Our top story from Monday:
David “DAVEY” Stafford, a Counter-Strike player from Splyce, talked about the rise of professional CS:GO and the need for more infrastructure.
Best from around the web:
League of Legends
An interview with Team SoloMid’s Bora “YelloWStaR” Kim.
A roundup of the North American League Championship Series spring playoff quarterfinals.
Vega Squadron has qualified for the StarLadder i-League Invitational.
Fnatic will sit out of DreamHack Malmo because of a wrist injury sustained by Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer.
Top five plays from the MLG Columbus Major.
Another recap from the weekend’s major in Ohio.
A list of 25 things to do while waiting for the next Hearthstone expansion.
Super Smash Bros
Eric “ESAM” Lew and Aziz “Hax” Al-Yami were the first two players voted into Smash Summit 2.
How Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma won his third straight major Melee tournament.
A recap of Pound 2016 from over the weekend.
An interview with Valve developer Chet Faliszek about virtual reality esports.
Hitbox has signed a deal for broadcast rights to ESL events in Portuguese and Russian.
Why esports needs to face its injury problem.
A history of the Magic Pro Tour.
OpTic Gaming won the Call of Duty American Stage 1 Championship.
(All times Eastern)
ESL ESEA Pro League (CS:GO): Week 7
Natus Vincere vs. G2 Esports, 12 p.m.
Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. EnVyUs, 2 p.m.
Dignitas vs. FaZe Clan, 4 p.m.
Renegades vs. NRG, 8 p.m.
OpTic Gaming vs. Team Liquid, 10 p.m.
League of Legends Champions Korea
Afreeca Freecs vs. Longzhu, 4 a.m. Wednesday
SK Telecom T1 vs. KT Rolster, 7 a.m. Wednesday