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Planet Odd signs ex-Thunderbirds and DC roster, I MAY player suspended

Our top stories from Wednesday:

An interview with NRG president Brett Lautenbach about esports industry growth.

Why SK Telecom T1’a dominance is actually good for League of Legends.

Comments from Samsung Galaxy’s head coach Edgar and top laner CuVee after defeating SKT.

A new Overwatch map set on the moon hit the Public Test Region.

Planet Odd signed the former Thunderbirds (and Digital Chaos) Dota 2 roster.

The ASUS ROG Masters 2017 Dota 2 and CS:GO tournament series was announced.

Virtus.pro is among the four teams that will attend the Adrenaline Cyber League 2017.

A handful of item tweaks will go live today in the new League of Legends patch.

Kindred received a rework in the latest League of Legends patch.

Rek’Sai got a massive makeover in League of Legends Patch 7.11.

Blizzard teased the appearance of a possible new Overwatch hero named Hammond.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An I MAY player was suspended for making racist comments in Korean solo queue.

Finlay “Quaye” Stewart will be Fnatic’s on-stage coach for today’s EU LCS match.

An in-depth interview with Maurice “Amazing” St├╝ckenschneider.

What seven teams in the European LCS need to do to contend with G2.

An interview with Robert Morris University’s coach during the League of Legends College Championship.

A look at the best plays in the history of professional League of Legends.

An interview with the general manager of Tempo Storm.

Counter-Strike

Interviews with Cloud9 coach Soham “valens” Chowdhury and Fnatic’s Freddy “KRiMZ” Johansson.

Interviews with G2’s Richard “shox” Papillon and Team Liquid’s Joshua “jdm64” Marzano from the ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals.

Other

A popular “dog” streamer accidentally revealed his face and has gone MIA.

Flash and Shine are set to clash at the ASL Season 3 Finals (Brood War).

Results

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 SK Telecom T1

Longzhu 2:1 bbq Olivers

ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals (CSGO)

Group A

Immortals 1:0 G2 (16-10)

Fnatic 1:0 Cloud9 (16-6)

EnVyUs 1:0 Immortals (16-2)

SK Gaming 1:0 G2 (16-6)

G2 1:0 Fnatic (16-11)

EnVyUs 1:0 SK Gaming (16-3)

Immortals 1:0 Cloud9 (16-8)

Group B

Natus Vincere 1:0 NRG (16-5)

mousesports 1:0 OpTic (16-12)

mousesports 1:0 Liquid (16-12)

North 1:0 OpTic (16-14)

mousesports 1:0 NRG (16-10)

Liquid 1:0 North (16-10)

OpTic 1:0 Natus Vincere (16-8)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Round of 6

SK Gaming vs. mousesports, 1 p.m.

Liquid vs. EnVyUs, 4:50 p.m.

League Champions Korea (LoL)

ROX Tigers vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 7 a.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

H2K vs. Splyce, 11 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Misfits, 2 p.m.

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