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Ex-Wings players banned from joining other Chinese Dota teams, Kaiser leaves Runaway

Our top stories from Wednesday:

A Newzoo report claims 26 percent of League of Legends fans don’t play the game they watch.

Jarek “DeKay” Lewis answers reader questions in a mailbag.

A South Korean esports organization, KNC International, launched in partnership with a local university.

Ex-Wings Gaming players were apparently banned from joining any Dota 2 team in China.

Kaiser left his Overwatch team, Runaway, amid speculation he’s joining a foreign organization.

Blizzard announced a three week Overwatch Anniversary event to commemorate one year of the game.

Rocket League’s developer and the WWE partnered starting with this weekend’s Pay-Per-View events.

Two ex-Incredible Miracle teammates joined Turkish League of Legends team AURORA.

A rundown of changes on League of Legends Patch 7.10

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

How the Flash Wolves can beat SK Telecom T1.

An interview with Jeong “Max” Jong-bin from MVP.

Australian sports club Adelaide Crows bought a spot in the Oceanic Pro League.

An interview with G2’s Alfonso “Mithy” Aguirre Rodriguez.

A look at Team WE’s strong group stage at the Mid-Season Invitational.

A interview with Jake “Xmithie” Puchero about leaving Counter Logic Gaming and joining Immortals.

Voice chat is being tested in League of Legends.

The best fails from the MSI group stage.


Ten results that exemplify the inequalities of online play.

Fnatic was invited to DreamHack Summer.


Alex “Ajax” Jackson left NRG.


A look at esports teams’ attempts to counteract burnout.

TNC Pro Team added 1437 (Dota 2).

The Amazin Appstore has sponsored NRG (and an interview with NRG chairman Andy Miller).


ESL Pro League Season 5 Relegation (CSGO)


Penta 2:0 (16-7, 16-7)

HellRaisers 2:1 BIG (10-16, 16-9, 16-2)

North America

Enigma Group 2:0 Rush (16-2, 16-12)

ECS Season 3 (CSGO)


Astralis 2:0 Dignitas (16-14, 16-7)

FaZe Clan 2:0 EnVyUs (16-14, 16-3)

North America

Cloud9 2:0 Renegades (16-7, 16-6)

Immortals 1:1 NRG (10-16, 16-11)


(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 5 Relegation (CSGO)


Penta vs. BIG, 10 a.m.

North America

Rush vs. Ghost, 7 p.m.

ECS Season 3


Fnatic vs. Godsent, 3 p.m.

North America

Immortals vs. OpTic, 6 p.m.

Immortals vs. Luminosity, 8 p.m.


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