ELEAGUE ratings drop, olofmeister returns, EG/Secret shuffle

Our top stories from the weekend:

NRG’s Diego “Quas” Ruiz talked about his return to the North American League Championship Series and the time he took off.

An interview with Melee player Justin “Wizzrobe” Hallett.

SK Telecom T1’s coach apologized publicly for saying his team was going to be weaker than it ended up being.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Why Team SoloMid is the team to beat after two weeks of the North American LCS.

Mateusz “Kikis” Szkudlarek explained in a Facebook postwhy he left G2.

Weekly roundup of League Champions Korea.

Running down the week in the League of Legends Pro League.

A look inside TSM’s maturation in getting back toward the top of the North American LCS.

Interviews with Liquid’s Matt “Matt” Elento, Immortals’Eugene “Pobelter” Park and EnVyUs’ Benjamin “LOD” deMunck.

Dota 2

Saahil “Universe” Arora and Ludwig “zai” Wålberg have officially returned to Evil Geniuses.

OG’s Manila Major win should show teams that consistency is important.

Why the roster shuffle between Team Secret and Evil Geniuses wasn’t a good look for either team.


ELEAGUE’s viewership plummeted in Week 3, as fewer than 200,000 people watched.

Fnatic’s Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer has returned for his team’s ELEAGUE week.

Team Liquid has traded Kenneth “Koosta” Suen to Counter Logic Gaming for Josh “jdm64” Marzano.

Team Liquid has also reportedly signed Jacob “Pimp” Winneche.

A primer for this week’s ELEAGUE Group D.

An interview with Team SoloMid’s Pujan “FNS” Mehta.

Other games

Splyce has signed an Overwatch team consisting of pros from other games, including one of the ex-IBP Counter-Strike players banned for match fixing.

A look at the Korean esports scene and how Overwatch might shift it.


League of Legends Champions Korea

SK Telecom T1 2:0 MVP


(All times Eastern)

League of Legends Champions Korea

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/lck1

Jin Air Green Wings vs. Afreeca Freecs, 7 a.m.

European Challenger Series (LOL)

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/eulcs1

Huma vs. Epsilon, 11 a.m.

Millenium vs. Team Forge, 1 p.m.

Nerv vs. Misfits, 3 p.m.


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

Fnatic vs. Team SoloMid, 12 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. Dignitas, 2 p.m.

Fnatic vs. FaZe Clan, 4 p.m.

Slingshot Editor-In-Chief. Former newspaper reporter from Cleveland, Ohio.

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