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Adrian leaves Team Liquid, Yahoo announces “Smash Rivalries”

Our top stories from Monday:

An interview with David “LD” Gorman of Beyond The Summit about the upcoming Counter-Strike Summit.

Fans shouldn’t praise SK Telecom coach kkOma for being publicly harsh to his players and criticize Longzhu’s coach for the same thing.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok said he looks forward to seeing his old teammate Bengi but doesn’t miss him.

Media Column: Richard Lewis (Part 2) on broadcast rights in esports, the need for more reporting and the launch of his website.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Adrian “Adrian” Ma left Team Liquid.

An interview with Immortals CEO Noah Whinston.

League of Legends’ new champion could be the first duo champion in the game.

ROCCAT’s upset of G2 was a year in the making.

North American League Championship Series pros weigh in on the MVP race.


An interview with G2’s Alexandre “bodyy” Pianaro.

Luis “Peacemaker” Tadeu was seen coaching Misfits over the weekend.

An interview with FaZe Clan’s Fabien “Kioshima” Fiey.

A look inside RFRSH Entertainment.

Casters for the Smash Summit were revealed.

Other games

Yahoo announced a “Smash Rivalries” event this weekend.

A look at the history of Super Smash Bros Melee’s East Coast/West Coast rivalry.


StarLadder i-League Season 3 (CSGO)

Round 1

North 1:0 Immortals (16-3) 1:0 MVP Project (16-4)

SK Gaming 1:0 TyLoo (16-12)


(All times Eastern)

StarLadder i-League Season 3 (CSGO)

Astralis vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 8:30 a.m.

FaZe Clan vs. HellRaisers, 10 a.m.

Gambit vs. Fnatic, 11:30 a.m.

G2 vs Ninjas in Pyjamas, 1 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. UYA, 2:30 p.m.


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