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Fnatic miracle comeback at worlds, Kikis announces free agency

Our top stories from Wednesday:

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

A look at Fnatic’s struggles in the first round of the League of Legends World Championship group stage.

G2’s Expect says Europe is expected to be criticized by fans for poor performances.

A fix is coming to the “heavy” feeling Lucio in Overwatch.

Support items were scaled down in the League of Legends PBE.

Almost every League of Legends champion received stat adjustments in the PBE.

Kikis left the Mysterious Monkeys.

Riot Games provided context for the massive amount of champion changes in the PBE.

KeSPA lost its status as a recognized sports organization with the Korean Olympic committee.

The South Korean army ran an Overwatch tournament over the weekend.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Fnatic pulled off a miracle comeback to advance from Group B

How North America is in a good position at worlds — again.

The best and worst of the first week of the worlds group stage.

An infographic of the top performers in the first round of the worlds group stage.


An interview with G2’s Kenny “kennyS” Schrub.

Interviews with North’s valde and FaZeClan’s Finn “karrigan” Andersen from ELEAGUE.


Another Mercy change is being tested in the PTR.

Immortals dropped Hyped from the roster.


Why Tokido is the player to watch at SEAM 2017 (Street Fighter V).

The top 10 caster calls in Dota 2.




FaZe Clan 2:0 EnVyUs (16-12, 16-3)

North 2:0 Heroic (16-7, 16-7)

League of Legends World Championship

Group B

Gigabyte Marines 1:0 Immortals

Longzhu 1:0 Fnatic

Fnatic 1:0 Immortals

Longzhu 1:0 Gigabyte Marines

Fnatic 1:0 Gigabyte Marines

Longzhu 1:0 Immortals


Fnatic 1:0 Immortals

Fnatic 1:0 Gigabyte Marines


(All times Eastern)



Astralis vs. Cloud9, 2 p.m.

FaZe Clan vs. North, 4:30 p.m.

League of Legends World Championship

Group C

G2 vs. Royal Never Give Up, 12 a.m. Friday

Samsung Galaxy vs. 1907 Fenerbahçe, 1 a.m. Friday

Samsung Galaxy vs. G2, 2 a.m. Friday

RNG vs. 1907 Fenerbahçe, 3 a.m. Friday

G2 vs. 1907 Fenerbahçe, 4 a.m. Friday

RNG vs. Samsung Galaxy, 5 a.m. Friday

StarLadder i-League Invitational (Dota 2)

Group A

SG E-Sports vs. Vici Gaming, 6 a.m.

Team Liquid vs. Mineski, 9 a.m.

Winners, 12 p.m.


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