Riot announces new champion, more on Renegades ban, LGD short-handed at TI6

Our top stories from Monday:

A look at the career of Shin “Seraph” Wu-yeong, the self-proclaimed grandfather of Korean League of Legends imports.

Catching up with Phoenix1’s Brandon “Mash” Phan after defeating Team SoloMid in the North American League Championship Series over the weekend.

SK Telecom T1’s Lee “Wolf” Jae-Wan seemed disappointed despite a three-set win against CJ Entus.

Three up, three down in Counter-Strike for July: Valve drops the hammer.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Games revealed a new champion: Kled, the cantankerous cavalier.

A look at Renegades’ ban and the trouble with Riot’s absolute power.

Checking Riot’s lane swap assumptions, Part II.

A look at Jovani “fabbbyyy” Guillen, for a while referred to as the “gatekeeper” of the North American LCS.

An interview with Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng after Team SoloMid lost to Phoenix1 on Saturday.

Dota 2

LGD Gaming will play The International without Xue “September” Zhichuan, who could not acquire a visa in time.

A look at Team Liquid and OG ahead of The International.


compLexity coach Matt “Warden” Dickens has been removed from ESEA Rank S for in-game misconduct.

The European StarLadder i-League StarSeries division has been unveiled.


Adrian “LifeCoach” Koy won the Seat Story Cup over the weekend.

Other games

EnVyUs and Misfits have qualified for the $300,000 Overwatch Open.


League Champions Korea

SK Telecom T1 2:1 CJ Entus


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League Champions Korea


Afreeca Freecs vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 7 a.m.

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