theScore esports Daily (Oct. 11): Mouz reportedly consider benching Snax, Heen reportedly parting ways with Liquid as they pull out of DreamLeague due to 'health-related reasons'

by Dimitri Pascaluta Oct 11
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Mouz reportedly look to bench Snax

mousesports is weighing the possibility of benching Janusz “Snax” Pogorzelski, according to a report by VPEsports' neL.

Citing unnamed sources, neL reports the team has been unhappy with Snax since taking him on as Martin "STYKO" Styk's replacement three and a half months ago.

According to neL, Mouz may bring back STYKO as Snax's replacement, given that he's allegedly still under contract with the organization.

Heen reportedly stepping down as Liquid's coach

Lee "Heen" Seung Gon is planning to step down as Team Liquid's coach, according to a report by Esports Heaven's Karan "KarY" Rathod.

Citing unnamed sources, KarY reported that Heen's departure coincides with his needing to perform his South Korean military service.

Team Liquid bow out of DreamLeague Minor due to 'health-related reasons'

Team Liquid will not be participating in the upcoming DreamLeague Season 10 Minor, the team announced Thursday on Twitter.

After failing to qualify for the Kuala Lumpur Major directly, the TI7 champions were forced into a position where they could only earn their spot by winning the DreamLeague Minor at the end of this month. By pulling out of the event, Liquid have forfeited their last chance to participate in the first Major of the 2018-19 Dota Pro Circuit. According to DreamHack, Team Lithium will serve as Liquid's stand-in.

ELEAGUE partners with Riot to produce League television special

ELEAGUE have partnered with Riot Games to produce a one-hour television special on League of Legends, the organizers announced on Thursday in a press release.

According to the press release, ELEAGUE’s Esports 101: League of Legends, co-hosted by Bill "Jump" Carter and Kelsie "KayPea" Pelling, will celebrate "the culture, history and in-game elements of the title’s global esports scene." It is scheduled to premier on TBS at October 19 at 11 p.m.

Echo Fox continues to release fighting game players

Echo Fox's culling of their fighting game roster continues as Tekken players Choi "Saint" Jinwoo and Kim "JDCR" Hyun Jin have, according to their respective tweets, been released from the organization.

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