Card

Stream: vs. GODSENT, 2 p.m.


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