NRG sells Challenger spot, ESL to be at Barclays Center four more years

Our top stories from Monday:

An interview with ELEAGUE host/interviewer Rachel “Seltzer” Quirico.

Twitch has spun off Evil Geniuses and Alliance as independent, player-owned organizations.

SK Telecom T1 signed 18-year-old mid laner Sky.

MaRin has joined the Afreeca Freecs.

KT Rolster and Longzhu Gaming have added new coaches.

A fan event in Korea ultimately led KurO to stay in the region.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

H2K is down to three players after announcing the departure of Oskar “Vander” Bogdan.

NRG has sold its Challenger Series slot.

Kim “Fenix” Jae-Hun has left Team Liquid.

Immortals has reportedly completed its roster with Kim “Olleh” Joo-sung.

Dota 2

Dota 2’s next patch will be one of the biggest ever.

Peter “PPD” Dager has been named CEO of Evil Geniuses.

The Boston Major in pictures.

Counter-Strike

A partnership with Turner could bring more ELEAGUE exclusive content to Snapchat.

ESL announced it will be at Barclays Center for the nest four years with ESL One New York.

Major takeaways from the ECS Season 2 Finals.

Overwatch

Blizzard is enforcing a preset map pool across the tournament spectrum

Other games

Cognitive Gaming will close operations Dec. 31.

Super Smash Bros player Justin “wizzrobe” Hallet will be a free agent at the end of the year.

Daigo Umehara is on a mission to save Street Fighter.

Results

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Schedule

(All times Eastern)

IEM Gyeonggi (League of Legends)

Group A

Samsung Galaxy vs. Vega Squadron, 8 p.m.

Immortals vs. J Team, 9:30 p.m.

Winners, 10:40 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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