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Dignitas kicks Maikelele, Tricked to replace Gambit at DreamHack Tours

Our top stories from the Tuesday:

Dignitas kicked Maikel “Maikelele” Bill, who will again look to start his own Counter-Strike team.

Part 1 of an interview with compLexity founder Jason Lake.

Jarek “DeKay” Lewis’ final five observations from DreamHack Austin.

Winning the Kiev Major crowned OG as the kings of Dota 2.

The presidential candidates in South Korea are considering removing the Shutdown Law, which limits the times a kid can play video games.

A Lyon Gaming League of Legends player’s name translates to “bullshit” in Korean, and fans find it hilarious.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Why Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg continues to be Team SoloMid’s MVP.

Highlights of Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok’s plays from the spring split of League Champions Korea.

Why Team SoloMid is the stronger team, but Gigabyte Marines still has a chance at an upset at the Mid-Season Invitational.

How Heo “Huni” Seung-Hoon and Han “Peanut” Wan-Ho enter MSI with something to prove.


Tricked will replace Gambit at DreamHack Tours.

An interview with Heather “Sapphire” Garazzo.

Interviews with OpTic’s Will “RUSH” Wierzba and North’s Mathias “MSL” Lauridsen from IEM Sydney.

Talent for DreamHack Tours has been revealed.

An infographic comparing punishments in esports compared to traditional sports.


A look at the bittersweet rivalry between TNC and Faceless (Dota 2).

A look at the most popular esports channels on Twitch in April.


IEM Sydney (CSGO)

Round 1

North 1:0 OpTic (25-23)

SK Gaming 1:0 VG Cyber Zen (16-6)

Astralis 1:0 Chiefs (16-5)

FaZe Clan 1:0 Renegades (16-4)

Round 2

OpTic 1:0 VG Cyber Zen (16-8)

SK Gaming 1:0 North (16-14)

Chiefs 1:0 Renegades (16-5)

ECS Season 3 (CSGO)

mousesports 1:1 Godsent (11-16, 16-10)

Ninjas in Pyjamas 1:1 Dignitas (2-16, 16-6)

Immortals 2:0 Ghost (16-8, 16-8)

NRG 1:1 Luminosity (22-19, 7-16)

NRG 1:0 Counter Logic Gaming (16-7)


(All times Eastern)

IEM Sydney (CSGO)

Round 2

Astralis vs. FaZe Clan, 7:30 a.m.

Round 3

TBD, 11 p.m.

Round 4

TBD, 3:40 a.m. Thursday

ECS Season 3 (CSGO)


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

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Fnatic, 3 p.m.

North America

Team Liquid vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 6 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Luminosity, 8 p.m.

Mid-Season Invitational: Play-in stage (LoL)

Round 2

Team SoloMid vs. Gigabyte Marines, 2 p.m.


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