Tag: Counter-Strike

Big 5 – The most improved team of ESL Africa

The Thulani “LighteRTZ” Sishi-led Big 5 eSports has come on in leaps and bounds since their debut in Season One of the ESL African CS:GO Championships. Made up the remnants of previous White Rabbit Gaming and Aperture Gaming lineups, they’ve certainly made their mark on the championship after finishing a highly commendable third in the inaugural season. Disclaimer Some of…

R2 million up for grabs in the ESL African Championship

When R1 million, or even R1,5 million isn’t enough, there’s a R2 million tournament for (South) Africa. Kwesé has announced the ESL African Championship which will see Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Hearthstone featured in the R2 million (or $150,000 US) series. The tournaments will be see a series of online qualifiers that will culminate in a grand final (featuring the top…

Gaming News Wrap [10 Jul 2016]

Let’s kick this Monday into next week. Or at least ease you into the work week with the Gaming News Wrap. Games Overwatch New Overwatch character likely to be revealed July 21 Overwatch updated to address Competitive Play skill rating issues when people leave games Battlefield 1 Battlefield 1: beta, release date, gameplay and everything we know Digital Foundry: Hands-on with console…

CS: GO | Evetech Champions League Season 1 announced

It seems like the local Counter-Strike community is getting just a little spoiled these days given all the tournament announcements recently, but here is another one to add to the year. Evetech in association with nAvTV have announced the R150,000 first season of the Evetech Champion’s League (ECL). And yes, I do assume given the ‘first season’ mention, this will not…