Australia’s pro-gaming big league

Copy of Chiefs team shotThe Chiefs are one of the oldest and most successful professional video gaming teams in Australia. But they have never achieved their most important goal – making it to the World Championship of the game they play, League of Legends.

League of Legends is a five-on-five online video game, and The Chiefs are one of the strongest teams in the game’s Oceanic Pro League.

The five members of The Chiefs get paid to game full-time, they have a coach and a manager, and they even live together in a gaming house in Sydney.


While the team has competed at numerous international gaming tournaments, they have always just missed out on making it to the League of Legends World Championship.

We follow The Chiefs through the final split of the 2017 Oceanic Pro League as they battle to become the first team from Oceania to qualify for Worlds.

Hear my documentary on The Chiefs for ABC RN’s Earshot here, and read my article for ABC News here.