Sunday 17 July 2016

2016 City of Johannesburg Championships - 23 July 2016


11 Ninth Avenue, LOWER HOUGHTON, 2198
Tel: 011 728 7335


As one of the oldest mind sports clubs in South Africa, having been established in 1989, Old Eds (as  it is lovingly called) has remained at the forefront of promoting all the various disciplines.

The club has produced no less than five (5) world champions, and also is actively involved in the administration of the sport at national and international levels.

The club too also is the only club in Johannesburg that has hosted City of Johannesburg Regional Championships.

Such championships have produced the following winners:

Year Period Name Club
Name Club
2014 Ancients Dr Renier van Heerden Knights Mind Sports
Elishia Retief Old Edwardian Wargames
Morabaraba Merlin Love St John’s College

2015 Ancients Colin Webster Old Edwardian Wargames

FIFA ‘15 Rowan Batzofin Wits Wargames
Blair Hamberger St Andrews
Morabaraba Simphiwe Maphumulpo Zola
Boitemulo Mako Nafeng Primary School

Thus OEWC will be hosting the 2016 City of Johannesburg Championships on 23 July 2016.
The championship also counts as a qualifier for the MSSA's National Team Trials as according to MSSA's rules, the winner of a Regional Championship automatically is invited to such National  Team Trials.

Entries will close at 8H00 on 23
 July 2016. Players who wish to compete in any of MSSA's Championships are advised to complete their annual registration forms so that they may register as Registered Players as soon as possible. Late entries will be accepted in exceptional circumstances.

All gamers are reminded that the City of Johannesburg Regional Championships is an open championship. In other words any registered player is entitled to enter the championship – no matter where they live, or their category of membership. If you have any queries, please contact the MSSA.

Championship Details:
Hosting Club
Old Edwardian Wargames Club (OEWC)
  • Venue: Blue Room, Old Edwardian Society, 11 Ninth Ave, Lower Houghton, Johannesburg
  • Date: 23 July 2016
  • Game Entry Fees: R60.00 per Registered Player per Period
  • Entries: Clubs must use the entry form on Google Drive to enter their players.
  • Schedule: No LAN / PC gaming. Only Board and Console Gaming at this championships.
  • Food & refreshments: Highly reasonable prices

Ancients 200AP   DBM 3.2FIFA '16MorabarabaTEKKEN TTII
Round 19H00-10H3009H0010H00-10H4509H00
Round 211H00 – 12H3010H3011H00 - 11H4510H30
Round 314H00 – 15H3012H0014H00 -14H4512H00
Round 416H00 – 17H3014H0015H00 - 15H4514H00
Round 5
15H3016H00 - 16H4515H30
Awards shall be awarded immediately after play has ceased.

Rules and Regulations: All Rules and Regulations pertaining to eSports are available from the MSSA. Players are strongly advised to familiarise themselves with the LAN Bylaws and all Period Specific Rules. If any Player wishes to provide advice regarding the drafting of the Period Specific Rules they are encouraged to contact MSSA who will take all comments into account.

The following Medals may be awarded at the MSSA's 2016 City of Johannesburg Regional Championship:
  • PREMIER: Medals shall be awarded to the first three players who are registered players.
  • SCHOLARS: Medals shall be awarded to the first three high school scholars, provided they have not received any Premier medals.
  • WOMEN: Women will be awarded medals as per the same basis as above, that is in both categories as above.
Colours and National Team Trials:
  • Regional Colours: All Players that win their division in a Regional Championship shall be awarded Regional Colours.
  • National Team TrialsAll Players that win their division in a Regional Championship shall earn an invitation to National Team Trials in such division. National Team Trials shall be held in the event that a National Team must be selected to represent South Africa when competing in such Period in an International Championship.
Please note that times may be changed to take into account load-shedding.

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