Rick Fox vs. his team, Cop leaves, ECS talent announced

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios is still the best Smash 4 player in the world, but others are gaining on him.

An interview with Apex’s Apollo “Apollo” Price about his start to the League Championship Series summer split and joining the team that relegated him in the spring.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Echo Fox announced the departure of coach David “Cop” Robertson.

How well does Rick Fox know League of Legends? (And how well does his team know him?)

Interviews with Cloud9’s Michael “BunnyFuFu” Kurylo and Team SoloMid’s Dennis “Svenskeren” Johnsen.

Dota 2

Escape Gaming has acquired the No Diggity roster for the purposes of playing The International 6.

A look at TI6 invites, who was left out and what it all means.


Interviews with two Immortals players after winning DreamHack Summer.

Two days after Andrew “Professor Chaos” Heintz was removed from Splyce’s active roster, he was announced as coach.

The talent was announced for this weekend’s ECS Season 1 Finals.

Jonatan “Devilwalk” Lundberg has joined OpTic Gaming as coach.


A look at the eight players who have come out of nowhere for a shot to compete for the Hearthstone World Championship.

Exploring the state of the standard after Dima “Rdu” Radu’s DreamHack Summer win.

Super Smash Bros

Larry “Larry Lurr” Holland has joined Team eLevate.


Twitch has cut down on butt-based emotes.

Other games

A 17-year old Korean Overwatch player was so good she was (falsely) accused of cheating.

A look at the hopes of a continued rise of the Capcom Pro Tour.


League Champions Korea

KT Rolster 2:0 Samsung Galaxy

Afreeca Freecs 2:0 SK Telecom T1

European Challenger Series (LOL)

Forge 1:1 Nova

Huma 1:1 Millenium

Misfits 2:0 Epsilon


Natus Vincere 1:1 Echo Fox (16-6, 11-16)

mousesports 1:1 Flipsid3 Tactics (19-16, 6-16)

mousesports 1:1 Natus Vincere (16-6, 6-16)


(All times Eastern)


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

mousesports vs. Echo Fox, 12 p.m.

Flipsid3 Tacctis vs. Natus Vincere, 2 p.m.

Flipsid3 Tactics vs. Echo Fox, 4 p.m.

League Champions Korea

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

MVP vs. CJ Entus, 7 a.m.

North American Challenger Series (LOL)

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/nalcs1

Cloud9 Challenger vs. Dream Team, 9 p.m.

Team Liquid Academy vs. Nova, 11 p.m.

Eanix vs. Apex Pride, 12 a.m. Thursday

League of Legends Pro League

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/lpl1

Saint Gaming vs. Vici Gaming, 5 a.m. Thursday

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

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