Tag: CS:GO

Press Release | R1.14 Million up for grabs at Comic Con Africa 2019

R1.14 MILLION UP FOR GRABS AT COMIC CON AFRICA 2019  South Africa. Johannesburg. 17 September 2019. Telkom the official connectivity and gaming partner of Comic Con Africa 2019 today announced that R1.14 million is the combined prize pool for the teams playing in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament, with each tournament getting R570 000.  The second edition of Comic…

Press Release | Republic of Gamers Invitational launches as South Africa’s richest short form CS:GO tournament

Republic of Gamers Invitational launches as South Africa’s richest short form CS:GO tournament. South Africa’s CSGO elite and the nation’s top qualifying teams will compete for R150, 000 and the honour of lifting the ROG Invitational Trophy in the presence of 35,000 rAge attendees at the Ticketpro Dome on the 27th to the 29th of September. #ROGINVITATIONAL #BEUNSTOPPABLE #JOINTHEREPUBLIC KEY…

Bravado Gaming brings Project Destiny to an end [Esports Central Post]

Bravado Gaming has announced that Project Destiny has come to an end, as has their successful CS:GO team. Following the recent cancellation of the crowdfunding initiative, speculation suggested the team would either be picked up by another organisation, or that a corporate saviour was on hand. In this case, it seems both options existed. An offer from Denial Esports was all too good to pass up…

Esports added to the Cape Town 10s [Esports Central]

Mettlestate are hosting a Counter-Strike event at the upcoming Cape Town 10s. However, before the two male and two female teams reach that point, there’s the matter of an online qualifying tournament. And registrations for that close on 11 January. Your time is running out teams. Online qualifying matches start on 14 January. The Cape Town 10s – “one of the world’s biggest and most…

Bravado Gaming take second spot at DreamHack

Bravado Gaming‘s CS:GO team has taken a well-deserved second place at the recent Dreamhack Winter 2018. The tournament saw them face a number of well-known international teams including OpTic Gaming, G2 Esports and ENCE. Having won their first two (close-fought) matches on day one of the event, the Bravado team secured their spot in Sunday’s playoff rounds. Match one on Sunday was…

Energy Esports invited to PLG Grand Slam [Esports Central Post]

Energy Esports have become the fifth team to be invited to Power League Gaming’s Grand Slam tournament. The CS:GO tournament will feature a $100,000 prize pool and will be held at Abu Dhabi’s Du Forum. Energy Esports joins the four previously announced invited teams, with another three to be revealed. This will bring eight invitational (and international) teams to the event. Another eight teams will qualify…

ESWC Africa announced… for North Africa [Esports Central Post]

ESWC Africa for CS:GO has (recently) been announced but it is only open to selected North African countries. Of course, the exclusion of South Africa has not gone down particularly well with some players in the community. Many have questioned why this exclusion occurred. Some have accused apparent missteps by Orena during the 2017 qualifiers as a reason. However, while Orena’s Luca Tucconi has officially admitted…