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Inori leaves Phoenix1 for Liquid, EnVyUs signs Rocket League team

Our top stories from Thursday:

Who can stop the parity era in Counter-Strike?

A League of Legends interview with Dignitas’ Kim “Ssumday” Chan-ho.

EnVyUs signed a Rocket League team.

Rami “Inori” Charagh left Phoenix1 for Team Liquid.

Taking Aim Episode 13: The NA Problem.

G2 became the latest Western League of Legends team to be roasted by a Chinese media group.

Overwatch loot boxes will have fewer duplicates.

Overwatch is getting a new highlight feature.

Tickets will be sold for SK Gaming’s soccer match with

Smeb uses Renekton’s SKT skin out of tribute to MaRin.

HotshotGG is among the North American team for the Return of the Legends event in August.

Samsung Galaxy’s coach says the team is changing its play style right now.

FaZe Clan and Astralis will attend IEM Oakland in November.

Devil reportedly will sign with LDLC.

Bang says Faker is getting old.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A look at Eugene “Pobelter” Park and the reincarnation of Immortals.

An interview with Phoenix1 owner Rob Moore about the Inori move.

An interview with Echo Fox’s Yuri “KEITH” Jew.


Adam “Friberg” Friberg says he’s open to a move to North America.

Interviews with G2’s Dan “apEX” Madesclaire, Team Liquid’s Joshua “JDM” Marzano and Cloud9’s Jordan “n0thing” Gilbert ahead of the ECS Season 3 Finals.

A look at the ups and downs of Chinese Counter-Strike.

An interview with Vega Squadron’s Dmitriy “jR” Chervak.


Overwatch finally added customizable crosshairs to the Public Test Region.

An ex-Fnatic player joined one of his former teammates on FNEGFE in Overwatch Contenders.

Other games

Millennial Esports launched a Halo boot camp.

Big changes are coming to Hearthstone card packs.


League Champions Korea (LoL)

SK Telecom T1 2:0 ROX Tigers

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Misfits 2:1 Vitality

Fnatic 2:0 H2K


(All times Eastern)


European League Championship Series (LoL)

ROCCAT vs. Splyce, 11 a.m.

Unicorns of Love vs. G2, 2 p.m.

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

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

Echo Fox vs. Phoenix1, 6 p.m.

ECS Season 3 Finals (CSGO)

Group A

FaZe Clan vs. OpTic, 7 a.m.

G2 vs. SK Gaming, 8:30 a.m.

Winners, 9:45 a.m.

Group B

Cloud9 vs. Fnatic, 11 a.m.

Astralis vs. Team Liquid, 12:15 p.m.

Winners, 1:30 p.m.


League Champions Korea (LoL)

ROX Tigers vs. MVP, 4 a.m.

KT Rolster vs. bbq Olivers, 7 a.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. H2K, 11 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Mysterious Monkeys, 2 p.m.

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Team SoloMid vs. FLyquest, 3 p.m.

CLG vs. EnVyUs, 3 p.m.

Immortals vs. Dignitas, 6 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Team Liquid, 6 p.m.

ECS Season 3 Finals (CSGO)

Group A

Losers match, 6:15 a.m.

Elimination match, 12:15 p.m.

Group B

Losers match, 9:15 a.m.

Elimination match, 3:15 p.m.


League Champions Korea (LoL)

Samsung Galaxy vs. Jin Air, 4 a.m.

Longzhu vs. Afreeca, 7 a.m.

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

TSM vs. Echo Fox, 3 p.m.

Phoenix1 vs. Team Liquid, 3 p.m.

FlyQuest vs. EnVyUs, 6 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Dignitas, 6 p.m.

ECS Season 3 Finals (CSGO)

Semifinals, 7 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Grand final, 3 p.m.


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