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Liquid falls to relegation tournament, Stats wins GSL

Our top stories from the weekend:

Stephen Chiu previews the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational with 14 players of particular interest (Part 2).

An interview with Dignitas’ Alex “Xpecial” Chu from the North American League of Legends Championship.

An interview with Astralis’ founder Frederik Byskov.

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok is interesting precisely because he’s not interesting.

A roundup of comments from SKT’s Wolf after their League Champions Korea matches this week.

SK Telecom T1’s Bae “Bang” Jun-Sik appeared on “Weekly LCK” and told a hilarious story about the team’s coach.

Slingshot Questionnaire with Steve “Ryu” Rattacasa.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Fnatic and ROCCAT are deadlocked for a spot in the European LCS playoffs with one week to go.

The Academy teams for Misfits and Fnatic qualified for the European Promotional Tournament.

Team Liquid has fallen into the relegation tournament for the first time in the North American LCS.

An interview with H2K’s Fabian “Febiven” Diepstraten.

Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes sat out Counter Logic Gaming’s second LCS match of the weekend with an undisclosed medical emergency.

An interview with FlyQuest’s An “Balls” Le.

Interviews with Echo Fox’s Yuri “KEITH” Jew and CLG’s Darshan “Darshan” Upadhyaya.

Counter-Strike

Fnatis maintained its spot in the ECS by defeating North.

Why match fixing is worse than every other form of cheating.

Rogue formed an Academy team.

A look at the top 10 aces in Counter-Strike history.

Luminosity is the final team to attend DreamHack Austin.

Other games

Kim “Stats” Dae Yeob won the Global Starcraft League finals.

Starcraft: Remastered was announced and will be released in the summer.

An interview with Hearthstone Winter Championship winner Aleksey “ShtanUdachi” Barsukov.

Results

Friday

European League Championship Series (LoL)

ROCCAT 2:0 Misfits

Unicorns of Love 2:0 Origen

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Cloud9 2:0 Dignitas

FlyQuest 2:0 Echo Fox

Saturday

European League Championship Series (LoL)

H2K 2:1 Vitality

Fnatic 2:1 Giants

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Team Liquid 2:1 Team SoloMid

Cloud9 2:0 Phoenix1

Immortals 2:0 Counter Logic Gaming

Echo Fox 2:1 EnVyUs

League Champions Korea (LoL)

SK Telecom T1 vs. Samsung Galaxy, 4 a.m.

MVP vs. ROX Tigers, 7 a.m.

Sunday

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Afreeca Freecs 2:0 Longzhu Gaming

Kongdoo Monster 2:1 KT Rolster

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Team SoloMid 2:0 Phoenix1

Dignitas 2:0 Immortals

Counter Logic Gaming 2:1 EnVyUs

FlyQuest 2:1 Team Liquid

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

bbq Olivers vs. Kongdoo Monster, 4 a.m.

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