Chiefs | October 16, 2020

The Chiefs are excited to announce the Men Expert VALORANT Invitational. The event will see the top 8 teams in the Oceanic region battle it out over one action-packed weekend for their share of the $10,000 prize.

  • Dates: November 6th – 8th
  • Format: Groups -> Double Elimination
  • Teams: 8 Teams
  • Participation: Invitation Only
  • Prize Pool: $10,000 AUD + 5x Intel Gaming PCs
    • 1st Place – $6,000 + 5x Intel Gaming PCs
    • 2nd Place – $3,000
    • 3rd Place – $1,000

The production of the main broadcast will be led by Josh ‘Swifty’ Swift from Go Next Media and secondary stream options will be available for community casters to ensure all matches have a broadcast.


Friday 6th November – Day #1:
6:00PM – 10:00PM AEDT
Groups Stage (BO1) – 2x Groups of 4 teams (top 2 from each progress)

Saturday 7th November – Day #2:
12:00PM – 7:00PM AEDT
Double Elimination (BO3) – UB1, UBF / LB1 (top 3 progress to Finals)

Sunday 8th November – Day #3:
12:00PM – 7:00PM AEDT
Finals (BO3) – Lower Bracket Final, Grand Final

Tune in –

“We’ve wanted to run a VALORANT event for months now and are excited to finally unveil our efforts” said Nick Bobir, CEO of The Chiefs. “Further building on our commitment to community events that we’ve established with the Men Expert Warzone Challenge tournaments; we decided this was a great way to support a new esports title and in particular one that we hope to soon be involved in more directly. We’ll be watching very closely for a team that we may want to recruit going into 2021.”

Keep your eyes out for ways that participating viewers can win a range of prizes, including your own custom Intel VALORANT PC.

Teams will receive their invites over the coming week and community casters that would like to express interest in broadcasting some matches can contact The Chiefs at



5x Intel Gaming PCs

  • PC #1 – MSY
    • Intel i9 10850K
    • Thermaltake Floe DX 360 AIO RGB Cooler
    • MSI Z490 Thomahawk
    • Kingston HyperX Fury RGB 16GB Kit 3200 x 2
    • Kingston KC2500 1TB M.2
    • MSI RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio
    • Thermaltake Toughpower RGB GF1 850W
    • Thermaltake P8 TG Case
  • PC #2 – Mwave
    • Intel i9 10850KA
    • Intel Z490 Chipset
    • HyperX 32GB (4x 8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
    • ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 10GB
    • Samsung 980 Pro 500GB NVMe SSD
    • Samsung 870 QVO 8TB SSD
    • Antec DF600 Flux Case
  • PC #3 – PLE Computers
    • Intel i9 10850K
    • Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3080 10GB
    • Gigabyte Z490 Vision G LGA1200 ATX
    • Corsair Vengeance (2x8GB) DDR4 3000MHz
    • ZoomFlow 240X AIO CPU Liquid Cooler
    • Gigabyte 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD
    • WD20EZAZ 3.5″ 2TB HDD
    • eVGA SuperNOVA G1+ 850W Gold PSU
    • Corsair Carbide 275R White Mid Tower Case
  • PC #4 – Scorptec
    • Intel i9 10900KF
    • Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3080 10GB
    • Gigabyte AORUS Z490 Pro AX
    • G.Skill Trident Z (2x16GB) DDR4 3200MHz
    • NZXT Kraken X63 CPU Cooler
    • Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB M.2 SSD
    • Seagate BarraCuda 2TB HDD
    • Corsair RM850 850W Gold ATX PSU
    • NZXT Elite H510 Black ATX Case
  • PC #5 – Centre com
    • Intel i9 10900K Avengers Edition
    • Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3080 10GB
    • Gigabyte Z490 Vision D
    • Kingston HyperX Fury 32GB DDR4 3200MHz
    • Cooler Master ML240R AIO CPU Cooler
    • Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1TB NVMe SSD
    • 2TB HDD
    • Fractal Design 860W Ion Platinum PSU
    • Cooler Master MasterBox TD500 Case