Legacy Esports COVID-19 Statement

With the ongoing impact of COVID-19 across Oceania, Legacy Esports would like to reach out to our fans, partners and key stakeholders to acknowledge the challenges our community is facing at this present time. COVID-19 and its ongoing impacts has lead all of us to make changes to our way of life and Legacy Esports is not exempt from this. For our dedicated teams, players, coaches, staff and content creators, Legacy Esports wishes to thank them for their efforts through this extremely challenging time. We will have team, operational, staff and content challenges with COVID-19, however Legacy Esports is working through these matters to deliver the best esports and gaming content we can for the foreseeable future. We would like to thank our partners Samsung, Optus, Razer and Harvey Norman for their ongoing and continued support during this unprecedented time.

OPL Roster Update

Legacy Esports advises that Korean Import Minsu “Emenes” Jang is departing the League of Legends roster. Legacy Head of Esports Tim “Carbon” Wendel said it was disappointing to let go a quality player like Emenes. “Our organisation has a strong culture and sets high standards regarding preparation, training and behaviors and we will not compromise our values,” he said. “This decision has been made in the best interests of the team and with a view to creating an environment of capable of sustained success going forward. “We thank Emenes for his contribution and wish him well for the future.”

Samsung and Legacy Esports renew partnership for a third year

Samsung Electronics Australia has today announced the renewal of its partnership with Legacy Esports, one of Australia’s fastest-growing esports teams. The agreement brings the partnership into its third year, with both brands stepping into the new decade with plans to further develop the Australian team and the local esports community.  The announcement builds on Samsung Australia and Legacy Esports’ work during the past two years to help grow and develop the team’s competitive and grass-roots community gaming programs. Together, both brands are now looking to raise the bar to the next level and strengthen Legacy Esports’ presence in the global esports scene. Samsung will continue to equip Legacy Esports gaming teams with NVMe M.2 SSDs and curved gaming monitors, aiming to help bolstering player immersion and helping bring a new level of competitive gaming in 2020. “As we enter a new decade, we’ll see esports continue to grow in Australia…

Legacy Esports partners with Harvey Norman

Legacy Esports is proud to announce Harvey Norman has committed as a sponsor for 2020. As Australia’s leading retailer of computers, electrical, furniture and bedding’s best brands, Harvey Norman is the ultimate destination for gamers looking for the latest tech. Harvey Norman will appear on the front of all player jerseys and will also sponsor all Legacy Esports Fortnite video content. They will be working closely with Legacy Esport Streamers, with more announcements about these to follow in the coming months. Legacy Esports Head of Esports Tim Wendel said Harvey Norman will be an outstanding partner for the team. “It is exciting to have Harvey Norman working with us as we look to build on our successes from previous years,” Wendel said. “From computers with the latest specs to the best peripherals, we know our fans will find everything they need to compete at a Harvey Norman store. “To have…

Legacy Esports Announces Stream Manager Vandie

It’s with pleasure that Legacy Esports announces Melbourne based Kori “Vandie” Hallows has joined Australia’s most dynamic esports organization, Legacy Esports, in a new position as Stream Manager. Vandie joins Legacy Esports with extensive gaming experience involving streaming, esports event hosting and shout casting. Vandie will work closely with Legacy Esports staff across talent, sales, analytics, media and account management and will be the key contact regarding Legacy Esports 2020 streaming strategy. She will report to Head of Esports Tim Wendel. Legacy Esports’ move to manage and support gaming content creators is a significant strategic move to directly link driving brand value and return for current and future partners. Executive Esports lead and Chief Operating Officer for the Adelaide Football Club Nigel Smart said “Moving to identifying, managing and analysing gaming content creators will be an important capability we will invest and build out in 2020. I can see in…

Legacy Esports partners with Full Hammer

Legacy Esports is pleased to announce our 2020 partnership with leading team wear supplier Fullhammer. Using the latest technology in production, Fullhammer has years of experience in creating amazing, high-quality products. The partnership will represent Fullhammer’s first entry into esports apparel. Fullhammer National Sales Manager Lynton Arscott said the partnership with Legacy Esports, as a locally based business, is exciting. “It’s the first time we have been involved with an esports team and we are looking forward to it. It’s an exciting time for the business.” Head of Esports Tim Wendel said, “Working closely with our apparel company is paramount in the dynamic world of esports and Fullhammer has been great.” We look forward to bringing our fans the latest in Legacy Esports merchandise throughout the year.

Legacy Esports to get the edge with Razer

Legacy Esports is proud to announce its new partnership with Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers for the 2020 season. Legacy Esports will join 18 other teams as part of Team Razer, including recent ESL One: New York 2019 champions Evil Geniuses, German esports club Mousesports and professional Overwatch esports team LA Valiant. As part of the partnership, Legacy Esports players and content creators will be furnished with Razer’s latest esports peripherals, including mice, headsets and keyboards. The teams will also be invited to field-test and provide user feedback on Razer’s latest gaming equipment. Legacy Esports Head of Esports Tim Wendel said joining Razer’s global esports division is a big step for the team. “We look forward to working with Razer and using their top-tier products to take Legacy Esports to the next level,” Wendel said. “2020 is shaping up to be another massive year for us, with…

Legacy Esports unveils rebrand with new logo

Legacy Esports is proud to present the new LGC logo and branding to celebrate our five-year anniversary. From our origin as a single League of Legends team, Legacy Esports expanded into games such as Overwatch, Rocket League and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and has emerged as one of the leading esports organisations when it comes to growth and sustainability. The fifth anniversary and the turn of the decade marks a new chapter, which begins with our 2020 brand refresh. The tree with its strong roots and branches – which has always represented Legacy Esports – has been modernised in the new logo and our traditional bright green colour has been retained. Legacy Esports Head of Esports Tim Wendel said the timing was right for the new-look Legacy logo. “As we started to approach our five-year anniversary, the timing felt right to look at where we have come from and where we…


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