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ESEA Season 29: Premier Division - Australia
ESEA Season 29: Premier Division - Australia
- League Play:
- 18 teams, with 17 games for each
- Top 8 teams proceed to the Playoffs
- Playoff teams are decided by:
- Overall record
- Head-to-Head record
- Best round difference in regulation rounds
- Bo3 decider if all other tie breaker scenarios are indecisive
- Single-Elimination bracket
- All matches are Bo3
|1st||-||S29 Global Challenge||Grayhound Gaming|
|2nd||$2,100||S30 Premier||Chiefs Esports Club|
|3rd-4th||$1,350||S30 Premier||Paradox Gaming|
|9th||-||S30 Premier||Ground Zero Gaming|
|10th||-||S30 Premier||Legacy Esports|
|11th||-||S30 Premier||Exsto Gaming|
|13th||-||S30 Premier||MC ESPORTS|
|14th||-||S29 Relegation||Dynasty Esports Club|
|DQ||-|| ||ex-Avant Garde|
|Former Participants 22|
For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.
- 1 Surge eSports Club add keeyto to the roster. Pride is benched.  
- 2 skrawL and Spesh leave Trident Esports. 
- 3 waffe leaves Ground Zero Gaming. 
- 4 INSANITY leaves Formidable. 
- 5 InfrequeNt joins Ground Zero Gaming. 
- 6 After Conspiracy eSports disbanded, madlikewizards acquired the spot due to having Conspiracy eSports' core. 
- 7 Corvidae disband following roster instability and player disagreements. Their MDL spot dissolves. 
- 8 Chiswell joins Surge eSports Club. 
- 9 SnypeR steps down as coach from Legacy Esports. 
- 10 Trident Esports sign a new CS:GO team. 
- 11 Elmapuddy joins ORDER as their new coach. 
- 12 Llamas is released from SYF Gaming. 
- 13 Avant Garde release four of their players. They will continue to play together as ex-Avant Garde. 
- 14 ORDER replace sico with INS from Tainted Minds. 
- 15 Tainted Minds bench bURNRUOk and yam. They are replaced by sico and apoc. 
- 16 Breakaway Esports acquire Rise and Grind's MDL spot by signing Noisia and YDNA from the previous lineup. 
- 17 Surge eSports Club release their CS:GO team. They will continue to play together as FAIR DINKUM. 
- 18 Devious disband, their spot is acquired by Vizard after tye and Laes join the team.
- 19 Due to a lack of elegable teams from the Season 28 Relegation Tournament, LF 4 ORG (ex-Summit Gaming) are invited to the league due to coming sixth place in Season 28 Open.
- 20 LF 4 ORG are signed by Exsto Gaming. 
- 21 FAIR DINKUM are signed by Carnage Esports.
- 22 SYF Gaming withdraw from the MDL after facing roster instability.
- 23 September 23rd - Carnage Esports' CS:GO roster is signed by Paradox Gaming. 
- 24 September 25th - tucks joins Tainted Minds on loan from Chiefs eSports Club. 
- 25 September 25th - Ground Zero Gaming replace InfrequeNt and InJect with deStiny and bURNRUOk. 
- 26 September 25th - clutchyy leaves Exsto Gaming. 
- 27 September 26th - samway steps down from Dynasty Esports Club. 
- 28 September 29th - Gratisfaction leaves Grayhound Gaming. 
- 29 September 30th - liazz leaves ORDER to join Renegades. 
- 30 October 1st - GJAK joins Exsto Gaming. 
- 31 October 1st - Chiefs eSports Club add MoeycQ, IyeN, and InfrequeNt. dizzy is benched. 
- 32 October 2nd - ORDER acquire zeph from Avant Garde. 
- 33 October 2nd - sterling leaves Legacy Esports. 
- 34 October 3rd - sterling joins Grayhound Gaming. 
- 35 October 4th - Vizard parts ways with its CS:GO team. The team will continue playing together as ex-Vizard. 
- 36 October 4th - Lacore joins Legacy Esports from Breakaway Esports. 
- 37 October 8th - Breakaway Esports add J1rah to their roster. 
- 38 October 8th - Mayker and Chiswell leave Paradox Gaming. 
- 39 October 10th - void replaces kyoto on Ground Zero Gaming's lineup. 
- 40 October 18th - USTILO replaces tucks on Tainted Minds. 
- 41 October 20th - Kingfisher joins Legacy Esports as their new coach. 
- 42 October 23rd - nate steps down from Formidable. 
- 43 October 24th - skrawL steps down from Trident Esports. ekul joins in his place. 
|4.||Chiefs Esports Club||12-5||219-142||+77||36p|
|9.||Ground Zero Gaming||10-7||219-167||+52||30p|
|14.||Dynasty Esports Club||5-12||159-215||-56||15p|
- 1 Due to SYF Gaming withdrawing from the competition, every team receives a 16-0 forfeit win.
- For detailed results for Week 1–4, click here.
- For detailed results for Week 5–7, click here.
- Pride (2018-07-21). "Been moved to sub from active roster of @SurgeESC to sub.".
- "#MCCS ROSTER NEWS We bid farewell to one of our youngest players within MC..". MC ESPORTS. 2018-07-21.
- "Currently, we have two core positions open on our Main CS roster...". Trident Esports. 2018-07-23.
- waffe (2018-07-29). "LFT . Parted from GZ.".
- INSANITY (2018-07-31). "I have parted ways with @4MiDau boys since the season has ended, was a fun run while it lasted :).".
- "Please welcome @InfrequeNtcs to Ground Zero!". Ground Zero Gaming. 2018-08-01.
- "Competing in ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 7 and Season 29 of ESEA MDL". madlikewizards. 2018-08-01.
- [Inside Source]
- Chiswell (2018-08-09). "Playing first official with @SurgeESC in @ESLAustralia AUNZ.".
- SnypeR. "My time managing the @LegacyOCE CSGO team is up".
- "We are very excited to present the newest form of #TridentCSGO featuring some familiar faces!". Trident Esports. 2018-09-02.
- "Please give a warm welcome to @Elmapuddy!". ORDER. 2018-09-05.
- "Regarding the future of the #SYFCSGO roster.". SYF Gaming. 2018-09-06.
- "Counter Strike Roster Announcement". Avant Garde. 2018-09-10.
- Flam3z (2018-09-11). "ORDER acquire INS from Tainted Minds;Sico departs". HLTV.
- Flam3z (2018-09-12). "Tainted Minds parts ways with yam and BURNRUOk; acquire sico and ap0c". HLTV.
- "Introducing the latest addition to the Breakaway Esports family, Counter Strike: Global Offensive!". Breakaway Esports. 2018-09-13.
- "Farewell Surge CSGO". Surge eSports Club. 2018-09-13.
- "We are proud to announce our new CS:GO team!". Exsto Gaming. 2018-09-16.
- Paradox Gaming (2018-09-23). "Please help us welcome @ChiswellAUS, @ChubstrCs, @MaykerCSGO, @keeytoAUS & @Valiancee as the NEW faces of the Paradox CSGO team!".
- flam3z (2018-09-25). "Tainted Minds signs tucks". HLTV.
- flam3z (2018-09-25). "Ground Zero add BURNRUOk and deStiny; InfrequeNt and InJect leave". HLTV.
- "But tonight marks the final match for Clutchyy with the Exsto team, we wish him the best of luck for the future ahead of him.". Exsto Gaming. 2018-09-25.
- "Dynasty LF1". Dynasty Esports Club. 2018-09-26.
- Grayhound Gaming (2018-09-29). "Gratisfaction, we wish you nothing but the best in your future".
- "Farewell Liazz". ORDER. 2018-09-30.
- "We are also proud to announce @JAK_LOTL to the team!". Exsto Gaming. 2018-10-01.
- flam3z (2018-10-01). "Chiefs add MoeycQ, IyeN and InfrequeNt". HLTV.
- ORDER (2018-10-02). "Welcome Zeph".
- Legacy Esports (2018-10-03). "FAREWELL, @sterl1ngcs!".
- flam3z (2018-10-04). "Grayhound confirm sterling addition". HLTV.
- Tham (2018-10-03). "Vizard has sadly died due to conflicting issues in the team.".
- flam3z (2018-10-04). "Lacore joins Legacy". HLTV.
- "Please welcome @J1rah as he joins the CSGO squad!". Breakaway Esports. 2018-10-08.
- keeyto (2018-10-09). "We're now LF2 looking for an AWPer and Rifler.".
- "CSGO Roster Update - Kyoto moves to sub, will be replaced by Void. Details:". Ground Zero Gaming. 2018-10-10.
- Professeur (2018-10-18). "Tainted Minds add USTILO". HLTV.
- "Kingfisher to coach CS:GO". Legacy Esports. 2018-10-20.
- Bewgz (2018-10-23). "The boys and myself at @4MiDau are LF a core member & another sub".
- "@skrawLgo will be stepping down from the roster to focus IRL...". Trident Esports. 2018-10-24.