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Ninjas in Pyjamas reportedly purchase final EU LCS slot, Korean pros apologize after prostitution joke

Our top stories from Monday:

SK Telecom T1 has won five international tournaments in a row and other Mid-Season Invitational observations.

If Red Bull’s League of Legends team reaches the European Challenger Series, it will likely have to stop sponsoring Enrique “xPeke” Cedeno.

League of Legends caster Mitch “Krepo” Voorspoels stepped down from MSI after a nude photo leak.

Three Korean League of Legends pros apologized after uproar over a year-old joke about prostitution.

The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games chose Dota 2 over League of Legends for the MOBA category.

Newbee and Royal Never Give Up finalized their summer split League of Legends rosters.

Ryu “Kaiser” Sang-hoon confirmed his move to Cloud9’s Overwatch team.

Counter Logic Gaming added Jack “Shake” Kaplan to its Overwatch team.

Blizzard launched a development league for Overwatch League.

Zac, Yasuo and LeBlanc could be seeing changes in coming League of Legends patches.

Team ROCCAT signed Pridestalker as jungler.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Ninjas in Pyjamas reportedly secured the final European LCS slot.

Loulex appears to have signed with G2 as a substitute.

A look at the schedule for the North American League Championship Series, which starts next week.

The SEA Serpents purchased a spot in Thailand’s league.

An interview with Gold Coin United coach Choi “Locodoco” Yoon-seop.


Liquid, Heroic and Space Soldiers qualified for ESL One Cologne.

Mike “shroud” Grzesiek said he’ll likely retire in 2018.

An interview with Space Soldiers’ Engin “MAJ3R” K├╝peli.


A federal judge published a ruling about Valve’s ownership of Dota’s rights amid a lawsuit in which Valve and Blizzard are plaintiffs.

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence hopes to open an esports coffee shop with his wife.

Alliance parted ways with Jerry “EGM” Lundkvist (Dota 2).




(All times Eastern)

ECS Season 3 (CSGO)


Fnatic vs. Astralis, 1 p.m.

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

North America

SK Gaming vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 6 p.m.

Immortals vs. Renegades, 8 p.m.


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