Promising | Our Legacy: Season 2 Episode 2

After Legacy formed a completely new team for the 2019 OPL campaign, it is all about proving themselves. In Episode 2 of Our Legacy, learn more about Top Laner Daniel ‘Papryze’ Francis and his story.

Prelude | Our Legacy: Season 2 Episode 1

Kicking off 2019 with a brand new roster, Legacy is looking to unleash their potential in the OPL. Get to know the team and go behind the scenes of their bootcamp in Episode 1 of Our Legacy.

Legacy Esports Drops Into Fortnite

Legacy Esports would like to welcome the newest additions to the club: Anthony “Valaxies” Le Jahlyn “Jahlyn” Evernden Ivaylo “Psyper” Marinov Ari “Rel” Roche Both avid content creators and fierce competitors the team will be participating individually and as teammates throughout 2019 including at this weekends Fortnite Summer Smash at the Australian Open! Head of Esports Tim Wendel said “Fortnite has been a huge force within gaming this past year and we’re excited to get involved in a new and exciting space. These guys are both entertaining as well has highly skilled. I can’t wait to see what they can do under the LGC banner!”

Samsung and Legacy Esports renew partnership

Samsung Electronics Australia has today announced the renewal of its sponsorship of Legacy Esports, one of Australia’s leading Esports organisations. The agreement positions Samsung as the team’s exclusive screen and memory partner for 2019. Equipping Legacy’s four PC gaming teams with NVMe M.2 SSDs and curved gaming monitors, Samsung will feature on the team’s 2019 game day and retail jerseys and will also be the naming rights partner of Legacy’s Esports High Performance Centre, located at the Adelaide Football Club in South Australia. “Esports is one of the most captivating and exciting fields of professional competition in Australia and is redefining how people bring together athleticism, precision, and the best forms of performance technology,” said Josh Grace, Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Electronics Australia. “As a brand, we’re committed to supporting Australians to break barriers and achieve amazing things through our ‘Do What You Can’t’ spirit and look forward to following…

Thank you, CS:GO

    Legacy Esports would like to thank BL1TZ, Stat, Lacore, LONS and soju_j for their support and efforts as Legacy’s CS:GO team in 2018, with the team departing the organisation as Legacy takes their CS:GO strategy in a different direction in 2019. Coach Kingfisher will also be moving on after leading the team in the last few months. The team has competed in a range of tournaments this year including IEM Sydney, the ESL AU&NZ Championships, ESEA Mountain Dew League and the ESL Pro League. In 2019, Legacy will announce their new CS:GO strategy and will re-enter the game at a date that will be determined in the short term. Stay across Legacy’s website and socials in the New Year to ensure you don’t miss any of the upcoming news.    

Welcome Denian!

Legacy would like to extend a warm welcome to incoming coach James “Denian” Goddard. Goddard is a long time LoL player – former pro but most recently coached Chief Academy through the OCS into the OPL beating Tectonic in the final. Goddard will succeed Luchio Park as Legacy’s Head Coach with a focus on the development of the all-new rookie lineup. Head of Esports Tim Wendel had this to say about the new coach: “I was thoroughly impressed with what Denian was able to do with the CHF A roster. Promoting to the OPL is no small feat and I’m hoping those same skills help us to fast track the potential of our 2019 roster.” Goddard also commented: “I am extremely happy to be given this opportunity by Carbon and Legacy as a whole. I feel I helped my players reach a new milestone for themselves in my previous role,…

Farewell Soulstrikes

Today we say goodbye to long time coach Luchio “Soulstrikes” Park. Park had been with the club for almost 3 years – coaching from split 2 2016 onward. With two OPL 2nd place finishes, three 3rd’s and two Rift Rivals – he’s been an important part of Legacy’s history. Head of Esports Tim Wendel said “I’ve worked with Luchio closely for a few years now. We’ve grown together considerably during that time and I’d like to thank him for helping me better my craft as a player and sharing his immense game knowledge with me when I took a step back from the team. I wish him the best of luck in 2019”. Park would also like to say “I’d like to thank Legacy staff and the past roster’s I was provided. Its been an amazing past years”

Legacy’s New LoL Roster

Legacy would like to welcome the following players to club:   Top Daniel “Papryze” Francis Jungle Eldin “Guts” Skenderovic Mid Jesse “Chazz” Mahoney ADC Mark “Praedyth” Lewis Support Damian “Yuzuki” Tu   Head of Esports Tim Wendel had this to say about the new additions: “In 2019 Legacy will be providing opportunities to those who have been on the periphery of OCE LoL but have not yet had the chance to prove themselves. All the boys here are either relatively new to the OPL or in Praedyth’s case – switching roles. I’m looking forward to the challenge of working with a completely new group of players. 2018 was the first year we had almost an entirely new roster (minus Claire) – 2019 will be the first time any of these players have played OPL for us. I’m excited about the potential in this group and can’t wait to get stuck into the new year with…

Legacy says thanks

Legacy Esports thanks Min “Mimic” Ju-Sung, Julian “Raid” Skordos, Daniel “Decoy” Ealam and Jordan “Only” Middleton for their hard work and effort in the Oceanic Pro League and Rift Rivals in 2018. Legacy wishes them all the best for their future endeavours.

Reflecting on 2018 and looking forward to 2019

A Big 2018 and our First Full Year as Legacy Esports  What a 2018 it has been for Legacy Esports and the Adelaide Football Club. The year has seen our teams across League of Legends, Counter Strike, Rocket League, StarCraft II, Overwatch and Smash all achieve excellent results, as teams and individuals. Playing highlights for 2018 include: Third in the OPL in Split One and Two Competing and winning Rift Rivals 2018 for Oceania CS:GO qualifying for IEM Sydney Sean “Probe” Kempen playing at the IEM PyeongChang Winter Olympics Our first community charity event with our Rocket League team working in collaboration with the Red Cross Legacy Esports Behind the Scenes Legacy worked hard in 2018 to build strategies in all areas, including performance, coaching, partnerships, media and content. After the Adelaide Football Club appointed Tim Wendel as Head of Esports in 2017, Tim has gone on to be not…