With their second World Championship victory in a row, it's hard for anyone to question SK Telecom T1's place at the very top of the League of Legends pantheon. As the event drew to a close, the players came together to answer some questions from the Korean media. For more video interviews and highlights, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2016 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score LoLRead More →

It's been a little over a month since Peter "ppd" Dager stepped down from his role as captain of Evil Geniuses' Dota 2 squad in order to take on a management position with the organization. The choice has brought him to an unfamiliar place: the FGC. At the end of October, ppd traveled to Toronto for Canada Cup with EG's crew of talented Street Fighter players. theScore esports' Daniel Rosen caught up with him on the first day of the event to talk through what motivated him to transition from player to manager, how the leadership of new captain Andreas "Cr1t-" Nielsen compares to hisRead More →

Dark Passage and Vega Squadron have qualified for IEM Gyeonggi after placing first and second at the IEM Challenger Gyeonggi Qualifier on Monday. Congratulations to both @DPGaming and @VegaSquadron for their wins at #IEMChallenger Paris. 🎉 Can’t wait to have you at #IEM Gyeonggi! pic.twitter.com/CrOv71oJHJ — Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) October 31, 2016 Dark Passage went undefeated to secure the first qualification spot, defeating Rampage and Saigon Jokers 2-0. This will be the Turkish team’s first appearance at an IEM event. Vega’s journey nearly ended before it began, after they were sent to the Loser’s Bracket by the Jokers in the opening round of matches. Fortunately, theRead More →

The World Champions of 2016 have been crowned. SK Telecom T1 have earned their third World title. If you're suffering from post-Worlds depression, we got you covered. theScore esports looked back at the 2016 World Championship and recapped it all in just two minutes. For more video interviews and highlights, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2016 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score LoLRead More →

Ad Finem will replace Natus Vincere in season 6 of DreamLeague and take over their 1-1 record, the DreamHack-organized league announced Monday. The announcement on DreamLeague's website said Na`Vi "have decided to leave" DreamLeague, though no further explanation was provided. Na`Vi have yet to issue a statement on their withdrawal. Replacing them will be rising Greek force Ad Finem, who are fresh off an impressive run at The Boston Major Qualifiers. Over the weekend, Ad Finem defeated both Team Secret and Team Liquid in 2-0 sets to clinch Europe's Winner's side spot at The Boston Major. In a statement given to DreamLeague, Ad Finem managerRead More →

Taiwanese org Midnight Sun Esports have put up a notice on social media seeking investors or buyers for their LMS team. Formed in January 2015 by owner Ethan Liu and coached by former Taipei Assassin and Season 2 World Champion Alex “Lilballz” Sung, Midnight Sun came in fourth in the 2015 LMS Summer Playoffs, sixth in the 2016 Spring Season and fifth in the 2016 Summer Season. “I feel that over the last 2 years we have made great strides to our techniques and training style — we had our fair share of failures and also a decent amount of successes, but we will continueRead More →

The Boston Major's regional qualifiers have concluded, with Team NP and compLexity claiming the two slots from AM and LGD.ForeverYoung and Invictus Gaming Vitality winning China's. NP claimed the first AM seed with a 2-0 win over compLexity in the Winner's Final, but compLexity was able to get the second seed with a 2-1 win over Infamous in the lower bracket. NP topped the best-of-one round robin stage with a nigh-flawless 6-1 game record, while compLexity was right behind them with a 5-2 record. Though one of the big stories heading into the AM open qualifiers was the number of European teams using the NARead More →

After two years with Chinese organization EDward Gaming, mid laner Heo "PawN" Won-seok announced that he would be leaving EDG on his Facebook page. Shortly after, EDG AD carry Kim "Deft" Hyuk-kyu also announced that he would be leaving the team via Facebook, though Deft will stay with the team through the Demacia Cup in November. Both former Samsung players joined EDG in the 2014-15 offseason. EDG recently represented China in the 2016 World Championship. They finished as the second seed in Group C, but lost to the ROX Tigers in the quarterfinals. Mid laner Lee "Scout" Ye-chan started in all four of their gamesRead More →

The European Regional Qualifier for The Boston Major concluded Sunday, and Virtus.pro and Ad Finem emerged as the two teams that will represent the region at the main event in December. Team Liquid, who lost 2-0 to Ad Finem in the Winner's Finals and 2-1 to VP in the Loser's Finals, head home empty-handed. With that loss, unfortunately #TLDota are eliminated from the #BostonMajor. #GGWP and GL to both VP and Ad Finem in the tournament. pic.twitter.com/iN9o4j9NOV — Team Liquid (@TeamLiquid) October 30, 2016 Ad Finem were the first to qualify, dominating the Winner's Bracket with 2-0 sweeps of both Team Secret and Team Liquid.Read More →

Team Faceless and WarriorsGaming.Unity have qualified for The Boston Major through the Southeast Asian Regional Qualifier, after taking out Fnatic and Mineski on the way. Faceless, the post-TI6 squad put together by Daryl Koh "iceiceice" Pei Xiang and Dominik "Black^" Reitmeier, had a flawless run through the qualifier, finishing the round robin group stage with an 8-0 record before taking out WG.Unity and Mineski with clean 2-0 sweeps. WG.Unity redeemed themselves in the Loser's Bracket, beating Fnatic 2-1 in Round 1 and sweeping Mineski 2-0 in the Loser's Finals to qualify. Fnatic's elimination will come as an upset given their fourth-place finish at The InternationalRead More →