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Cloud9 defeat Rogue to reach Worlds 2021 quarter finals: NA get one up over EU in epic 54-minute tiebreaker match

Cloud9 beat Rogue in an epic 54-minute Worlds 2021 Group A tie-breaker match to advance to the quarter finals this evening. Cloud9 secured the infernal drake at the 47-minute mark thanks to a quick pick from Perkz, before taking the baron. From there they pushed siege after relentless siege before winning a teamfight in the bottom river to take the victory, in what was an extremely close game. The teams faced one another in the final Group A tie-breaker match, after finding themselves with two wins and four losses each in the group stage, along with China’s FunPlus Phoenix (FPX)….

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Why was Alphari benched? Team Liquid reveal real reason for benching LCS top-laner

North American esports organisation Team Liquid have published a statement explaining why their UK League of Legends top-laner, Barney ‘Alphari’ Morris, was benched last weekend. They confirmed that Thomas ‘Jenkins’ Tran – who subbed in for Alphari after Liquid lost their first match last week – would also be playing in week two of the LCS Summer 2021 Season. “Last week Alphari was benched for performance and attitude reasons, which were concerns that started during the practice leading to Summer Split,” the org said in a tweet. Continue reading Why was Alphari benched? Team Liquid reveal real reason for benching…

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Guild Esports win unofficial EU vs NA Rocket League showmatch following cancellation of Worlds

Jake Nordland recaps the latest informal installment in Rocket League’s NA v EU storyline Psyonix’s unexpected cancellation of the RLCS X World Championship, and its subsequent replacement with yet more regional tournaments, rocked the Rocket League community in April.  The eagerly awaited opportunity to answer the burning question – which is the better region – was delayed once more. And a battle of words ensued across social media. But when British Guild Esports player Joseph ‘Noly’ Kidd called French star Evan ‘M0nkeyM00n’ Rogez “100% better” than US player Jason ‘Firstkiller’ Corral on Rocket League’s official podcast First Touch, words were…

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Space Force soldier demoted after skipping training in order to get a PS5

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 17 December 2020 14:48 GMT A soldier in the United States’ always controversial Space Force has been demoted for ditching drills in order to acquire a PS5, a document has revealed.Remember the USSF? That is, the United States Space Force, the Trump-backed space service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces that attracted ridicule and parody when it was established in December last year? Well, it’s making headlines again.This time, it’s because a member of the force turned up 30 minutes late for a fitness lesson after he was apparently out scouring nearby Target stores in search of…