Fnatic adds Kikis, FORG1VEN returns to H2K, ECS Season 2 announced

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner takes readers behind the scenes with what it takes to construct an event like ESL One Cologne.

ELEAGUE is a chance for redemption for teams like Virtus.pro and G2 after a tough time at ESL One Cologne.

Samsung Galaxy’s coach said the gap is narrowing between his team and the top three Korean League of Legends clubs.

Kang “Ambition” Chan-Yong talked after a win about Jin Air’s passive play style.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Fnatic has acquired Mateusz “Kikis” Szkudlarek to replace Yeong-Jin “Gamsu” Noh.

Konstantinos ‘FORG1VEN’ Tzortziou has returned to H2K as a substitute.

Origen will apparently play with a new AD Carry: Augustas “Toaster” Ruplys.

Looking at the middle of the playoff pack in the North American LCS.

Jonas “Memento” Elmarghichi has joined ROCCAT as jungler.

An interview with Immortals’ Heo “Huni” Seong-Hoon.

Dota 2

Previewing The Summit 5 on the road to The International.

Team Empire has dropped Roman “Scandal” Sadotenkov from its roster.

Counter-Strike

The Esports Championship Series Season 2 launches next month, and plans are already underway for 2017 seasons.

An interview with FACEIT co-founder Michele Attisani about ECS Season 2.

Vadim “DavCost” Vasilyev will substitute for Gambit Gaming at the ELEAGUE last chance qualifier this week.

Orbit has dropped its roster and will reportedly walk away from the game.

Renegades has completed its roster by signing Ricardo “Rickeh” Mulholland.

Splyce has made three changes to its roster.

Other games

Overwatch released its first new character since launch.

Splyce has dropped two Overwatch players from its roster.

A primer for Street Fighter V at EVO.

Results

League Champions Korea

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 Jin Air Green Wings

ROX Tigers 2:0 KT Rolster

European Challenger Series playoffs (LOL)

Misfits 3:0 Epsilon

North American Challenger Series playoffs (LOL)

Team Liquid Academy 3:0 Nova

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ELEAGUE: Last chance qualifier (CS:GO)

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

Renegades vs. Flipsid3 Tactics, 2 p.m.

Virtus.pro vs. Gambit Gaming, 5 p.m.

The Summit 5 (Dota 2)

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

OG vs. Friendship, Dedication, Love, 1 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Digital Chaos, 4 p.m.

Winners match, 7 p.m.

League Champions Korea

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

Afreeca Freecs vs. ESC Ever, 7 a.m.

European Challenger Series playoffs (LOL)

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

Huma vs. Millenium, 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.

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