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Virtus.pro makes ECS Season 3, VP and SK Gaming invited to ESL One Cologne

Our top stories from Monday:

An interview with League of Legends caster Sam “Kobe” Hartman-Kenzler.

Comments from Samsung Galaxy’s Haru after defeating SK Telecom T1 on Saturday.

KT Rolster’s struggles shouldn’t be surprising because building a successful team takes time.

Episode 2 of staff writer Andrew Kim’s show, where he goes around the Korean esports scene in 10 minutes.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Riot Games changed its rules for banning unusual play styles.

DOJO Madness acquired League of Legends coaching website LeagueCoaching.gg.

Counter-Strike

Virtus.pro qualified for ECS Season 3.

VP and SK Gaming have accepted invites to ESL One Cologne.

An interview with Ninjas in Pyjamas’ Christopher “GeT_RighT” Alesund.

Tomi “lurppis” Kovanen on why players, not organizations, should get to hold the spots in leagues.

An interview with Rogue Academy’s Kristian “KriLLe” Ekroth.

India will reportedly host a $300,000 event later this year.

Overwatch

According to a Morgan Stanley report, Overwatch League could make as much as $100 million annually.

Other games

An interview with Tony “LethuL” Campbell from the Halo World Championship.

A look at the possible favorites heading into the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational.

Interviews with Samuel “Dabuz” Buzby and Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios from 2GGC: Civil War (Smash 4).

Results

League Champions Korea (LoL)

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Schedule

(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Afreeca Freecs vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 7 a.m.

SK Telecom T1 vs. ROX Tigers, 4 a.m. Wednesday

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

Natus Vincere vs. HellRaisers, 1 p.m.

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

North America

SK Gaming vs. OpTic, 8 p.m.

Liquid vs. Winterfox, 10:20 p.m.

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