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CLG to add Rickeh, Kiev Major invites, Astralis wins IEM Katowice

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Counter Logic Gaming will add Ricky “Rickeh” Mulholland, according to multiple sources.

SK Telecom T1’s head coach said there was an extra monetary incentive on the line against KT Rolster.

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Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok congratulated his teammate Bang on 1,000 kills.

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Slingshot Questionnaire with Splyce co-owner Marty Strenczewilk.

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A look at the mixed-nationality G2 team that almost won the Cluj-Napoca Major in 2015.

An interview with Astralis’ Andreas “Xyp9x” HĂžjsleth after winning IEM Katowice.

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IEM Katowice (CSGO)

Round of 6

Immortals 2:1 North (16-14, 15-19, 16-6)

Astralis 2:0 Natus Vincere (16-11, 16-2)

European League Championship Series (LoL)

G2 2:0 Vitality

Splyce 2:0 Giants Gaming

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Team Liquid 2:1 Immortals

Counter Logic Gaming 2:1 Phoenix1


IEM Katowice (CSGO)


FaZe Clan 2:0 Immortals (16-9, 16-10)

Astralis 2:0 Heroic (16-12, 16-12)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

bbq Olivers vs. Samsung Galaxy, 3 a.m.

ROX Tigers vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 6 a.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Misfits 2:0 Origen

Unicorns of Love 2:0 ROCCAT

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

FlyQuest 2:1 EnVysUs

Cloud9 2:0 Echo Fox

Team SoloMid 2:0 Counter Logic Gaming

Phoenix1 2:0 Dignitas


IEM Katowice (CSGO)

Grand final

Astralis 3:1 FaZe Clan (9-16, 16-12, 16-12, 16-13)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

SK Telecom T1 2:1 KT Rolster

Afreeca Freecs 2:1 Kongdoo Monster

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Team SoloMid 2:0 Dignitas

Echo Fox 2:1 Liquid

Cloud9 2:0 FlyQuest

EnVyUs 2:1 Immortals


(All times Eastern)


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