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Ex-League of Legends pros to play tournament in Hong Kong, Overwatch Contenders groups revealed

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Luis “Peacemaker” Tadeu will no longer be the head coach of Misfits.

A League of Legends interviews with Cloud9’s Zachary “Sneaky” Scuderi.

A Counter-Strike interview with Immortals’ Lucas “LUCAS1” Teles.

Team Liquid rebounded (kind of) and other observations from Week 2 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

Riot Games released a hilarious video of SK Telecom T1 players performing recall actions for their world championship skins.

Former League of Legends pros will play a tournament in Hong Kong in August.

The groups for the Overwatch Contenders playoffs have been revealed.

Epsilon announced the signing of three Counter-Strike players.

Riot Games released the schedule for the European Challenger Series.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

The five biggest champion changes coming in Patch 7.12.

An interview with Afreeca Freecs’ Lee “KurO” Seo-haeng.

Notes from a post-match news conference with EDward Gaming’s players.

Interviews with Counter Logic Gaming’s Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett and Zaqueri “Aphromoo” Black, Team Liquid’s Greyson “Goldenglue” Gilmer, Team SoloMid’s Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg and FlyQuest’s Galen “Moon” Holgate.

An interview with Phoenix1’s Jordan “Shady” Robison.

Counter-Strike

Highlights of Adam “Friberg” Friberg’s stream.

What characteristics determine the best player?

Shahzeeb “ShahZaM” Khan returned to the Misfits starting lineup.

Overwatch

The new Horizon Lunar Colony map goes live next week.

Immortals signed a former Rhinos Gaming Wings player.

Other

A new South Korean bill could put boosters in jail.

Rocket League is coming to the Nintendo Switch.

An interview with Rocket League head Josh Watson.

A look at the concept of building a game before an esport.

An interview with the esports director of Meta Threads, which designs jerseys for many teams.

Results

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Longzhu Gaming 2:0 ROX Tigers

SK Telecom T1 2:0 MVP

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Ever8 vs. bbq Olivers, 7 a.m.

Afreeca Freecs vs. ROX Tigers, 4 a.m. Thursday

The Summit 7 (Dota 2)

Empire vs. Virtus.pro, 1 p.m.

NP vs. LGD, 4 p.m.

Semifinals, 7 p.m.

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