WESA leaked, Hotshotgg interview, EUCS spot for sale

Our top stories from Tuesday:

An in-depth look at the long journey of Zaqueri “Aphromoo” Black to becoming one of the bestLeague of Legends players in America.

Constant ups and downs have defined the recent path of Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman’s Super Smash Bros career.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An extensive interview with Counter Logic Gaming owner George “Hotshotgg” Georgallidis.

Team ROCCAT signed two little-known Korean players to its European League Championship Series roster.

Team Impulse’s Austin “Gate” Yu said the team is still owed money from the most recent LCS split.

The Copenhagen Wolves are reportedly looking to sell their spot in the European Challenger Series.

Royal Never Give Up coach Kim “Fly” Sang-chul talked about his career and getting RNG to the Mid-Season Invitational.

Dota 2

Fnatic is in a fight to do whatever it can to stay relevant, ruthlessly tinkering with the roster.


A poster leaked revealing the World Esports Association, some sort of partnership involving eight European CS:GO teams and the ESL.

SK Gaming’s Michael “Friis” Jørgensen will miss time because of a hip injury.

Super Smash Bros

Catching up with Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma after his second place finish at DreamHack Austin.

Other games

The process of building Rainbow Six into an esport.


Epicenter Finals (Dota 2)

Group A

Team Liquid 2:1 compLexity

Team Liquid 2:1 OG

Alliance 2:0 compLexity

Group B

Evil Geniuses 2:0 Newbee

Newbee 2:0 Team Secret

Newbee 2:0 Evil Geniuses

ECS 2016 (CS:GO)

Virtus.pro 2:1 EnVyUs (9-16, 16-14, 16-9)


(All times Eastern)

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/epicenter_en1

Group A

OG vs. Alliance, 11 a.m.

Group B

Team Secret vs. Virtus.pro, 7 a.m.

Evil Geniuses vs. Secret/Virtus.pro, 3 p.m.

ESL Pro League Finals (CS:GO)

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

Group A

OpTic Gaming vs. Astralis, 8 a.m.

Luminosity vs. G2 Esports, 9:10 a.m.

Winners match, 12:40 p.m.

Losers match, 3 p.m.

Group B

Fnatic vs. Cloud 9, 10:20 a.m.

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Team Liquid, 11:30 a.m.

Winners match, 1:50 p.m.

Losers match, 4:10 p.m.

ECS 2016 (CS:GO)

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


G2 Esports vs. Virtus.pro, 12 p.m.

mousesports vs. EnVyUs, 3 p.m.

North America

Counter Logic Gaming vs. NRG, 7 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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