Valve coaching statement, Dignitas adds Overwatch team, C9 signs Ally

Our top stories from Thursday:

An interview with Counter Logic Gaming’s Stephanie “missharvey” Harvey about CLG Red and esports in Montreal.

The possible showdown between EnVyUs and Misfits at the ESL Atlantic Showdown (Overwatch).

Three League Champions Korea coaches offered predictions for tomorrow’s summer finalbetween the ROX Tigers and KT Rolster.

Catch the latest Rough Drafts “Guess the Lines” podcast episode previewing the European League Championship Series semifinals.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Why Pierre “Steelback” Medjaldi deserves better than he’s received to this point of his career.

A look at the contrasting styles of the top laners for Immortals and Cloud9.

Why Cloud9 and Immortals might be the best North American LCS semifinal of all time.

Part II of an interview with Marcus “Dyrus” Hill.

Counter-Strike

Valve released a lengthy statement about its new coaching rule and how it started with a forwarded email from an event organizer.

Natus Vincere has been invited to IEM Oakland.

Super Smash Bros

Cloud9 has signed Smash 4 EVO champion Elliot “Ally” Bastien Carroza-Oyarce.

Overwatch

Team Dignitas has signed an Overwatch team.

An interview with EnVyUs’ Dennis “INTERNETHULK” Hawelka from GamesCom.

Industry

First impressions of esports and the UK Gambling Commission.

Results

League of Legends Masters Series: Playoffs Round 2

Flash Wolves 3:2 ahq

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 1 (CS:GO)

Europe

Ninjas in Pyjamas 2:0 Team X (16-14, 16-8)

FaZe Clan 2:0 Virtus.pro (16-8, 16-5)

North America

Cloud9 2:0 Immortals (16-5, 16-14)

Echo Fox 2:0 Team Liquid (16-10, 19-16)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Saturday

League Champions Korea: Summer final

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

ROX Tigers vs. KT Rolster, 4 a.m.

European League Championship Series: Semifinals

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

Splyce vs. H2K, 11 a.m.

North American League Championship Series: Semifinals

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/nalcs1

Immortals vs. Cloud9, 3 p.m.

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 1 (CS:GO)

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

Europe

Natus Vincere vs. G2, 10:30 a.m.

Astralis vs. Team X, 12:50 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. EnVyUs, 3:10 p.m.

North America

Echo Fox vs. Selfless, 6 p.m.

Immortals vs. compLexity, 8 p.m.

Team Liquid vs. OpTic Gaming, 10 p.m.

Sunday

League of Legends Masters Series: Summer final

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

J Team vs. Flash Wolves, 2:30 a.m.

European League Championship Series: Semifinals

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

G2 vs. Unicorns of Love, 11 a.m.

North American League Championship Series: Semifinals

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/nalcs1

Team SoloMid vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 3 p.m.

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 1 (CS:GO)

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

Team X vs. HellRaisers, 10:30 a.m.

Natus Vincere vs. Astralis, 12:50 p.m.

G2 vs. FaZe Clan, 3:10 p.m.

North America

Immortals vs. Selfless, 6 p.m.

Echo Fox vs. eUnited, 8 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. OpTic Gaming, 10 p.m.

Slingshot Editor-In-Chief. Former newspaper reporter from Cleveland, Ohio.

Facebook Comments