This month of August has seen the formation and beginning of Exile5's SC2 division! We received positive feedback from the SC2SEA community and gained the interest of several top players looking for new teams.
The players have been competing well in online tournaments with Bard recently finish top8 in the previous masters cup (a very competitive tournament run by the SEA community) along with Notorious who just missed out on the prize pool, placing 4th for the IXLlegion cup. Practice for LANs is the main priority for the team at the moment, along with attaining rankings on the SEA server.
There has only been 1 major LAN of note, which was WCS Australia where 16 of the best Australian players were invited to play in a Blizzard sponsored event with the likes of international casters Artosis, Tasteless, Painuser and HD. Frustration qualified for this event, placing second at the RF LAN in Perth. Unfortunately he was knocked out of the tournament first round, playing an extremely tight series with Nv.YoonYJ and against the Broodwar legend Legionnaire.
The next month promises to be a big one, with 2 big LANs in South Australia, several online tournaments starting up along with a possible re-introduction of the teamleagues. Overall spirits are high, progress is steady with several players improving drastically, posting better results in tournaments and higher win ratios on ladder. The immediate aim for the team is to play in as many LANs and online tournaments as possible in order to learn how to cope with the competiti