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OpTic reveals CS:GO roster, $1.5 million WESG announced

Our top stories from Monday:

An in-depth interview with Paul “Redeye” Chaloner about calling 200 esports events.

Peter “ppd” Dager will reportedly come out of retirement.

D.Va changes are coming soon to Overwatch.

Friberg, allu and Magisk joined OpTic Gaming’s CS:GO team.

TNC’s coach/analyst will not return to the Dota 2 team.

Wardell completed Rogue’s CS:GO roster.

Junkertown was revealed as the newest Overwatch map.

Bang said if SKT could win one game when down 0-2 against KT Rolster, the team was confident it’d win.

Doomfist’s rocket punch received a stealth nerf in the Overwatch PTR.

North confirmed the signing of valde.

Godsent confirmed the swap of Dennis for lekr0.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An interview with Riot Games’ lead gameplay designer Andrei “Meddler” van Roon.

A look at KT Rolster’s continued failings at beating SK Telecom T1.

Breaking down the play style of a Shen in the Brazilian region.


Outlaws released a statement in opposition to NRG’s signing of CeRq.

The WESG will return with a $1. 5 million prize pool.

How North’s trajectory changes with valde.


Harbleu stepped down from NRG’s roster.

Lunatic-Hai was announced as Seoul’s Overwatch League roster.

Junkrat and Roadhog have a new mini short to go with the release of Junkertown.




(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CSGO)


HellRaisers vs. Heroic, 1 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. G2, 1 p.m.

BIG vs. Fnatic, 3:20 p.m.

Mousesports vs. Godsent, 3 p.m.

North America

OpTic Gaming vs. Bee’s Money Crew, 7 p.m.

SK Gaming vs. Team Liquid, 7 p.m.

Counter Logic Gaming vs. Cloud9, 9 p.m.

Splyce vs. NRG, 9 p.m.


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