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NA LCS returns to best-of-one format, ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier playoff bracket set

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Our top stories from the weekend:

An interview with Team Liquid’s Nick “nitr0” Cannella.

The NA LCS will return to the best-of-one format in 2018.

Emily Rand: Why the best-of-one format shows Riot Games’ marketing first stance continues.

Jeff Kaplan felt the need to apologize for posting less frequently on Overwatch forums.

There will be fewer League of Legends champion updates through the rest of the year.

H2K called for Riot Games to further subsidize the EU LCS teams with $7.6 million.

Bondik will stand in for TyLoo at two CS:GO tournaments.

The groups and schedule were revealed for the League of Legends World Championship.

The Shanghai Dragons are the first named Overwatch League team.

SKT’s Bae “Bang” Jun-sik reflected on his League of Legends career.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

A riot Games made disparaging remarks about streamer Tyler1.

An interview with H2K co-chair Richard Lippe.

Gold Coin United and eUnited will likely be left out of the NA LCS.

Initial impressions of the meta at worlds.

Who are the biggest winners and losers from the worlds play-in stage?

Four rookies to watch at worlds.

An interview with G2’s Alfonso “mithy” Rodriguez.


A sneak peek at Perfect World’s CS:GO stickers and graffiti.

The championship bracket for the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier was revealed.


There will never be another Overwatch team like RunAway.

The start date for Overwatch’s Halloween event appears to have leaked.


Three important events to watch at the start of the new Dota 2 season.




Group D

Astralis 1:0 Team Liquid (16-11)

Heroic 1:0 SK Gaming (16-5)

Astralis 1:0 Heroic (16-2)



SK Gaming 2:1 Team Liquid (8-16, 16-8, 19-17)

Heroic 2:1 SK Gaming (8-16, 16-5, 16-8)


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