In the grand scheme of things, esports is still pretty young. Despite that, we've seen players come and go. Some ride off, with honor, into the sunset. Some make tearful farewells to the bittersweet cheers of their fans. And some exit quietly, looking to get away from esports' harsh spotlight. But some players do the opposite. Some players go out in a blaze so bright that everybody in the industry can't help but notice, like the Donezo Manifesto. For more great videos, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced underRead More →

In esports, a great play can stand on its own. But it doesn’t become iconic, it doesn’t become truly ingrained in the hearts and souls of fans without incredible commentary to go with it. We gave you the top 10 caster calls in Dota, League of Legends, CS:GO and fighting games. And now, it’s time for the Top 10 casters in all of esports. These are the broadcast personalities who have given us some of the most iconic calls in esports, who have stuck with their scenes through thick and thin, whose commentary still gives us goosebumps. These people are why we love esports. ForRead More →

SK Telecom T1 benched most of their starting roster on Thursday morning in a losing match against MVP, including Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, widely heralded as the greatest League of Legends player of all time. SKT’s starting lineup against MVP was: Park “Thal” Kwon-hyuk (Top) Park “Blossom” Beom-chan (Jungle) Choi “Pirean” Jun-sik (Mid) Han “Leo” Gyeo-re (ADC) Lee “Effort” Sang-ho (Support) Although they managed to win Game 1, they fell in Games 2 and 3 to MVP. The unexpected move comes after a spring split that saw the team narrowly qualify for playoffs, where they finished fourth. SKT went into their match against MVP this morningRead More →

Here’s something weird: A conversation about balance in League of Legends changed the pro scene forever. That’s not even hyperbole. In 2016, League players and team owners were mad that Riot Games kept changing the game at the worst times. And in their attempt to pressure Riot to re-think when they patched League, they ended up changing the entire business model of the esports scene forever. Here's how the dispute between Marc "Tryndamere" Merrill and Andy "Reginald" Dinh changed everything. For more great videos, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain contentRead More →

Cloud9 has moved mid laner Nicolaj "Jensen" Jensen, Zachary "Sneaky" Scuderi and Andy "Smoothie" Ta to their academy roster for the first week of the 2018 NA LCS Summer Split. In their place, C9 will be starting Greyson “Goldenglue” Gilmer, Yuri “Keith” Jew and Tristan “Zeyzal” Stidam, all of whom played on C9’s academy team last split. "Throughout the course of our preseason efforts it really showed that these academy players were putting in a ton of effort and playing very well as a team, together," Cloud9 CEO Jack Etienne said in a video statement. "And we wanted to put together the best possible teamRead More →

More than maybe any other League of Legends player, Enrique “xPeke” Cedeno Martinez is a man of two legacies. One is his history as a player: one of the game’s most renowned, from the earliest days of organized competitive play. He has won incredible victories and won fans with his playful attitude. The other is the organization he built: its rise from Challenger to incredible competitive heights, And then its disappearance in 2017. With one firmly cemented and the other now in question, the story of a mid laner who captured the imagination and excitement of a young esports audience is more relevant than ever.Read More →

In a environment as fickle as esports, where organizations can come and go at a whim, brand loyalty is hard to come by unless you’re a team that can consistently stay atop the standings. Though parity in esports might be the ultimate goal, for now, we should welcome each dynasty with open arms because it's those teams, the star players they produce, the plays they’ve made, the memories they’ve created, and the kids they’ve inspired that made and will continue to make esports great. For more great videos, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. AllRead More →

There exists in Dota, a prestigious award. A digital metal handed out only to the most heroic of players. The players who sacrifice themselves for the team. The players who persevere through every hardship. The players who… feed incessantly and still make it out the other side. That award is the Maelk Award and it's only given to players who do incredible things in the face of unbelievable KDAs. For more great videos, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score Dota 2Read More →

You know, the term “200 IQ” is reserved for a special type of play in League of Legends and for this week’s list we had to go back to school with the Top 10 200 IQ plays in League of Legends. Now to be clear here, when we say 200 IQ plays, we’re not talking about mechanical outplays. For this list we’re looking at those big brain plays. So sit back and get ready to take notes, because this is the Top 10 200 IQ plays in League of Legends. For more great videos, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright ©Read More →

TobiWan plays 13-and-a-Half questions, a rapid-fire question and answer game that reveals what in his life right now is a disaster, which Dota 2 Hero he thinks is a Chad and whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich. For more video interviews and highlights, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score Dota 2Read More →