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TSM, G2 win LCS championships, Denial Esports staff walks out

Our top stories from the weekend:

Denial Esports’ staff walked out over payment disputes with the organization’s different teams.

Highlights from Team SoloMid’s winning news conference from the NA LCS summer finals.

Kelsey Moser’s top 10 hero moments from worlds qualifying tournaments: Nos. 10-6.

Emily Rand explains why Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg is still the NA LCS MVP.

The stress of roster shuffle seasons is real.

A profile of ChrisTFer and thoughts on Overwatch League.

An interview with CLG’s Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes.

Crown reflected on Samsung Galaxy’s summer split after qualifying to worlds.

Riot Games is creating a new League of Legends in-game currency.

OG signed Resolut1on to its Dota 2 roster.

Fear returned to Dota 2 and will play for Evil Geniuses.

ESL penalized OpTic Gaming’s CS:GO team for missing the roster submission deadline.

The Azir update will likely take place in League of Legends Patch 7.19.

Aatrox’s ultimate buff was tweaked in the League of Legends PBE.

D.Va received a slight buff in Overwatch.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Martin “Rekkles” Larsson won the EU LCS MVP.

H2K threatened to leave the EU LCS.

Some in the traditional sports world prefer to invest in the NA LCS than Overwatch League.

An interview with CLG’s Darshan “Darshan” Upadhyaya.

Why Riot Games should expand the NA LCS.

The latest in a string of features about Immortals’ Lee “Flame” Ho-Jong.

Why SK Telecom T1, though vulnerable, is still favored to win the League of Legends World Championship.


Godsent confirmed the signing of Freddieb.

An interview with G2’s Kenny “KennyS” Schrub after winning Dreamhack Malmo.

A look at SK Gaming’s costly mistake at DreamHack Malmo.

Keith “NAF” Markovic signed with Renegades.

ESL filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against Azubu.

A one year later retrospective on Valve’s changes to coaching rules.


Jay “Sinatraa” Won reportedly signed with NRG for $150,000 per year.

Five exciting plays from Overwatch Contenders Week 3.

A look at the Korean roster of Seven.


LanM will join Vici Gaming’s new Dota 2 lineup.

Natus Vincere signed two players to its Dota 2 roster.

LGD Gaming added Fly to its Dota 2 team.

The top 10 trash talk moments in esports.

What goes into Super Smash Bros seeding?



DreamHack Malmo (CSGO)

Group B

Natus Vincere 2:0 Renegades (16-11, 16-11)

Group C

Gambit 2:1 FaZe Clan (11-16, 16-8, 16-13)

Group D

Immortals 2:0 Fnatic (16-10, 16-8)


League Champions Korea (LoL)

Regional gauntlet final

Samsung Galaxy 3:0 KT Rolster

DreamHack Malmo (CSGO)


G2 2:1 SK Gaming (11-16, 19-17, 16-6)

Ninjas in Pyjamas 2:1 Natus Vincere (6-16, 22-20, 16-8)

Gambit 2:0 Astralis (16-13, 16-6)

North 2:0 Immortals (16-7, 19-17)

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Third place match

Fnatic 3:2 H2K

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Third place match

Counter Logic Gaming 3:0 Dignitas


DreamHack Malmo (CSGO)


G2 2:0 Ninjas in Pyjamas (16-9, 19-17)

North 2:0 Gambit (19-15, 16-6)

Grand final

G2 2:0 North (16-12, 16-9)

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Summer final

G2 3:0 Misfits

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Summer final

Team SoloMid 3:1 Immortals


(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)


Astralis vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 1 p.m.

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

North America

Renegades vs compLexity, 7 p.m.

OpTic Gaming vs. Splyce, 9:20 p.m.


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