G2 to replace Cloud9 at IEM Katowice (LoL), Fnatic FIFA partners with AS Roma

Our top stories from Tuesday:

A look at Nikola “NiKo” Kovac’s move to FaZe Clan.

An interview with the League of Legends head coach for Dignitas.

An interview with FaZe Clan’s Fabien “Kioshima” Fiey from the ELEAGUE Major.

KT Rolster’s Pawn vowed to leave social media for a little while after his team suffered its first loss Tuesday.

Input of SK Telecom T1’s Faker and Blank from Tuesday’s League Champions Korea matches.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

G2 will replace Cloud9 at IEM Katowice.

An interview with Cloud9’s Zachary ‘Sneaky” Scuderi.

Eight quick tips and a guide to playing Jayce.

Interviews with Echo Fox’s Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham, Cloud9’s Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen and Counter Logic Gaming’s Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes.

Counter-Strike

Simon “atter” Atterstam has joined Renegades.

An interview with Yassine “Subroza” Taoufik about departing from Counter Logic Gaming.

Cloud9 will attend the Counter-Strike Summit in April.

An interview with North’s Mathias “MSL” Lauridsen.

An interview with OpTic’s Will “RUSH” Wierzba.

Overwatch

Blizzard is changing the way Overwatch is played in PC Bangs to curb cheating.

Fnatic will launch a gaming house in LA where its Overwatch team will live.

A guide to playing Chaser.

Other games

Fnatic partnered with AS Roma for its FIFA squad.

According to a NewZoo report, esports will receive a 41 percent increase in revenue in 2017.

Results

League Champions Korea

SK Telecom T1 2:1 Longzhu

Kongdoo Monster 2:1 Jin Air Green Wings

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

DreamHack Las Vegas (CSGO)

Group A

Astralis vs. compLexity, 1 p.m.

North vs. OpTic, 2:15 p.m.

Group B

Virtus.pro vs. Misfits, 3:50 p.m.

Fnatic vs. Gambit, 5:15p.m.

Group C

SK Gaming vs. TyLoo, 6:40 p.m.

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Cloud9, 8:05 p.m.

Group D

FaZe Clan vs. Renegades, 9:30 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. mousesports, 10:55 p.m.

League Champions Korea

BBQ Olivers vs. Afreeca Freecs, 6:30 a.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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