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RNG and Samsung advance from worlds Group C, Warriors owner reportedly nabs NA LCS slot

Our top stories from Thursday:

Daps will step down from NRG to become a coach, according to multiple sources.

A roundup of Group B of the League of Legends World Championship.

An interview with FaZe Clan’s Finn “karrigan” Andersen.

Why Haru? A look at Samsung Galaxy’s jungling choices.

Newbee’s quest to get back to the top starts at StarLadder (Dota 2).

Longzhu’s Cuzz chimed in on the jungler/top lane debate.

Ekko received further tweaks in the League of Legends PBE.

Riot Games’ founders will take a step back to focus on making games.

Beekeeper Singed is now available in League of Legends.

Rune path bonuses were adjusted in League of Legends’ PBE.

Immortals released Hyped from its Overwatch roster.

New Mercy changes are being tested in the Overatch PTR.

A brief introduction to media publishing and advertisements.

More champion stat tweaks entered the League of Legends PBE.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

The Golden State Warriors have reportedly landed a spot in the NA LCS.

A look back at Albus NoX Luna’s run in 2016.

Jesse “jesiz” Le describes Fnatic’s miraculous comeback at worlds.


Understanding the impact of xms.

An interview with North’s Philip “aizy” Aistrup.

Interviews with FaZe Clan’s Ladislav “GuardiaN” Kovacs and Astralis’ Andreas “xyp9x” Højsleth from ELEAGUE.

Cloud9 and Tempo Storm complete the DreamHack Denver list of teams.

An interview with ELEAGUE vice president/general manager Christina Alejandre.


FlyQuest signed a PUBG team.

An interview with the new president of Immortals.




Astralis 2:1 Cloud9 (12-16, 16-14, 16-4)

FaZe Clan 2:0 North (16-12, 16-10)

League of Legends World Championship

Group C

G2 1:0 Royal Never Give Up

Samsung Galaxy 1:0 1907 Fenerbahçe

Samsung Galaxy 1:0 G2

RNG 1:0 1907 Fenerbahçe

G2 1:0 1907 Fenerbahçe

RNG 1:0 Samsung Galaxy

StarLadder i-League Invitational (Dota 2)

Group A

SG E-Sports 2:0 Vici Gaming

Team Liquid 2:0 Mineski

Liquid 2:0 SG e-Sports


(All times Eastern)


StarLadder i-League Invitational (Dota 2)

Group B

Newbee vs. compLexity ,6 a.m.

Team Secret vs. Natus Vincere, 9 a.m.

Winners, 12 p.m.


Grand final

Astralis vs. FaZe Clan, 10 p.m.


League of Legends World Championship

Group D

Misfits vs. Flash Wolves, 12 a.m.

Team WE vs. Team SoloMid, 1 a.m.

Team WE vs. Flash Wolves, 2 a.m.

TSM vs. Misfits, 3 a.m.

TSM vs. Flash Wolves, 4 a.m.

Misfits vs. Team WE, 5 a.m.

StarLadder i-League Invitational (Dota 2)

Group A

Vici Gaming vs. Mineski, 3 a.m.

SG e-sports vs. TBD, 9 a.m.

Group B

Losers match, 6 a.m.

Elimination match, 12 p.m.

ECS Season 4 (CS:GO)

North America

Team Liquid vs. Luminosity, 6 p.m.

SK Gaming vs. OpTic, 8 p.m.


League of Legends World Championship

Group A

SK Telecom T1 vs. ahq, 12 a.m.

Cloud9 vs. EDward Gaming, 1 a.m.

EDward Gaming vs. ahq, 2 a.m.

SKT vs. Cloud9, 3 a.m.

Cloud9 vs. ahq, 4 a.m.

SKT vs. EDward Gaming, 5 a.m.

StarLadder i-League Invitational (Dota 2)

Semifinals, 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Grand final, 12 p.m.

ECS Season 4 (CS:GO)

North America

SK Gaming vs. Counter Logic Gaming, 6 p.m.

Cloud9 vs. NRG, 8 p.m.


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