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G2 co-owner’s financial ties to Fnatic, Smash players leave Dream Team, Oskar joins mouz

Our top stories from Monday:

A roundtable of Dota 2 coaches and analysts describing their approach to the job and challenges that come with it.

A look at the path that finally led to the ROX Tigers winning League Champions Korea.

ESC Ever survived its first match in the LCK promotional tournament while playing a jungler who was on the bench for most of the season.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A rare owner with Team SoloMid owner Andy “Reginald” Dinh.

TSM vs. Cloud9: The battle for the North American dynasty.

Glenn “Hybrid” Doornenbal announced he is leaving Origen.

On competitive integrity and Aurelion Sol.

Part III of an interview with Marcus “Dyrus” Hill.

Dota 2

A recent history of roster shuffles.


According to documents, Jens Hilgers, co-owner of G2, has financial ties to Fnatic.

Tomas “Oskar” Stastny officially joined mousesports.

Will Valve’s new coaching rule maintain competitive integrity?

Fnatic, GODSENT and the Swedish schism.

Super Smash Bros

Dream Team’s Smash players have left the organization, reportedly over not being paid.


An interview with Rogue’s Kevyn TviQ Lindström from GamesCom.

An interview with REUNITED’s Thomas Morte Kerbusch from GamesCom.

Other games

A look at the best Pokemon players in the world.

Du “Nuckledu” Dang ended a string of West Coast dominance on the Capcom Pro Tour by winning Summer Jam X on Sunday night.

The Halo Championship Series Pro League will kick off Sept. 14.


League Champions Korea Promotion


Losers Round 1

CJ Entus 2:0 SBENU


(All times Eastern)

International Wild Card Qualifiers (LOL)


Group Stage

INTZ e-Sports vs. Kaos Latin Gamers, 4 p.m.

Albus NoX Luna vs. The Chiefs eSports Club, 5 p.m.

Kaos Latin Gamers vs. Dark Passage, 6 p.m.

INTZ vs. Lyon Gaming, 7 p.m.

Rampage vs. Saigon Jokers, 8 p.m.

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 2



Fnatic vs. mousesports, 1 p.m.

EnVyUS vs. G2, 1 p.m.

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Dignitas, 3:20 p.m. vs. Team X, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Splyce vs. compLexity, 8 p.m.

Immortals vs. eUnited, 10 p.m.


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