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Forbes 30 under 30 entrants, ppd returns to playing, Oskar to stand in for PENTA

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Six Counter-Strike teams are in a dispute with ELEAGUE over Season 1 payments.

A look at what staff writer Stephen Chiu is watching in each esport this year.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An interview with members of Gold Coin United.

Four members of Team Gates, the Challenger team run by streamer Tim “Trick2g” Foley, are reportedly finalized.

Jonas “Memento” Elmarghichi will reportedly sign with Giants Gaming.

The Chinese league has revealed a “discipline bonus” to reward teams for good behavior.

Dota 2

Peter “ppd” Dager announced his part-time return to playing.

Counter-Strike

Tomas “Oskay” Stastny will stand in for PENTA in hopes of helping the team retain its ESL Pro League spot.

Teams and groups have been revealed for DreamHack Leipzig.

Talent has been revealed for the WESG Finals.

Overwatch

Two unsigned teams are heading to Winter Premiere after Cloud9 and Fnatic have dropped out.

Other Games

One-third of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list for the games industry are people from esports.

Bryce Blum launched ESG Law, the first esports dedicated firm.

The moments that defined Street Fighter V in 2016.

An injured Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma will compete at Genesis 4 (Super Smash Bros).

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