We’re Recruiting!

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Want to be a part of Wolves eSports? Now is your chance!

We’re actively looking for teams in the following games:
– Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)
– Rocket League
– League of Legends

In case you and your team are playing a game not listed here, feel free to apply anyway and we’ll see if it’s a possibility!

General requirements:
– 18 years of age or older
– All players must be EU based
– Competitive experience is a must
– No single players, only already existing teams!
– No newly formed teams (at least 2 months+)
– Mature behaviour, communicative, honest, and loyal
– Willing to commit to a long term project
– No bans for cheating
– Realistic goals

Game specific requirements:

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds:
– Participating in at least PEL Open League or similar competitions
– Fixed roles

Rocket League:
– Players must be at least Champion
– Active in several competitions
– Participating in the RLCS/RLRS circuit

League of Legends:
– Players must be at least Diamond
– Active in leagues and tournaments


If we’ve drawn your interest, please send us the following information:
– What game are we talking about?
– Which leagues and tournaments do you play?
– Name and age of the players
– Links to your team profiles
– What you expect from us
– What your realistic goals are

via one of the following options:
Mail: andre@wolves-esports.com or patrick@wolves-esports.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/wolves_esports
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wolvesesports/

Please do not apply for games that are played in a 1v1 game mode!

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About Wolves eSports
Wolves eSports is a German based esports organisation with a focus on the European scene. All of our outgoing communication is done in English and we are not limited to German players unless we explicitly look for an all-German team or staff members.

Currently, Wolves eSports has teams in the following games: CSGO, DotA2, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Rainbow Six: Siege, and Apex Legends. Supporting us are our current partners Gamers Apparel, SUMMACUM, and eXz-Hosting.

Our management combines well over 25 years of esports experience as players, team captains, or in the management. We’ve been with small teams and known organisations alike.

Our philosophy with which we run Wolves is quite different from most other esports projects and we are happy to go into detail about it during a voice meeting. To make it short: We’re an organisation from players for players that values longevity, communication and loyalty a lot. The relationships within the management or with our teams play a huge part of who we are.

Because of a change in strategy in regards to our team structure in December 2018, which means we are shifting our focus from solo player games (e.g. FIFA, Hearthstone) more towards team based games in the future.

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New team: Rainbow Six Siege

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The last time Wolves eSports had a Rainbow Six: Siege team, it was a team from North America. This time around, we’re happy to announce a German R6S team!

It’s been quite a while since our last engagement in Rainbow Six: Siege but rest assured we’ve had our eyes on the game the whole time. With the new German team, which is going to mainly play in the DeSBL (German eSport Bundesliga), we’re returning to the scene with a team we believe fits our philosophy quite well. The longterm goals of the team align with the longterm goals of Wolves as they are equally as ambitious and we are ready to tackle the hurdles ahead.

Lineup Wolves eSports R6S:
Florian “shn1tzl” Kelz
Julian “KJ” Häusler
Tobias “zIPrxxy” Schäfer
Robin “Robinn” Wolf
Haakon “Sharimu” Woitinek
Tom “Axxid” Ortmeier
Gian “zIReepzz”Rasche

Statement Wolves eSports R6S:
“Today we are able to announce that we’ll start the new season as the official Rainbow Six Siege team of Wolves eSports. Our main goal is the promotion in the DeSBL. We’re also aiming at participating in as many cups and tournaments as possible to gain more experience and hopefully achieve decent results. We’re pretty confident that there is no need to hide with a lineup as experienced as ours. We are looking forward to this partnership with Wolves eSports full of anticipation and are ready to show what we are made of!”

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Kick-off: 99Damage Liga – Season 11

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With the offseason finally over, the Wolves eSports CSGO team jumps into action in the 99Damage Liga again after qualifying for the ESL Meisterschaft Division 3 Playoffs that will be played soon!

Season 11 of the biggest German CSGO league has seen it’s kick-off and our boys start their road to Division 2 today. The goal is clear: After failed attempts to make it in the past, the team wants to make it’s way into Division 2 at the end of Season 11.

The team has been seeded into Division 3.12 and faces 7 other teams on two maps each for a total of 14 maps to be played.

99Liga – Division 3.12
Wolves eSports
Clan of Zabo
UNHOLY SOCIETY
Team Kaiserschmarrn & Friends
Save The World
ABOVE NORMAL
Pfannen-GmbH
orgless

The first match of the season will be tonight at 20:30 CET against ABOVE NORMAL and will be streamed and casted in German on our Twitch channel: Wolves@twitch.tv

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Goodbye Fortnite – Welcome, Apex Legends

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We combine a sad announcement and a happy announcement into one news – revolutionary!

Jokes aside, Wolves eSports and its Fortnite team part ways. The main reason for this is the lack of proper competition after such a long time which has taken a toll on the players. While the start with the initial team was pretty promising and the first results have shown that the team is capable to compete with the bigger names in Europe, the whole competitive situation in EU got worse and worse. Several changes to the roster later, both the team and Wolves have come to the decision to not continue. It has to be said however, that we part ways on good terms and wish all of our former player the best for their future.

A special thank you goes out to Tom “Destin” Mohr, who has been with us from start to finish and has taken care of the team exceptionally well.

Now that we have dealt with the sad part of this post, we’re coming to the good one.

We’re happy to announce our entry into Apex Legends, an up-and-coming battle royale game based on the Titanfall universe by Respawn Entertainment. The new team has played their first tournament under the name of Wolves lately and is going to have a busy schedule going forward. With the German and European ESL Apex Legends tournaments, as well as the Apex Legends Series they’ll have more than enough time to showcase their skills. As a relatively new team they need to build more and more synergy going forward and we’re excited to see how it turns out.

Apart from competing, the players will stream their gameplay on Twitch.tv to try and build their own brand.

Lineup Wolves eSports Apex:
Lucas “Mr_tuneZ” Friedrich
Max “extasZy” V
Paul “LPG” G
Tristan “freshcard” H.

Statement Wolves eSports Apex:
“At the moment there is not much to say as the team just recently assembled. However, the synergy we already have is pretty good. I’m sure we’ll be able to achieve decent results and hopefully work our way to the top in Germany step by step. We’re happy to represent Wolves eSports in Apex Legends from now on! #KeepHowling”

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DreamHack Leipzig 2019 Recap

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From February 15th – 17th, Wolves eSports Counterstrike: Global Offensive team and the management attended the 2019 edition of the DreamHack Leipzig.

On the esports side of things the DreamHack offered a plethora of tournaments, including the first stop of the DreamHack Pro Circuit, the first of 4 events to take place globally, which featured 32 teams from all over the world and has been the most stacked tournament in Rocket League history. In the end, former world champions Dignitas secured themselves the lion’s share of the $100,000 prize pool.

Other tournaments, such as the WinTheWinter Hearthstone tournament with a prize pool of €9,000 and the “The WinterNational” CSGO tournament with invitees Sprout, expert eSports, Alternate aTTaX and the qualified Unicorns of Love, who battled for a total amount of €11,000, took place as well.

For the Wolves eSports CSGO team, the DreamHack tournament started on Friday evening with the groupstage. The first two matches were won 16-2 against Team Vrzz and Eraise meets EBF, followed by two 16-3 wins against GR-eSports and Alk-Bot. The final match of the groupstage ended 15-15 vs Magdeburg eSports e.V. In the end, the Wolves take first place based on better round score. In the next round against Team Abgebaut, the Wolves started with a fantastic T side and didn’t close the match as fast as it would have been possible, resulting in a 16-9 win. The next round saw us face TouchtheCrown and unfortunately falling short 9-16 to the later-on winners of the DreamHack CSGO tournament.

Apart from the esports tournaments, the DreamExpo offered quite a lot of booths from well-known companies within the gaming and esports industry such as MSI, SAMSUNG, Corsair, and Monster Energy as well as smaller, indie-oriented booths, the obligatory merchandise booths and the DCMM, the German Casemodding Championship. Our personal highlight has been the SAMSUNG booth which offered to wash your tshirts for free and giving out free to keep tshirts for the time your clothes are in the washing machine.

Now that the DreamHack Leipzig 2019 is over and everyone has arrived back home safely, we’re starting to count the days to the 2020 edition of Germany’s biggest LAN which will take place from Jan 24-26, 2019. See you then, Leipzig!

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Goodbye Warcraft 3

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Sadly, we have to release the Wolves eSports Warcraft 3 team with immediate effect.

While the times we’ve had were fantastic and we wouldn’t want to miss a single memory we shared, it’s time for us to let go something we deeply care about. With our entry into the WC3 scene 14 months ago we wanted to be a part of a tightly knit community that’s been around for ages in esports and one we’ve always followed throughout the years. With the announcement of Warcraft 3: Reforged, this community received the love it deserves.

Unfortunately, while we were hoping to continue to field one of the strongest European WC3 rosters until Reforged releases, the demands of our players have risen. The sheer amount of dedication, the endless victories and the stories full of success over the last year have been incredible. However, we are not in the position to meet these demands at the moment and won’t be able to continue our Warcraft 3 story in the foreseeable future. Obviously, we will continue to stay up-to-date with the WC3 scene and the players and we certainly would like to come back to Warcraft once the time is right.

Until then, we thank all the players that played for Wolves eSports for their time with us and wish them all the best in the future!

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Wolves in 2018 – A Year Recapped

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The Year 2018 is nearly over. Which means we take a look back at what happened in the last twelve months for Wolves eSports. We’ve had good and bad news, fantastic results and disappointing outcomes. This is Wolves in 2018 recapped.

In January, we introduced “The Howl” – our interview series where we sit down with our teams and players to ask questions about them, their esports career and whatever else we can think of. We published six Howls this year and have will continue to make them in 2019. Shortly after the first Howl came the DreamHack Leipzig 2018 from January 26th -28th. With three players from the recently closed sections FIFA and Hearthstone attending (2x Hearthstone, 1x FIFA) the DH Leipzig 2018 was the first big offline event for Wolves eSports.

Coming March and April we’ve seen some changes in teams – we had to say goodbye to our CSGO team as the rebuild did not go as planned. Another team we had to work on was the Vainglory team as we needed to ready up for the new 5v5 game mode and the upcoming Vainglory Premier League and the preseason. We were extremely excited for the VPL but in the end it did not turn out the way everyone involved was hoping for.

Our already successful Warcraft 3 team has seen some changes in May as we fielded two teams in the nWC3L, the biggest and most important team league in western Warcraft. For season 10, both teams played in Division 1 of the league.

June 2018 was a pretty busy month with lots of changes happening. The release of our back then DotA 2 and SMITE teams were the negative aspects of the month while the partnership with eXz-Hosting has been a positive change. The biggest and most important change in June however was our rebranding and the much needed update of our logo. Along with the updated look came our updated merchandise, designed and produced by our longterm partner Gamers Apparel.

In the early days of July our Warcraft 3 team claimed the throne in the nWC3L after winning 3 out of 4 1v1 matches which was already enough to secure the title. Later on in July, we welcomed two Swedish Quake Champions players and a Fortnite roster. In the last few days of the month we said farewell to Vainglory. Both to our team and the game. While we enjoyed our short ride with Vainglory, there have been issues outside of Wolves eSports that made it extremely hard to stay in within the scene. Last but not least, we welcomed our current Counterstrike: Global Offensive team that we’ll continue to work with in 2019.

Compared to June and July, the month of August has been a bit quieter when it comes to announcements and changes for Wolves eSports. We announced a new team in Overwatch, a new partner in SUMMACUM and CSGO’s participation at the Supreme Masters LAN in Switzerland from August 31st – September 2nd.

In October, Wolves eSports returned to DotA 2 and our Warcraft 3 player Ilya “Sonik” Malish qualified for the Warcraft 3 Gold League Winter 2018 in Shanghai, China. Shortly after Sonik, his team mate Artem “Cash” Shirobokov also qualified for the event that took place from November 28th – December 8th in which both of them unfortunately went out in the group stage after facing the Winner and 3rd place of event in their group. Even though the event in China did not go as we hoped for, our Warcraft 3 team still managed to defend their nWC3L title in Season 11, becoming back-to-back Champions, just like the Doc!

December is now nearly done and dusted as well and with the release of Super Smash Bros Ultimate and our recent changes to our team structure with a focus towards team games, there have been two more events that influence Wolves eSports in 2019. In the end, the year has been quite a ride and we have learned a lot during the last twelve months. We know which way we intend to go in 2019 and would like to thank all of our former and current players for their commitment and dedication towards our project in 2018. We know that without you, we wouldn’t be who we are.

Let us focus on 2019 and the tasks ahead! Let’s make 2019 another great year for Wolves eSports!
See you on the other side.

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WGL Winter 2018 – Recap

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The Warcraft 3 Gold League (short: WGL) has finished it’s Winter 2018 season earlier this month. With Ilya “Sonik” Malish and Artem “Cash” Shirobokov we have seen two Wolves in Shanghai, China after they qualified for the final event. An unlucky group stage draw later both of them have been drawn into the same group.

Overview of the WGL Winter 2018 Groups:

Group A
Foggy
TH000
Lyn
WFZ
Neytpoh
Chaemiko
Group B
Colorful
Sok
Fly100%
Lucifer
So.in
DanGer
Group C
Moon
Infi
Sonik
pcg_123
Cash
Zhou_Xixi
Group D
LawLiet
Sini
FoCuS
120
HawK
Hunter

During Day 1 of the event, Sonik lost his matches to Zhou_Xixi (1-2), Infi (0-2) and his fellow Wolves team mate Cash (1-2), putting him at 0-3 at the start. While Cash managed to win his games against Sonik and pcg_123 (2-1), he lost the match against Infi (1-2).

Going into Day 2, Sonik’s chances to make it out of groups has already vanished. He unfortunately lost his last two matches of the event to pcg_123 (1-2) and Moon (0-2) which put him at 0-5 after the group stage. Cash however, still had the chance to advance to the next round and went 1-1 in matches. He lost to Moon (0-2) and won against Zhou_Xixi (2-0) which sadly wasn’t enough as both Moon and Infi went on to the quarter finals. The head-to-head against Infi on Day 1 was the deciding factor.

The playoff bracket played out as following:

Group C was one of the tougher ones as Moon and Infi placed 1st and 3rd respectively in the end. However, we are extremely proud that two players from Wolves eSports managed to qualify for the event in China and were able to present themselves in Asia, the arguably strongest region there is in Warcraft 3.

With the announcement of Warcraft 3 Reforged and the recent performances of the whole Wolves eSports Warcraft 3 team, including a 1st and 3rd place finish in the nWC3L Season 11, we are more than excited to see what 2019 brings for our WC3 players and Wolves!

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Changes to the team structure

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Due to recent developments we have to announce a few changes to Wolves eSports in regards to the team structure going into 2019.

With immediate effect, we are saying Farewell to two teams – FIFA & Hearthstone. We intended to announce this at the end of the year but decided it would be unfair to our players and moved the announcement to the earliest date possible to allow them to pursue other options. Throughout the years Wolves eSports and the players from these two teams have had decent success and attended several offline events in both FIFA and Hearthstone. Among those were the DreamHack Leipzig, the Win The Winter tournament by TaKeTV, and multiple HCT Tour Stops in different countries.

We’d like to thank our players for their commitment and the time we spent together while wishing them all the best for their future endeavours.

What does this mean for Wolves eSports? Going into 2019, we are concentrating on team games a lot more. This means we are keeping the teams we currently have and intend to add teams in games that do not have a 1vs1 focus. We will announce more about this at the end of the year and in early 2019.

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Game release: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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The 7th of December 2018 – a day the whole Super Smash Bros scene has been waiting for as it marks the worldwide release of the highly anticipated Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch.

With titles such as Melee, Brawl and Super Smash Bros 4, the competitive scene for the game has been incredibly strong and can look forward to Ultimate to continue this trend. With release, there are over 70 fighters and over 100 stages. The Super Smash Bros franchise has been an important one for Wolves eSports since we first picked up a group of players in September 2016. With Benjamin “wusi” Baye, there is still one of these players around!

Going into Ultimate, we hope that our three German players “wusi”, “Eddy”, and “Frieddo” will be able to leave their mark on the national scene and maybe even Europe. All three will attend the AGON-Serie | The Council, one of the first German offline events for the new game on Dec 15 – Dec 16.

Going forward and into 2019, we strongly believe that our current roster is strong enough to be a relevant force in the German scene and it will be interesting to see which players stick to their former mains or pick up a new character.

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