Faker breaks Twitch stream record, FIFA YouTuber pleads guilty to gambling charges

Our top stories from Monday:

Interviews with Cloud9’s coach Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu and Immortals’ Lee “Flame” Ho-Jong from the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok started streaming on Twitch and said he hopes those streams will be more interesting than ones he did on Azubu.

An interview with Counter-Strike caster James Bardolph from the ELEAGUE Major.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Fnatic will use a substitute jungler for the next two weeks.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok broke the record for a single person’s concurrent stream on Twitch with 245,100 viewers.

The ROX Tigers and Kongdoo Monster will replace SK Telecom T1 and Samsung Galaxy at IEM Katowice later this month.

AD Kennen’s struggles and successes in the top lane.

Chen “Dgc” Xu has joined LGD Gaming as head coach.

An interview with FlyQuest coach Thomas “ThinkCard” Slotkin.

Dota 2

Chai “Mushi” Yee Fung has left Fnatic.


Splyce signed Kory “SEMPHIS” Friesen.

ESL Pro League Season 5 casters have been announced.

DreamHack will return to Malmo, Sweden Aug. 30-Sept. 3

Other games

British FIFA YouTuber Craig “NepentheZ” Douglas pleaded guilty to gambling charges.

U.S. tax authorities could apply “jock taxes” to esports professionals.


League Champions Korea

Afreeca Freecs 2:1 ROX Tigers


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

Samsung Galaxy vs. Kongdoo Monster, 6:30 a.m.

BBQ Olivers vs. Longzhu Gaming, 3 a.m. Wednesday

ESL Pro League: Season 5 (CSGO)


Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Heroic, 1 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. Astralis, 1 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. Kinguin, 3:20 p.m.

Astralis vs. mousesports, 3:20 p.m.

North America

OpTic vs. Selfless, 8 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. Rush, 8 p.m.

Immortals vs. SK Gaming, 10:20 p.m.

NRG vs. compLexity, 10:20 p.m.

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