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ESL One Hamburg to be first post-TI Dota 2 Major, Mouz releases lowel

Our top stories from Wednesday:

League of Legends interviews with G2’s Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen and Envy’s Apollo “Apollo” Price.

Kelsey Moser: Why combining the EU and NA LCS into one is a bad idea.

A look at the MVP Phoenix Dota 2 team one year after its stunning TI6 run.

Gigantti purchased the Rest in Pyjamas Overwatch roster.

League of Legends free champion rotation will go from 10 to 14.

Lunatic-Hai’s EscA opened up about the extreme hate he receives from the Korean community.

Destiny and shz joined the ex-Pain Gaming CS:GO roster.

HObbit became a permanent member of Gambit’s CS:GO team after a $100,000 buyout from Tengri.

ESL One Hamburg will be the first of 11 $1 million Dota 2 Majors next season.

Arcade skins and items have been added to the League of Legends PBE.

Mousesports released loWel.

Overwatch Summer Games will include new skins and revamped Lucio Ball.

Peanut says kkOma makes sure no players feel individual angst toward others when reviewing SKT’s mistakes.

Mercedes-Benz could be a title sponsor for the League of Legends World Championship.

Four EU LCS teams reportedly applied for NA LCS franchises.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Chinese entities were also reportedly part of the NA LCS franchise applications.

Revenue sharing is likely coming to the EU LCS.

An interview with William “Meteos” Hartman.


Valve is finally nerfing pistols.

An interview with Joshua “Steel” Nissan.

The first CS:GO update of August removed the jump bug.


Former StarCraft pro Chris “HuK” Loranger will reportedly head Kraft Sports Group’s Overwatch League team.


Disney apparently wants to hold esports events at the Wide World of Sports complex.

TI7 preview of Empire (Dota 2).

Resolut1on will play for Empire at TI7 (Dota 2).

Meet iDom, the man who stunned Victor “Punk” Woodley twice.


League Champions Korea (LoL)

MVP 2:1 Afreeca Freecs

SK Telecom T1 2:1 KT Rolster

The International 7 (Dota 2)

Group A

Secret 1:1 Empire

LGD 2:0 Fnatic

Team Liquid 2:0 IG.Vitality

Evil Geniuses 1:1 TNC Pro Team

Evil Geniuses 1:1 IG.Vitality

LGD 2:0 Empire.

Team Liquid 2:0 Fnatic

Secret 1:1 Infamous

Empire 1:1 Infamous

TNC 2:0 Fnatic

LGD 2:0 Secret

EG 1:1 Liquid

Group B

LGD.Forever Young 2:0 Execration 2:0 Digital Chaos

Newbee 1:1 Invictus Gaming

OG 2:0 Cloud9

LGD.Forever Young 2:0 HellRaisers 1:1 Execration

OG 1:1 Digital Chaos

Newbee 2:0 Cloud9


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

ROX Tigers vs. bbq Olivers, 7 a.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Splyce vs. Mysterious Monkeys, 11 a.m.

G2 vs. Misfits, 2 p.m.

The International 7 (Dota 2)

Group A

Team Liquid vs. Infamous, 3:30 p.m.

Evil Geniuses vs. Empire, 3:30 p.m.

LGD vs. Invictus Gaming Vitality, 3:30 p.m.

Team Secret vs. TNC, 3:30 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Infamous, 8 p.m.

TNC vs. Empire, 8 p.m.

Secret vs. IG Vitality, 8 p.m.

Team Liquid vs. LGD, 8 p.m.

Group B

Execration vs. HellRaisers, 12:30 p.m.

Invictus Gaming vs. Digital Chaos, 12:30 p.m. vs. LGD.Forever Young, 12:30 p.m.

NewBee vs. OG, 12:30 p.m.

OG vs. HellRaisers, 5:30 p.m.

LGD.FY vs. Invictus Gaming, 5:30 p.m. vs. Cloud9, 5:30 p.m.

Digital Chaos vs. HellRaisers, 10:30 p.m.

Invictus Gaming vs. Execration, 10:30 p.m.

LGD.FY vs. Cloud9, 10:30 p.m.

OG vs., 10:30 p.m.


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