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PUBG overtakes Overwatch in PC Bangs, technical pauses at worlds

Our top stories from Monday:

A Q&A with Korean eSports Association officials about their partnership with an American law firm.

A Counter-Strike interview with Natus Vincere’s Denis “Seized” Kostin.

Crash is standing in for 1907 Fenerbah├že at worlds.

Riot Games revealed the details of the preseason runes update for League of Legends.

PUBG overtook Overwatch as the No. 2 game in Korean PC Bangs.

Hi-Rez Studios developed a reality TV show about finding casting talent.

PSG signed a Rocket League team.

Seagull joined Team EnVyUs‘ Overwatch League team.

Dignitas added two players to its Counter-Strike team.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Five technical pauses took place during Day 3 of the League of Legends World Championship.

An interview with G2’s Luka “Perkz” Perkovic.

Why pro teams are trying jungle Ezreal.

A look at the best of SKT during worlds.

Counter-Strike

Vexed Gaming signed two players.

Overwatch

A look at the ups and downs of Afreeca Blue.

The new PTR patch will change ultimate usage.

Seagull talked on stream about his decision to join EnVyUs.

Other

Dota 2’s active player count is its lowest since 2014.

Results

League of Legends World Championship

Play-in stage

Group D

Hong Kong Attitude 1:0 Rampage, 1 a.m.

1907 1:0 Rampage

Hong Kong Attitude 1:0 1907

Group C

Young Generation 1:0 Kaos Latin Gamers

Fnatic 1:0 Kaos Latin Gamers

Young Generation 1:0 Fnatic

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

HellRaisers vs. Natus Vincere, 1 p.m.

EnVyUs vs. LDLC, 1 p.m.

North vs. mousesports, 3:20 p.m.

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

North America

Renegades vs. NRG, 7 p.m.

OpTic Gaming vs. compLexity, 7 p.m.

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

SK Gaming vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 9:20 p.m.

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