FC Copenhagen announce signing ex-Dignitas CSGO, Dota 2 roster shuffle, EG releases SC and FGC players

Our top stories from the weekend:

The top 10 big-picture stories from League of Legends esports in 2016.

Stuchiu’s eight categories of Counter-Strike analysis.

Kim “Reignover” Ui-Jin said he wanted to play with Heo “Huni” Seong-Hoon before ultimately deciding to sign with Team Liquid.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok dismissed the notion that he’s fatigued after consecutive League of Legends World Championship runs.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Origen revealed its roster for the 2017 European Challenger Series.

FC Schalke 04 has reportedly finalized its roster for the European Challenger Series.

Dota 2

OG will keep its roster intact heading into the next season.

Tean Liquid signed Maroun “GH” Merhej.

Sam “BuLba” Sosale is among the players who have formed a new team, Onyx.

EHOME announced its new lineup.

A look at Ad Finem’s Boston Major Cinderella story.

An interview with Digital Cgaos’ Roman “Resolut1on” Fominok.

Counter-Strike

FC Copenhagen announced the signing of the ex-Dignitas roster, which will be called North.

James “Hazed” Cobb, one of Counter Logic Gaming’s founding members, has left the team.

Three ex-NRG players formed a team called BIG.

The dispute between Sean Gares and Team SoloMid owner Andy ‘Reginal” Dinh has continued with more Reddit posts and Twitlonger posts.

The further discussion was spurred by Duncan “Thorin” Shields’ interview with Reginald about the entire contract/Professional Esports Association saga with Gares.

G2 and EnVyUs will reportedly create the French superteam.

HLTV has begun its countdown of the top 20 players of 2016.

Overwatch

A look at Immortals support Stefano “Verbo” Disalvo’s double life as a high school senior.

Other Games

Evil Geniuses released all of its StarCraft and most of its FGC players.

Chris “HuK” Loranger wrote an open letter about the release on Medium.

A look at the biggest esports business moves of 2016.

A panel of esports executives look ahead to 2017.

Greek multi-sport organization Panathinaikos announced its foray into esports.

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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