Melbourne and Sydney clash as the Gfinity Elite Series Australia returns this weekend


The first and only state-based esports event in Australia is back this weekend and the states are set to battle. With matches across CS:GO, Rocket League, and Street Fighter V the second season of the Gfinity Elite Series is one not to be missed.

The match-ups for the first week of the series are as follows:

  • Melbourne ORDER v Sydney Roar
  • Perth Ground Zero v Sydney Chiefs
  • Melbourne Avant v Brisbane Deceptors

To check out the full schedule of matches planned for the second season of the series, check out the agenda here.

Check out Gamers Classified’s coverage of the first season below:

The Gfinity Elite Series, presented by Alienware, is back to season 2 kicking off on Saturday November 3rd.

With Melbourne ORDER securing their victory last season, winning all three games set for the series. This season, they’re kicking off the competition by taking on their rival team. Sydney Roar and ORDER will start with a CS:GO match scheduled for November 3rd at 12pm GMT+8.

The six state-based teams heading for the second season of the Gfinity Elite Series. Source: Gfinity Esports

Both teams will be looking to get a head start for the season with the victory of this first match. With Melbourne ORDER’s victory in the previous season fresh in the minds of the five other teams. Each team will be looking to take down Melbourne ORDER in this second season of the Gfinity Elite Series.

To get a closer look at the teams heading towards the Series this weekend, check them out here.

For those keen on the sound of this upcoming esports competition, but didn’t get the chance to see the first season of the Gfinity Elite Series, here are the highlights below:

The Gfinity Challenger Series also ran in the lead up for the second season of the Gfinity Elite Series. This meant that the city-based clubs had an array of new players to draft from, meaning there could be new competitors to spice up the competition.

Here are the details on how to keep up with all of the action:

You can tune into Twitch, Youtube, Twitter and Facebook to watch all matches live.

CS:GO kicks off at 3PM Saturdays, with Rocket League starting at 11AM Sunday and Street Fighter V at 4PM Sundays. Rocket League will also be live on Network Ten’s Eleven from 11AM-1PM every Sunday.

All of Season 2’s games will once again be played live in the HOYTS Gfinity Esports Arena in the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park Sydney.

Interested in attending the matches live? You can get your tickets here.

For more information on Gfinity Esports Australia, or the Challenger and Elite Series, head to

Stay tuned for all of our coverage of the event, kicking off on November 3rd.

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