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PGL Major group stage finishes, new League of Legends champion teased

Our top stories from Wednesday:

League of Legends interviews with EnVyUs’ Nickolas “Hakuho” Surgent and Unicorns of Love’s Andrei “Xerxe” Dragomir.

Bang insulted a viewer on stream and a shitstorm ensued.

KT Rolster’s coach is secretly hindering Score in the newest Korean meme.

City Champs Season 2 expands to 12 cities.

TV viewership dropped slightly for EVO on ESPN2.

Khan says his jovial personality is genetic.

Faker said League of Legends would be more fun if spell damage was doubled.

The bbq Olivers received bonuses from their sponsor company for encouragement.

Score’s Skarner jungle pick was predetermined.

Lee Sin and Rek’sai had their changes reverted in the League of Legends PBE.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A roundup of an AMA with EnVyUs owner Mike “hastr0” Rufail.

A look at the uncertainty at the top of League Champions Korea.

An interview with Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen.

Riot Games already teased another possible new champion.

The 10 most memorable outplays in League of Legends history.

A look at Phoenix1’s peculiar summer split.

Interviews with TSM’s Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng and Kevin “Hauntzer” Yarnell and FlyQuest’s Daerek “LemonNation” Hart.

Counter-Strike

Interviews with Virtus.pro’s PashaBiceps, Astralis’ Peter “dupreeh” Rothmann, SK Gaming’s Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo and North’s Kristian “K0nfig” Wienecke from the PGL Krakow Major.

KPI’s players left the organization.

Other games

A profile of new Echo Fox president Jared Jeffries.

How Barclays Center wants to become an esports hub in Brooklyn.

A third Bundesliga club has entered esports.

TI7 preview of Team NP (Dota 2).

Results

PGL Major (CSGO)

Round 4

Fnatic 1:0 Natus Vincere (16-12)

Astralis 1:0 G2 (16-6)

North 1:0 Virtus.pro (16-14)

SK Gaming 1:0 Immortals (16-9)

Round 5

Fnatic 1:0 G2 (16-10)

Virtus.pro 1:0 Cloud9 (16-10)

Immortals 1:0 Flipsid3 (16-6)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Ever8 2:0 ROX Tigers

Longzhu Gaming 2:0 SK Telecom T1

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Samsung Galaxy vs. bbq Olivers, 7 a.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

G2 vs. H2K, 11 a.m.

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

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