Ember reportedly sold, LiveCap banned from CS:GO subreddit

Our top stories from Monday:

Q&A with Counter Logic Gaming’s Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes about winning the League of Legends Championship Series spring split and how he’s handled being a rookie on a talented team.

Immortals’ Jason “WildTurtle” Tran talked about rebounding for third place, metagame shifts and comparing regions.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Team Nova has reportedly purchased Ember’s North American Challenger Series spot.

How Stixxay maintained his composure in some tense moments of CLG’s North American LCS championship win on Sunday.

Zaqueri “Aphromoo” Black said Stixxay is already better than Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng was for CLG.

An interview with Immortals’ Eugene “Pobelter” Park.

Recapping the North American LCS spring finals.


LiveCap, a company rivaling Oddshot for web highlights, has been banned from the main Counter-Strike subreddit.

Super Smash Bros

Aziz “Hax$” Al-Yami will not be able to compete at Smash Summit 2 because of a prolonged wrist injury.


How esports has changed the competitive gaming scene.

Other games

The Overwatch closed beta will end next week as the game prepares for its May 24 launch.

Team EnVyUs’ Overwatch roster has disbanded reportedly because of poor results.

The makers of Vainglory have partnered with the Collegiate StarLeague to create a college league for the game.

Chris Tatarian finally won his first Street Fighter major tournament over the weekend.

Weekly roundup of the Capcom Pro Tour.

Recapping the weekend in Heroes of the Storm.

Breaking down offseason roster moves in Call of Duty.

An interview with Japanese Street Fighter pro Daigo Umehara.


ECS 2016 (CS:GO): Week 2

OpTic Gaming 2:0 Echo Fox (16-11, 16-13)

Without A Roof 2:0 (16-10, 16-11) compLexity Gaming


(All times Eastern)

ECS 2016: Week 2

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/faceittv


Virtus.pro vs. FaZe Clan, 12 p.m.

North America

Team SoloMid vs. Echo Fox, 7 p.m.

Team Liquid vs. NRG, 10 p.m.

ESL ESEA Pro League (CS:GO): Week 8

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/esl_csgo


mousesports vs. Team EnVyUs, 12 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. Fnatic, 2 p.m.

Astralis vs. FaZe Clan, 4 p.m.

Slingshot Editor-In-Chief. Former newspaper reporter from Cleveland, Ohio, who appreciates clean copy and good Counter-Strike. You can reach him at Vince@slingshotesports.com

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