Esports.gg Stories of the Week (Feb. 18-24) – The Guard layoff, Lima Major, Capcom Cup X
We break down the top stories on Esports.gg for the past week including the groundbreaking The Guard layoffs, the start of Dota 2 Lima Major, and more.
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“I think that I finally let people know how strong Chinese players are”: Zhen’s amazing run at Capcom Cup IX
Zhen entered the Capcom Cup IX LCQ relatively unknown but left as one of the most respected SF players in the world.
“This is just the beginning”: MenaRD wins second Capcom Cup after intense run
MenaRD won his second Capcom Cup after defeating the dark horse Zhen, giving a shoutout to the FGC as he has continued to grow in the community.
Capcom: No new Street Fighter 6 announcements at Capcom Cup finals
Capcom has officially announced that no new additional Street Fighter 6 news will be revealed at the Capcom Cup finals. Read below for more information.
Capcom responds to backlash over restrictive Street Fighter V Community License
Capcom’s quick response to the criticism may be a sign they’re reconsidering the Community License.
Capcom Pro Tour 2021 Season Final Results
The exhibition match event featured the top players from across the world.
Capcom Pro Tour reveals Capcom Cup VIII replacement: Regional online exhibitions
The Capcom Pro Tour will conclude with exhibition matches, rather than the Capcom Cup as is tradition. Thanks COVID.
The Capcom Cup is forced Online for the second year straight
Street Fighter V pros will play the Street Fighter League: World Championship online for the second year running.
CPT Online SEA: Oswald fends off IamChuan in bracket reset thriller
The Poison/Balrog player took the immense pressure in stride, keeping his focus until the very end of the tournament.
Exclusive: Street Fighter V Pro iDom signs with XSET after four years of dominance
After a fairly dominant rise in the Street Fighter V scene, iDom has finally chosen a home with XSET after four years of competition, including a Capcom Cup championship.