ESPORTS.US SIGNS TEAM GRANDMASTER JACKETS – ENTERS HEROES OF THE STORM AS TEAM FREEDOM
BOSTON – 16th December, 2016 – Today, eSports.US, an organization known for its DotA 2 professional gaming team, Team Freedom, has expanded its presence into Blizzard Entertainment’s Heroes of the Storm competitive scene by signing team “Grandmaster Jackets.”
“Grandmaster Jackets” will be re-branded as Team Freedom in Heroes of the Storm, and will participate in Blizzard’s upcoming 2017 Heroes Global Championship Pro League (HGC) under the new moniker.
The team is made up of highly skilled players, mainstays in the Heroes of the Storm scene, who have found success in competitive play. Their accomplishments as a team include qualifying as a top North American team in the first HGC qualifier earning the team an invite to the premiere league.
Zachary “Insomnia” Hacker, melee position in the team, had this to say about the teams future: “We understand that some might consider us underdogs going into HGC, but we expect to come out on top through the hard-work and perseverance that helped us to qualify in the first place.”
The 2017 player roster of the new Team Freedom Heroes of the Storm team includes:
- Merek “Zugrug” Kangas as Tank
- Zachary “Insomnia” Hacker as Melee
- Philippe “Nazmas” Laberge as Ranged
- Dane “Daneski” Coleman as Flex
- Jérôme “Killuziion” Tanguay as Support
eSports.US was founded by philanthropic gaming enthusiasts as an interactive platform to promote eSports in the United States. With the phenomenon of real-time gaming through the explosive popularity of live streaming, we seek to provide tools, resources, and support to grow gaming communities
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