Ex-TyLoo players to form new org in China, Adrian transfers to Liquid

Our top stories from Wednesday:

Two ex-TyLoo players will form a new player-owned organization in China, according to multiple sources.

An interview with Echo Fox’s Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham.

A look at how to beat Korea in League of Legends and other tales of successful upsets.

SK Telecom T1’s Heo “Huni” Seung Hoon said he and his teammate, Profit, were the “idiots” of SKT.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Adrian “Adrian” Ma has transferred to Team Liquid.

An interview with Team Liquid co-owner Steve Arhancet about adding Doublelift.

Riot Games’ owner, Tencent, is reportedly seeking $2 billion in debt funding.

The first “Telecom War” of the year lived up to the hype.

Why it’s time for the IEM circuit to forget about League of Legends.

An interview with Cloud9’s Andy “Smoothie” Ta.

The top 10 plays from SK Telecom vs. KT Rolster.

Can Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng help Liquid get out of the LCS basement?

Origen has added a new jungler.

Counter-Strike

Nicolai “Device” Reedtz sat out yesterday’s ESL Pro League matches because of a medical issue.

An interview with SK Gaming’s Epitacio “TACO” de Melo from IEM Katowice.

Tomi “Lurppis” Kovanen on the implications of the Counter-Strike arms race.

Team Liquid is attending next month’s Counter-Strike Summit.

Other games

An interview with Dota 2 personality Alan “Nahaz” Bester.

An interview with NewBee’s Damien “kpii” Chok (Dota 2).

Panda GLobal signed Victor “Punk” Woodley (Street Fighter).

Results

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

North 2:0 G2 (16-13, 16-10)

Virtus.pro 2:0 Astralis (16-8, 19-15)

North America

Misfits 1:1 Counter Logic Gaming (17-19, 16-12)

Liquid 2:0 Selfless, (16-10, 16-8)

League Champions Korea

ROX Tigers 2:1 Kongdoo Monster

KT Rolster 2:0 bbq Olivers

Jin Air Green Wings 2:0 Longzhu

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

European League Championship Series (LoL)

ROCCAT vs. Origen, 11 a.m.

Giants vs. Vitality, 2 p.m.

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

Kinguin vs. HellRaisers, 1 p.m.

Natus Vincere vs. EnVyUs, 1 p.m.

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

FaZe Clan vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 3:20 p.m.

North America

SK Gaming vs. Lumniosity, 8 p.m.

Renegades vs. compLexity, 8 p.m.

Winterfox vs. Rush, 10 p.m.

OpTic vs. NRG, 10 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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