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Tyloo acquires visas, MarsTV Dota League to begin, Sixers CEO talks

Our top stories from Monday:

Michael O’Dell never thought 13 years after founding Dignitas he’d sell it to an NBA team.

Who are the Philadelphia 76ers? Don’t worry, esports fans. We’ve got you.

A look at the talent raid of the SEA region in Dota 2.

Rough Drafts podcast League of Legends World Championship preview: Group C.

Catch up on the latest blog post on Chiu on This.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A look at Lee “Crown” Min-ho’s importance to Samsung Galaxy.

Never bet against SK Telecom T1.

The history of the League of Legends Pro League at worlds.

Dota 2

Previewing the MarsTV Dota 2 League event this week.


Tyloo has acquired a one-year, multi-entry Schengen visa, which will help the team attend more tournaments in Europe.


Splyce has dropped Shane “ShaneisGhost” Mesner.


An interview with Philadelphia 76ers CEO Scott O’Neill about the acquisition of Dignitas and Apex.

Another interview with O’Neill in which he says Dignitas will be “the best place in the world” for esports.

Other games

Recapping the Capcom Pro Tour event over the weekend.

Gale Force has signed Andrew “Pizza” Denniser (Hearthstone).

The Capcom Pro Tour Asian finals will be held in Busan, South Korea.

Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are among the teams invited to the FIFA Interactive World Cup.


ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 7


Flipsid3 1:1 (16-5, 5-16)

HellRsiers 2:0 Natus Vincere (16-7, 16-5)

EnVyUs, 2:0 PENTA (16-10, 16-5)

Astralis 2:0 Dignitas (16-10, 16-6)

North America

Counter Logic Gaming 1:1 compLexity (16-9, 8-16)

SK Gaming 2:0 eUnited (16-8, 16-3)

OpTic 2:0 Winterfox (16-8, 16-6)

Liquid 2:0 compLexity (16-11, 16-7)


(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 7


Europe vs. Astralis, 1 p.m.

Heroic vs. Dignitas, 3:20 p.m.

North America

SK Gaming vs. Selfless, 8 p.m.

Counter Logic Gaming vs. eUnited, 8 p.m.

compLexity vs. Winterfox, 10 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Selfless, 10 p.m.

MarsTV Dota 2 League


Group A

LGD Forever Young vs. MVP Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Team Secret vs. NewBee, 10 p.m.

Winners match, 5 a.m. Wednesday

Group B

Invictus Gaming Vitality vs. OG, 1:30 a.m. Wednesday

Vici Gaming vs. Evil Geniuses, 1:30 a.m. Wednesday


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