Phew. It seems to have been one breakneck week of activity in the local gaming and esports scene. Plenty of tournament announcements making it all very exciting for everyone involved.

If you missed anything, we’ve hopefully got you covered here.

Upcoming Events

ACGL have online tournaments for Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and Overwatch. Details can be found here.

VS Gaming is hosting a variety of legs, cups and other tournaments, while the Orena Champions Series continues. There is also the ongoing ESL Africa tournaments, while there are these events to keep your eye out for:

  • Xbox Playdates ZA are hosting a number of playdates in July. The Thursday events start at 8pm, while the Friday F1 events begin at 9pm. You can get more information here about the regular gaming play dates.
    • 6th – Paladins
    • 7th – F1 2016 (Spielberg)
    • 13th – TEKKEN 7
    • 14th – F1 2016 (British GP)
    • 20th – Forza Motorsport 6
    • 27th – Halo 5
    • 28th – F1 2016 (Budapest)
  • LanX starts today (6 July) and runs until 9 July. The annual LAN and expo is being held at the Jonibach Sports Centre in Pretoria. You can find out more by visiting their event page.
  • SAGC LAN is another Gauteng LAN event happening this weekend. It starts 6pm on Friday (7 July) and runs 3pm on Saturday. The event is being held at Open Window Institute in Centurion.
  • Another LAN for Gauteng, this time it’s Timeline E-Sports Centre‘s BYOC LAN starting at 9am on Saturday (8 July) and running until 5pm the same day. The venue is in Benoni and R100 will get you a seat. Details are available here.
  • Injustice 2 SA Cup comes to an epic conclusion on Saturday night. The top four players will compete the the R60,000 and trip overseas up for grabs, while Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar will provide entertainment for the night. All that and a chance to win epic loot. Full details of the event (being held at Weiveld in Pretoria) can be found here.

Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:

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