Misfits retain Peacemaker, as coach, IEM Sydney talent announced

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Misfits will retain Luis “peacemaker” Tadeu as its Counter-Strike coach.

An interview with FlyQuest coach Thomas “Thinkcard” Slotkin.

A look at five star players to watch at the Counter-Strike Summit.

Riot Games fined Origen $10,000 for failing to have its player contracts in compliance with German law.

Slingshot Media Column with Callum Leslie from Dot Esports.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A new game server in China allows only the best League of Legends players to join.

A look at why it wasn’t supposed to be Samsung Galaxy in the League Champions Korea finals.

The summer split of the North American League of Legends Championship Series begins June 2.

A look at why teams live in gaming houses and how that could evolve.

Counter-Strike

ESForce secured a multi-million dollar round of funding.

DreamHack Austin groups were revealed.

An interview with caster James Bardolph.

ESL announced talent for IEM Sydney

Overwatch

Rogus is the first international team confirmed for the next season of OGN Apex.

Overwatch short “The Last Bastion” is up for a Webby.

Other

It’s time to recognize esports as individual entities.

Does tying an esports team to a city make sense?

Results

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

FaZe Clan 1:1 mousesports (16-10, 17-19)

Ninjas in Pyjamas 1:1 Astralis (12-16, 16-12)

North America

Misfits 2:0 Winterfox (16-4, 16-11)

Immortals 2:0 compLexity (16-10, 16-12)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 5 (CSGO)

Europe

Natus Vincere vs. G2, 1 p.m.

Virtus.pro vs. Heroic, 3:20 p.m.

North America

NRG vs. Rush, 8 p.m.

Counter Logic Gaming vs. compLexity, 10 p.m.

Slingshot Editor-In-Chief. Former newspaper reporter from Cleveland, Ohio, who appreciates clean copy and good Counter-Strike.

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