Kobe on his casting style: “(I try) to make the viewers at home feel like they’re having fun with a very knowledgeable player sitting next to them.”
Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Riot Games caster Sam “Kobe” Hartman-Kenzler during Week 7 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.
KT Rolster’s struggles shouldn’t be all that surprising because building a successful team takes time
KT Rolster's recent performances have suffered, and perhaps -- for now, at least -- the extremely high expectations for this League Champions Korea "super team" have become too much to handle.
Haru on beating SKT: “I normally doubted whether we were a strong steam, even though we were in second place, but I have certainty this time.”
Samsung Galaxy's 2-0 victory over the best League of Legends team in the world seemed validating for SSG's jungler.
Our top stories from the weekend: Stephen Chiu previews the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational with 14 players of particular interest (Part 2). An interview with Dignitas’ Alex “Xpecial” Chu from the North American League of Legends Championship. An interview with Astralis’ founder Frederik Byskov. Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok is interesting precisely because he’s not interesting.
The Proust Questionnaire is an interview about somebody’s personality, made famous by French writer Marcel Proust. Vanity Fair does its own version of the questionnaire for celebrities, and we decided it would be fun to do the same with notable esports professionals.
Astralis co-founder Frederik Byskov discusses player rest, increased investment in esports and ways to improve CSGO
Slingshot's Vince Nairn conducted an interview with Astralis CEO Frederik Byskov (via email) to talk about Astralis forming, the team's recent success and a lot of the big-picture issues facing Counter-Strike teams in 2017.
Xpecial: “I think this was very rushed and because of that, we don’t have as much as we had hoped from the 76ers, but the biggest thing is obviously like courtside tickets, these things are like $20,000 a pop.”
Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Dignitas’ Alex “Xpecial” Chu during Week 7 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.
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