UK – Tundra Esports expands into Rocket LeagueBy Phil - 17 October 2022
Tundra Esports, a London-based esports organisation with an international roster of the world’s best Dota 2 and Fortnite talent and FIFA creators, is excited to announce their expansion into Rocket League following the acquisition of Top Blokes, one of the top European rosters in the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS). Led by Rocket League veteran and coach, Sandro ‘FreaKii’ Holzwarth the new Tundra Esports Rocket League roster will feature:
- Coach: Sandro ‘FreaKii’ Holzwarth – The most experienced member of the team, FreaKii began his coaching career at Top Blokes, having previously been a player for teams such as Renault Vitality, Team Secret and Veloce Esports.
- Andy ‘Kassio’ Landais – The Frenchman has been active in Rocket League since 2017, having played for teams such as Veloce, netting top 10 finishes in numerous RLCS Seasonals and finishing in the top-12 in the RLCS 21-22 World Championships.
- Riccardo ‘Rizex45’ Mazzotta – German Rocket League professional Rizex45 has been in Rocket League for over 5 years, playing for organisations such as FC Barcelona and Evil Geniuses.
- David ‘Rezears’ Wünsch – Half Hungarian, half German, prodigal player Rezears is one of the most exciting up-and-coming talents in the space, netting nearly $50,000 in prize money before turning 20 years old.
Tundra Esports launched in 2019 with their international FIFA roster and has since expanded into other major titles including DOTA 2 and Fortnite. Following a year of huge growth, including signing three content creators (Archie ‘Archie’ King, Derman ‘Motor’ Ozdemir, and Jordan ‘Jorhdys’ Drummond) two Fortnite professional players (Zachariah ‘Pinq’ Siddall and Harry ‘Veno’ Pearson) and announcing world-renowned footballer Virgil van Dijk as Shareholder and Ambassador, Tundra has cemented its status as a top European esports organisation.
“We are thrilled to welcome the Top Blokes team to Tundra Esports. Top Blokes is one of the most promising European teams in the circuit and we feel with the right support they will thrive. Our goal at Tundra Esports is to compete at the highest level in the world’s biggest esports titles, and we believe Top Blokes carries the same ambitions and values as our organisation. Welcome to the TundraTribe,” commented Anthony Graham, Co-Founder & Director of Esports at Tundra.
“Rocket League remains a strong and steady esports title with growing viewership, a number of partnership opportunities being an accessible competitive game and carries a strong player base across the UK and Europe where our current focus lies,” said Maxim Demin, Owner & Co-Founder. “Top Bloke has shown excellent results in recent performances and with our resources we know we can go further together.”
Coach Sandro ‘FreaKii’ Holzwarth commented: “We are excited to be joining the TundraTribe as they expand into Rocket League. Sharing an ambitious vision to compete at the highest level and dominate the competitive esports scene – we can’t wait to get started!”