TI6 breaks prize pool record, Alibaba invests $150 million in esports, Freeze has tendonitis

Our top stories from Tuesday:

An interview with Immortals’ Adrian “Adrian” Ma about playing Team SoloMid this weekend, the team’s growth and his brief time in college.

A short Q&A with Virtus.pro’s Filip “NEO” Kubski about ELEAGUE and keeping his team’s roster intact.

Catching up with Marvel casters Yipes and Persia during EVO.

Legendary SK Telecom T1 coach Kim “KkOma” Jung-Gyun repeated the same line about four times during a live interview.

The Jin Air Green Wings won a wild League Champions Korea match on Tuesday.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

H2K’s Alez “Freeze” Kenzinek says that he has wrist tendonitis.

An interview with G2 owner Carlos “ocelote” Rodriguez.

Why Vici Gaming’s jungler Choi “DanDy” Inkyu is still one of the best.

An interview with Immortals’ Ui-jin “Reignover” Kim.

Dota 2

The prize pool for The International has broken last year’s record of $18.4 million.

A look at the rivalry between Team Secret and Evil Geniuses.

Counter-Strike

A look at how each ELEAGUE semifinalist got to this point.

Catching up with caster Matthew “Sadokist” Trivett.

Hearthstone

How two unlikely heroes added a new dimension to the Shaman’s dominance.

Industry

Chinese internet giant Alibaba Sports Group is investing $150 million in esports through a partnership with the International Esports Federation.

Other games

Online events in the Capcom Pro Tour begin this week.

A look at how Overwatch’s one-hero limit will advance the metagame.

Results

League Champions Korea

Jin Air Green Wings 2:1 Afreeca Freecs

KT Rolster 2:0 Longzhu

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

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

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

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