Esports Daily: Jan. 14, 2016
The biggest esports news in a long time broke Thursday, when ESPN announced its esports team. A chunk of content is already live.
OpTic Gaming will reportedly be the first esports team to be the subject of a book.
Retired pro player Snoopeh provided some good insight on Activision Blizzard/Major League Gaming
Team Liquid and Cloud 9 partnered with new mobile app Instant Esports, which provides scores and updates about esports players and teams.
Part 1 of Richard Lewis’ awards for the worst in esports in 2015.
Thorin on the dissolving of Titan.
Good profile of Super Smash Bros Mele player Joseph “Mango” Marquez.
Interview with Origen’s Paul “sOAZ” Boyer after his team’s first EU LCS game against Fnatic.
Eight women’s CS:GO teams from around the world will compete this weekend at IEM Katowice with $30,000 in prize money available.
Having some fun with “leftover” players regarding the next Dota 2 major.
Team SoloMid Smash Bros player William “Leffen” Hjelte will miss Genesis 3 because of problems with his application.
LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CHAMPIONS KOREA
Longzhu Gaming 2:0 Jin Air Green Wings
Samsung Galaxy 2:0 e-mFire
LEAGUE OF LEGENDS PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE (CHINA)
Royal Never Give Up 2:0 Edward Gaming
Vici Gaming 2:0 OMG
EUROPEAN LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Fnatic 1:0 Origen
G2 Esports 1:0 Elements
H2k 1: 0 Giants Gaming
Unicorns of Love 1:0 Splyce
Team ROCCAT 1:0 Team Vitality