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'League of Legends,' chores and Red Bull: Life in an esports training house

'League of Legends,' chores and Red Bull: Life in an esports training house Josh Carr-Hummerston, 21, calls himself the "mum" of five grown men.Carr-Hummerston is the coach of The Chiefs, an esports team competing Saturday in the Oceanic pro league grand final for the multiplayer video game, League of Legends.

Valve Forbids Coaches From Helping Out During Pro Counter-Strike Matches

Valve Forbids Coaches From Helping Out During Pro Counter-Strike Matches As time has passed, coaches have become increasingly invaluable parts of pro Counter-Strike teams.In a move that took many by surprise, Valve has banned coaches from communicating with players all throughout matches.

Halo Championship Series: Pro League ESL announces fall season

Halo Championship Series: Pro League ESL announces fall season With the Summer 2016 Halo Championship series now over, the folks over at 343 Industries and ESL have announced the fall season of the eHalo Championship Series.First and foremost, the Fall 2016 season is set to start on September 14th.

These Are Your 2016 Pokémon World Champions

These Are Your 2016 Pokémon World Champions Each year the very best Pokémon video and trading card game players meet at the World Championships to determine who the top trainers are, and each year the Masters (oldest) Division looks really awkward on stage.Thankfully The Pokémon Company put together a tasteful recap video of the San Francisco event, reminding us of why people go to these things in the first place.

Overwatch's First Big Tournament Gives Out $100,000 In Prize Money

Overwatch's First Big Tournament Gives Out $100,000 In Prize Money The finals came after a slew of qualifying matches that featured over 200 teams from North America and Europe.The final line was split down the middle with four European teams and four North American.

'Overwatch' gets its first international champion after heated showdown

'Overwatch' gets its first international champion after heated showdown The Atlantic Showdown featured dozens of teams from North America and Europe battling for their piece of the $100,000 prize pool.Not only was this the first international Overwatch LAN tournament, it was also the first Overwatch tournament with a six-figure prize pool.

Team SoloMid wins the 'League of Legends' NA LCS Summer championship

Team SoloMid wins the 'League of Legends' NA LCS Summer championship TORONTO — Team SoloMid defeated Cloud9 at the North American League of Legends Championship Series Summer Finals, taking first place in North America and automatically qualifying for the 2016 World Championships.Here are some of the best plays from the series: Cloud9 got the first blood and ended up with a 2-1 lead early in the first game, earning them a decent lead against TSM.

Friction between Riot and League of Legends team owners

Friction between Riot and League of Legends team owners As reported by Eurogamer, League of Legends Team SoloMid owner Andy "Reginald" Dinh this week criticized Riot Games' decision to release a major patch for the game just ahead of the League of Legends World Championships, which take place September 29 through October 29.It's more fun, for sure, it encourages more team fights and makes the game more exciting.

How Toronto Esports Study Hard, and Carry Harder

How Toronto Esports Study Hard, and Carry Harder The Challenger circuit in League of Legends is increasingly becoming a playground for big teams to field sister teams and scouting initiatives.Collegiate team Toronto Esports have shown up to shake things up in the recent Open Challenger Qualifier.

Meet the Coaches Running a Camp for League Players

Meet the Coaches Running a Camp for League Players I think, in part, that comes with the medium of the internet and being disconnected from who you’re playing against or with.We’ve spent decades playing organized sport, and playing esports, so we thought they should come together.

<b>League of Legends</b> – Multi-billion tech giant announces team for 2017 LPL

<b>League of Legends</b> – Multi-billion tech giant announces team for 2017 LPL This was announced at the end of a 6-month long League of Legends tournament which Foxconn organized for its employees from all over China.The team is set to debut and compete next year in the much bigger and lucrative China LPL.

CES 2017 highlights in photos

CES 2017 highlights in photos LAS VEGAS — Once again, the craziest week of the consumer electronics year has ground to a close.Nearly 200,000 attendees, thousands of exhibitors, and no one is really sure exactly how many products.

Counter-Strike Pro Is Godlike With His Starter USP

Counter-Strike Pro Is Godlike With His Starter USP Janusz “Snax” Pogorzelski is a beast with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s silencer pistol, and a recent match at the WESG 2016 CS:GO Finals proves it.It’s reminiscent of the last time he left fans and analysts.

'Street Fighter' pro Infiltration says Capcom doesn't care about pros

'Street Fighter' pro Infiltration says Capcom doesn't care about pros Professional Street Fighter player Lee "Infiltration" Seon-woo really opened up about Capcom and his issues with how they handle the pro scene.In an interview with Core-A Gaming on Wednesday, Infiltration discussed some of his frustrations with season 2 of Street Fighter V and how changes and updates are focusing on bringing in new players, which in turn is forcing dedicated players to learn new characters and strategies.

What to watch in esports: $100,000 'Overwatch' tournament charges onward

What to watch in esports: $100,000 'Overwatch' tournament charges onward It can be tough to keep track of everything going on in the world of professional competitive gaming.Some great events are taking place this weekend and next week, including the conclusion of the biggest annual speedrunning event in the world — Awesome Games Done Quick — and the end of group stages in the $100,000 Overwatch Winter Premiere.

This 'Overwatch' player basically stole Junkrat's identity

This 'Overwatch' player basically stole Junkrat's identity It's not very often that someone using Overwatch's voice chat turns out to be helpful and entertaining.YouTuber Rinsenpai was one of those lucky few to experience just such a thing, joining a game with a player named Junkrat who was, appropriately, playing Junkrat.

Dota 2 Pro Makes Clutch Play From Beyond The Grave

Dota 2 Pro Makes Clutch Play From Beyond The Grave Some quick thinking allowed him to secure the win for Evil Genius even after dying.Thanks to Zai, however, that didn’t happen.

Duck Hunt Causes Major Upset At This Weekend's Smash Bros. Tournament

Duck Hunt Causes Major Upset At This Weekend's Smash Bros. Tournament Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios of Team SoloMid is Smash Wii U’s greatest player at the moment.Currently situated outside the top 20 in the Japan Power Rankings for Smash Wii U, Brood came to Genesis 4, one of the game’s larger competitive events, with plenty of potential to surprise.