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Player leaves Lunatic-Hai three days after signing, TSM coach calls for more time between LoL splits

Our top stories from Monday:

An interview with Fnatic coach Finlay “Quaye” Stewart from the European League of Legends Championship Series spring finals.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok said he cares more about international competition than he does winning League Champions Korea.

Gs’2 Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen was blunt in saying G2 needs to do well at the Mid-Season Invitational if it wants to win back some fans.

Cloud9 will attend ESL One Cologne.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Team SoloMid’s coach said he wants more time between splits and the Mid-Season Invitational.

An interview with Phoenix1’s Derek “Zig” Shao.

A look at the 10 best plays from the “Telecom War.”

A look at the development of the top teams in Brazilian League of Legends.

Interviews with caster Devin “PiraTechnics” Younge and Splyce’s Jonas “Trashy” Andersen.

Counter-Strike

ESL’s parent company, MTG, reported record sales in the first quarter.

Overwatch

A player left Lunatic-Hai three days after his signing was announced.

A professional player for Toronto Esports was fired after making a racist rant.

Rogue and EnVyUs proved they’re the two best teams in the West.

Blizzard could release three new maps this year.

Other

The Kiev Major’s group stage is off to a crazy start.

Results

Kiev Major (Dota 2)

Round 2

TNC Pro Team 2:1 Thunderbirds

Virtus.pro 2:1 Team Random

Team Secret 2:0 Digital Chaos

Invictus Gaming 2:0 OG

Vici Gaming J 2:1 Invictus Gaming Vitality

Newbee 2:1 mousesports

Evil Geniuses 2:1 Faceless

Team Liquid 2:0 SG e-sports

Round 3

Thunderbirds 2:1 Vici Gaming J

Virtus.pro 2:0 TNC Pro Team

Evil Geniuses 2:0 Newbee

mousesports 2:0 Invictus Gaming itality

OG 2:1 Team Random

Team Secret 2:0 Invictus Gaming

Faceless 2:0 SG e-sports

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Kiev Major (Dota 2)

Round 4 (Matchups TBD), 9:20 a.m.

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

G2 vs. Astralis, 1 p.m.

HellRaisers vs. mousesports, 1 p.m.

LDLC vs EnVyUs, 3:20 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. Virtus.pro, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Liquid vs. Cloud9, 8 p.m.

SK Gaming vs. NRG, 8 p.m.

Immortals vs. Renegades, 10 p.m.

Luminosity vs. The Foundation, 10 p.m.

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