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eSports Wrap-up: We say goodbye to one of our own

As seen from the left: Sean “Sniper” Lancaster, Arno ‘Smoke’ Bouwer and Lodewyk ‘Tom’ van der Westhuizen

It is with a very heavy heart that we say goodbye to a loved and well known gamer that has been a part of the Call of Duty 4 community for a long time. Sean ‘Sniper’ Lancaster had passed away on Wednesday after his struggle with leukaemia.

Sean will be remembered and mourned by his friends. Tjaart ‘LiveR’ Fourie honours Sean on Do Gaming as well as Jayden on Bravado Gaming. There is much to say about Sean, about how he was driven to help improve our gaming community and his positive contribution as a friend to many. But hard to digest that he is now gone. We pay our respects to his family. This is indeed a big loss to us.

I find it extremely difficult to report on everything else happening in eSports this weekend, but here goes nothing.

Eastwoods “KING OF FIFA12 KINGS CUP”

GamerNET has announced their very last FIFA 12 tournament as a result of FIFA 13 taking its place. The tournament will take place on the Xbox 360 platform. The entrance fee is R20 and the event will take place at25 Willie van Schoor Ave; Tyger Manor Centre; Tygervalley, 7550 Durbanville.

Gamers interested in the event happening on 25 September can go to this link for more information.

Black Ops: Zombie Revival LAN

GamingCartel will be sponsoring this event taking place at 19:00 tonight. Entry is R100 per team. Tams will be competing in three hours of zombie slaying madness on Xbox 360 and PS3. For the details on this event, go to this page.

Do Gaming League (DGL) 2012 Championship prize breakdown

Do Gaming has announced some prize breakdowns for their champs this year, here are the links to the respective league titles below:

Maingaming Interactive Challenge

Online Qualifiers: The last of the online qualifiers takes place on 25 September.

FIFA 12 tournament: This tournament will take place at the Galleria Mall on 22 September.

Modern Warfare 3 tournament: The MW3 tournament will take place on 23 September, also at the Galleria Mall in Durban.

If you have any tournaments or eSports events you would like me to know about and cover, please feel free to comment here or drop me an email at [email protected]

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