Author Archives: Chiefs eSports Club

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Call of Duty – Roster Update

Today, the Chiefs would like to announce with a heavy heart the release of long time Call of Duty captain, Jake ‘Hopey’ Hope. We would like to sincerely thank Jake for all his efforts and contributions in establishing Chiefs as a brand name within ANZ Call of Duty, being a founding member of the roster […]

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Fate joins Chiefs Call of Duty and MLG Atlanta Announcement

The Chiefs would like to welcome Jacob “Fate” Fitzpatrick to the active Call of Duty roster! Following the recent roster movements, former player Cody ‘Excite’ Rugolo has joined the MindFreak roster. We wish him and the team the best of luck in their future endeavours, and thank Cody for his time with the Chiefs! Previously […]

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Meet the Chiefs’ recently activated Overwatch Agents!

ICYMI: the Chiefs recently acquired the Overwatch team formerly known as Vandelay Industries. Get to know the stories behind the players and their illustrious eSports careers you may have not known about! Karl ‘snowblind’ Chapman  @Chief_Snowblind  SnowblindOW Competing in multiple seasons of Divsion 1 in Team Fortress 2, most notably under Team Immunity, Snowblind was one […]

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Chiefs Activate Overwatch Team!

Today, we are proud to announce the acquisition of the top Australian and New Zealand Overwatch team during the beta, formerly known as “Vandelay Industries”. With every member of the team possessing illustrious competitive history and experience in games such as TF2, Counter-Strike and Gears of War, the team swept the two “Best of the […]

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Chiefs Welcome NaviOOT to our Hearthstone Division!

The Chiefs eSports Club are proud to announce the addition of Alex “NaviOOT” Ridley to our team, ushering in the formation of our Hearthstone division! Boasting consistently strong ladder and competition results, NaviOOT’s strong background in competitive sports complements his abilities in Hearthstone, most recently representing Australia at the Hearthstone Championship Tour Asia Pacific Winter […]

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The Chiefs Join Forces with GIGABYTE Xtreme Gaming!

The Chiefs are very excited to announce our partnership with GIGABYTE Xtreme Gaming! GIGABYTE are a legend in the gaming industry, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, and are known as a leading brand in the IT industry for 30 years. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE initially started as a small R&D team and has since become one of […]

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Chiefs Call of Duty at Crown Invitational

Chiefs Call of Duty have qualified for the Crown Invitational as first seed through the online qualifiers! We’ll be competing with some of the best Australian talent for a chance to join Mindfreak and Tainted Minds in the main draw, fighting for a share of the $70,000 prize pool against international powerhouses OpTic Gaming and […]

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Meet Chiefs Black – The Chiefs’ OCS Counterparts

As our main championship winning roster seeks to defend the Oceanic Pro League title, a sister team is slowly rising the ranks. Chiefs Black, our Oceanic Challenger Series team, is quietly putting up very solid results in a quest to join their compatriots in the OPL. Now, meet the team that’s quietly tearing up the OCS, […]

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The Chiefs and Red Bull Officially Partner for 2016

The Chiefs are excited to announce that Chiefs League of Legends has officially partnered with Red Bull Energy Drink for 2016! A longtime supporter of Oceanic eSports, Red Bull have been involved in assisting both the Oceanic Pro League and the Chiefs since last year. Globally, Red Bull is a pioneer within eSports, and has […]

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Chiefs League of Legends Roster 2016 Announcement!

Today we are happy to announce our League of Legends roster for the 2016 Oceanic Pro League campaign! You’ll be happy to hear that our core roster remains unchanged since OPL Split 2, 2015. Returning are your fan favourites, with Raydere and EGym dominating the bot lane, Swip3rR holding down the fort top, Spookz roaming […]

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Chiefs Black OCS Team Recruiting Mid/Support

Chiefs Black are currently recruiting for the upcoming Oceanic Challenger Series! Recently, Riot announced changes to the OCS, moving into a 7 week league format, with the top 2 teams given an opportunity to play in the promotion tournament and a spot in the OPL next split. This is a great opportunity for up and […]

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CWL Contenders; An Interview with Chiefs CoD Player Vqnishh

The introduction of the CoD World League has opened up a large opportunity for the many invited teams as well as the breadth of talent who still have the chance to prove themselves. The newly announced Chief line-up, previously known as Team Skyfire, were the first team in the world to secure their spot in […]

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Chiefs welcome Call of Duty team for ANZ CWL 2016!

Today, Chiefs write a new chapter in our history as we welcome our first console division to the family! Chiefs Call of Duty, formerly competing under Skyfire, winners of Group A for the Call of Duty World League ANZ Invitiational and competiting in the CWL Stage 1 beginning January, 2016. We thank Skyfire greatly for […]

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Thank You and Farewell, Sigils!

It’s never easy to say goodbye, especially to one who’s been there since the very beginning. It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the departure of our League of Legends manager, Amy ‘Sigils’ Lau. “Amy has been with the team since the days of Team Immunity, moving onto a role as the […]

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Chiefs are hiring for 2017!

Since our establishment in 2014, the Chiefs have grown and come a long way from our humble beginnings. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and committed staff to join our team for 2017. Please send all applications, including a cover letter and CV to management@chiefsesc.com. We currently have the following roles open: 1. Videographer 2. Sponsorship […]

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The Chiefs at the International Wildcard All-Stars

The International Wildcard All-Stars is kicking off in just a few days! Hailing from the Chiefs camp, Raydere and EGym will be representing Team Oceania alongside ChuChuz (Legacy eSports), Carbon (Legacy eSports) and Ryoo (Hellions eSports). It’s going to be a massive weekend packed with all things eSports. If you haven’t already heard, Sjokz and […]

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The NVIDIA GTX 950 – When Performance Matters

Here at the Chiefs Esports Club, our number one priority is performing at our peak, be it locally or internationally. To do so, we trust in NVIDIA and their state-of-the-art range of graphics cards to allow our players to train under the best possible conditions, with crystal clear gameplay and smooth and responsive performance. Today, […]

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NVIDIA ANZ’s NFAN Sydney Meet Up

On Saturday, 17th of October, NVIDIA Australia and New Zealand hosted a meet up for NFANs at the Nerd Cave, in Surry Hills, Sydney. Chiefs general manager Frank ‘Sangy’ Li and CS:GO manager Steph ‘TheJellyBelly’ Leung were both in attendance in what was a day of fun, games, presentations, giveaways and all round fun! ‘We […]

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Chiefs welcome back Rosey to the League of Legends squad

Former Chief Andrew ‘Rosey’ Rose will be joining the squad for the 2016 OPL season in a substitute position. Following his departure from Sin Gaming, Andrew stated he would be focusing more on his personal commitments outside of League of Legends. However, still feeling the urge to play, Andrew expressed interest in rejoining the old […]

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Chiefs Release CS:GO

Today, it is with a heavy heart that we will be releasing our CS:GO division. They will be staying together as a team and advance onto bigger and better things and although their time at Chiefs was short-lived, the team showed great promise within the Oceanic scene and we look forward to seeing them achieve […]

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Chiefs Blog – Swiffer Patch 5.18 Rundown – Worlds Preview

HeyGuys, Basically I just felt inspired to share my thoughts and opinions on the current meta and more specifically, patch 5.18, and how this patch will impact both competitive play, namely Worlds, and solo queue. For those of you who are interested, I’ll begin by breaking down the more inconsequential changes to individual champions and […]

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Chiefs Blog – Worlds Group Stage Predictions

Whilst it’s unfortunate we will not be participating, the Chiefs League of Legends team has submitted their picks for the Worlds group stage beginning in two weeks! See their picks here, let us know which ones you agree with, disagree with and why. Bryce “EGym” Paule “Group B is a tight group to pick. I […]

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Spookz shares his thoughts on the International Wildcard Qualifiers

After returning home from Turkey, Samuel ‘Spookz’ Broadley took to social media to share his thoughts on the Chiefs’ performance at the International Wildcard Qualifiers. You can read his blog below. Hey guys, Just a quick post regarding IWCQ – It was obviously a huge event for us, small regions like Oceania don’t really get […]

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Manager’s Recap – Amy’s thoughts on the OPL Grand Final

It’s Tuesday evening in Melbourne and I’m still in the process of winding down from the past weekend. I don’t think it’s possible for me to describe the OPL Grand Finals in a way that would do it justice – it surpassed all of my expectations. Despite having the opportunity to sit in on rehearsals […]

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The Chiefs Now Powered by Nvidia

The Chiefs are excited to announce our latest partnership with NVIDIA! For over two decades, NVIDIA has pioneered visual computing, the art and science of computer graphics. As the world leader in visual computing, NVDIA’s GeForce® platform of processors, software and services fosters the PC gaming market. “We are incredibly excited and privileged to be […]

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Chiefs Return to CS:GO!

The Chiefs are proud to announce their return to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with the newest members to our family; introducing Chiefs CS:GO! Comprised of the majority of the team previously known as Dire Wolves, recent strong showings where they went undefeated in a 20-0 run to claim the ESEA Oceania Season 19 title, as well […]

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Chiefs Welcome Smite Division!

As the conclusion of one OPL draws near, another is just getting started! The Smite Oceanic Pro League kicked off yesterday, with 8 of Oceania’s top teams competing in a league format over 7 weeks for the opportunity to compete at PAX Melbourne. The winner of the tournament will receive an invite to the Smite […]

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Coach’s Recap – Jish’s thoughts of our OPL Semi-Final

A Coach’s Account: Jish’s Recap of CHF vs. AV Semifinal. Unlike the majority of my player counterparts, I live in Sydney and didn’t have to travel (interstate) to attend our OPL Semifinal against Avant Garde; instead I was lucky enough to sit through peak hour traffic for longer than the duration of their Melbourne to […]

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The Chiefs partner with G2A.COM

The Chiefs are very excited to announce G2A.COM as one of our partners! G2A.COM is an innovative, global marketplace offering all types of digital products to the community at competitive prices. On top of being a great place to purchase and sell games, software, or pre-paid codes, we very much respect their dedication and values […]

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Chiefs secure position for OPL playoffs

As we enter Week 6 of the Oceanic Professional League, The Chiefs have remained dominant and maintained our position on top of the ladder at 11-0. Given our recent roster change with the addition of Bryce ‘EGym’ Paule, we are proud to see that our ranks have strengthened, and we look forward to pushing victory […]

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Chiefs League of Legends – Updates to the Coaching Team

Former Chiefs analyst Barento “Razelplasm” Mohammed has announced his decision to step down from his position with the Chiefs. We would like to thank Raz for all of his efforts in molding the team to what they are today. As such, Chiefs would like to welcome Josh “Jish” Carr-Hummerston to the coaching team! Joining Josh ‘Elbon’ Tuffs, […]

OPL Split 2 G8 Result

Chiefs stay the course at 8-0, remain undefeated

  Chiefs remain undefeated in Riot Oceania’s Oceanic Pro League to remain at the top of the table with an 8-0 record. After a strong start, the Chiefs met fierce team fighting opposition from iM. Facing a Rumble/Orianna team comp, careful treading was necessary in order to avoid disastrous results through contesting dragon. In the […]

OPL Split 2 G5 Result

Chiefs remain undefeated in the OPL at 5-0

  Chiefs stay undefeated at 5-0 after a strong victory over Absolute OCE last night. With previous victories over Sin Gaming, Avant Gaming, Team Immunity and Legacy OCE, the Chiefs now face a great challenge against Dire Wolves on Thursday, 11th of June at 7pm AEST. Tune in then on www.twitch.tv/riotgamesoceania to support the team […]

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Chiefs defeat Sin Gaming in first game of OPL Split 2

    Chiefs have kicked off their OPL Split 2 campaign with a victory over new-comers Sin Gaming. With a roster boasting former Chiefs player Rosey, Sin got off to a strong start, however the Chiefs’ composure, experience and scaling competition meant the game was soon blown our of reach for the challengers. Congratulations to […]

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Chiefs League of Legends Welcomes Bryce ‘EGym’ Paule

Following the departure of Rosey, the Chiefs were on the market for a new support player to fill big shoes left behind by our long time compatriot in the bottom lane. Rosey’s departure marked an end to over 1,000 days with the original Raydere/Rosey/Swip3rR trio and over 700 days with our previous core five, including […]

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Rosey parts ways with The Chiefs

Today, with a heavy heart, we announce the departure of Andrew “Rosey” Rose from the League of Legends division. Andrew has expressed a desire to play a more carry oriented role and has made it known to the team his decision to step down. One of the original Chiefs, this ends over 600 consecutive days […]

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Chiefs win OPL; Sights set on Turkey

After an astounding 3-0 series against the Dire Wolves last Thursday, our boys emerged victorious and were crowned the Oceanic Champions for Split 1 with a remarkable 19-1 record for the season. The team walked away with a solid $16,000 for their efforts. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank the Dire Wolves for […]

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The Chiefs at Peety G Invitational

Over the weekend, the Chiefs’ newly acquired Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team competed in their first ever live LAN Nationals competition at the Peety G Invitational up in Brisbane. Having achieved great results online since joining the Chiefs, the team didn’t know what to expect in their first live LAN tournament together. Convening together two days […]