theScore esports Daily is a daily briefing of the top news stories from around the esports world. It will cover the day's largest stories and give you bits and pieces on their impacts. Alliance clears old roster, brings back Loda Two weeks after releasing the bulk of their Dota 2 roster, Alliance today said goodbye to Axel "Pablo" Källman and Adrian "Era" Kryeziu and announced Jonathan "Loda" Berg's return as the team’s captain. Loda had originally announced his hiatus from Alliance back in June. In a statement on Alliance’s website, the Swedish Dota veteran described a soul searching journey to Peru during which he hadRead More →

This week on You Laugh, You Lose, theScore esports' intrepid Lisa Doan faces her greatest challenge yet: The legendarily stoic streamer and ex-TSM player Marcus "Dyrus" Hill. RELATED: Dyrus on Delta Fox’s streamer-centric lineup: ‘I wanted to come back to give the fans something to cheer for’ In between challenges, Dyrus also talks about his brief return to the competitive scene with the Delta Fox stream team, dishes some dirt on his ex-teammate Soren “Bjergsen” Bjerg and touches on his dreams of hip hop stardom. For more video interviews and highlights, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2017 Score MediaRead More →

It’s that time of year again — that’s right, summer finals are here. Across every major region, teams are fighting not only for a domestic title, but for a ticket straight to Worlds as the first seed. This is the time when big players set up to make big plays so we’ve decided to put together a list of the Top 10 game changing plays during a domestic finals matchup in League of Legends history. For more great videos, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: TheRead More →

theScore esports Daily is a daily briefing of the top news stories from around the esports world. It will cover the day’s largest stories and give you bits and pieces on their impacts. Korean LoL’s regional gauntlet continues The LCK regional gauntlet to determine the final representative for Korea at the 2017 World Championship continued this morning, with Samsung Galaxy taking on the Afreeca Freecs in a nail-biting series. Not to be outdone by SKT reverse sweeping KT Rolster, Samsung also completed their own reverse sweep, ousting the Freecs 3-2 and removing them from Worlds contention. Next up is Samsung vs. KT Rolster, a repeatRead More →

Junglers, alongside AD carries, have seen some of the lowest diversity in the latter half this split. Though Elise stands alone as a frequently used carry jungler, tanks have mostly populated the forested portions of the Rift. It makes sense, thanks to the new tank item buffs and the need for beefier frontlines in the face of a hyper carry backline meta. In Europe, Gragas is completely faltering, with a win rate less than 35% in compettive play. But it holds an 85% win rate in Korea, and above a 60% win rate in every other major region. The pick's strength has always been evidentRead More →

Peter “ppd” Dager has stepped down as CEO of Evil Geniuses and has left the organization, EG announced Wednesday. “Leaving EG will be bittersweet, but ultimately I see nothing but a successful future for both myself and the organization I am leaving behind,” ppd stated in a press release. “I want to thank all of the staff and teammates who I have been fortunate to work with over the last four years and will continue to wish them nothing but continued success.” Additionally, EG’s Dota 2 team manager Phillip Aram has been named COO, and Dota 2 player Ludwig “zai” Wåhlberg has left the organization.Read More →

With Patch 7.17 out, theScore esports took a look at the current top five jungler champions in your Elo. Rejoice Sejuani mains. A big beneficiary of recent patches, Sejuani, the Winter’s Wrath, has the highest win rate in Platinum at 53.38% and the second highest in Platinum+ at 53.26%. However, she has high pick and ban rates which means you could be more successful counter-picking or banning the champion than learning to play her. RELATED: Infographic: Top 5 Junglers in Bronze, Silver and Gold on Patch 7.17 Fiddlesticks, the Harbinger of Doom, is finally living up to his title in Platinum+ where he has theRead More →

With Patch 7.17 out, theScore esports took a look at the current top five junglers in your Elo. Is it hot in here, or is it just Shyvana’s ult? Shyvana the Half-Dragon is currently the highest win rate in Bronze at 53.82% with a pick rate of 2.79% and a ban rate of 0.08%. However, she's followed up by Cho'Gath with a win rate of 53.05% for all of you who don't want to play a super-cool dragon hybrid. Cho’Gath leads the pack in Silver with a win rate of 54.39%, but also has the highest ban rate of the five champions we highlighted atRead More →

In ‘How Did This Happen,’ theScore esports takes a look back at some of the most busted, broken and insanely overpowered things to ever make their way into the world of competitive gaming. It’s always the jungle, isn’t it? Junglers are at once trying to farm efficiently, keeping tabs on the enemy team and looking for a gank. That multi-faceted role is part of why the jungle is one of the most complicated things about League of Legends. It’s a large stretch of map that offers so much utility that it has to be constantly tweaked and adjusted because it’s just so hard to balance.Read More →

Franchising is coming to the NA LCS for the 2018 season and it’s going to bring sweeping changes to the competitive esports scene. Although no one really knows for sure how everything will work out. We do have some initial guesses. But before we look forward we need to look back at just how far we've come since the start of it all. Here's a look at a brief history of the LCS and how franchising could change the esports landscape. For more video interviews and highlights, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rightsRead More →