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OpTic Gaming enters Dota 2, ESL lifts ban against Space Soldiers player

Our top stories from Tuesday:

How Team Liquid became one of the best teams in Counter-Strike.

An interview with FNRGFE Overwatch head coach Aaron “Aero” Atkins.

Crash had only two days to prepare for filling in for 1907 Fenerbahce at worlds.

OpTic Gaming entered Dota 2 by signing the ppd/zai-led team.

Check out Evelynn’s revamped skins after her rework.

New Super Galaxy skins are coming to League of Legends.

ESL lifted its “erroneous” ban against Space Soldiers’ Despe.

Spell shields will act differently starting in League of Legends Patch 7.19.

Janna, Azir and Xin Zhao updates all go live in League of Legends Patch 7.19.

Wiktor “TaZ” Wojtas was appointed in-game leader of Virtus.pro’s CS:GO team.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A confident Longzhu Gaming fan already created their world champion skins.

The best fails from worlds from 2011-2016.

Handicapping the second play-in round of worlds.

An interview with SKT’s head coach.

Counter-Strike

Chinese police arrested an alleged CS:GO cheat provider.

An interview with Team Liquid’s Peter “stanislaw” Jarguz.

The tale of two Gambits: Exploring the crisis of the Major winner.

Overwatch

Junkertown entered the live patch.

Results

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

HellRaisers 2:0 Natus Vincere (16-5, 16-13)

LDLC 2:0 EnVyUs (16-8, 25-22)

North 2:0 mousesports (16-12, 16-14)

Fnatic 2:0 Heroic (16-13, 19-16)

North America

Renegades 1:1 NRG (7-16, 16-9)

OpTic Gaming 2:0 compLexity (16-13, 16-14)

Cloud9 2:0 Ghost (16-6, 16-12)

SK Gaming 1:1 Counter Logic Gaming (3-16, 16-7)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League of Legends World Championship

Play-in stage: Knockout round

Cloud9 vs. Lyon Gaming, 11 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Hong Kong Attitude, 3 a.m. Thursday

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

Mousesports vs. Fnatic, 1 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. EnVyUs, 1 p.m.

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

G2 vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Immortals vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 7 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Splyce, 7 p.m.

compLexity vs. Luminosity, 9:20 p.m.

Team Liquid vs. NRG, 9:20 p.m.

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