Saturday, 30 June 2018

First ever eThekwini Regional Championships - 5 – 7 July 2018.

eThekwini - South Africa's playground.
The first ever eThekwini Regional Championship shall be played at the Durban Exhibition Centre, Hall 6, alongside the ECR House & Garden Show from the 5 – 7 July 2018.

The event is being hosted by the Durban Gaming Expo in association with the Old Edwardian Mind Sports Club.


There are wonderful prizes on offer, in addition to the usual medals and Regional Colours, and may be viewed on http://n-tech.co.za/index.php/durbangamingexpo/

The championship also counts as a qualifier for MSSA's 2019 National Team Trials as according to MSSA's rules, the winner of a Regional Championship, should the winner be a fully paid up Registered Player, is automatically invited to such National Team Trials.
Registrations for games will be done through http://n-tech.co.za/index.php/durbangamingexpo/.

All gamers are reminded that the eThekwini Regional Championships is an open championship. In other words any player is entitled to enter the championship – no matter whether they are a member of Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) or not. If you have any queries, please contact the MSSA.

Championship Details:
Hosting ClubOld Edwardian Wargames Club in association with the Durban Gaming Expo.
Venue
: Durban Exhibition Centre, Hall 6, alongside the ECR House & Garden Show
Date:
5 – 7 July 2018

Game Entry Fees: Please see http://n-tech.co.za/index.php/durbangamingexpo/
Entries: Must be done through iticket -  https://itickets.co.za/events/396698
Food & refreshments: Highly reasonable prices
Schedule: See below: 
Durban Gaming Expo Competition Schedule 2018
** Swiss System to be used for all Competitive Matches.**
TitleDayRegistration timeTimes per round
Award ceremony
Round 1Lunch BreakRound 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
20H00
HearthStone (PC) (1V1)
5 July 2018
10H00 - 11H00
11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
Overwatch (PC) (6V6)11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
Rocket League (2v2) (PC)11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
Rocket League (3v3) (PC)11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
Round 1Lunch BreakRound 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
21H00
Counter-Strike: GO (PC) (5V5)
6 July 2018
10H00 - 11H00
11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
FIFA ‘18 PS4 (1V1)11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
FIFA ‘18 PC (1V1)11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
Round 1Lunch BreakRound 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
21H00
Rocket League (1v1) PS4
7 July 2018
10H00 - 11H00
11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
Rocket League (1v1) PC11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30
DotA 2 (PC) (5V5)11H00 – 12H0012H05 - 12H5013H00 - 14H0014H30 – 15H3016H00 - 17H0017H30 - 18H30

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 2018 eThekwini Regional Championships:
  • 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.

Regional Colours are awarded to:
  • Persons who have played in and won all of his/her games in such Regional Championship, or
  • Persons who have finished in the top three if an individual event in such Regional Championship, or
  • Persons who have finished in first place if a team event in such Regional Championship, the winner of each and every official Regional Championship.

Even a member of a club not affiliated to Mind Sports South Africa may qualify for such colours if having won the event.
Readers should too note that such colours are awarded to the player based on where such player is ordinarily resident.
National Team Trials
All Players that win their division in a Regional Championship shall earn an invitation to National Team Trials in such division should the winner be a fully paid up Registered Player,
Please note that times may be changed to take into account load-shedding and other unforseen events.

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