Awesome Aussie Esports Highlights From Around The World

From IGN - December 4, 2017
By Joab Gilroy

Aussie esports put the work in overseas this week as Dreamhack Winter and the Eleague Cup featured some of our best competitors. Back home Overwatch and StarCraft 2 kept us enthralled as games in both competitions went down to the wire. Let's take a look!

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Quake Champions - DreamHack Winter Invitational

JAM Gaming's Astroboy played hard at the DreamHack Winter Duel Invitational over the weekend, powering his way through some tough matches to earn a Top 8 finishalthough he was inevitably knocked out by Quake 3 legend Cypher. In the game below, Astroboy lost two of his characters early in the fifth and final round of his best of 5 against Spart1e and was forced to defeat all three of his opponent's champions with just one of his own. In the end he played it so cool he wound up being a few steps ahead of the commentators even.

Rocket League - ELEAGUE Cup

The Chiefs travelled to Atlanta to compete in the ELeague cup, where they got a bit of a rough draw in the groupsthey were the only team with a name not starting with G. They should have renamed to the Ghiefs. On top of naming issues, the G2 Esports and Gale Force were playing perfect car soccer, andas evidenced by the fact that the two of them eventually faced off in the Grand Finalsanyone would have had a tough time against them. The Ghiefs managed to beat Ghost Gaming however, putting together a fantastic run against the North American squad and defeating them 3 games to 1. Watch below as the Ghiefs secure a 5th place finish in Overtime.


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