PEA players vote to play in ESL Pro League, Echo Fox FGC signing spree

Our top stories from Wednesday:

Players from the Professional Esports Association voted Wednesday to play in the ESL Pro League instead of the proposed North American PEA League.

Samsung Galaxy’s Ambition says he’s not sure how well the returning League of Legends players will do in Korea because of everyone else’s high level.

Bae “Bang” Jun-sik did not think another team like SK Telecom T1 would ever appear again after winning the League of Legends World Championship for consecutive years.

Cho “Mata” So-hyeong said he wanted to win trophies from every tournament this year.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

The co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks has reportedly named his League of Legends team FlyQuest.

Kim “Veritas” Kyoung-min has left the Unicorns of Love because of homesickness.

H2K added Hee “Stardust” Son Seok as an assistant coach.

A look at the career of Kang “GorillA” Beom-hyeon.

Evaluating the stints abroad for some of the Korean players who have returned to their home region.

Dota 2

Wings Gaming has been replaced by Elements Pro Gaming for DotaPit Season 5 LAN Finals because of the inability to acquire visas.

Fnatic signed three players as stand-ins for ESL One Genting.

Counter-Strike

A handful of owners spoke out about the PEA’s contract dispute with ELEAGUE.

Talent for DreamHack Leipzig has been announced.

Aleksandar “kassad” Trifunović has joined Renegades as coach.

Thorin’s Top 10 CSGO players of 2016.

Overwatch

A viewer’s primer to Overwatch esports.

Renegades has seemingly acquired a professional team.

Other Games

Echo Fox signed five FGC players in a large move

Acer’s $9,000 gaming laptop has a curved screen.

Former Fnatic League of Legends coach Luis “Deilor” Sevilla announced the launch of his gaming keyboard.

A German games lobby has demanded esports recognition ahead of the country’s federal elections.

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ESL One Genting (Dota 2)

Group A

Virtus.pro vs. Fnatic, 9:30 p.m.

NewBee vs. Team NP, 9:30 p.m.

Group B

Wings vs. WarriorsGaming.Unity, 10:55 p.m.

Digital Chaos vs. Execration, 10:55 p.m.

Slingshot Editor-In-Chief. Former newspaper reporter from Cleveland, Ohio.

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