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OpTic signs HS to CS:GO roster, IOC president takes stand against violent video games

Our top stories from Tuesday:

A League of Legends interview with Misfits coach Hussain Moosvi.

Overwatch’s console report system went live in Patch 1.14.

Faker played with Doritos in a commercial promoting an instructional stream.

The IOC president said violent video games have no place in the Olympics.

Keff Kaplan laid out goals for improving Overwatch’s punishment system.

Overwatch Patch 1.14 went live.

KurO joked with Smeb about beating him in the LCK regional gauntlet.

Ornn is causing players to make poor item purchases.

Here are the 17 teams that have qualified for the League of Legends World Championship so far.

Elise nerfs could be coming in League of Legends Patch 7.18.

The mother of an MVP League of Legends player bought Starbucks gift cards for fans.

Owners of Outlaws’ CS:GO team released all the players from their contracts.

Ninjas in Pyjams hired a full time mental coach for its CS:GO team.

ELEAGUE will use a five caster rotation for the CS:GO Premier.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A brief history of North American League of Legends.

Counter-Strike

OpTic Gaming signed HS from Penta.

Format and prize pool distribution for the BLAST Pro Series was revealed.

Overwatch

The Helsinki REDS rebuilt their Overwatch roster.

Junkertown is now live in the Overwatch PTR.

Other

How open brackets could be next for esports on TV.

Leviathan signed a Dota 2 roster.

Gonzalo ‘ZeRo” Barrios ended the summer on a high note at Shine (Smash 4).

Results

DreamHack Malmo (CSGO)

Group A

SK Gaming 1:0 B.O.O.T-dream (16-2)

Group B

Astralis 1:0 Renegades (16-3)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Regional Gauntlet, Round 2

Samsung Galaxy vs. Afreeca Freecs, 4 a.m. Wednesday

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

DreamHack Malmo (CSGO)

Group A

North vs. Cloud9, 8:30 a.m.

Winners match, 1 p.m.

Group B

Natus Vincere vs. Virtus.pro, 8:30 a.m.

Group C

Gambit vs. Mousesports, 10 a.m.

Faze Clan vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 11:30 a.m.

Winners, 2:30 p.m.

Group D

Immortals vs. Fnatic, 10 a.m.

G2 Esports vs. EnVyUs, 11:30 a.m.

Winners, 1 p.m.

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