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Riot announces MSI and worlds locations, Hachani benched from Vitality

Our top stories from Tuesday:

An interview with ELEAGUE general manager/vice president Christina Alejandre.

SK Telecom T1’s head coach said future streams on Twitch will not include a translator and his players will learn English.

An interview with Echo Fox’s Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham.

A look at Peter “stanislaw” Jarguz’s move to Liquid.

Heo “Huni” Seung Hoon talked in depth on his stream about his infamous Lucian pick in last year’s spring playoffs of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Games announced the Mid-Season Invitational will be in Brazil and worlds will be in China.

Ha “Hachani” Seung-Chan has left Vitality for the remainder of the spring split of the European LCS.

An interview with Counter Logic Gaming’s Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes.

Triumphs and disappointments so far in the North American LCS.

An interview with Team SoloMid coach Parth Naidu.

An analysis of EDward Gaming’s start to the Chinese season.

Pro players react to the Patch 7.3 nerfs.

Seven quick tips for Ezreal.


OpTic Gaming has been invited to the Counter-Strike Summit in April.

Former EnVyUs player Timothee “DEVIL” Demolon has formed his own team.

FaZe Clan confirmed the impending transfer of Philip “Aizy” Aistrup from its roster.

Other games

An interview with an executive producer from “Bull” about featuring esports on its show.

Lourdes University in Ohio has added esports to its athletic programs.

The race for the final EVO spot is down to two games, for now.

The Esports Integrity Coalition officially launched with board members in place.

A look at if the Street Fighter V pro scene lacks personality.

The Rocket League Championship Series prize pool increased to $300,000.


League Champions Korea

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 Kongdoo Monster

Longzhu Gaming 2:0 BBQ Olivers

KT Rolster 2:0 Jin Air Green Wings

ESL Pro League: Season 5 (CSGO)


Heroic 2:0 Ninjas in Pyjamas (16-11, 16-7)

Natus Vincere 1:1 Astralis (16-11, 4-16)

Kinguin 2:0 FaZe Clan (16-6, 16-8)

Astralis 1:1 mousesports (8-16, 16-11)

North America

OpTic 2:0 Selfless (16-12, 16-8)

Cloud9 2:0 Rush (16-9, 16-3)

SK Gaming 2:0 Immortals (16-11, 16-7)

NRG 1:1 compLexity (7-16, 16-6)


(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League: Season 5 (CSGO)


Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. mousesports, 1 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. Virtus.Pro, 1 p.m.

Heroic vs. FaZe Clan, 3:20 p.m.

North vs. Fnatic, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Misfits vs. Rush, 8 p.m.

OpTic vs. Renegades, 8 p.m.

Selfless vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 10:20 p.m.

Immortals vs. Luminosity, 10:20 p.m.

League Champions Korea

MVP vs. Kongdoo Monster, 3 a.m. Thursday


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