|Dale Spolander (Northcliff High School), on the left, up against Daniel Lombard (Monument Park High School) at the recent SA Schools' National Championships.|
With most of the top ranked players having won their first round matches, it seems as though the more experienced players will be able to hold their own.
However, it should be noted that with the increased size of the field there are also a number of unranked players that have won their first round matches, such as Luan Raubenheimer and Immanuel Swart from Hoërskool Klerksdorp both of whom have jumped up the rankings.
It should too be noted that there are four more weeks before the league reaches its end. Since the league uses a modified Swiss-System, anything may still happen.
Who knows, there may be an athlete that had a bad start, and will surprise us all.
The current rankings for the Clash Royale esports title are as follows after the first round are as follows: