Starix steps down from Na’Vi, Astralis to attend IEM Sydney

Our top stories from the weekend

Interviews with EnVyUs’ Nam “LirA” Tae-Yoo andPhoenix1’s William “Stunt” Chen from the North American League of Legends Championship Series

Why sister teams could aid development and solve practice problems in professional Overwatch.

EventsDC sponsored NRG Esports.

SK Telecom T1’s coach kkOma talked about his players joking about his dating life.

Why Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok fears doing too well too soon.

KT Rolster’s Cho “Mata” Se-hyeong said he earnestly believes his team can beat SKT when it matters.

The Slingshot Questionnaire with Janko “YNK” Paunovic.

Best from around the web

League of Legends

Vici Gaming CEO apologizes for insulting Bengi, later deletes explanation.

An interview with G2’s Kim “Tric” Gang-yun.

An interview with Immortals’ Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett.

The most memorable role swaps in League of Legends history.

An interview with Phoenix1’s Derek “Zig” Shao.

Is Phoenix1 a contender or pretender?

What happened to FlyQuest?

Counter-Strike

Starix has stepped down as coach from Natus Vincere.

Joey “CRUC1AL” Steusel has left Splyce.

Astralis will attend IEM Sydney.

Other games

Faceless is the first team to qualify for the Kiev Major (Dota 2).

Gamurs is merging into Dot Esports.

Team SoloMid signed a Hearthstone player.

Kenneth “K-Brad” Bradley’s reaction to winning a Capcom Pro Tour match went viral.

An interview with Saahil ‘Universe” Arora (Dota 2).

Results

Friday

European League Championship Series (LoL)

G2 2:1 Splyce

Unicorns of Love 2:1 Fnatic

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Cloud9 2:0 Liquid

Phoenix1 2:0 FlyQuest

Saturday

League Champions Korea (LoL)

SK Telecom 2:0 Kongdoo Monster

Afreeca Freecs 2:0 MVP

European League Championship Series (LoL)

ROCCAT 2:0 Vitality

H2K 2:0 Misfits

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Team SoloMid 2:1 EnVyUs

Dignitas 2:0 Counter Logic Gaming

Phoenix1 2:0 Echo Fox

Immortals 2:0 FlyQuest

Sunday

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Dignitas 2:1 Echo Fox

Team SollMid 2:1 Immortals

Counter Logic Gaming 2:1 Cloud9

Immortals 2:1 EnVyUs

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Giants 2:1 Origen

League Champions Korea (LoL)

KT Rolster 2:0 ROX Tigers

Samsung Galaxy 2:0 Longzhu Gaming

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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