Tag: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

VS Gaming Qualifiers | CS:GO Prem & Masters Teams Decided

With yesterday’s VS Gaming Qualifiers drawing to a close for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, there have been a few surprises to say the very least. The Qualifiers determined which teams will be part of the Masters and Premier Divisions respectively. To plagiarise (read directly copy) my esteemed and rather diminutive colleague Chris “Sargon” House, here is how the competition format worked.…

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…

Bravado Gaming are the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Champs

One of the biggest paydays in South African esports happened this past weekend in the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Champs when Bravado Gaming walked off with the lion’s share of R1 million. The top eight teams from the online qualifiers kicked the LAN battle off on Friday 5 May with match one featuring tournament favourites Bravado Gaming up against Ventus Pro. The…

Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy Championship | Watch 8 Battle for R1 Million this Weekend

This weekend sees the culmination of the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championship when the final eight teams battle for the lion’s share of the R1 million up for grabs. The LAN finals will take place in Sandton but spectator tickets to the venue are limited and only available via numerous giveaway mechanics (that didn’t include us because zombies are probably scary…

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…