PokemonGO craziness, CLG CS:GO roster changes, G2 signs Westballz

Our top stories from Monday:

A wide-ranging interview with H2K’s Aleš “Freeze” Kněžínek.

A look at Team Liquid’s magical run to the finals of ESL One Cologne.

A compilation of the craziest stories about PokemonGO to emerge so far.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok reached 1,000 career kills in OGN/League Champions Korea play on Monday.

After a win Monday, SK Telecom T1’s head coach said the team will take its longest break of the season: three days.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A look at the up and down summer split for Counter Logic Gaming.

North America’s hopefuls: A look at the summer League Championship Series split.

Why recent talk of League of legends’ demise has been greatly exaggerated.

An updated playlist of interviews from the European and North American LCS.

Dota 2

Power rankings heading into The Summit 5.


Simon “Fuks” Florysiak will replace Cédric “RpK” Guipouy on G2’s roster for the ELEAGUE last chance qualifier because of health issues.

Counter Logic Gaming announced its coach Faruk “pita” Pita and player Tarik “tarik” Celikwill leave the team after ELEAGUE concludes.

An interview with Danny “zonic” Sørensen, who stood in on short notice for Astralis at ESL One Cologne.

Catching up with OpTic Gaming’s Oscar “mixwell” Cañellas.

An interview with Cloud9’s Jordan “n0thing” Gilbert.

Super Smash Bros

G2 Esports has signed Melee player Weston “Westballz” Dennis, expanding into Smash for the first time.

An interview with Smash 4 player Samuel “Dabuz” Buzby ahead of EVO.

Despite coaching ban, Luis “Crunch” Rosias and others will try to make an impact at EVO.

A look at Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada’s chances in Smash 4 at EVO.

Other games

ESPN’s broadcasting of Street Fighter V at EVO will be a second chance for a game whose launch did not go as well as hoped.

Splyce is looking to change the European narrative about Call of Duty.


League Champions Korea

SK Telecom T1 2:0 MVP


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

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

Samsung Galaxy vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 7 a.m.

ROX Tigers vs. KT Rolster, 4 a.m. Wednesday

European Challenger Series playoffs (LOL)

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


Misfits vs. Epsilon, 11 a.m.

North American Challenger Series playoffs (LOL)

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

Cloud9 Challenger vs. Dream Team, 9 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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