Introducing the two groups for Season 8!

Only one more day remains until the start of the eighth season of the ESL AUNZ Championship for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. With great power, comes great responsibility and as I could think of no better segue than that to announce the groups leading into the start of the season, here

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Meet the voices of Dota 2 for Season 3!

The ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 3 for Dota 2 is only two days away! With the action so close, it's only right to finally announce the broadcast team for the season! We've assembled three friendly faces, and one questionable kiwi to guide you through the season. They are: Daniel "DareDevilDan"

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UPDATE: PUBG 2019 Phase 1

Yesterday, we announced the initial plans for Phase 1 of the ESL PUBG AUNZ Championship. We've heard the outcry from community feedback and understand that changes need to occur. In order to try and resolve the situation, we have decided to make the following changes to the season's dates and

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2019 welcomes PUBG as new title!

Last year, the ESL AU&NZ National Championship for 2018 saw 897,000 hours of watched content and over five million people reached on social media. Today, in partnership with PUBG Corp, we're excited to announce PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds as our third title for 2019! Keeping true with the program's strong emphasis on

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Only one remains... welcome Genuine Gaming to Season 8!

It was just one of those weekends... you know - the kind where everything perfectly lines up, and you think to yourself that this is your shot, your opportunity. Sixteen competitors sure thought the same thing as they entered the action for the third open qualifier to the ESL AU&NZ

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Two down, two to go! Season 8 welcomes Tainted Minds!

The name needs no introduction. You see their team signed up, you're automatically quivering at your keyboard. 15 teams signed up - only one victor. Welcome Tainted Minds to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's Season 8 of the ESL AU&NZ Championship! Being the favored team to take out the qualifier, Tainted Minds

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Two more to Season 3! Welcome Shutdown and BDE!

Sit down and let me tell you a tale... The sky was bright, the air was clean - teams were inside and ready to game. That's right, it was the morning prior to the third open qualifier of the ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 3 for Dota 2. As excited as

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The results are in; welcome Surge to Season 8!

This weekend marked the first open qualifier for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's Season 8 of the ESL AU&NZ Championship. With sixteen teams entering the fray, there could be only one to come out on top and claim their qualification spot into the season - welcome to Surge Esports Club! Remaining undefeated

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Ground Zero Gaming join Season 8 as seventh direct invite!

It's crunch time! With the first open qualifier approaching this weekend, we felt there was no better time than to double down and release our seventh invited team to the ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 8 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Ground Zero Gaming! Having unfortunately not qualified for the Season

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Sixth direct invite goes to Breakaway Esports!

With only 33 sleeps until the start of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's Season 8 for the ESL AU&NZ Championship, it's time to announce the sixth direct invite to the program; welcome to Breakaway Esports! Having narrowly qualified through the regular season in fourth place to our season finals, Breakaway Esports made

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Welcome Avant Gaming as the fifth direct invite to Season 8!

Two in one day?! It's just like Christmas! Put your red bull down and say welcome to Avant Gaming, the fifth direct invite to the ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 8 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Formally known as "anime savants", this Avant Gaming roster is no stranger to our season finals

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Athletico join Season 8 as fourth direct invite!

...and then there were four! Athletico Esports are entering the fray as they join the ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 8 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. They join Chiefs, Grayhound Gaming and ORDER as the currently confirmed teams for the season. Having competed in Season 7 under "Mad Like Wizards", the team

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A No-Named Blue Cactus joins Season 3!

This past weekend, the first open qualifier for Dota 2's Season 3 for the ESL AU&NZ Championship took place, and with eight teams having signed up - you just know that it was one to remember. Being run as an eight team, single elimination bracket and qualifying two teams to

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Third direct invite to Season 8 goes to ORDER!

The ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 8 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is filling up quickly as we're already prepared to welcome our third directly invited team to the season... welcome - ORDER! Former season champions of their own, ORDER were unsuccessful at securing themselves a first-place finish in the 2018 season.

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Grayhound Gaming join Season 8 as Second Direct Invite!

With a new day, comes a new direct invite. Welcome Grayhound Gaming, the second direct invite to the ESL AU&NZ Championship Season 8 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive! Having been narrowly defeated in last season's grand final battle against the Chiefs, Grayhound Gaming are setting their sights on 2019, and with

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Revealing the first direct invite to Season 8 - Chiefs!

With about forty days from the start of Counter-Strike's eighth season apart of the ESL AU&NZ Championship, it's time to announce the first of eight direct invites to the program! It'll come to nobody's surprise that the reigning National Championship champions - Chiefs, are set to fill the first direct

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2019 welcomes back Dota 2 for Season 3!

Last year, the ESL AU&NZ National Championship for 2018 saw 897,000 hours of watched content and over five million people reached on social media. Paired with our announcement yesterday regarding the return of the program for 2019, today, we're pleased to announce the return of another friendly face - Dota

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