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Our top stories from Thursday:

Alma Mater: A Leenock retrospective

Virtus.pro’s Filip “NEO” Kubski told a comical and nostalgic CS:GO story.

Nominees were released for the esports Hall of Fame in Korea.

NRG Esports announced a $15 million investment and its Overwatch League roster.

Immortal Journey skins were released in League of Legends.

Conqueror Karma skin returns for the League of Legends World Championship.

WESA granted Immortals an emergency transfer for the ESL Pro League season.

Jungling items received new features in the League of Legends PBE.

Janna received a hotfix the day her changes went live in Patch 7.19.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Mana potions are kind of coming back to the game.

An infographic of the League of Legends World Championship.

H2K called for Riot Games to give more support to EU LCS teams.

Counter-Strike

Previewing Group D of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier.

Overwatch

The Shanghai Dragons are the first named Overwatch League team.

Other

Five big-name players are in danger of missing the Capcom Cup.

How Connecticut schools are embracing esports.

Rocket League’s autumn update was released Thursday.

Results

League of Legends World Championship

Play-in stage: Knockout round

1907 Fenerbah├že 3:1 oNe eSports

Team World Elite 3:0 Young Generation

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

North vs. Heroic, ppd

Godsent 2:0 Fnatic (16-12, 16-11)

LDLC 1:1 BIG (16-12, 22-25)

FaZe Clan 1:1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (6-16, 16-7)

North America

Rogue 2:0 Immortals (19-17, 16-14)

Renegades 1:1 OpTic Gaming (16-8, 14-16)

Splyce 2:0 Ghost (16-9, 16-9)

Liquid 2:0 Luminosity (16-13, 16-10)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier

Group D

Astralis vs. Team Liquid, 6 p.m.

SK Gaming vs. Heroic, 7:30 p.m.

Winners, 10 p.m.

Saturday

ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier

Losers match, 2 p.m.

Elimination match, 3:30 p.m.

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