Aphelion eSports

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Aphelion eSports
AbbreviationAE
Motto"Always Evolving"
FormationAugust 10th 2019
HeadquartersMassachusetts
CEO
Matthew "MacSauce" O'Toole
Websitehttps://www.aphelionesports.org/

Aphelion eSports (AE) is an North American based professional gaming, esports, and creative organization based out of Massachusetts. Their primary focus is on mobile gaming, with PC gaming as a sub-focus. It was founded in 2019 by Matthew "MacSauce" O'Toole, "Staple", "Levels", "Jax", and "Ninja". Aphelion eSports currently fields esports teams in Brawl Stars, Clash of Clans, Call of Duty: Mobile, League of Legends: Wild Rift, and PUBG Mobile. They also have a roster of a variety of content creators that cover a number of games, regions, and topics.

History

2019

In August, Aphelion eSports was founded as the original members left another organization. From the start they entered Brawl Stars, Fortnite|Fortnite Mobile, and Call of Duty: Mobile. In the remaining months of the year, Aphelion then entered Clash of Clans and Clash Royale.

2020

In February, the Aphelion eSports Clash of Clans team qualified for the Clash of Clans World Championship 2020 February Qualifier and earned a ticket to play live the next month in Katowice|Katowice, Poland by reaching the Top 4 of the ESL Play Pre-Qualifier.[1] Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the live event in Poland was cancelled and the Qualifier was pushed back and finally played online in June.[2]

In October, Aphelion eSports brought on their first official partner in UMG Truck MA.[3] In the remaining months of the year, they then picked up the European Call of Duty: Mobile team Cold Esports, fresh off their 2nd Place finish in Stage 4 of the Call of Duty Mobile 2020 World Championship.[4] That was then followed up by the signing of the European Clash of Clans team formerly with Qlash.

2021

In January, Aphelion eSports acquired fellow North American gaming and esports organization Team Clovers. Later that month, Aphelion signed an upcoming North American Brawl Stars team featuring the players Slash, Zhar, Squashy, and Skywalker.[5]

In March, Aphelion eSports expanded their coverage in Brawl Stars by signing the Latam South team CYP fresh off of winning the March Monthly Finals of Brawl Stars Championship 2021.[6] Later that month, Aphelion entered the PUBG Mobile scene with the signing of Segment X featuring the players Kingeh, Enigma, Slapped, LoLo, Prophecy, and Valic, qualifying them into the PUBGM Pro League Spring Split 2021.

In June, the Aphelion eSports European Clash of Clans roster expired and they chose not to re-sign. Later that month, Aphelion signs the Asian Clash of Clans roster formerly known as M2 Ninja consisting of Shoya, SIO, Barsan, Garakuta, Kazuma, and Choco to finish out the competitive season.[7]

Management

Nat. Name Role
Mattew "MacSauce" O'Toole CEO
Michael "Winter" Hardoon COO
Matthew Elder CBDO

Current Rosters

Content Creators

Nat. Name Channel
Bill Russell Bill Russell Voice Actor
Kingeh
Wintermeadow
Panda - Brawl Stars
Chi ChiMobileX
Nicholas MenAc3
LiquifiedIce
Jake JKeyyYT

Brawl Stars

Nat. Name Alias Role
Caio CaioDog Player
Kaio KaioDog Player
Vitor VTzim Player
Wesley Wesley Player
Felipe Trekking Manager

Clash of Clans

Nat. Name Alias Role
Shoya Shoya Player
Shota Garakuta Player
Kazunori Barsan Player
Kazuma Kazuma Player
Koyo Choco Player
Kohei SIO Player
Gaurang Rated R Coach/Manager
Alessio Boom Manager

References

  1. "Aphelion reach Top 4 in the Clash World Championship 2020 ESL Play February Pre-Qualifier".
  2. "Clash Worlds 2020 Live Event Changes Due to COVID-19". oneesports.gg.
  3. "Marlborough mobile video game company, Northborough eSports organization pair up". Metrowest Daily News.
  4. "Aphelion Esports signs former Cold Esports". of Gamers.
  5. "Aphelion eSports NA & Latam N Brawl Stars Roster".
  6. "Aphelion eSports Latam S Brawl Stars Roster".
  7. "Aphelion eSports CEO Matthew O'Toole talks Northern Arena Clash Championship, roster swap, team building". squadstate.com.

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