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HellRaisers sign new contracts, Phoenix1 signs Duck

Our top stories from Tuesday:

A look at the pieces that built FaZe Clan’s Counter-Strike team that won its first event over the weekend.

An interview with FlyQuest’s Galen “Moon” Holgate from the North American League of Legends Championship Series playoffs.

The Slingshot Media Column featuring League of Legends statistical guru Tim Sevenhuysen.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A look at No “Arrow” Dong-hyeon’s dominating North American LCS split.

An interview with Fnatic’s Rasmus “Caps” Winther.

Counter-Strike

Tomi “lurppis” Kovanen on FaZe’s win and the validation of the international team.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will launch in China next week.

A look at the winners and losers from StarLadder i-League Season 3.

HellRaisers signed new contracts with the org.

Overwatch

An interview with Luminosity’s owner about the Overwatch League.

Cloud9 added two Korean players and a new coach.

A look back at Lunatic-Hai’s championship season in OGN Apex.

Other

An esports arena is set to open in the Luxor hotel in Las Vegas.

Phoenix1 signed James “Duck” Ma (Smash).

A rundown of the latest Dota 2 patch.

An interview with Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma from Yahoo’s Smash Rivalries.

Results

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

LDLC 2:0 Virtus.pro (16-5, 16-13)

Heroic 1:1 Fnatic (11-16, 16-6)

Kinguin 2:0 EnVyUs (16-13, 16-11)

North America

Cloud9 2:0 Selfless (16-14, 16-12)

OpTic 1:1 Luminosity (16-7, 6-16)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

Kinguin vs. Natus Vincere, 1 p.m.

EnVyUs vs. mousesports, 1 p.m.

G2 vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas, 3:20 p.m.

Astralis vs. HellRaisers, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Liquid vs. OpTic, 8 p.m.

Rush vs. Luminosity, 8 p.m.

Immortals vs. Selfless, 10:20 p.m.

SK Gaming vs. Cloud9, 10:20 p.m.

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