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Go for Pro – BAM LoL

Go for Pro – BAM LoL

BAM!

Another article and yet another Australian eSports event! It must be said, but eSports is definitely alive and well within the Aussie community. Battle Arena Melbourne comes back for its 7th iteration on May 22nd, 23rd and 24th this year at CQ Functions (123 Queen St Melbourne).

As the promoters boast, this is easily the biggest one yet, with a wide range of fighting games to suit any of the Fighting Game Communities out there! The line up includes:

  • Super Smash Bros (N64, Melee and WiiU)
  • Ultra SF4
  • UMvC3
  • King of Fighters XIII
  • Skull Girls
  • Super SF2 Turbo
  • Killer Instinct
  • Virtua Fighter 5

And new comers:

  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Guilty Gear Xrd
  • Dead or Alive 5 Final Round

Dear lord that is quite some line up, even just attending for the spectacle will be well worth the trip! Anyone can enter of course, the entrance fees are quite modest and the prizes are great. There are seeding qualifiers that are going on right now across Australia and New Zealand, so get in touch with your local FGC and see if there’s any near you, or conversely you can also go here for more detail:

http://couchwarriors.org/wp/

A special guest will also be attending to compete in the MK X division. Carl ‘PERFECT LEGEND’ White who won the MK9 Championships at EVO in 2011 and 2012.

So don’t dawdle and get on it!

Mortal Kombat X makes its BAM debut
Mortal Kombat X makes its BAM debut

OPL 2015 Split 1 Winners!

Ladies and Gentlemen I give you Australia’s League of Legends 2015 OPL Season winners … CHIEFS! Yes The Chiefs eSports Club have had a nigh perfect season, completely dominating the entire series going 13-1. That’s damn amazing considering how good teams like Dire Wolves (number 2 on the ladder) were performing.

It seemed that no one had an answer for Chiefs perfect Meta, meticulous execution and flawless synergy. From here we see them as wildcard entries across the globe against the world’s best in LoL.

The question will remain though, just how good they’ll go on the global scene as the past would dictate that Australian’s don’t do terribly well as a rule of thumb. That being said, we’ve clearly seen a vast improvement in 2014 and if any team is going to give the Internationals hell, it’s going to be Chiefs!

We at Player2 wish them the very best and hope they make their mark internationally, Australia is behind you 100%!

For more information on OCE LoL eSports, their website can be found here: http://oce.lolesports.com/

The first ever Australian LoL competition has been won and lost
The first ever Australian LoL competition has been won and lost

Adam Rorke

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