Marcus “kiki” Jacob and Mitchell “tails” Burnett will be joining the Legacy Esports Overwatch team in preparation for the second Contenders 2018 season. The pair, having recently played for Masterminds, finished the previous season in second place. Tails, the DPS player, had this to say about joining the team, “I am absolutely stoked to be apart of Legacy. We have a good looking team this season and I think we have a lot of potential.” Straawbella, the team captain, also said, “we’re happy to have them onboard, they bring a great amount of experience to the roster and we’re excited for the upcoming season.” We would also like to thank both Jesse “Skull” Graetz and Lucas “Wuvo” Tyson for their contribution to our first Contenders campaign and wish them all the best as they depart the team.
Young gun Euan “sterling” Moore is joining Legacy Esports’ Counter-Strike roster, after Chris “Yellow” McGillivray departed the team due to other commitments. After being at the Chiefs Esports Club for four months, New Zealander sterling has joined Legacy’s CS:GO team as their Primary AWPer. Having played for both DarkSided and the Chiefs, sterling has competed at top-level in the Oceanic region for a while and will bring extra firepower to the improving Legacy squad. Legacy Esports thanks Yellow for his contribution over the past four months, including helping us qualify for IEM Sydney. We welcome sterling and look forward to him competing for Legacy in the CyberGamer Premier League and ESEA Mountain Dew League, as well as other upcoming tournaments.
Legacy’s League of Legends team focused on integrating their new Jungler, Jordan “Only” Middleton, into the team in their preseason ahead of Split Two of the 2018 Oceanic Pro League which gets underway on Friday. Legacy had an exciting first Split, finishing fourth in the regular season, before knocking out Avant Gaming and ORDER in the finals. Unfortunately, Legacy came up short against long time rivals The Chiefs in the preliminary final and was eliminated, finishing third. The team quickly switched their focus to Split Two, and with a blockbuster opening game against The Chiefs coming up on Friday night, the squad has been hard at work preparing for the season to come. Claire, Raid, Mimic, Decoy and Only have been working on building team synergy around Only’s aggressive playstyle. Legacy’s Head of Esports, Tim Wendel, said that the Jungler synergy is particularly important to the squad’s game plan. “For…