Misfits re-signs two, esports physical health, predicted drop in gambling

Our top stories from Tuesday:

An interview with Splyce Counter-Strike player David “DAVEY” Stafford about struggles of not having a full roster and what to expect going forward.

Riot Games is implementing a new way to curb verbal abuse in its Korean server.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Misfits has re-signed two players to two-year deals.

An interview with Immortals’ Eugene “Pobelter” Park after losing in the North American gauntlet.

An interview with Cloud9’s Jung “Impact” Eon-yeong about making it to the world championships.

Riot Games’ five biggest mistakes in esports.

Dota 2

Fnatic has signed three of TNC Pro Team’s former players.

Counter-Strike

Narus Advisors predicts a 60 percent drop in gambling stemming from Valve’s crackdown.

Recap of the ELEAGUE open qualifiers.

Preview of the StarLadder i-League Season 2 LAN Finals.

Overwatch

LDLC has signed a team.

Industry

A profile of Matthew Hwu, Counter Logic Gaming’s “director of physical performance and esports medicine.”

Other games

Jason “Amaz” Chan has signed with NRG, leaving behind Archon, the organization he helped found. (Hearthstone)

Every Hearthstone expansion, ranked.

A look at the evolution of Hearthstone coaching.

Results

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 4

Europe

FaZe Clan 2:0 PENTA (22-18, 16-10)

North America

Selfless 1:1 eUnited (12-16, 16-6)

Winterfox 2:0 eUnited (16-12, 16-11)

StarLadder i-League Season 2 (CSGO)

Group A

Ninjas in Pyjamas 1:0 HellRaisers (16-10)

GODSENT 1:0 Dignitas (16-3)

Group B

G2 1:0 MVP Phoenix (16-3)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 4: Week 4 (CSGO)

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

Europe

Fnatic vs. FaZe Clan, 1 p.m.

PENTA vs. mousesports, 3:2o p.m.

North America

OpTic Gaming vs. Splyce, 8 p.m.

NRG vs. Echo Fox, 10 p.m.

StarLadder i-League Season 2 (CSGO)

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

Group B

FaZe Clan vs. Flipsid3, 9:30 a.m.

Group C

Natus Vincere vs. Tyloo, 10 a.m.

Astralis vs. Heroic, 11:30 a.m.

Group D

Cloud9 vs. EnVyUs, 2:30 p.m.

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