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OpTic reportedly joins Overwatch League, worlds groups revealed

Our top stories from Tuesday:

Emily Rand: Breaking down what went wrong for the NA LCS teams that lost in the gauntlet.

Stuchiu: The rising tides at ESG Tour

New Immortal Journey skins hit the League of Legends PBE.

Crems left Cloud9’s Overwatch EU team.

OpTic Gaming will reportedly join Overwatch League and has applied for the NA LCS.

Junkertown will go live in Overwatch Sept. 19.

The Xin Zhao rework is designed to make him stand out more.

The bug in Gargoyle Stoneplate was fixed in League of Legends Patch 7.18.

Gragas finally received nerfs in League of Legends Patch 7.18.

New emote wheel added to League of Legends Oceanic server in Patch 7.18, going global in Patch 7.20.

James “Stress” O’Leary stepped down from EU LCS casting.

A Korean StarCraft player dressed as Conor McGregor for his tournament.

Groups were revealed for the League of Legends World Championship group and play-in stages.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Which players should SKT take to worlds?

Counter-Strike

An interview with OpTic Gaming’s Kevin “HS” Tarn.

Invictus men’s fragrance sponsored sponsored a French CS:GO team.

An interview with Cloud9’s Jake “Stewie2k” Yip.

Overwatch

Philadelphia and Houston are the next two reported Overwatch League spots.

The OGN APEX playoff draw was favorable for Lunatic-Hai.

Other

Team Empire made one change to its Dota 2 roster.

Results

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Spring promotion

CJ Entus 2:1 Ever8

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

LDLC 2:0 Godsent (16-9, 16-8)

BIG 2:0 Heroic, 3:20 p.m. (19-15, 16-1)

North America

Splyce 2:0 Rogue (16-14, 16-9)

Misfits vs. NRG, ppd.

Schedule

(All times Eastern)

ESL Pro League Season 6 (CS:GO)

Europe

LDLC vs. HellRaisers, 1 p.m.

BIG vs. Godsent, 3:20 p.m.

North America

Rogue vs. Ghost, 7 p.m.

Misfits vs. Splyce, 9:20 p.m.

League Champions Korea (LoL)

Spring promotion

bbq Olivers vs. Kongdoo Monster, 4 a.m. Thursday

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