Rickeh on Major Qualifier, moving to America and becoming a basketball fan

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn had the chance to talk to Renegades’ Ricky “Rickeh” Mulholland ahead of this week’s ELEAGUE Major Qualifier in Atlanta.

December 13, 2016

NRG sells Challenger spot, ESL to be at Barclays Center four more years

Our top stories from Monday: An interview with ELEAGUE host/interviewer Rachel “Seltzer” Quirico. Twitch has spun off Evil Geniuses and Alliance as independent, player-owned organizations. SK Telecom T1 signed 18-year-old mid laner Sky. MaRin has joined the Afreeca Freecs. KT Rolster and Longzhu Gaming have added new coaches. A fan event in Korea ultimately led […]

December 13, 2016

Evil Geniuses and Alliance become independent, player-owned organizations

Evil Geniuses and Alliance have become independent, player-owned organizations, Twitch announced Monday.

December 12, 2016

Q&A: Seltzer on ELEAGUE Season 2, esports growth and women in the industry

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with ELEAGUE interviewer Rachel “Seltzer” Quirico to talk about her experience for Season 2, the evolution of esports and recent outcry regarding women in esports.

December 12, 2016

Peacemaker leaves NRG, Gaming marathon at White House, Riot removes Latin American casters

Our top stories from the weekend: Luis “peacemaker” Tadeu is out as coach and general manager of NRG. An interview with Counter-Strike caster Anders Blume from ELEAGUE. How Finn “Karrigan” Andersen became a perfect fit with Astralis. Highlights from interviews with PraY, Reignover and Faker given in Korean press. Two Korean League of Legends players […]

December 12, 2016

Anders on over-saturation, starting his career and what players would make good casters

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with Anders Blume during ELEAGUE’s Season 2 playoffs to talk about the new season, his role models in casting and which players he thinks might have a good future on the desk. Vince Nairn: How do you think that this season went compared to Season 1 in terms of logistics? […]

December 9, 2016

White House to host competitive gaming event

The White House will host a competitive gaming event Monday as a way to encourage gamers to sign up for health care coverage.

December 9, 2016

Bucks owner reportedly buys LCS slot, LoL AllStars press conference

Our top stories from Thursday: An interview with Christina Alejandre, ELEAGUE vice president and general manager. Splyce will sign ryx and Drone to its Counter-Strike team. Remember the female Overwatch player who was so good other Korean pros thought she was cheating? She did a Twitter AMA. The best of some funny OGN interviews during […]

December 9, 2016

WESA arbitration committee rules, TSM WildTurtle, other NA LoL roster moves

Our top stories from Wednesday: An interview with Finn “Karrigan” Andersen from ELEAGUE. Why the 2017 League Champions Korea might be the most competitive iteration of League of Legends anyone has seen. Longzhu Gaming has added Expession, while Kramer has joined the Afreeca Freecs. Bae “Bengi” Jun-Sik says he’s not drinking with Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan […]

December 8, 2016

Karrigan on joining FaZe Clan and what went wrong with Astralis

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with FaZe Clan’s Finn “Karrigan” Andersen to talk about adjusting to his new team, what went wrong with Astralis and being away from home for a month. Vince Nairn: What’re your overall thoughts on making it to the semifinals? Finn “karrigan” Andersen: I think I’m quite surprised from the veto that […]

December 7, 2016