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Ex-Winterfox players keep EPL spot, Origen loses two players and coach

Our top stories from Thursday:

Players from Winterfox left the organization and will get to keep their ESL Pro League spot.

Chaos in the second tier: 11 CSGO teams trying to take the next step.

An interview with Misfits League of Legends coach Hussain Moosvi.

An interview with FlyQuest’s Galen “Moon” Holgate.

Check out the latest episode of Taking Aim with Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Origen lost two more players and its coach, leaving xPeke as the only person on the roster.

Misfits has reportedly terminated the contract of its jungler KaKao.

An interview with NewBee’s Shin “Coco” Jin-yeong

Red Candids sub Felipe “YoDa” Noronha has been fined and suspended for racist tweets.

A look at Paul “sOAZ” Boyer’s path to become a professional.

A viewer’s guide to the Mid-Season Invitational.

The seven best plays from the League Champions Korea spring split.


A roundtable makes predictions for DreamHack Austin.


Europe finally will get its own LAN event.

What to watch in OGN Apex Season 3.

A look at Kongoo Panthera’s new uniforms.


Canada and Denmark seem to be on a collision course at the Hearthstone Global Games.

The Smash season will heat up at DreamHack Austin this weekend.


Kiev Major (Dota 2)

Round of 16

Invictus 2:1 mousesports

Team Liquid 2:1 NewBee

Vici Gaming J 2:0 Digital Chaos 2:0 Invictus Gaming Vitality

Faceless 2:1 TNC Pro Team

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)


mousesports 2:0 Natus Vincere (16-8, 16-0)

EnVyUs 1:1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (16-13, 13-16)

North America

Counter Logic Gaming 2:0 Rush (16-8, 16-10)

Misfits 2:0 compLexity (16-2, 16-9)


(All times Eastern)


Kiev Major (Dota 2)

Round of 16

OG vs. Team Random, 8 a.m.

Evil Geniuses vs. Thunderbirds, 10:30 a.m.

Secret vs. SG, 1:30 p.m

DreamHack Austin (CSGO)

Group A

HellRaisers vs. Luminosity, 12 p.m.

Gambit vs. Heroic, 3 p.m.

Winners match, 6 p.m.

Group B

Immortals vs. Liquid, 1:30 p.m.

G2 vs. Cloud9, 4:30 p.m.

Winners, 7:30 p.m.

Mid-Season Invitational (LoL)

Round 1

Red Candids vs. Dire Wolves, 2 p.m.

SuperMassive vs. Rampage, 3 p.m.

Red Candids vs. Rampage, 4 p.m.

SuperMassive vs. Dire Wolves, 5 p.m.

Dire Wolves vs. Rampage, 6 p.m.

SuperMassive vs. Red Candids, 7 p.m.


Kiev Major (Dota 2)


Invictus Gaming vs. Liquid, 3 a.m.

Vici Gaming J vs., 6:30 a.m.

TBD, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Mid-Season Invitational (LoL) vs. Lyon Gaming, 2 p.m.

Gigabyte Marines vs. Isurus, 3 p.m.

Virtus.pri vs. Isurus, 4 p.m.

Lyon Gaming vs. Isurus, 5 p.m.

Gigabyte Marines vs. Isurus, 6 p.m.

Gigabyte Marines vs., 7 p.m.

DreamHack Austin (CSGO)

Matchups TBD, starting at 12 p.m.


Kiev Major (Dota 2)

Semifinals and finals, 3 a.m.

Mid-Season Invitational (LoL)

Rampage vs. Red Candids, 2 p.m.

Dire Wolves vs. SuperMassive, 3 p.m.

Rampage vs. SuperMassive, 4 p.m.

Red Candids vs. Dire Wolves, 5 p.m.

Red Candids vs. SuperMassive, 6 p.m.

Rampage vs. Dire Wolves, 7 p.m.

DreamHack Austin (CSGO)

Semifinals, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Grand finals, 6 p.m.


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