Solo Queue returns, OG breaks up, Reginald/Marc Merrill continue

Our top stories from Tuesday:

A look at Counter Logic Gaming’s current Halo run and the effect of dominance on a professional scene.

Q&A with two StarCraft players from Team Liquid during DreamHack Montreal.

CJ Entus’ Park “Shy” Sang-Myeon said his team will try to avoid relegation in League Champions Korea despite being “not incredibly good.”

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Games announced Solo Queue is returning to League of Legends.

The back and forth between Marc Merrill and Team SoloMid owner Andy Dinh continued, with Dinh promising to send a letter to Riot with other owners’ input about improving the League Championship Series.

A look at the difficulties in having to adapt to patches during playoff time.

Previewing the third place matches in the North American and European LCS.

Why Riot’s PR disaster is self-inflicted.

Ales “Freeze” Knezinek talks about the wrist injury that limited his summer split.

Interviews with CLG’s Zaqueri “Aphromoo” Black and Cloud9’s Jung “Impact” Eon-Yeong.

SporTV will broadcast the finals of the International Wild Card Qualifiers .

Dota 2

OG’s roster is breaking up.

Counter-Strike

Denial has signed a new roster, which includes players that left Winterfox last week.

WESA has appointed a new commissioner and executive chairman.

Jens Hilgers, G2’s co-owner who also has financial ties to Fnatic, was also found to have funded the Esports Observer.

Super Smash Bros

Why New England Melee is on the rise at Shine.

Overwatch

An interview with REUNITED co-founder Frederik Kragh Christensen.

Northern Gaming has parted ways with its Overwatch roster.

Other games

East vs. West in Street Fighter.

Results

International Wild Card Qualifiers (LOL)

Group Stage

INTZ e-Sports 1:0 Kaos Latin Gamers

Albus NoX Luna 1:0 The Chiefs eSports Club

Dark Passage 1:0 Kaos Latin Gamers

Lyon Gaming 1:0 INTZ

Rampage 1:0 Saigon Jokers

League Champions Korea: Promotion Tournament

Winners bracket

Kongdoo Monster 3:1 ESC Ever

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 2

Europe

Astralis, 1 p.m. 2:0 Flipsid3 Tactics (16-6, 16-12)

G2 2:0 HellRaisers (16-5, 16-9)

mousesports 2:0 Dignitas (16-14, 16-14)

Ninjas in Pyjamas 1:1 EnVyUs (15-19, 16-6)

North America

Immortals 2:0 Splyce (16-7, 16-4)

OpTic Gaming 2:0 eUnited (16-2, 16-12)

Selfless 1:1 Winterfox (16-13, 16-19)

Cloud9 2:0 compLexity (16-9, 16-5)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

International Wild Card Qualifiers (LOL)

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

Rampage vs. Albus NoX Luna, 4 p.m.

Chiefs vs. Kaos Latin Gamers, 5 p.m.

Lyon Gaming vs. Dark Passage, 6 p.m.

INTZ vs. Rampage, 7 p.m.

Chiefs vs. Saigon Jokers, 8 p.m.

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 2

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

Europe

Fnatic vs. G2, 1 p.m.

Flipsid3 Tactics vs. Dignitas, 1 p.m.

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. FaZe Clan, 3:20 p.m.

Astralis vs. EnVyUs, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Immortals vs. NRG, 8 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 8 p.m.

OpTic vs. Renegades, 10 p.m.

Team Liquid vs. Winterfox, 10 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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