Due to scheduling conflicts, Digital Chaos are no longer able to attend the Northern Arena BEAT Invitational and will be replaced by Team NP, according to a press release from Northern Arena's website. “Digital Chaos, due to scheduling issues, have informed us that they will be withdrawing from the Northern Arena Beat Invitational and will not be coming to Montreal,” the statement reads. “We understand that they really wanted to show, but unfortunately could not. We wish them luck with their upcoming events, the Boston Major and The Summit 6.” More to come. Olivia Da Silva is a news editor at theScore esports. She likesRead More →

Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng will be taking a competitive hiatus from Team SoloMid during the 2017 NA LCS Spring Split, TSM announced Tuesday. As a result, TSM will not be competing at IEM Oakland in mid-November. “It has been a huge privilege to play professionally with so much support from my fans and teammates. I’m tremendously grateful for the fans who follow me and cheer me on through this wild ride,” Doublelift said in a statement. “I am not so talented as many believe. The quality that has kept me domestically dominant for five straight seasons isn’t nature, it’s determination. So many of my peers fromRead More →

Forget Trump and Hillary. Until Nov. 7, LoL fans have the chance to vote for their favorite players from each region to attend the 2016 League of Legends All-Star Event in Barcelona Dec. 8-11. Voting for the 2016 All-Star Event is now LIVE! #AllStar2016https://t.co/NmDmsKyG5n pic.twitter.com/77q4nhMVaI — lolesports #Worlds (@lolesports) November 1, 2016 Voters can cast their ballot for one player in each position in each of the five major regions. While cross-regional voting is allowed, no more than 20 percent of a player’s votes can come from outside their region. To be eligible, a player must have played in at least 20 percent of theRead More →

Hampus “Fox” Myhre has announced that he is no longer part of FC Schalke 04 and is open to offers for the 2017 LoL season. Free agent, LF team for 2017 EU/NA. Contact me on skype, DM open aswell. — Hampus Myhre (@S04Fox) November 1, 2016 The news follows S04’s recent announcement of their new EU Challenger roster last week, which did not include Fox. Of S04’s original roster, only Etienne “Steve” Michels remains. S04 first formed in May when the organization bought Elements’ roster and seed in the EU LCS. Jérémy "Eika" Valdenaire of Elements was subsequently replaced on S04 by Fox, who wasRead More →

Just 10 minutes into the first game of the World Championship finals, Lee “Faker” Sanghyeok was already ahead in CS. But when he aggressively skirted the wave of blue-side creeps to harass Lee “Crown” Minho, the Viktor player retaliated, netting a kill by dropping his ultimate, chasing his opponent back up the lane and ultimately flashing to finish the kill. “He said to beat SKT,” English language caster Sam “Kobe” Hartman-Kenzler exclaimed, “you have to beat mid lane, and even though he’s down in CS, he did get his solo kill.” The solo kill, though, did not have the impact many would have expected. ShortlyRead More →

H2K's Aleš "Freeze" Kněžínek has announced on social media that he and H2K have agreed that he will be open to offers from other teams until Nov. 15. From today til 15th November I have an agreement with H2k to freely approach/get approached by any team. Take it as a free agency — Freeze (@FreezeLoL) November 1, 2016 H2K signed Freeze in May to replace star ADC Konstantinos "FORG1VEN" Tzortziou, who left the team at the end of the spring split due to “poor in-game synergy.” However, FORG1VEN returned to the team in July to stand-in for Freeze, who said he was suffering from aRead More →

CJ Entus League of Legends coach Jang "Cain" Nuri and StarCraft II player Jang "MC" Minchul have left the South Korean org, according to a statement on social media. "We really appreciate their dedication to our team during their time there," the org said in a statement. "We hope to see more of their work in the future." CJ Entus' star fell considerably during Cain's tenure. The team came in eighth in the 2016 LCK Spring Season before falling to tenth in the Summer Season and ultimately being relegated to Challenger, after losing to ESC Ever in the Loser's Final of the 2017 LCK SpringRead More →

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 →