It’s not often a team becomes associated with a standing. But say the words "fourth" and you think of none other than Team Liquid. From their beginning as Team Curse to their rebrand as Team Liquid, this is an organization that has been plagued by misfortune and controversy, especially in the more recent years. Here are the historic fails of Team Liquid. For more video interviews and highlights, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score LoLRead More →

theScore esports Daily is a once-a-day briefing covering the top news stories from around the world of esports. UoL adds WhiteKnight108 Unicorns of Love have announced Matti “WhiteKnight” Sormunen as the latest addition to their roster going into 2018. The 21-year-old Finn was most recently contracted as the substitute top laner for Ninjas in Pyjamas, before NiP dropped out of League of Legends in October of this year. Prior to that, the promising rookie played for EU CS team Paris Saint-Germain. They too would later cease operations in LoL in October. You guys guessed it right! It’s Pikachu!!! Give a warm welcome to our newRead More →

KSV, the owners of the Overwatch League’s Seoul Dynasty, have purchased Samsung Galaxy’s World Championship-winning roster. Lee “CuVee” Seong-jin, Kang “Ambition” Chan-yong, Kang “Haru” Min-seung, Lee “Crown” Min-ho, Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk and Jo “CoreJJ” Yong-in will play for KSV’s still-unnamed LCK team in 2018. This marks KSV’s first expansion into League of Legends, and their fourth Korean esports team overall. "League of Legends is one of the top esports games in the world, and KSV has been looking for the right opportunity to enter this global esport since the summer," KSV CEO Kevin Chou stated in a press release. "From the beginning, we’ve explored acquiringRead More →

Podcast video topics and time stamps: 2:48: Steve Arhancet on how TL put together their franchise application6:19: Explaining “The Story of Steve”8:16: TL’s poor performance in 2017 and how that affected their application13:53: Why didn’t teams like Immortals and Dignitas make it into 2018?17:33: What does success look like for TL in 2018?22:34: On a player union and Riot’s Players’ Association28:03: aXiomatic’s ownership conflict of interest29:55: WTF is a manga? Steve Arhancet has a hell of a year ahead of him. As the co-CEO and owner of one of only six already existing esports brands to be granted a spot in Riot’s franchised 2018 NARead More →

Alliance will field a new Dota 2 roster that brings back Jonathan “Loda” Berg as captain, but adds new blood that aims to bring the team back to the heights of yesteryear, according to a press release from the organization. The new roster includes Michael “Micke” Vu, Aydin “iNSaNiA” Sarkohi, Tommy “Taiga” Le and Samuel “Boxi” Svahn. Both mid player Micke and position five support iNSaNiA played alongside Loda on Team Sweden at the World Electronic Sports Games 2017 Europe qualifier. “I have had my attention on Micke for quite some time, since 2016. So it wasn’t that big a leap for me to contactRead More →

Heading into Spring 2015, you couldn’t help but feel a sense of uncertainty surrounding Korean League of Legends. For starters, former world champions SK Telecom T1 had flopped in 2014, failing to make it to Worlds. But the year’s biggest storyline did not centre around the fact that Faker and co. were proven to be mortal, but that most of Korea’s talent, including all five members of 2014 world champion Samsung White, had left Korea to compete in the financially greener pastures of China, North America and Europe. Dubbed the great Korean exodus, many wondered if Korea could ever recover. During this period of change,Read More →

Former Cloud9 top laner Jung “Impact” Eon-yeong has signed with Team Liquid, the organization announced on Tuesday. Impact is the latest member of Liquid’s all-star 2018 roster, which will feature the likes of Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng and Eugene “Pobelter” Park. He also completes the org’s starting five for the 2018 season. This news confirms a previous report by ESPN's Jacob Wolf that Impact would be joining Liquid. “Liquid, I think their team system is really good. Its coaching staff and video and everything — I think is really good,” Impact said in a press release. “Its roster is really good, too. I always focus onRead More →

Former SK Telecom T1 jungler Bae "Bengi" Seong-woong will return to the team's roster as a coach, while Lee "PoohManDu" Jeong-hyeon will reprise his coaching role, the organization announced in a tweet Monday evening. While the tweet doesn’t explain the breakdown of specific duties, it does say that the two coaches will assist head coach Kim “kkOma” Jeong-gyun with “working out strategies from now on.” Bengi, a three-time world champion, will rejoin former teammates Bae “Bang” Jun-sik, Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan, Kang “Blank” Sun-gu and Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok. Bengi left the SKT roster in November 2016 and signed with Vici Gaming as a jungler in theRead More →

Team Liquid have signed former Immortals support Kim “Olleh” Joo-sung. It’s official, welcome to the #TLfam @JJOOSUNG pic.twitter.com/JoD6pAauhr — Team Liquid LoL (@TeamLiquidLoL) November 27, 2017 Olleh comes to Liquid after spending a year with Immortals, where he helped them place second in the NA LCS Summer Playoffs, but failed to make it out of the group stage at Worlds. Olleh finished the season with a 3.6 KDA, leading NA supports in kills and share of his team's damage. Olleh will be replacing Matthew "Matt" Elento as Liquid's support, and will be sharing the bot lane with former TSM AD carry Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng. TeamRead More →

FlyQuest have signed former Immortals top laner Lee "Flame" Ho-jong and substitute jungler Andy "AnDa" Hoang. 🔥 Give a warm welcome to @FlameKR! #FLYWIN pic.twitter.com/DMndLr25EX — FlyQuest (@FlyQuestSports) November 27, 2017 Flame came to North America to play for Immortals ahead of the 2017 Spring Split, after spending several years on Longzhu Gaming and its previous incarnation, Incredible Miracle. In his prime Flame was known for spectacular performances that often saw him over 100 CS ahead of his lane opponent, a gap known as the “Flame Horizon.” While on Immortals, Flame helped the team place second in the 2017 NA LCS Summer Playoffs and qualifyRead More →