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NA LCS summer finals to be held in Boston, TwitchCon tickets on sale

Our top stories from Tuesday:

An interview with eUnited’s two new League of Legends players, DanDy and GBM, about joining the North American Challenger Series.

Victor “Punk” Woodley’s ELEAGUE win further illustrates Street Fighter V’s youth movement.

Samsung Galaxy’s Lee “Crown” Min-ho says his team has a zero percent chance at winning a championship right now.

Comments from Longzhu’s coach and mid laner BDD after defeating KT Rolster 2-0 to open the League Champions Korea summer split.

Nevada’s governor signed into law a bill that extended gambling allowances to esports events.

Blizzard accidentally nerfed Overwatch hero Reinhardt.

The European League of Legends Championship Series summer schedule was revealed.

Riot Games will make runes free by the end of the year.

The North American LCS summer finals will take place in Boston. signed Kristoffer “p1noy” Pedersen to finalize its League of Legends roster.

TwitchCon 2017 tickets are now available.

KT Rolster removed Lee “Chance” Chan-dong from its roster amid boosting reports.

Ainslie “Maplestreet” Wyllie joined Japanese team V3 Esports as coach.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Immortals is changing scrim schedules to help prevent burnout among players.

Why college esports shouldn’t model themselves after traditional sports.

Team WE and EDward Gaming are in the same group again for the League of Legends Pro League.


The Thorin Treatment: Two must-win tournaments for SK Gaming.

An interview with G2’s analyst about potential “moneyball-ing” of CS:GO.

AUS ROG will host a $250,000 worldwide tournament series.


A profile of Kim “Libero” Hye-sung.

A teaser hinted at a new gorilla hero named Hammond.


An interactive Twitch stream is “playing” the stock market with $50,000.

A profile of Dota 2 player Anathan “ana” Pham.

The release of Dota 2’s campaign mode has been pushed back to next week.

mousesports secured a sponsorship with Vodafone.


League Champions Korea (LoL)

Longzhu 2:0 KT Rolster

Afreeca Freecs 2:1 Ever8

ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals (CSGO)

Group A

G2 1:0 EnVyUs (16-14)

SK Gaming 1:0 Cloud9 (16-7)

Fnatic 1:0 Immortals (16-9)

Cloud9 1:0 G2 (16-4)

SK Gaming 1:0 Immortals (16-5)

Fnatic 1:o EnVyUs, (16-9)

EnVyUs 1:0 Cloud9 (16-11)

SK Gaming 1:0 Fnatic (16-3)

Group B

Natus Vincere 1:0 Liquid (16-4)

North 1:0 mousesports (19-17)

mousesports 1:0 Natus Vincere (19-15)

OpTic 1:0 NRG (19-16)

North 1:0 NRG (16-7)

Liquid 1:0 OpTic (16-5)

Liquid 1:0 NRG (16-13)

North 1:0 Natus Vincere (16-13)


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

SK Telecom T1 vs. Samsung Galaxy, 7 a.m.

Longzhu vs. bbq Olivers, 4 a.m. Thursday

ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals (CSGO)

Group A

G2 vs. Immortals, 12:30 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Cloud9, 12:30 p.m.

Immortals vs. EnVyUs, 1:45 p.m.

G2 vs. SK Gaming, 1:45 p.m.

Fnatic vs. G2, 3 p.m.

SK Gaming vs. EnVyUs, 3 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Immortals, 3 p.m.

Group B

NRG vs Natus Vincere, 4:45 p.m.

mousesports vs. OpTic, 4:45 p.m.

mousesports vs. Liquid, 6 p.m.

North vs. OpTic, 6 p.m.

NRG vs. mousesports, 7:15 p.m.

North vs. Liquid, 7:15 p.m

OpTic vs Natus Vincere, 7:15 p.m.


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