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DreamHack changes CS:GO coaching rules, Giants re-qualify for EU LCS

Our top stories from Thursday:

A Zeus Retrospective, Part 1.

H2K has the tools to defeat G2 in the EU LCS semifinals — but won’t.

A League of Legends interview with G2 coach Joey “YoungBuck” Steltenpool.

Ornn originally had the ability to summon a freaking volcano.

Sinatraa joined Cloud9′s European Overwatch roster.

Bengi complimented Blank’s performance on SKT this season.

Mercy and D.Va changes went live in the Overwatch PTR.

Mercy has a new ultimate that lets her fly.

SKT’s head coach says Wolf has a newfound confidence.

Overwatch players can be demoted in rank based on skill points starting in Season 6.

Jeremy Lin will be featured in the final ELEAGUE Dota 2 episode.

Giants Gaming re-qualified for the EU LCS.

A new League of Legends rune allows players to change summoner spells mid-game.

LW Blue will reportedly become NYC’s Overwatch League team.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

The moment of truth for Longzhu’s Bdd is upon us.

An interview with SKT’s Heo “Huni” Seung-hoon ahead of the League Champions Korea final.

Why G2 vs. H2K is the best playoff matchup this weekend.

A look at how Longzhu can try to slay SKT this weekend.

What are Misfits’ chances of another EU LCS playoff upset?

An interview with Dignitas’ Adrian “Adrian” Ma.

An interview with Cloud9’s Andy “Smoothie” Ta.

Counter-Strike

DreamHack gave coaches more power with timeouts.

Overwatch

Mercy is already likely to receive a nerf

Other

ESL is receiving criticism for its tiebreaker system in its PUBG tournament at Gamescom.

A look at the most expensive autographs in Dota 2.

A look at the familial relationship of Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi (Street Fighter).

Results

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Spring promotion Round 2

Ninjas in Pyjamas 3:0 Mysterious Monkeys

Giants3:2 Schalke 04

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CSGO)

Europe

EnVyUs 2:0 HellRaisers (16-14, 19-16)

G2 2:0 North (16-9, 7-16)

BIG 1:1 FaZe Clan (16-10, 8-16)

Astralis 2:0 Heroic, (16-6, 16-12)

North America

Misfits vs. Luminosity, 7 p.m.

Rogue vs. compLexity, 7 p.m.

Renegades vs. Splyce, 9:20 p.m.

SK Gaming vs. Immortals, 9:20 p.m.

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

Natus Vincere vs. Heroic, 1 p.m.

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

North America

Immortals vs. Renegades, 7 p.m.

Team Liquid vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 9:20 p.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Spring promotion

Schalke 04 vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 11 a.m.

Saturday

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

Natus Vincere vs. LDLC, 1 p.m.

North vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 3:20 p.m.

North America

compLexity vs. Luminosity, 7 p.m.

Immortals vs. Cloud9, 9:20 p.m.

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Spring final

SK Telecom T1 vs. Longzhu, 4 a.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Spring playoffs

Fnatic vs. Misfits, 11 a.m.

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Spring playoffs

Immortals vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 3 p.m.

Sunday

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Spring playoffs

H2K vs. G2, 11 a.m.

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Spring playoffs

Team SoloMid vs. Dignitas, 3 p.m.

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

Fnatic vs. LDLC, 1 p.m.

G2 vs. mousesports, 1 p.m.

Astralis vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 3:20 p.m.

EnVyUs vs. Godsent, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Renegades vs. compLexity, 7 p.m.

Immortals vs. Luminosity, 7 p.m.

Misfits vs. Rogue, 9:20 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. NRG, 9:20 p.m.

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