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Twitch IRL mode, Dota pro patch reactions, Dignitas announce Ssumday and Chaser

Our top stories from Thursday:

An interview with Richard Lewis ahead of the ELEAGUE Major Qualifier.

Chae “Piglet” Gwang-jin said the addition of Kim “Reignover” Ui-Jin is what helped him stay with Team Liquid.

Ruler didn’t expect Samsung Galaxy to stay together.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Dignitas announced the signing of Ssumday and Chaser.

A roundup of a Reddit AMA conducted by Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg.

An interview with Martin “Deficio” Lynge.

Lee “Fury” Jin-yong joined a Challenger team in China.

Dota 2

An interview with Alex “Machine” Richardson about casting the Boston Major.

Reactions from professional players about Patch 7.00.

Counter-Strike

An interview with Godsent’s Robin “flusha” Ronnquist from the ELEAGUE Major Qualifier.

An interview with Faze Clan’s Finn “Karrigan” Andersen from the Major qualifier.

Cloud9 has been invited to DreamHack Las Vegas in February.

Other games

Non-gaming content is now allowed on Twitch.

A look at the year for Gonzalo ‘ZeRo” Barrios in Smash 4.

Results

ELEAGUE Major Qualifier

Dignitas 1:0 Spirit (16-11)

Immortals 1:0 EnVyUs (16-11)

FaZe Clan 1:0 Cloud9 (19-17)

Vega Squadron 1:0 Counter Logic Gaming (16-14)

Ninjas in Pyjamas 1:0 Renegades (16-9)

OpTic 1:0 TyLoo (16-9)

HellRaisers 1:0 mousesports (16-6)

Godsent 1:0 G2 (16-11)

IEM Gyeonggi (League of Legends)

Semifinals

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 Team Liquid

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

ELEAGUE Major Qualifier

Renegades vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 10 a.m.

mousesports vs. Team Spirit, 11:15 a.m.

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. HellRaisers, 12:30 p.m.

G2 vs. EnVyUs, 1:45 p.m.

Immortals vs. Vega Squadron, 3 p.m.

Godsent vs. Dignitas, 4:15 p.m.

TyLoo vs. Cloud9, 5:30 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. OpTic, 6:45 p.m.

IEM Gyeonggi (League of Legends)

Semifinals

Kongdoo Monster vs. Immortals, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday

ELEAGUE Major Qualifier

TBD, 10 a.m.

Sunday

ELEAGUE Major Qualifier

TBD, 10 a.m.

IEM Gyeonggi (League of Legends)

Grand final

Samsung Galaxy vs. TBD, 2 a.m.

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