KT Rolster adds sixth, Kaiser writes goodbye note to Runaway fans

Our top stories from Thursday:

An interview with Splyce co-owner Marty Strenczewilk.

StarLadder Shanghai is the final Dota 2 tournament before the roster shuffle for eight teams gearing up for The International.

Team SoloMid will sign two Overwatch streamers to its network.

KT Rolster added a sixth League of Legends player, Lee Chan-dong.

OGN caster CloudTemplar strongly criticized Team SoloMid and the North American region after its Mid-Season Invitational performance.

Ryu “Kaiser” Sang-hoon posted a goodbye note to Runaway fans on Inven.

SK Telecom T1’s head coach said the Gigabyte Marines had the trickiest play style of any MSI team.

Natus Vincere finalized its League of Legends roster by signing two players.

Team YP re-entered Super Smash Bros by signing a Smash 4 player.

The ESL will live stream events on Facebook.

An Australian soccer team reportedly entered League of Legends with the purchase of an OPL team.

Check out the latest episode of Taking Aim with DeKay and Stuchiu.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Li “Vasilii” Weijun signed with Newbee.

A look at the Gigabyte Marines’ ups and downs at the Mid-Season Invitational.

An interview with Unicorns of Love owner Jos Mallant.

Previewing the MSI semifinal between SKT and Flash Wolves.

An interview with G2 coach Weldon Green.

Counter-Strike

An interview with caster Anders Blume.

Overwatch

Blizzard teased three new maps for Overwatch Anniversary.

Overwatch game directer Jeff Kaplan talked about a new spectator view for the game.

Other

A look at sports psychologists and mental health in gaming houses.

A profile of 15-year-old rising Smash star Zack “CaptainZack” Lauth.

Looking ahead to the summer of Smash.

Results

ESL Pro League Season 5 Relegation (CSGO)

Europe

BIG 2:0 Penta (16-8, 19-17)

North America

Ghost 2:0 Rush (16-3, 16-12)

ECS Season 3

Europe

FaZe Clan 2:0 G2 (16-5, 16-14)

Fnatic 1:1 Godsent (16-12, 16-19)

North America

OpTic 1:1 Immortals (16-10, 17-19)

Luminosity 2:0 Ghost (22-18, 16-10)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Friday

Mid-Season Invitational (LoL)

Semifinals

SK Telecom T1 vs. Flash Wolves, 2 p.m.

Saturday

Mid-Season Invitational (LoL)

Semifinals

Team WE vs. G2, 2 p.m.

Sunday

Mid-Season Invitational (LoL)

Grand final

TBD, 2 p.m.

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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