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NBA investors buy Team Liquid, ELEAGUE awarded next CSGO major

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Paul “Redeye” Chaloner on the deeper debate about shoutcaster pay.

Tomi “lurppis” Kovanen on why Team EnVyUs is the Puzzle In Blue.

Quick-hitting remarks from League Champions Korea coaches before they left for the League of Legends World Championship.

Catch up on the latest blog posts on Chiu on This, Found In Translation and Blake’s Hot Takes.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Team Liquid has been acquired by an ownership group led by owners of the Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards and Magic Johnson.

An interview with Peter Guber and Ted Leonsis about their purchase of Team Liquid.

How pro sports involvement will impact esports.

Danil “Diamondprox” Reshetnikov announced he is a free agent.

A look at League Champions Korea’s history at worlds.

Dota 2

Winners and losers of the fall roster shuffle.


ELEAGUE will host the next major in Atlanta in January.

Richard Lewis on what happens when a pro player just isn’t good enough.

An interview with Fnatic’s Dennis “dennis” Edman.

Gambit fined three players after in incident during The World Championship online qualifier.

Garett “Grt” Bambrough has been released as Counter Logic Gaming’s coach.

CSGO Lounge has relaunched with a new betting functionality.

Other games

Weekly roundup of the Capcom Pro Tour.


ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 7

Europe 2:0 Astralis (16-14, 16-14)

Dignitas 2:0 Heroic (16-3, 16-12)

North America

SK Gaming 2:0 Selfless (16-9, 16-7)

Counter Logic Gaming 2:0 eUnited (16-10, 16-12)

compLexity 1:1 Winterfox (1-16, 16-14)

Cloud9 2:0 Selfless (16-12, 16-12)

MarsTV Dota 2 League

Group A

MVP Phoenix 2:1 LGD Forever Young

NewBee 2:1 Team Secret

NewBee 2:0 MVP Phoenix

Group B

OG 2:0 Invictus Gaming Vitality

Evil Geniuses 2:1 Vici Gaming


(All times Eastern)

MarsTV Dota 2 League


Group A

LGD vs. Team Secret, 10 p.m.

MVP Phoenix vs. TBD, 5 a.m. Thursday

Group B

OG vs. Evil Geniuses, 8 a.m.

Invictus Gaming Vitality vs. Vici Gaming, 1:30 a.m. Thursday


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