Worlds finalists set, Boston Major invites, peacemaker leaves Liquid

Our top stories from the weekend:

Catch up on all our coverage from the League of Legends World Championship: Highlights from winning news conferences of finalists SK Telecom T1 and Samsung Galaxy, and interviews with caster Alberto “Crumbz” Rengifo and Albus NoX Luna’s Mykhailo “Kira” Harmash.

A behind-the-scenes interview with cosplay group the Spiral Cats from worlds.

Juan “Hungrybox” DeBiedma and the inevitable choice.

An interview with Maria “Sakuya” Creveling about returning to professional League of Legends.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

IEM announced the qualifying process for next month’s IEM Oakland.

A look at the remarkable semifinal between SKT ad the ROX Tigers.

An interview with Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan from worlds.

Compilation of coverage of worlds from major outlets: The Score, ESPN, Yahoo.

Dota 2

Evil Geniuses and Wings Gaming are among the eight teams invited to the Boston Major

Digital Chaos has been invited to ESL One Genting 2017.

The Boston Major group stage qualifiers have changed to a best-of-one format.

EHOME is the last team to qualify for The Summit 6.

Counter-Strike

Luis “peacemaker” Tadeu has left his position as Team Liquid’s coach.

An interview with Finn “Karrigan” Andersen upon his move to FaZe Clan.

An interview with caster Jason “Moses” O’Toole at ELEAGUE.

Super Smash Bros

Adam “Armada” Lindgren won Eclipse 2 over the weekend.

Industry

ELEAGUE has partnered with a simulated racing tournament that’s offering a $1 million prize pool.

Other games

Four decks that stand alone at the Hearthstone World Championship’s opening week.

Results

Friday

League of Legends World Championship: Semifinals

SK Telecom T1 3:2 ROX Tigers

ELEAGUE: Group A

moysesports 1:0 Immortals (16-9)

Cloud9 1:0 FaZe Clan (16-7)

mousesports 1:0 Cloud9 (19-16)

Saturday

League of Legends World Championship: Semifinals

Samsung Galaxy 3:0 H2K

EPICENTER: Round of 16

SK Gaming 2:1 G2 (16-0, 10-16, 16-11)

Dignitas 2:1 Fnatic (9-16, 16-4, 16-13)

ELEAGUE: Group A

FaZe Clan 2:1 Immortals (16-2, 17-19, 16-13)

FaZe Clan 2:1 Cloud9 (22-20, 17-19, 16-9)

Sunday

EPICENTER

Semifinals

Virtus.pro 2:1 SK Gaming (1-16, 16-13, 16-4)

Dignitas 2:1 Natus Vincere (16-9, 13-16, 16-12)

Final

Dignitas 2:1 Virtus.pro (11-16, 16-5, 16-5)

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