French CSGO shuffle, Liquid confirms stanislaw, Echo Fox relinquishes EPL spot

Our top stories from Thursday:

How Astralis rose to the stars.

An interview with Cloud9’s Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen from the North American League of Legends Championship Series

The European Commission opened an investigation into Valve about geo-blocking.

An interview with Karen Brodkin, president of business affairs for WME|IMG.

A rundown of comments from KT Rolster players Smeb and PraY after Thursday’s League Champions Korea match.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A look at how Huni is thriving with SKT.

From EU to IWC and back: The story of Xerxe.

Interviews wirh Phoenix1’s Rami “Inori” Charagh, Liquid’s Kim “Reignover” Ui-Jin and Echo Fox’s Yuri “Keith” Jew.

Reboot: SK Telecom T1 and KT Rolster.

Counter-Strike

The French roster shuffle has reportedly been decided.

The top nine teams netted more than $7.5 million in 2016.

Team Liquid confirmed the acquisition of Peter “stanislaw” Jaurguz.

Echo Fox, unable to find a team in time, has relinquished its ESL Pro League spot.

The team started by Maikel “Maikelele” Bill has apparently disbanded.

Natus Vincere has acquired Russia’s largest travel search engine as a sponsor.

Overwatch

Team LDLC has completed its roster.

Other games

Capcom will host a Lupe Fiasco album launch party.

Results

League Champions Korea

Longzhu Gaming 2:0 Kongdoo Monster

KT Rolster 2:1 Afreeca Freecs

European League Championship Series

Unicorns of Love 2:1 Splyce

Misfits 2:0 Fnatic

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

European League Championship Series

Vitality vs. H2K, 11 a.m.

Giants vs. G2, 2 p.m.

North American League Championship Series

Immortals vs. Phoenix1, 6 p.m.

EnVyUs vs. Liquid, 9 p.m.

Saturday

League Champions Korea

BBQ Olivers vs. Kongdoo Monster, 3 a.m.

Afreeca Freecs vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 6 a.m.

European League Championship Series

Origen vs. Splyce, 10 a.m.

ROCCAT vs. Fnatic, 1 p.m

North American League Championship Series

Team SoloMid vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 3 p.m.

Dignitas vs. FlyQuest, 3 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. EnVyUs, 6 p.m.

Liquid vs. Echo Fox, 6 p.m.

Sunday

League Champions Korea

SK Telecom T1 vs. MVP, 3 a.m.

Samsung Galaxy vs. ROX Tigers, 6 a.m.

North American League Championship Series

Phoenix1 vs. Team SoloMid, 3 p.m.

Dignitas vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 3 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Echo Fox, 6 p.m.

Immortals vs. FlyQuest, 6 p.m.

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