SuperSport to air ELeague CS:GO live starting this weekend
May26

SuperSport to air ELeague CS:GO live starting this weekend

CS:GO is really getting all the love, with a major broadcast on South Africa’s biggest purveyor of sports TV starting this weekend and running through the end of July.

E-Frag CS:GO World Championships include South Africa
May26

E-Frag CS:GO World Championships include South Africa

Yet another international CS:GO tournament will be including South Africa. The World Championships, hosted by E-Frag, will include SA in their qualifier consisting of 83 teams from countries around the world. While this team may now legally be called South Africa, they will be comprised of the best players in the country.

FaZe Clan have officially left WESA
May26

FaZe Clan have officially left WESA

FaZe Clan have officially left WESA, leaving the regulatory body with seven teams. Will more teams follow suit as issues which plagued FaZe become apparent in the upcoming months?

My thoughts, so far, on Overwatch as an eSport
May25

My thoughts, so far, on Overwatch as an eSport

Let’s talk about the competitive future of Overwatch as an eSport. Will it survive? Will it stagnate? And what about its competitive future in South Africa? These are all valid questions after Blizzard’s recent success on launch day.

A 100,000 strong petition brings eSports to the White House
May25

A 100,000 strong petition brings eSports to the White House

In just under 30 days over 100,000 people signed a petition to allow eSports to be easily accessible for athletes under a sporting VISA. In the past a number of professional atheletes have been barred from entering the United States over VISA issues.

Orena announce the South African ESWC Qualifiers
May24

Orena announce the South African ESWC Qualifiers

Yet another international qualifier lands in South Africa! Orena will once again host the ESWC South African Qualifiers where South Africa’s top CS:GO team can earn a spot at ESWC in Paris, France.

Zai returns to Dota 2 to join some familiar faces
May24

Zai returns to Dota 2 to join some familiar faces

After a year’s hiatus to finish his studies, 18 year old Ludwig “Zai” Wahlberg rejoins the competitive Dota 2 scene with Kaipi alongside SingSing, bOne7, ComeWithMe and SexyBamboe.

#FreeTeamYP: Capcom bans Team YP
May23

#FreeTeamYP: Capcom bans Team YP

Capcom have followed ESL in an effort to make eSports more professional by banning sponsors who promote certain industries. Most notable of these bans affects Team YP (a team sponsored by adult site YouPorn) from competing at their tournaments.

What does it mean that ESEA is in South Africa?
May23

What does it mean that ESEA is in South Africa?

Let’s take a look at the initial response from the community regarding ESEA opening up in South Africa.

Italian Club Sampdoria have signed their own FIFA player
May20

Italian Club Sampdoria have signed their own FIFA player

Italian football club Sampdoria joins West Ham and Wolfsburg as the welcome a FIFA star to the squad. Lonewolf92, six time Italian Champion, will compete as a member of Sampdoria next month in Rome.

Morocco’s Largest ISP has begun to block online gaming
May20

Morocco’s Largest ISP has begun to block online gaming

Morocco’s biggest ISP has blocked online gaming putting a hold on eSports development for the West African country.

Heroes of the Storm employs Starcraft ranks
May19

Heroes of the Storm employs Starcraft ranks

Heroes of the Storm is bringing in Bronze to Grand Master ranks, similar to Starcraft II, but is this just catering for the casual? Or will this new system help make Heroes of the Storm a better eSport?