ELEAGUE to host Street Fighter V Invitational; Counter-Strike still part of future plans

ELEAGUE, the joint venture between Turner Sports and WME|IMG, announced Thursday a two-month long Street Fighter V tournament that will begin in March.

February 23, 2017
KT Rolster Pawn

Smeb: “The ROX players have scattered and they all seem to be doing well, but right now I think Peanut and I are still kind of lost.”

In the most anticipated League Champions Korea matchup of the spring season to this point, KT Rolster and SK Telecom T1 will play March 2. In a video interview with Fomos’ Park Sang-jin, KT top laner Song “Smeb” Kyung-ho reflected on facing his old teammate Han “Peanut” Wang-ho in the approaching series.

February 22, 2017
Faker

Faker on missing IEM Katowice: “I’m glad because we’ll have time to rest up, but a part of me is disappointed.”

The reigning world champions won’t be attending IEM Katowice, which they won last year, and in an interview with Fomos’ Choi Min-sook, Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok said that saddens him — kind of.

February 21, 2017
The ROX Tigers unveiled new jerseys for the LCK summer split, designed by Meta Threads.

ROX Mickey on playing Zed: “(Shy) recommended I play it many times.”

The ROX Tigers finally clawed a win on Sunday against the bbq Olivers. After the match, ROX’s top laner Park “Fly” Sang-myeon and mid laner Son “Mickey” Young-min joined the SpoTV interview team as the match’s MVPs.

February 20, 2017
The ROX Tigers unveiled new jerseys for the LCK summer split, designed by Meta Threads.

ROX Tigers coach: “We will be able to go to Katowice happily now.”

After the ROX Tigers’ victory against the bbq Olivers on Sunday, ROX’s head coach Kang Hyun-jong talked about how the victory will be a boost to the team before it prepares for IEM Katowice in an interview with OSEN’s Ko Yong-jun.

February 20, 2017

North coach ruggah says traditional sports influences are good for esports

The creation of North, the Counter-Strike team under the umbrella of Danish soccer power F.C. Copenhagen, demonstrated one of the many recent investments into esports by traditional sports organizations.

February 20, 2017
KT Rolster Pawn

KT Rolster coach on loss against MVP: “We gained more (from it) than we lost.”

In an interview with OSEN’s Ko Yong-jun, KT’s head coach Lee Ji-hoon said losing to MVP in KT’s previous game provided a good lesson.

February 19, 2017

Longzhu Fly on Talon pick: “In solo queue, there was a Talon master with a win rate of over 70 percent. I was curious why no one else was playing it, so I tried it out and realized he was really strong.”

Longzhu’s mid laner Song “Fly” Yong-jun and top laner Ku “Expession” Bon-taek were invited to the post-match interview with OGN casters Lee “CloudTemplar” Hyun-woo and Kim Dong Jun after Longzhu defeated the Afreeca Freecs 2-0 Saturday.

February 19, 2017
Faker

Bang on learning how to be a fan: “I was able to feel what it really means to support someone, how it could make the fans happy to see me perform in the game.”

SK Telecom T1’s AD Carry shared a story with Fomos in a video interview, where he describes a touching story the coach Kim “kkOma” Jung-gyun. “I’ve never been a fan of someone so I never really understood what it feels to be a fan, but recently heard about a meaningful event,” he said. “Our coach […]

February 18, 2017
Faker

Faker on time off: “We have a three day break so I think we’ll spend that time to be able to return to our usual form.”

After the 2-0 victory over Samsung Galaxy by SK Telecom T1 on Thursday, Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok had a video interview with Fomos’ Kim “Kenzi” Yong-woo, and said that SKT will have to do better.

February 18, 2017