Armada, Salem, Tokido highlight EVO winners, PGL Major begins

Our top stories from the weekend:

Counter-Strike interviews with mousesports’ LoWel and North’s Philip “aizy” Aistrup.

The Danish chess match: Karrigan vs. Astralis.

Kuro says MaRin makes most of the calls for the Afreeca Freecs.

Jeff Kaplan listed issues the Overwatch dev team fixed regarding Reinhardt.

Some regions might use League of Legends Patch 7.16 for worlds qualifying.

Overwatch League will not cause OGN Apex to stop.

Riot Games might soon make more “sexy” League of Legends champions.

An update to the Overwatch punishment system is coming soon.

SeaGull teased a potential involvement in Overwatch League.

Ambition said teams need to throw surprise picks to catch SKT off guard.

Longzhu’s Khan went through his pre-match ritual.

RFRSH confirmed it owns Heroic and Astralis and is negotiating with Godsent.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Chaser left Dignitas.

An interview with Echo Fox’s Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham.

Counter-Strike

Justifying CS:GO’s strangest superstar: B1ad3 from Flipsid3 Tactics.

An interview with jR from Vega Squadron.

Interviews with G2’s Nathan “NBK” Schmitt and Fnatic’s Robin “flusha” Ronnquist at the PGL Major.

Overwatch

China and France qualified for the Overwatch World Cup main event.

How will Overwatch League teams approach Korean players?

Other games

A look at a group of students bringing college esports to the Philippines.

Controversy surrounded Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma’s third place finish at EVO.

Adam “Armada” Lindgren won Melee at EVO.

A look at the big question hovering over EVO.

Salem upset ZeRo to win Smash 4 at EVO.

Tokido beat Punk to claim the Street Fighter title at EVO.

Results

Friday

European League Championship Series (LoL)

G2 2:0 Splyce

Unicorns of Love 2:1 Misfits

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

CLG 2:0 FlyQuest

Immortals 2:0 Echo Fox

Saturday

DreamHack Valencia (CSGO)

Semifinals

Ninjas in Pyjamas 2:1 EnVyUs (8-16, 16-10, 16-9)

Red Reserve 2:1 Heroic (13-16, 16-14, 19-17)

Grand final

Ninjas in Pyjamas 2:0 Red Reserve (16-10, 16-2)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

bbq Olivers 2:0 Jin Air Green Wings

Afreeca Freecs 2:0 SK Telecom T1

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Mysterious Monkeys 2:1 ROCCAT

Fnatic 2:0 Vitality

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Team SoloMid 2:0 Phoenix1

Dignitas 2:0 CLG

FlyQuest 2:0 Team Liquid

EnVyUs 2:0 Cloud9

Sunday

PGL Major (CSGO)

Round 1

Gambit 1:0 mousesports (16-10)

Fnatic 1:0 Flipsid3 (16-12)

Virtus.pro 1:0 Vega Squadron (16-2)

SK Gaming 1:0 PENTA (16-12)

BIG 1:0 FaZe Clan (16-8)

Cloud9 1:0 North (16-12)

G2 1:0 Natus Vincere (16-14)

Astralis 1:0 Immortals (19-17)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

ROX Tigers 2:1 MVP

KT Rolster 2:1 Ever8 Winners

North American League Championship Series (LoL)

Dignitas 2:1 Phoenix1

Immortas 2:1 Cloud9

TSM 2:0 Team Liquid

EnVyUs 2:1 Echo Fox

Monday

PGL Major (CSGO)

Round 2

North 1:0 PENTA (16-9)

mousesports 1:0 FaZe Clan (19-15)

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

PGL Major (CSGO)

Round 2

Flipsid3 vs. Natus Vincere, 8 a.m.

Immortals vs. Vega Squadron, 10 a.m.

Cloud9 vs. BIG, 11:30 a.m.

G2 vs. Gambit, 1 p.m.

Astralis vs. SK Gaming, 2:30 p.m.

Virtus.pro vs. Fnatic, 4 p.m.

League Champions Korea (LoL)

SK Telecom T1 vs. Jin Air Green Wings, 4 a.m. Tuesday

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