Epsilon allegedly owes players money, FORG1VEN free agent, Fnatic drops wenton

Our top stories from Thursday:

A Skype group of European League of Legends players might have a large amount of influence on roster moves, one player said.

Konstantinos “FORG1VEN” Tzortziou announced his free agency on Facebook.

Redeeming the narrative of foreign StarCraft II players.

SK Telecom T1’a Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan suggested some changes to the Allstar event coming up.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Epsilon allegedly owes its players $25,000.

An interview with Super League Gaming CEO Ann Hand about partnering with Riot Games to run local tournaments across America.

S.M. Entertainment’s Super Celeb league features a mix of Korean pro stars and KPOP singers.

A look at what the offseason game plan should be for Counter Logic Gaming.

An interview with Daniel Platzman, the drummer from Imagine Dragons, at the League of Legends World Championship.

Dota 2

Team Liquid has withdrawn from Northern Arena because of roster changes.

Team NP has dropped out of DreamLeague Season 6.

Counter-Strike

Fnatic has replaced John “wenton” Eriksson with Joakim “disco doplan” Gidetun.

An interview with the chairman of the World Esports Association.

Super Smash Bros

Smash Summit 3 will be a battle of three this weekend.

Overwatch

A look at the top eight of the Overwatch World Cup.

Other games

Everything you need to know about Blizzcon this weekend.

Is Nintendo finally embracing esports?

Breaking down the best decks at the Hearthstone World Championship.

Results

Esports Championship Series: Week 3 (CSGO)

Europe

Astralis 2:0 mousesports (16-4, 16-12)

North America

Team SoloMid 1:1 NRG (12-16, 16-5)

Cloud9 2:0 compLexity (16-8, 16-8)

European Minor (CSGO)

Group A

Space Soldiers 1:0 Alternate aTTax (16-14)

LDLC 1:0 Godsent (21-19)

Space Soldiers 1:0 LDLC (16-11)

Group B

Epsilon 1:0 Heroic (26-22)

ENCE 1:0 HellRaisers (16-14)

Epsilon 1:0 ENCE (16-8)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

ELEAGUE: Group B (CSGO)

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

Virtus.pro vs. Echo Fox, 6 p.m.

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. G2, 7 p.m.

TBD, 10 p.m.

European Minor (CSGO)

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

Group A

Godsent vs. Alternate aTTax, 9:45 a.m.

TBD, 12:15 p.m.

Group B

Heroic vs. HellRaisers, 10 a.m.

TBD, 11:15 a.m.

Saturday

ELEAGUE: Group B (CSGO)

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

TBD, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

European Minor (CSGO)

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

Winners semifinals, 4:30 a.m. and 8 a.m.

Winners final, 12 p.m.

Sunday

European Minor (CSGO)

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

Losers round 1, 3:30 a.m.

Losers final, 7 a.m.

Grand final, 10:30 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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