Peacemaker Misfits coach

After trial, peacemaker will remain coach of Misfits

Luis “peacemaker” Tadeu will remain the coach of North American Counter-Strike team Misfits, the organization confirmed Tuesday.

April 18, 2017

Ex-Tainted Minds player left unsatisfied with Riot Games’ ruling

Riot Games’ handling of alleged mistreatment by Oceanic organization Tainted Minds did little to quell the ire of substitute AD Carry Tristan “xPeCake” Côté-Lalumière. Cake took to Twitlonger once again Monday to further layout his side of the story while dissecting alleged loopholes in Riot’s investigation into mistreatment by the players’ former organization, Tainted Minds. […]

April 18, 2017
Riot Games fined Origen

Riot Games fines Origen over contract mishap

Riot Games announced Tuesday a 10,000 Euro (about $10,700) fine against Origen for failing to sign compliant employment contracts with a number of players and the head coach.

April 18, 2017
Deft KT Rolster LCK final

Deft on LCK final: “I think it’ll be a 3-2 either way.”

Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu’s surprise Jinx pick in the bottom lane was less impressive than his stats on the champion.

April 17, 2017
shot-calling league of legends

More teams appear to be moving toward group shot-calling

The nature of shot-calling appears to be changing — at least in part — in professional League of Legends.

April 15, 2017
NA LCS semifinalists

NA LCS semifinalists brag about their team

Slingshot asked members of the NA LCS semifinalists to brag about their team and say why they’ll reach the finals and, ultimately, win the championship.

April 14, 2017
Lee Ji-Hoon payback

KT Rolster coach Lee Ji-Hoon (laughing): “The overall mentality for the playoffs was payback.”

KT Rolster coach Lee Ji-Hoon gave some insight into his team’s motivations for the League Champions Korea spring playoffs.

April 13, 2017
Swag Cloud9 Counter-Strike Summit match fixing

Swag will stand in for Cloud9 at Counter-Strike Summit

Braxton “swag” Pierce will stand in for Cloud9 at next weekend’s Counter-Strike Summit, according to sources close to the team. Swag will likely step in for Tyler “Skadoodle” Latham, who is recovering after complications from a routine surgery last month.

April 12, 2017
KT Rolster Pawn

Pawn: “I’ve never been to an LCK final, and I’d like to win my first one this split.”

The storied career of Heo “Pawn” Won-seok has never included a domestic league final in his home region, and he’d like to fix that.

April 12, 2017
Twistzz Team Liquid

Twistzz joins Team Liquid, will play at Counter-Strike Summit

Canadian Counter-Strike player Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken has signed with Team Liquid, completing his transfer from Misfits, according to sources close to both teams.

April 12, 2017