ELEAGUE Season 2 coming, broadcast pulled from German TV, next HOF inductee

Our top stories from Wednesday:

According to a report in South Korea, an attractive woman was used as a ploy to get a StarCraft player to try to join a match fixing ring.

An interview with Cloud9’s Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen about the summer split, coaching and his team’s growth.

Virtus.pro’s Filip “NEO” Kubski talked about his team’s long-standing Counter-Strike rosterand the difficulties of keeping it together.

A look, one year later, at Team Secret’s roster from The International.

SK Telecom T1’s coach complemented a player after a win who has been derided for parts of the League Champions Korea season.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An interview with Cloud9’s Zachary ‘Sneaky” Scuderi.

Dota 2

A look at international adversaries Wings Gaming and Vici Gaming Reborn.

An interview with Wings Gaming’s Zhang “Innocence” Yiping.

A brief history of the prize pool at The International.


There will be a second, shorter season of ELEAGUE in the fall.

A German broadcast channel has pulled ELEAGUE from its schedule after the recent shootings in Munich.

Alec “Slemmy” White will reportedly move from player to coach for Cloud9.

A look at the ELEAGUE semifinal matchup between Natus Vincere and Fnatic.

A look at the Virtus.pro experience, through all the ups and downs.

Other games

Dennis “Thresh” Fong will be the next inductee into the Esports Hall of Fame.

Northern Gaming Red has released Mitchell “Bird” Guernica (Overwatch).


League Champions Korea

SK Telecom T1 2:0 ESC Ever

League of Legends Pro League

Invictus Gaming 2:1 Saint Gaming


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

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

MVP vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 7 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

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

Game Talents vs. NewBee, 8 a.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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