Gfinity teams Melbourne Avant and Sydney Chiefs have been announced today. The teams form part of the Gfintiy Elite Series which will debut later this year.
The Gfinity Elite Series is a new, city-based esports competition which will feature six teams playing Rocket League, CS:GO and Street Fighter V.
Gfinity teams Melbourne Avant and Sydney Chiefs are part of two of Australia’s biggest esports organisations; Chiefs Esports Club and Avant Gaming. With two teams already announced, four are still to be revealed with all six competing for a share of $450,000.
Fans of classic sports rivalries will be pleased with the announcement of Gfinity teams Melbourne Avant and Sydney Chiefs. CEO of Melbourne Avant Wes Collie and Sydney Chiefs Owner Frank Li were both excited to be joining the Elite Series.
“We’re proud to be among the first clubs to join the Gfinity Elite Series in Australia and representing our fans and city of Sydney.
Through the Gfinity Elite Series, our players can experience the privilege of donning a jersey for Sydney and representing this great city, as well as being a part of a famous sporting rivalry. We can’t wait to face off against Melbourne Avant,” said Sydney Chiefs owner Frank Li.
Melbourne Avant CEO Wes Collier added, “We are thrilled to get the opportunity to represent the fans of Melbourne and join the Gfinity Elite Series. Clashes between Avant and the Chiefs bring a heightened passion, but this amazing rivalry just became more personal for the fans, Melbourne Vs Sydney, Avant Vs The Chiefs.”
When the Gfinity Elite Series launches, teams will face off weekly in front of a live audience. Teams will use the latest and best Alienware PCs, courtesy of Dell.
Gfinity teams Melbourne Avant and Sydney Chiefs, in addition to the as yet unnamed final four teams, will feature established pro and the best up and coming players in the region.
For more information on the league, head to www.challenger.gfinityesports.