Riot may up residency, odd WESA interviews, Echo Fox signs M2K

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Catching up with Luminosity’s Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo after winning the ESL Pro League on Sunday.

In a rare interview with Korean media, Team Liquid’s Chae “Piglet” Gwang-jin said he will probably never beat a Korean team as long as he’s on a foreign one.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Games is reportedly considering upping its residency requirement from two to four years for international players.

Origen announced the departure of two of its players.

Dignitas officially transferred its North American Challenger Series spot (along with two players) to Apex.

The schedule for League Champions Korea has been released, and it will span six days of the week.

Samsung Galaxy has signed a new AD Carry.

The top 10 supports from the spring split.

What we learned about every team at the Mid-Season Invitational.

Dota 2

Top five plays from the Epicenter LAN finals.


Two interviews with World Esports Association officials left more questions than answers.

Former Tempo Storm coach Luis “Peacemaker” Tadeu has agreed to move to Team Liquid.

Top 10 plays from the ESL Pro League bracket stage.

Splyce owner Marty Strenczewilk gave his opinion on the possible good and bad with WESA.


Poker and Hearthstone pros will play against each other in the first major crossover event for the game.

The problem with Flamewreathed Faceless.

Recap of the Hearthstone Championship Tour’s spring preliminaries in Europe, which began this week.

Super Smash Bros

Echo Fox signed Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman to be its first Melee player.

What it will take for Mew2King to return to form.

An interview with Justin “Wizzrobe” Hallett.

Other games

Alex Jebailey has joined event organizing company Avyd as its fighting games director.


ECS 2016 (CS:GO)


G2 Esports 2:0 Fnatic (16-13, 16-14)

G2 Esports 2:0 (16-4, 16-9)

North America

Team Liquid 2:0 Team Kaliber (16-11, 16-13)

Team SoloMid 2:0 Counter Logic Gaming (16-8, 16-6)


(All times Eastern)

ECS 2016 (CS:GO)



Astralis vs. Dignitas, 12 p.m.

EnVyUs vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 3 p.m.

North America

Team Liquid vs. compLexity, 7 p.m.

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