Every day is Christmas at the Philadelphia Fusion esports mansion. The team's marketing and content director Hung Tran gestured to the towering decorated pine tree to the right of the front door by way of explaining the joke: The pro gamers who live here get whatever they want and do whatever they want. But Christmas wouldn't seem as exciting if it happened every day.
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Three different teams with Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng on them have now won major North American League of Legends titles. The third, Team Liquid, instantly became the most memorable yesterday with a 3-0 sweep over 100 Thieves. Just a week after his brother was arrested and charged with murdering their mother, Doublelift opted to travel to Miami and compete in the North American Spring Split.
Yihong Peng, older brother of League of Legends superstar Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng, was arrested and charged with the murder of his mother and assault of his father on Saturday in San Juan Capistrano, California. According to a statement by the Orange County Sheriff's Department, Peng's 59-year-old mother Wei Ping Shen was stabbed to death. His father, Guojon Peng, was critically injured but is "expected to survive".
Team Liquid confirmed last night that League of Legends head coach and former Overwatch coach Dennis "INTERNETHULK" Hawelka died yesterday, at age 30.
After missing December's Boston Major and struggling the past few months to stay abreast of a tough European Dota 2 scene, it looked like Team Liquid might have to go through the gauntlet of European qualifying for the upcoming Kiev Major. Performing well at the StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season Three finals was their best hope at avoiding such a fate.
Team Liquid should have lost to Team EnVyUs well before the game's eventual ending scoreline of 25-21. But Josh "jdm64" Marzano had other plans, including mowing down the entire enemy team as the last man standing.
Stephen 'MrGameTheory' Takowsky will be Civilization 6's first professional player. That's according to an announcement Team Liquid made yesterday stating it has signed MrGameTheory to head up their new Civilisation team and was embarking on "an initiative to launch Civilization 6 into the world of competitive esports."
Baron Nashor, in case you don't know, is a big purple monster who lives in the jungle in Summoner's Rift -- the main map in ludicrously popular online multiplayer game League of Legends. Over the course of a game, both five-person teams try to kill baron in order to gain powerful team-wide buffs that help carry them to victory.
When the North American League of Legends pro team Team Curse picked up Korean player Chae "Piglet" Gwang-jin last year, they thought they'd signed one of the best players in the world. Now just four months later, Piglet's coach announced that he's been replaced by a relative rookie in the starting line-up. The sudden change has many fans wondering what went wrong.