So far this year, Premier has made incredible strides in just a few short months. As we look to wrap up February 2021, let’s take a look at everything that has happened so far at Premier!
Esports is and always will be a cornerstone to the identity and direction of the organization. Since the beginning of 2021, we have made great progress as an organization and really shined in this area. Since January Premier has landed signatures of a new 5 man Valorant roster and coach, 1 North American Fortnite Player, 1 Content Creator and Esports Chess Player and 1 Top ranked collegiate Rocket League player and there’s no sign of slowing down.
In early January we announced a new roster for the Riot IP Valorant.
The roster consisted of returning captain Jeff Days, Tyguy, Kev, Pync, and Alien Joe. The roster is coached by Marc aka Heavenly and managed by Logan Ewing.
We are looking forward to the upcoming tournaments within Valorant. The team has competed in 7 tournaments such as the Nerd Street Gaming VCS open qualifiers, Vanguard Championship Series, since January taking home the win in the Vaughan Esports Valorant tournament, MSI Gaming Arena and MGA Valorant Tournament. Premier has competed against some top competition consistently against the top teams in North America.
Vaughan Esports Tournament Win – https://youtu.be/VJ_2K-9YAx4
In early February we penned a signature from 17 year old talent Hunter “Purrsftw”. Hunter is the first North American Fortnite player to sign for Premier and compete for our organization.
Purrsftw is a top ranked Fortnite player ranked in the mid 600’s within NA east and we couldn’t be more thrilled about working with this bright talent.
Announcement Video – https://youtu.be/H6j-yQImn5E
Atlanta Based Chess Player and Twitch Creator Frank Johnson – Signs with Premier. Frank Johnson’s signature marks the first of many Chess players to enter the esports industry as Premier and other top organizations are now signing top chess players, further validating Chess as a BOOMING global esport.
Frank is a title winning Chess player with a career high rating of 2203 and over 30 years experience within the sport and 16 years experience as a chess coach on Chess.com. Frank has traveled across the globe competing in various tournaments. We are excited about this transition and new era of chess within Twitch, our entrance into the sport and the opportunity it presents within the esports industry. Follow and watch Frank on Twitch.tv/chesscoachnet Request a coaching session at https://chess-coach.net/
Frank Johnson Announcement – https://youtu.be/oYMrBElircg
Kade “Kadeuh ” Muehr – is Premier’s 3rd signing of 2021 and the first ever Rocket League player signed to the organization. Kade is ranked within the top 100 players in Trios globally and also is on scholarship at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Kade is quite the unique talent due to his high level of play using a mouse and keyboard which is not the typical meta used by other players at his level. We are excited for everything Kade and Premier will accomplish together and we couldn’t be happier to be entering into a new IP as an organization. Welcome Home Kade!
Both of Premier’s Team Fight Tactics players Andross Jay and
Jackson “PapaLev” Levetan qualified for their respective spots in Season 2 of Legends Team Fight Tactics along with 16 other Masters and Grand Master ranked TFT players from across the globe.
Premier Esports Players Qualify for TFT Season 2
During Episode two hosts, DanPDFD and Bossy along with guest content creators K4BLE and Cupcake entertained the stream with their monthly Premier Show.
The Premier show is centered around chat engagement and interaction. The viewers assist in making decisions that impact the outcome of the show.
Community Nights: We relaunched the weekly Community Night Schedule with one word in mind, Community. Each week 1 of our signed content creators, players or managers host the Premier live stream.
These special sessions also provide an opportunity for a Premier Rising Stream Team member to host a game night alongside one of our official content creators!
The live streams are held on the Premier Twitch page on www.Twitch.tv/premiergg.
The Idea is to cross integrate our community to allow newer creators the chance to learn and hangout with our official team for a night of fun games and a relaxed no pressure atmosphere. The games played range from Call of Duty, Rocket League, Apex Legends, and more. Join us next week
We are always on the lookout for the next exciting talent and in 2021 we welcomed some new faces to our already
talented team. In February we had the pleasure of meeting Ethan “BigBadLeoTV” Hickman and Shakeinburger.
“Hey everyone! My name is Ethan, but my friends call me Leo. I am a retired national championship winning football player who loves creating content, gaming and hanging out with friends.”
Follow Leo at https://www.twitch.tv/bigbadleotv
“Hey all, my name is Shake! I mainly play FPS shooters like Call of Duty, but you can also catch me on some horror games! I have a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Political Science, which lead me to where I am now! I am currently am full time case manager at a residential treatment center. Although very tough, it is a very rewarding job! I also have two dogs: Ava and Guinness! I love being a dog mom. Besides working and gaming, I love getting tattoos. I am super excited to be a Content Creator for PremierGG, and am pumped to call them my home team!”
Congratulations to Frank for crossing a career milestone of 2 million views on Twitch.
In January, Skullz and their team produced a design for a brand new item, a hooded “warzone” jersey featuring a iconic topography design.
“Our Skullz On-Demand hooded jersey is super soft, durable, and premium quality gear! Our proven process ensures your order can be custom made and shipped to you in as little as 10 days!”
Player specific merchandise was also released in January
We created customized apparel items for each player under our organization that relates to the game they compete in and the operator or skin they use in their respective game.
Days Player Shirt https://premierggmerch.com/products/days-premier-player-t-shirt
Rising Baseball Jersey
In February Premier launched some new exclusive designs for Premier Rising. Rising got their own Blacked out baseball jersey available now and announced there will be a custom designed esports Jersey with the Premier Rising Branding.
Premier x @HyperX https://lnkd.in/dpbBtUC
“HyperX® has tools to help you create a presence, define your brand & fuel a career doing what you love. The HyperX Partner Program is designed to help streamers & content creators reach new heights” #HyperXFamily#HomeTeam
We are at the beginning of a new chapter with HyperX and are excited to get started. We will work to advance through their influencer partnership program, and as we do there will be much news to share about the benefits provided to our community, creators and esports teams.
Creators GGirl and K4blex participated in a promotional video for Premier Sponsor Artesian Custom Builds. They were tasked to create a video walkthrough of their set up after working with the sponsor to build their own custom pc. Here are the final results!
Save up to $100 off your next computer at artesian using code HOMETEAM at check out or follow this link https://artesianbuilds.com/gaming/?aff=Hometeam
Premier Rising members also were released a brand new set of graphics and assets for social media.
New graphics and Assets for stream team members, rising community members and anyone registered through our website.
Register for Premier Rising and join the Home Team community here its free and anyone can join.
“Hey Everyone!! Thank you for stopping by! If I am not at work or spending time with my girlfriend I am on playing different ges for you to watch! I am looking to build a community together with all of you! Come have fun and play some games with me!
We are thankful for everyone that continues to show their support and believe in what we are building. We will work tirelessly to build on the momentum and progress we have made so far and as we move into March, together we can accomplish anything. #HomeTeamHype #WeArePremier