Riot to make significant changes to League, Pokemon Go cheaters

Our top stories from Wednesday:

SK Gaming’s disqualification from ELEAGUE means the playoffs are wide open.

14 North American League of Legends Championship Series players were asked who inspired them at one point of their careers.

Despite a win, SK Telecom T1’s coach said his team still isn’t playing at its top form.

Every League of Legends team needs a cheerleader, and SKT’s is Lee “Wolf” Jae-Wan, he said.

Afreeca Freecs’ coach said he is confident going into another matchup with SKT after winning earlier in the League Champions Korea split.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Games is making significant changes to gameplay heading into worlds season.

A look at the career of Benjamin “LOD” de Munck.

Why Team SoloMid is the third best team in the world.

Hoe mid-split roster changes in the European LCS have shaped the playoff race.

Dota 2

Why Wings is the team worth cheering for at The International 6.

Counter-Strike

A look at the superstars of ESL One Cologne.

Super Smash Bros

Cristian “Hyuga” Medina has retired from professional Smash after being banned for a year amid allegations of groping from EVO weekend.

An interview with Luis “Crunch” Rosias, coach for Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma.

Other games

Twitch is apparently swarming with Pokemon Go cheaters using GPS software to trick the game.

Tempo Storm has signed Tempest’s Heroes of the Storm roster.

Breaking down the meta for Overwatch supports.

The best moments captured from EVO’s final day.

Interviews with Street Fighter V pros Alex Valle and Darryl “Snake Eyez” Lewis.

Results

League Champions Korea

Afreeca Freecs 2:1 CJ Entus

North American Challenger Series (LOL)

Finals

Cloud9 Challenger 3:2 Team Liquid Academy

League of Legends Pro League

I MAY 2:1 Oh My God

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

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

ROX Tigers vs. ESC Ever, 7 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

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

Royal Never Give Up vs. Team World Elite, 8 a.m.

European League Championship Series

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

H2K vs. Vitality, 11 a.m.

Fnatic vs. Splyce, 11 a.m.

G2 vs. Unicorns of Love, 1 p.m.

Origen vs. Giants, 1 p.m.

Schalke vs. ROCCAT, 3 p.m.

ELEAGUE: Quarterfinals (CS:GO)

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

Fnatic vs. EnVyUs, 2 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. Cloud9, 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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