Ares in October 2010
Castagnoli (left) and Ares (right) as the Campeones de Parejas in April 2010, with Tursas (center)
Quackenbush in October 2019
Ares (right) with Castagnoli (left) as the Chikara Campeones de Parejas, with Tursas (center) at the 2010 King of Trios
UltraMantis Black (right) controlling Delirious with the Eye of Tyr
(Left to right) Quackenbush, Shane Storm and Jigsaw, the 2007 King of Trios
Ares performing a sleeper hold on Amasis.
Vökoder in May 2009
Quackenbush at a Chikara show in June 2008
Ares and Claudio Castagnoli as the Chikara Campeones de Parejas in October 2010.
(From left to right) BDK members Dieter VonSteigerwalt, Jakob Hammermeier and Derek Sabato
Quackenbush with Manami Toyota in April 2011
Pinkie Sanchez (left) and Lince Dorado (right) posing next to Ryan Cruz as Tim Donst holds him in a straight jacket choke
Quackenbush performing the Chikara Special on the Great Sasuke
Lince Dorado holding the Young Lions Cup
Quackenbush going for a high-angle senton bomb on the Great Sasuke
Jakob Hammermeier in April 2011
Quackenbush performing a Mexican surfboard on Stupefied in 2008
Tursas in October 2010
Claudio Castagnoli and Ares as the Campeones de Parejas

On May 27, 2007, at Aniversario? Mike Quackenbush defeated longtime rival Chris Hero in a match two years in the making with a new submission maneuver called the Chikara Special.

- Bruderschaft des Kreuzes

He made a surprise appearance at Chikara's “Three-Fisted Tales” show where he and Castagnoli reunited to form the "heel" stable BDK in 2009, and went on to win the 2010 King of Trios with fellow stablemate Tursas.

- Ares (wrestler)

Between 2001 and 2005, Jaggi attended numerous wrestling clinics held by the likes of Jorge "Skayde" Rivera, Mike Quackenbush, Ian Rotten, Joe E. Legend and Ecki Eckstein.

- Ares (wrestler)

This led to both men removing their masks, the larger man revealed another mask with a helmet, horns and beard, while the man with the microphone unmasked as Ares, a Swiss wrestler.

- Bruderschaft des Kreuzes

He would make his in-ring return on March 18, 2006, at a Westside Xtreme Wrestling event, where he defeated Ares for the wXw World Heavyweight Championship.

- Mike Quackenbush

In 2010 Quackenbush became embroiled in a feud with Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (BDK), who had formed on the final show of 2009 and were threatening to take over Chikara, with its members quickly winning the Young Lions Cup, Campeonatos de Parejas and King of Trios, while also having one of its members as the Chikara Director of Fun.

- Mike Quackenbush
Ares in October 2010

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Cesaro in 2014

Cesaro (wrestler)

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Swiss professional wrestler.

Swiss professional wrestler.

Cesaro in 2014
Castagnoli in April 2014
Castagnoli (right), upon his return to Chikara with Ice Cream Jr. (left) and El Hijo del Ice Cream
Castagnoli performing the giant swing as Hero waits to dropkick the spinning opponent
Castagnoli performing the giant swing in 2009
Castagnoli in the ring in 2009
Castagnoli as Antonio Cesaro during a WWE dark match in 2012
Cesaro as the United States Champion in 2013
In 2013, Cesaro formed The Real Americans with Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger
On the post-WrestleMania Raw, Hulk Hogan endorsed and congratulated Cesaro for winning the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania XXX
During the first half of 2015, Cesaro spent much of his time teaming with Tyson Kidd in pursuit of the WWE Tag Team Championship
Cesaro with "Cesaro Section" in 2016
Cesaro (left) and Sheamus in May 2017
The Bar as the Raw Tag Team Champions at WrestleMania 34
Cesaro performing the "Giant Swing" during a house show in January 2015

He first used a Japanese gimmick before changing it to a Swiss banker, along with Ares, together known as Swiss Money Holding.

In Switzerland, he met Chris Hero and Mike Quackenbush, who invited Swiss Money Holding to perform in the United States.

After beating the entire tecnico roster Castagnoli aligned himself with Ares, Tursas, Pinkie Sanchez, Tim Donst, Sara Del Rey and Daizee Haze to form the Bruderschaft des Kreuzes.

Kingston in December 2019

Eddie Kingston

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American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

Kingston in December 2019
Kingston in 2008.
Kingston in 2009
Kingston (bottom) with Volgar (left) and Jimmy Jacobs (right) as part of the Flood in September 2014
Kingston in March 2020, at 16 Carat Gold
Kingston at a PWG show in 2008.
Kingston and Homicide as the JAPW Tag Team Champions in April 2012.

After Moore was kicked out of the school, he became part of the second class of students to train at the Chikara Wrestle Factory, where he was taught by Mike Quackenbush and Chris Hero.

At the end of the event Kingston's suspicions about Castagnoli were proven right as he turned rudo and formed the stable Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (BDK).

On January 31, 2010, at the season nine premiere Kingston, now a tecnico, replaced Lince Dorado, after he had turned on his tecnico teammates and joined BDK, and teamed up with Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw and Equinox in an eight-man tag team match against Castagnoli, Ares, Tursas and Dorado.

Donst in February 2013

Tim Donst

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American professional wrestler, better known under the ring name Tim Donst.

American professional wrestler, better known under the ring name Tim Donst.

Donst in February 2013
Donst on the ring apron in 2008
Donst representing Bruderschaft des Kreuzes in April 2010
Donst performing an STO on El Generico.

Hopes started out his career by training in Chikara's training facility under the tutelage of Claudio Castagnoli and Mike Quackenbush.

After one of them revealed himself to be Ares, and he, the still-masked other BDK member, Claudio Castagnoli, Carpenter Ant (who later unmasked to reveal he was Pinkie Sanchez), Sara Del Rey and Daizee Haze started to beat down members of the tecnico roster who came to ringside, Vökoder beat down UltraMantis and returned the Eye to Ares.

He then joined the new group, which became known as Bruderschaft des Kreuzes.

Hallowicked in July 2013

Hallowicked

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American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Hallowicked.

American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Hallowicked.

Hallowicked in July 2013
Incoherence making their entrance at Pro Wrestling Guerrilla's ¡Dia de los Dangerous! event
Hallowicked (left) and Frightmare in April 2010
The Spectral Envoy in April 2011
Hallowicked in November 2008
Hallowicked as Campeon de Parejas

He currently serves as an assistant trainer at The Wrestle Factory, operated by Chikara founder Mike Quackenbush.

In 2010 Incoherence began feuding with Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (BDK).

After the tournament Chikara announced that Incoherence would challenge for the Campeonatos de Parejas, held by BDK's Claudio Castagnoli and Ares, on May 23 at Chikara's eighth anniversary show.

Torneo cibernetico

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Multi-man professional wrestling elimination match that was created and primarily used in Mexican lucha libre professional wrestling promotions, especially in Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre .

Multi-man professional wrestling elimination match that was created and primarily used in Mexican lucha libre professional wrestling promotions, especially in Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre .

Spyrazul unmasked himself as Mike Quackenbush and helped Jigsaw pick up the win over Sweeney.

Chikara's seventh annual Torneo Cibernetico was held on October 23, 2010, in Easton, PA, and saw "Team Chikara" (UltraMantis Black (captain), Hallowicked, Icarus, Jigsaw, Eddie Kingston, Mike Quackenbush, STIGMA, and Vökoder) taking on "Der Bruderschaft des Kreuzes" (Ares (captain), Claudio Castagnoli, Sara Del Rey, Delirious, Tim Donst, Daizee Haze, Pinkie Sanchez, and Tursas).

UltraMantis Black at Chikara's Aniversario Yin in May 2009

UltraMantis Black

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Professional wrestler and musician, who performs primarily in the Chikara professional wrestling promotion.

Professional wrestler and musician, who performs primarily in the Chikara professional wrestling promotion.

UltraMantis Black at Chikara's Aniversario Yin in May 2009
(Left to right) UltraMantis Black, Hydra and Crossbones of the Order of the Neo–Solar Temple
UltraMantis Black controlling Delirious with the Eye of Tyr
UltraMantis Black's 2010 tecnico look
UltraMantis Black and Hallowicked reunited as the Spectral Envoy in April 2011

UltraMantis started his professional wrestling training in 2002 at the brand new Chikara Wrestle Factory, where he was trained by Mike Quackenbush and Reckless Youth.

This time both men removed their masks and revealed themselves as Ares and Tursas.

Following the event, UltraMantis met with Quackenbush and claimed that in order to defeat the new group, named Bruderschaft des Kreuzes, tecnicos and rudos would have to join forces as they now had a common enemy.

Ophidian (left) and Amasis (right) before a JAPW show in 2010

The Osirian Portal

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Professional wrestling tag team, consisting of Amasis and Ophidian.

Professional wrestling tag team, consisting of Amasis and Ophidian.

Ophidian (left) and Amasis (right) before a JAPW show in 2010
Amasis in 2008
Ophidian in 2008
Hieracon in April 2011

The team lost in the first round to Mike Quackenbush, Shane Storm, and Jorge "Skayde" Rivera.

On April 23, 2010, The Osirian Portal got in on the 2010 King of Trios tournament through a back door, when a random draw picked them to replace Team Mexico, who no-showed the event, and face the Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (BDK) (Ares, Claudio Castagnoli and Tursas) in the first round.

(From left to right) Mike Quackenbush, Shane Storm and Jigsaw, the 2007 King of Trios

King of Trios

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Three-night tournament promoted by the Chikara professional wrestling promotion.

Three-night tournament promoted by the Chikara professional wrestling promotion.

(From left to right) Mike Quackenbush, Shane Storm and Jigsaw, the 2007 King of Trios
Lince Dorado, one third of the 2008 King of Trios, along with Incognito and El Pantera
(From left to right) Chuck Taylor, Icarus and Gran Akuma of F.I.S.T., the 2009 King of Trios
(From left to right) Claudio Castagnoli, Tursas and Ares of the Bruderschaft des Kreuzes, the 2010 King of Trios
(From left to right) Soldier Ant, Fire Ant and Green Ant of The Colony, the 2011 King of Trios
Frightmare (back left), Hallowicked (front left) and UltraMantis Black (right) of the Spectral Envoy, the 2012 King of Trios
(Left) Max Smashmaster and (right) Blaster McMassive of the Devastation Corporation, the 2014 King of Trios
(From left to right) Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven, the 2017 King of Trios

Mike Quackenbush and ShaneSaw (Jigsaw and Shane Storm)

Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (Ares, Claudio Castagnoli and Tursas)

Soldier Ant, Fire Ant and Green Ant (later known as Silver Ant) in April 2011, celebrating their King of Trios victory

The Colony (professional wrestling)

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Professional wrestling stable, best known for performing for Chikara.

Professional wrestling stable, best known for performing for Chikara.

Soldier Ant, Fire Ant and Green Ant (later known as Silver Ant) in April 2011, celebrating their King of Trios victory
Fire Ant in 2008
Green Ant in 2012
assailAnt, who joined The Colony in late 2012 and later became the second Worker Ant in 2014
From left to right: Silver Ant, Fire Ant, and Worker Ant (II) during the 2014 King of Trios in September 2014
Fire Ant with the Young Lions Cup

After being trained by both Mike Quackenbush and Chris Hero, Fire Ant and Soldier Ant debuted as Team Colony at the 2006 Tag World Grand Prix, where they lost in the first round to Lancelot (Lance Steel and Lance Steel).

On November 22, 2009, at Three-Fisted Tales, Carpenter Ant became a rudo and unmasked to reveal himself as Pinkie Sanchez, while also joining the Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (BDK).

On April 25 The Colony defeated Team Osaka Pro (Atsushi Kotoge, Daisuke Harada and Tadasuke) to make their way to the finals of the tournament, where they were defeated by the BDK trio of Ares, Castagnoli and Tursas, when referee Derek Sabato turned rudo, revealed himself as being aligned with BDK and performed a fast count to end the match.

Sara Del Rey in August 2011

Sara Del Rey

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American professional wrestling trainer and retired professional wrestler, best known by her ring name Sara Del Rey.

American professional wrestling trainer and retired professional wrestler, best known by her ring name Sara Del Rey.

Sara Del Rey in August 2011
Del Rey as the Shimmer Champion in October 2007
Del Rey appearing for Chikara in 2012
Left to right: Claudio Castagnoli, Del Rey and Chris Hero as The Kings of Wrestling in 2011
Del Rey in May 2009
Del Rey preparing to perform the Royal Butterfly on Alexxus in 2010.
Del Rey executing a belly-to-back suplex against Leah von Dutch in 2011
Del Rey with Claudio Castagnoli in 2009.

In November 2009, she was placed in her first major storyline in the company, when she turned into a villain and aligned herself with Claudio Castagnoli, Ares, Daizee Haze, Pinkie Sanchez, Tim Donst and Tursas to form the stable Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (BDK).

While in BDK, Del Rey began regularly teaming with Haze, and together the two of them picked up victories over tag teams such as The Osirian Portal (Amasis and Ophidian), Los Ice Creams (El Hijo del Ice Cream and Ice Cream, Jr.), The Throwbacks (Dasher Hatfield and Sugar Dunkerton), Amazing Kong and Raisha Saeed, and Mike Quackenbush and Jigsaw.