When Jason Batzofin of St John's College earned his place in the junior 2014 MWEB sponsored Protea Team for wargames that participated in the 17th World Individual Championships – Maseru, little did he know that he would get a taste for victory, and like it!
At such World
Championships, Jason fought his way through to first place,
doubts lingered about his prowess without the presence of
Junior World Champion , Adam Louw, who was unable to make
Jason was not deterred and such criticism made no impact on
at the 28th
MWEB SA National Championships held at the University of
Jason was determined to put his critics to bed. Jason not
junior title, Jason wrestled the senior title away from the
guard' in one of the most controversial finishes of all
was no doubt that Jason deserved to win, but his critics
Thus it was no surprise to see Jason enter the
Old Edwardian Wargames Club's Championships which was in its
year. Even though this is only a club championship and does
count for rankings and team selection, all the top players
this event in order to hone their skills for the new
Hardened veterans of the South African wargames scene
were present, but Jason feared for naught.
took them all on, and beat them all to finish on a near
of 18/20 with 20/20 being a perfect score and again took the
win has thus confirmed Jason as a major player in wargames,
man to beat in 2015.
with one of the most prestigious awards under his belt,
Jason has set
his sights on all the major championships in South Africa as
on being selected for the senior Protea Team.