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Six slots reportedly sold in Overwatch League, Doomfist released in Overwatch PTR

Our top stories from Thursday:

Interviews with UOL’s Xerxe, Cloud9’s Andy “Smoothie” Ta and Phoenix1’s Derek “Zig” Shao from Rift Rivals.

A look at the mysterious failings of KT Rolster after matches against SK Telecom T1.

Riot Games revealed more details about the new rune system in League of Legends.

Overwatch released Doomfist in the PTR, and the voice is not done by Terry Crews.

Kayn, the new League of Legends champion, was discovered by another champion.

Taking Aim, Episode 15 with Stuchiu and DeKay.

ASUS ROG will host an Overwatch tournament next month in Helsinki, Finland.

Lunatic-Hai’s coach blasted Blizzard and said KeSPA teams don’t trust it.

League Champions Korea pros attend Rift Rivals with a laid back feeling.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

When does Lucian actually work as a mid laner?

An interview with Choi “locodoco” Yoon-sub and William “Scarra” Li about Rift Rivals.

An interview with Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg from Rift Rivals.


Interviews with’s Wiktor “TaZ” Wojtas, OpTic’s Tarik “Tarik” Celik, Natus Vincere’s Ladislav “GuardiaN” Kovacs and FaZe Clan’s Finn “Karrigan” Andersen from ESL One Cologne.


Six spots have been reportedly filled in the Overwatch League.

First impressions of Doomfist from Brandon “Seagull” Larned.

Overwatch’s new console report feature is apparently difficult to develop.

Other games

An infographic about Dota 2’s new competitive season.

An interview with David “LD” Gorman about Dota 2’s new competitive season.

For Honor will receive a $10,000 international tournament.

Why the AP stylebook settled on the current spelling of esports.


ESL One Cologne (CSGO)

Round 4

Cloud9 1:0 Immortals (16-11)

Natus Vincere 1:0 mousesports (16-4)

G2 1:0 SK Gaming (16-11)

OpTic 1:0 FaZe Clan (16-10)

Round 5

SK Gaming 1:0 Fnatic (16-6)

Cloud9 1:0 mousesports (22-20)

FaZe Clan 1:0 North (16-7)


Natus Vincere 2:0 G2 (19-17, 16-13)

Rift Rivals LCK vs. LPL vs. LMS (LoL)

Royal Never Give Up 1:0 ahq

SK Telecom T1 1:0 Flash Wolves

MVP 1:0 Machi

KT Rolster 1:0 Royal Never Give Up

J Team 1:0 EDG

Flash Wolves 1:0 Team WE

ahq 1:0 KT Rolster

Rift Rivals EU vs. NA (LoL)

Cloud9 1:0 Unicorns of Love

Phoenix1 1:0 G2

Team SoloMid 1:0 Fnatic

Cloud9 1:0 G2

Fnatic 1:0 Phoenix1

Unicorns of Love 1:0 TSM


(All times Eastern)


ESL One Cologne (CSGO)


Cloud9 vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 7 a.m.

FaZe Clan vs. Team Liquid, 11 a.m.

SK Gaming vs. OpTic, 3:30 p.m.

Rift Rivals LCK vs. LPL vs. LMS (LoL)

SK Telecom T1 vs. Team WE, 8 a.m.

Rift Rivals EU vs. NA (LoL)

Phoenix1 vs. G2, 11 a.m.

Unicorns of Love vs. Cloud9, 12 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Team SoloMid, 1 p.m.

Phoenix1 vs. Unicorns of Love, 2 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Cloud9, 3 p.m.

Team SoloMid vs. G2, 4 p.m.


Rift Rivals LCK vs. LPL vs. LMS (LoL)

Semifinals, 4 a.m.

Rift Rivals EU vs. NA (LoL)

Final, 12 p.m.

ESL One Cologne (CSGO)

Semifinals, 10 a.m. and 1:50 p.m.


Rift Rivals LCK vs. LPL vs. LMS (LoL)

Final, 4 a.m.

ESL One Cologne (CSGO)

Grand final, 10 a.m.


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