Netherlands soccer league launches FIFA competition, Overwatch Winter Premiere at PAX South

Our top stories from Wednesday:

Jesper “JW” Wecksell and Robin “flusha” Ronnquist plan to rejoin their former Fnatic teammates after next week’s ELEAGUE Major.

Game of Champions: A look at the best of the best across various esports

A League Champions Korea roundup, including remarks from Huni and Peanut from SK Telecom T1 and Tempt from BBQ Olivers.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

An interview with Austin “Link” Shin.

SK Telecom T1 played Ziggs at AD Carry — and dominated.

Four storylines to watch in the North American League Championship Series.

Offseason report cards for the North American LCS.

A look at a possible strategy for Splyce in the 2017 season.

Counter-Strike

Richard Lewis looks at RFRSH and more conflicts of interest in CS:GO

OpTic and Cloud9 were announced for IEM Katowice.

A roundup of Gabe Newell’s Reddit AMA from Tuesday.

An interview with Astralis’ Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander.

LDLC and Heroic qualified for ESL Pro League Season 5, as did Luminosity and Rush.

Overwatch

Winter Premiere will conclude at PAX South.

A look at the tank meta and why teams are using it.

Other Games

The Netherlands’ top soccer league has launched a FIFA esports competition.

A look at the ongoing rivalry between Joseph “Mang0” Marquez and Adam “Armada” Lindgren heading into Genesis 4 (Super Smash Bros Melee).

Results

League Champions Korea

BBQ Olivers 2:1 MVP

Afreeca Freecs 2:1 Samsung Galaxy

League of Legends Pro League

I MAY 2:0 Royal Never Give Up

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

Kongdoo Monster vs. ROX Tigers, 6:30 a.m.

League of Legends Pro League

Invictus vs. Oh My God, 7 a.m.

World Elite vs. NewBee, 4 a.m. Friday

European League Championship Series

Origen vs. H2K, 11 a.m.

G2 vs. Fnatic, 2 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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