HOF inductee announced, competitive Overwatch launches, EULCS finals in Poland

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Q&A with Immortals’ Adrian “Adrian” Ma about best-of-threes, improvement from spring splitand feeling “uncomfortable.”

Examining each of the six teams invited to The International 6.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

The summer finals for the European League Championship Series will be in Krakow, Poland.

Weekly roundup of the North American LCS.

A feature about Schalke’s Etienne “Steve” Michels.

Dota 2

Alliance has qualified for The International 6, and Escape Gaming advanced to the Wild Card stage.


Emil “HeatoN” Christensen will be the first inductee into the Esports Hall of Fame next week at ESL One Cologne.

The ESL announced the talent lineup for ESL One Cologne.

Super Smash Bros

A feature about Melee player Dustin “Gravy” White.


An interview with Diego Buñuel, the mind behind Canal+’s new esports show.

Other games

Competitive play for Overwatch has launched.

James “Esper” Southall announced he will be leaving Luminosity’s Overwatch team.

How the professional Overwatch scene is beginning to take shape.

Rick Fox has his eyes set on what he thinks will be the next big esport, which is H1Z1.

An interview with Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi after CEO.

Tempo Storm has replaced its entire Heroes of the Storm roster.

FC Schalke’s esports venture is expanding into FIFA.


League Champions Korea

KT Rolster 2:1 Jin Air Green Wings

Afreeca Freecs 2:1 MVP

European Challenger Series (LOL)

Epsilon 1:1 Forge

Misfits 2:0 Huma

Nerv 1:1 Millenium


Virtus.pro 2:0 compLexity (16-7, 16-11)

EnVyUs 2:0 Gambit (16-13, 16-9)

Virtus.pro 1:1 EnVyUs (19-16, 11-16)


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

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

SK Telecom T1 vs. ESC Ever, 7 a.m.

North American Challenger Series (LOL)

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

Nova vs. Eanix, 9 p.m.

Cloud9 Challenger vs. Apex Pride, 11 p.m.

Dream Team vs. Team Liquid Academy, midnight


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

EnVyUs vs. compLexity, 12 p.m.

Virtus.pro vs. Gambit, 2 p.m.

Gambit vs. compLexity, 5 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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