Production troubles at IEM Katowice, participants revealed for ELEAGUE Street Fighter tournament

Our top stories from the weekend:

An interview with Cloud9 League of Legends coach Bok “Reapered” Han-Gyu.

An interview with Astralis’ Peter “dupreeh” Rothmann.

The Slingshot Questionnaire with Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner.

SK Telecom T1 players Bang and Wolf made fun of Faker for being “an old man.”

INnoVation is Plato’s Terran.

KT Rolster’s Mata said Blank worries him most about an upcoming match against SKT.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Technical issues plagued IEM Katowice all weekend.

The ROX breakup: Checking in on the players who moved.

Paris Saint-Germain secured a sponsorship with a major betting site in France.

A look at the player origins of all five major competitive regions.

An interview with Team SoloMid’s Jason “WildTurtle” Tran and Vincent “Biofrost” Wang.

A look at the coaching style of Cloud9’s Bok “Reapered” Han-Gyu.


An interview with EnVyUs coach Damien “MaLek” Marcel.

An interview with Lukas “Gla1ve” Rossander from DraemHack Las Vegas.

Other games

The 32 participants in the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational were revealed.

An interview with NRG co-founder Andrew Miller.

A new esports venue in Las Vegas opens next week.

Ten invite predictions for the Kiev Major (Dota 2).

The origins of the “Ken Combo” (Smash).

Team Liquid won StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 (Dota 2).

Hearthstone pro Adrian “lifecoach” Koy says he’s quitting the competitive ladder.

Challengeme and eSports Hero merged and secured a $5 million investment.

Hearthstone’s winter championship lineup is complete.





IEM Katowice (LoL)

Group A

H2K 2:1 Hong Kong Esports

G2 2:0 Unicorns of Love


IEM Katowice (LoL)


G2 2:1 ROX Tigers

Flash Wolves 2:1 H2K

Grand final

Flash Wolves 2:0 G2


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea

MVP vs. Longzhu Gaming, 3 a.m. Tuesday

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