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A clash of titans, PSG.LGD and Team Secret collide for a spot in The International 10 finals

This article is sponsored by DJ Esports. PSG.LGD was a favorite heading into The International 10, and they have thus far proved that they were worthy of that praise with a dominant run through the upper bracket that has them one series away from reaching the grand finals.  Standing in their way is Team Secret, another powerful squad that has been playing their best Dota of the year when it matters most, and is the only team that took a game off of LGD in the group stage.  LGD started this

Vici Gaming, Virtus.pro, and the potential experience gap at The International 10

This article is sponsored by DJ Esports. Virtus.pro had a very solid showing during the group stage at The International 10, finishing second in Group A with an 11-5 record and earning a top seed in the upper bracket of the event’s main stage.  During that group stage run, VP defeated Evil Geniuses, Alliance, and Team Aster, while also splitting their series with OG and showing that the young roster was more than capable of contending with players who have attended numerous TIs in the past.  Unlike the upstarts that many

The difference-makers: The best junglers at Worlds 2021

Over the last few years, the jungle position in professional League of Legends has become one of the most important roles on a team. Whether you’re playing at the highest level or playing a solo queue game, a good jungler can mean the difference between an easy win and a grueling loss due to their control over the pace of the game. Junglers are the catalysts for their team’s early game, help activate some star players through ganks, and serve as the overall engine for a competitive squad. But at

Bubzkji: “I can’t be a one-trick pony; I need to learn harder roles as well”

Over a year has passed since former MAD Lions star Lucas "⁠Bubzkji⁠" Andersen joined Astralis, but his journey with the powerhouse Danish organization hasn't been a smooth one. In an interview conducted in the lead-up to the BLAST Premier Fall Groups, the 23-year-old talked about his struggles to fit into the lineup, regain form, and become a more versatile player. Bubzkji is expecting to show his capabilities in the next couple of events Astralis are placed in group A with Vitality, Liquid, and Evil Geniuses at BLAST, which Bubzkji acknowledged

Twitch Streamers are Planning a ‘Raid In’ Protest Against Hate Raids, Inaction

Top GamesThe collection of streamers who sparked the original #TwitchDoBetter demonstrations announced a new tactic: a "raid in." / TwitchThe collection of streamers who sparked the original #TwitchDoBetter demonstrations announced a new tactic: a "raid in."Rek It, Raven (@RekItRaven)—simply known within the community as "Raven"—announced the decision on Wednesday, Sept. 8, in a short thread on their official Twitter account. "After careful consideration we are moving ahead with a 'raid in' on Twitch," they wrote, "Obviously we are still working out logistics but the floor is open to questions, comments,

Hanwha Life Esports upsets Liiv Sandbox, now just one series away from Worlds qualification

Hanwha Life Esports and the Church of Chovy are now one step closer to qualifying for Worlds after today’s 3-1 victory over Liiv Sandbox. The team will now have to face Nongshim RedForce in the second round of the League of Legends Champions Korea Regional Qualifiers. This series will decide which of the two teams will qualify for Worlds, alongside DWG KIA and T1 from the region. ?H?L?E?W?I??N?오늘 선발전 첫 라운드를 승리로 가져오며, 선발전 2라운드 진출 기회를 얻게 되었습니다! 응원해주신 팬분들께 감사드리며 잘 준비하여 내일 경기로 다시 찾아뵙겠습니다. 감사합니다. pic.twitter.com/r7kFb3lazB—

Fnatic stomp Rogue in dominant three-game sweep to qualify for the 2021 LEC Summer Finals

They’re back. It only took Fnatic three quick games to deal with a demoralized Rogue squad and secure a spot against MAD Lions in the 2021 LEC Summer Split Finals. Luckily for the boys in blue, they’ve already locked in their ticket to the 2021 League of Legends World Championship, but they now have to make their way to the Group Stage by getting through the play-ins. During the series, many people expected Rogue to bounce back with their typical dominance in the early game, but this time, it was

WoW devs to make Shadowlands’ introduction skippable, adding other quality-of-life changes in Patch 9.1.5

After several months of silence in regard to updates coming to World of Warcraft, the game’s development team revealed a laundry list of changes coming to WoW in the near future. The WoW team communicated its plans for the fall season in a statement made to the game’s community earlier today.  “Shadowlands Update 9.1.5 will be going on the PTR next week, and a lot of what you’ll find in it is the direct result of your collective feedback,” the WoW dev team said in today’s statement. “It includes long-asked-for