Tag: DotA2

Updates on RSA teams @WESG | Featuring Ashley “BrinkeR” Groves

South African Gamers going to the World Electronic Sports Games The World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) takes place between March 13th and 18th, and sees over 46 different nations competing across four competitive titles for a massive prize pool of $5.5 million (R65.8 million). This event takes place in Haikou, China and a large contingent of South Africans are competing…

What is… Dota2 BlueZ Cup?

Competitive Dota2 tournaments aimed at the amateur level in South Africa is a bit of a contentious issue. While it’s certainly important small teams get to compete against other small teams for a small prize pot, these are usually self-funded by teams (by way of an entry fee). In previous years, in at least a few instances, winning teams in…

Snare’s Corner | WESG Mettlestate Dota2 Southern Africa Qualifiers

I recently previewed the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) Mettlestate Southern Africa #Dota2 qualifiers being held this weekend. In it we also speak to Kaameel Chicktay and Nicholas “Schlinks” Dammert (you can read it here if you missed it), who make a few predictions about the event. It’s a pretty interesting interview that gives you a glimpse of what people…

Orena OCS & Prem Ladder | Update

In early October we published an article outlining a decision Orena made regarding withholding winnings from teams who competed in their Dota2 and CS:GO Prem Ladder events, after the fact. In the article (you can read it here) we argued that Orena should #PayBackTheMoney to the teams that competed, and we even spoke to Orena regarding the issue. We weren’t…

The VS Gaming Championships at rAge: To Masters or not to Masters?

The VS Gaming Championships South African Dota2 tier 1 MGOs have been making major changes to their Dota2 rosters during the annual roster shuffle period. Since VS Gaming Masters tournaments have concluded for 2017, many MGOs are now focused on strengthening their Dota2 teams. At the same time the VS Gaming Championships at rAge beckon for tier 2 teams. The following…