theScore esports Daily (Oct. 29): MSL Joins Rogue, Ninja announces New Year marathon stream and Toronto Defiant make another roster reveal

by Dimitri Pascaluta Oct 29
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MSL joins Rogue

After being benched by North earlier this month, Mathias "MSL" Lauridsen has joined Rogue, the player announced Sunday on Twitter.

According to HLTV, the Danish veteran is slated to take over for Kevin "kRYSTAL" Amend as Rogue's in-game leader.

MSL's arrival comes at a time when Rogue is struggling. The team is currently third from last in ESL Pro League and seventh in ECS, having earned five victories over the course of 10 games.

AngryBird invited to Red Bull Kumite in light of Infiltration's abuse allegations

Amjad "AngryBird" Alshalabi has been invited to Red Bull Kumite 2018 as Lee "Infiltration" Seon-woo's replacement, the player announced Friday on Twitter.

Infiltration is currently facing allegations of domestic assault, and both Capcom and Panda Global have prohibited him from competing until their investigation into the incident is complete.

RELATED: Infiltration accused of assaulting his ex-wife

Ninja announces New Year marathon stream

Popular streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins plans to ring in the new year with a 12-hour stream, he announced Friday while at TwitchCon 2018.

The marathon stream will see Ninja partner with Red Bull as he counts down to the new year live from Times Square in New York City starting at 4:00 PM ET on New Year’s Eve through 4:00 AM ET on New Year’s Day.

Toronto Defiant unveil the first four members of their roster

Toronto Defiant have unveiled South Korean players Se-hyeon "Neko" Park and Kang-jae "envy" Lee to be the first two members of their roster, the team announced Saturday on Twitter.

On Monday, the team took to Twitter to reveal the next two members of their roster, Korean DPS duo Do-hyung "Stellar" Lee and Seung-hyun "Ivy" Lee.

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