Saturday 11 March 2017

The teams are loving the competitive atmosphere of MSSA.

Westville Boys High
Week 6 - 10 March 2017 saw 10 Ladder matches being played.

The 10 matches involved teams from 4 provinces which further re-inforces the effectiveness of esports as a fully accredited school sport.

At very little cost to the school, schools are able to compete against old (and new) rivals.

Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) thus takes gaming to the next level. 

eSports is an untapped area of scholar interest which enables participating scholars to access personal self-fulfillment as well as  the ability to train for careers. Already a number of universities offer bursaries and academic programmes to  gamers.

Thus although parents may have thought that all those hours their kids spent playing video games was wasted, but they have been training the next generation of athletes.
MSSA has sent teams with full Protea Colours to international events since 2005. Many members of the national teams have been scholars, and all have benefited from their involvement in the national Protea eSports Team. 
The results are as follows:
Title Team Team Score
CS:GO Awoken (Hoërskool Wonderboom) PG 16 (Parklands College) 15 – 15
Alerion Gaming (Parklands College) Decrypt Claws (Hoërskool Wonderboom) 16 – 10
Tesseract (Jeppe High School for Boys) Empangeni High School 16 – 11
Westville Boys High School Grey High Postponed
Westville Boys High School Empangeni High School TBA
Winter Wolfs (Hoërskool Wonderboom) T.I.O (Oakhill College) 16 – 9
Dota WYSIWYG (Jeppe High School for Boys) Empangeni High School 52 -25
Westville Boys High School Oakhill College 26 - 10
Westville Boys High School  Grey High 27 - 6
LoL Fuga Dragones (Hoërskool Wonderboom) RBHS_LOL (Rondebosch Boys) 34 – 3
Grey High Empangeni High School Postponed
Empangeni High School Jeppe High School for Boys 49 - 7
Westville Boys High School  Empangeni High School 33 - 14

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