ESEA Season 29: Premier Division - Australia

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[e][h]ESEA Season 29: Premier Division - Australia
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Online
Location:
Australia Australia
Teams:
17
Prize Pool:
$6,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-09-18
End Date:
2018-11-08
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train

About[edit]

Format[edit]

  • 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

  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

Participants[edit]

ORDER11, 14, 29, 32
1Australia liazz
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Australia emagine
2Australia hatz
3Australia aliStair
4Australia INS
5Australia zeph
CAustralia Elmapuddy
Tainted Minds13, 15, 24, 40
1Australia tucks
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1New Zealand ofnu
2New Zealand zewsy
3Australia apoc
4New Zealand sico
5Australia USTILO
CAustralia ferg
Legacy Esports9, 33, 36, 41
1New Zealand sterling
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Australia BL1TZ
2Australia stat
3New Zealand LONS
4South Korea soju_j
5Serbia Lacore
CAustralia Kingfisher
Breakaway Esports16, 36, 37
1Serbia Lacore
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Australia YDNA
2Australia Noisia
3Australia Llamas
4Australia HaZR
5Australia J1rah
Akademiks
1Australia r1z
2Australia npz
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Australia breaker
2Australia gargoyle
3Australia flaw
4Australia Habib
5Australia vanilla
Trident Esports2, 10, 43
1Australia skrawL
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Indonesia willyKS
2Australia Spesh
3Australia waffe
4Australia klebz
5Australia ekul
Paradox Gaming1, 8, 17, 21, 23, 38
Ground Zero Gaming3, 5, 25, 39
1Australia kyoto
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Australia Xtinct
2Australia NikkeZ
3Australia deStiny
4Australia bURNRUOk
5Australia void
CAustralia PeetyG
Formidable4, 42
1Australia nate
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Australia Bewgz
2Australia cJaay
3Australia exe
4Australia JeSTeR
5Australia tye
Exsto Gaming19, 20, 26, 30
1Australia clutchyy
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
 TBD
1Australia Reign
2Australia DannyG
3Australia Stingrayz
4Australia Vexite
5Australia GJAK

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 Surge eSports Club add Australia keeyto to the roster. Australia Pride is benched. [1] [2]
2 Australia skrawL and Australia Spesh leave Trident Esports. [3]
3 Australia waffe leaves Ground Zero Gaming. [4]
4 Australia INSANITY leaves Formidable. [5]
5 Australia InfrequeNt joins Ground Zero Gaming. [6]
6 After Conspiracy eSports disbanded, madlikewizards acquired the spot due to having Conspiracy eSports' core. [7]
7 Corvidae disband following roster instability and player disagreements. Their MDL spot dissolves. [8]
8 Australia Chiswell joins Surge eSports Club. [9]
9 Australia SnypeR steps down as coach from Legacy Esports. [10]
10 Trident Esports sign a new CS:GO team. [11]
11 Australia Elmapuddy joins ORDER as their new coach. [12]
12 Australia Llamas is released from SYF Gaming. [13]
13 Avant Garde release four of their players. They will continue to play together as ex-Avant Garde. [14]
14 ORDER replace New Zealand sico with Australia INS from Tainted Minds. [15]
15 Tainted Minds bench Australia bURNRUOk and Australia yam. They are replaced by New Zealand sico and Australia apoc. [16]
16 Breakaway Esports acquire Rise and Grind's MDL spot by signing Australia Noisia and Australia YDNA from the previous lineup. [17]
17 Surge eSports Club release their CS:GO team. They will continue to play together as FAIR DINKUM. [18]
18 Devious disband, their spot is acquired by Vizard after Australia tye and Australia 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. [19]
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. [20]
24 September 25th - Australia tucks joins Tainted Minds on loan from Chiefs eSports Club. [21]
25 September 25th - Ground Zero Gaming replace Australia InfrequeNt and Australia InJect with Australia deStiny and Australia bURNRUOk. [22]
26 September 25th - Australia clutchyy leaves Exsto Gaming. [23]
27 September 26th - Australia samway steps down from Dynasty Esports Club. [24]
28 September 29th - New Zealand Gratisfaction leaves Grayhound Gaming. [25]
29 September 30th - Australia liazz leaves ORDER to join Renegades. [26]
30 October 1st - Australia GJAK joins Exsto Gaming. [27]
31 October 1st - Chiefs eSports Club add Australia MoeycQ, Australia IyeN, and Australia InfrequeNt. Australia dizzy is benched. [28]
32 October 2nd - ORDER acquire Australia zeph from Avant Garde. [29]
33 October 2nd - New Zealand sterling leaves Legacy Esports. [30]
34 October 3rd - New Zealand sterling joins Grayhound Gaming. [31]
35 October 4th - Vizard parts ways with its CS:GO team. The team will continue playing together as ex-Vizard. [32]
36 October 4th - Serbia Lacore joins Legacy Esports from Breakaway Esports. [33]
37 October 8th - Breakaway Esports add Australia J1rah to their roster. [34]
38 October 9th - Australia Mayker and Australia Chiswell leave Paradox Gaming. [35]
39 October 10th - Australia void replaces Australia kyoto on Ground Zero Gaming's lineup. [36]
40 October 18th - Australia USTILO replaces Australia tucks on Tainted Minds. [37]
41 October 20th - Australia Kingfisher joins Legacy Esports as their new coach. [38]
42 October 23rd - Australia nate steps down from Formidable. [39]
43 October 24th - Australia skrawL steps down from Trident Esports. Australia ekul joins in his place. [40]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

League Standings1
1. ORDER 16-1 265-96 +169 48p
2. Tainted Minds 15-2 253-98 +155 45p
3. Grayhound Gaming 13-4 214-131 +83 39p
4. Chiefs eSports Club 12-5 219-142 +77 36p
5. Breakaway Esports 12-5 242-168 +74 36p
6. madlikewizards 11-6 232-161 +71 33p
7. Trident Esports 10-7 229-175 +54 30p
8. Paradox Gaming 10-7 232-183 +49 30p
9. Ground Zero Gaming 10-7 219-167 +52 30p
10. Legacy Esports 10-7 199-172 +27 30p
11. Exsto Gaming 7-10 168-185 -17 21p
12. Akademiks 7-10 162-206 -44 21p
13. MC ESPORTS 6-11 194-216 -22 18p
14. Dynasty Esports Club 5-12 159-215 -56 15p
15. Formidable 4-13 157-218 -61 12p
16. ex-Avant Garde 3-14 63-243 -180 9p
17. ex-Vizard 2-15 89-248 -159 6p


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.

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
ORDER
1
November 5, 2018 - 21:00 AEDT
1612
4
36
3
149
5
616
10
1310
3
516
11
Paradox Gaming
2
Chiefs ESC
2
November 6, 2018 - 16:00 AEDT
82
6
1316
3
167
9
812
4
169
7
613
7
Breakaway
1
Grayhound
2
November 4, 2018 - 21:40 AEDT
169
7
68
2
167
9
89
1
 
 
 
 
madlikewizards
0
Tainted Minds
2
November 5, 2018 - 20:00 AEDT
1612
4
35
2
1614
2
11
0
 
 
 
 
Trident Esports
0
Semifinals
Paradox Gaming
0
November 6, 2018 - 19:30 AEDT
72
5
1316
3
72
5
1316
3
 
 
 
 
Chiefs ESC
2
Grayhound
2
November 6, 2018 - 20:30 AEDT
44
0
1116
5
1991
63
2617
09
1613
3
26
4
Tainted Minds
1
Grand Final
Chiefs ESC
1
November 7, 2018 - 21:25 AEDT
169
7
69
3
63
3
1216
4
65
1
1016
6
Grayhound
2

References[edit]

  1. Pride (2018-07-21). "Been moved to sub from active roster of @SurgeESC to sub.".
  2. "#MCCS ROSTER NEWS We bid farewell to one of our youngest players within MC..". MC ESPORTS. 2018-07-21.
  3. "Currently, we have two core positions open on our Main CS roster...". Trident Esports. 2018-07-23.
  4. waffe (2018-07-29). "LFT . Parted from GZ.".
  5. INSANITY (2018-07-31). "I have parted ways with @4MiDau boys since the season has ended, was a fun run while it lasted :).".
  6. "Please welcome @InfrequeNtcs to Ground Zero!". Ground Zero Gaming. 2018-08-01.
  7. "Competing in ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 7 and Season 29 of ESEA MDL". madlikewizards. 2018-08-01.
  8. [Inside source]
  9. Chiswell (2018-08-09). "Playing first official with @SurgeESC in @ESLAustralia AUNZ.".
  10. SnypeR. "My time managing the @LegacyOCE CSGO team is up".
  11. "We are very excited to present the newest form of #TridentCSGO featuring some familiar faces!". Trident Esports. 2018-09-02.
  12. "Please give a warm welcome to @Elmapuddy!". ORDER. 2018-09-05.
  13. "Regarding the future of the #SYFCSGO roster.". SYF Gaming. 2018-09-06.
  14. "Counter Strike Roster Announcement". Avant Garde. 2018-09-10.
  15. Flam3z (2018-09-11). "ORDER acquire INS from Tainted Minds;Sico departs". HLTV.
  16. Flam3z (2018-09-12). "Tainted Minds parts ways with yam and BURNRUOk; acquire sico and ap0c". HLTV.
  17. "Introducing the latest addition to the Breakaway Esports family, Counter Strike: Global Offensive!". Breakaway Esports. 2018-09-13.
  18. "Farewell Surge CSGO". Surge eSports Club. 2018-09-13.
  19. "We are proud to announce our new CS:GO team!". Exsto Gaming. 2018-09-16.
  20. "Please help us welcome @ChiswellAUS, @ChubstrCs, @MaykerCSGO, @keeytoAUS & @Valiancee as the NEW faces of the Paradox CSGO team!". Paradox Gaming. 2018-09-23.
  21. flam3z (2018-09-25). "Tainted Minds signs tucks". HLTV.
  22. flam3z (2018-09-25). "Ground Zero add BURNRUOk and deStiny; InfrequeNt and InJect leave". HLTV.
  23. "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.
  24. "Dynasty LF1". Dynasty Esports Club. 2018-09-26.
  25. Grayhound Gaming (2018-09-29). "Gratisfaction, we wish you nothing but the best in your future".
  26. "Farewell Liazz". ORDER. 2018-09-30.
  27. "We are also proud to announce @JAK_LOTL to the team!". Exsto Gaming. 2018-10-01.
  28. flam3z (2018-10-01). "Chiefs add MoeycQ, IyeN and InfrequeNt". HLTV.
  29. ORDER (2018-10-02). "Welcome Zeph".
  30. Legacy Esports (2018-10-03). "FAREWELL, @sterl1ngcs!".
  31. flam3z (2018-10-04). "Grayhound confirm sterling addition". HLTV.
  32. Tham (2018-10-03). "Vizard has sadly died due to conflicting issues in the team.".
  33. flam3z (2018-10-04). "Lacore joins Legacy". HLTV.
  34. "Please welcome @J1rah as he joins the CSGO squad!". Breakaway Esports. 2018-10-08.
  35. keeyto (2018-10-09). "We're now LF2 looking for an AWPer and Rifler.".
  36. "CSGO Roster Update - Kyoto moves to sub, will be replaced by Void. Details:". Ground Zero Gaming. 2018-10-10.
  37. Professeur (2018-10-18). "Tainted Minds add USTILO". HLTV.
  38. "Kingfisher to coach CS:GO". Legacy Esports. 2018-10-20.
  39. Bewgz (2018-10-23). "The boys and myself at @4MiDau are LF a core member & another sub".
  40. [hhttps://twitter.com/TridentEsports/status/1055313899380105216 "@skrawLgo will be stepping down from the roster to focus IRL..."]. Trident Esports. 2018-10-24.