G-1 Champions League Season 5 is in full swing and phase three is just about to kick off, led off by a Phase 3 preview on the G-1 portal. On top of that, check out all sorts of interviews with players from many different participating G-1 teams. Additionally, this week saw debate on esports in the mainstream in China, with a very well-written newspaper article summing up many useful points — worth a read. All this and more, below!
For.Love adds two veteran players shortly before their G-1 debut. Results were not ideal, but understandable. The roster looks promising on paper, surely For.Love will be back stronger!
New For.Love member KingJ talks about his reappearance on the scene, LaNm shares his thoughts on his new team and G-1.
VG’s carry player CTY talks about what it’s like to now be in the same club as ZSMJ, and more, in this G-1 interview.
A short update on what Perfect World are up to, and the status of Dota 2’s launch in China.
Icy shares insights on Gyro, thoughts for G-1, Mu gives thoughtful answers
In this article that first appeared in a Chinese newspaper, we touch on mainstream understanding and acceptance of esports in China, along with hints that government organizations are looking to support esports in a major way in the future.
Looking at the 8 teams that have made it this far, their strengths and weaknesses, and what to watch for. Also, a link to an interview with Chains’ Johnny.