|Flanked by Team Manager, Johan van Breda (left) and MSSA President, Colin Webster, the CSGO team, Joshua Chapman, Simon Zandstra, Robert Butler, Sebastian Pelaez, and Armand van der Colf, intend to represent SA with pride and distinction.|
Resplendent in their livery, Mind Sports South Africa's (MSSA) Student Team Esports South Africa departed OR Tambo at 19H00 for Moscow, Russia.
The team is to participate in the Open Esports University Games to be played in the Yota Arena, Moscow Russia from 15 to 17 September 2022.
MSSA's Student Team Esports South Africa was selected within all due process and procedure to create the student team. The selection process was open to all students at all South African Tertiary level institutions whether they be University, Colleges, and TVET's.
The event shall have a glittering opening ceremony, as well as contests, gaming zones and a rich entertainment program. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required via the link: https://bit.ly/3KIeK2J is essential.
There will be a total prize fund of 1,500,000 Rubles, which equates to ZAR422,927.33, per game title.
The prize fund is broken down as follows:
1st place – 800 000 rubles
2nd place – 400 000 rubles
3rd place – 200 000 rubles
4th place – 100 000 rubles
Since there are only four countries participating, the other four are, Russia, Serbia, and Kazakhstan, it means that all the teams are guaranteed of walking away with a healthy purse.
The trials for the team to journey to Moscow were held at MSSA's annual North West Online Championships. With students from six (6) institutions of higher learning fighting for a place in the team, the standard of play was of the highest standard.
As soon as the championship was over, MSSA swung into action and selected its National Student Esports teams for the Counter-Strike: GO and DotA titles.
The team selected is as follows:
- 2022 Calendar of Events
- Affiliation: Private Clubs
- Affiliation - School
- Annual General Meeting: Make your voice heard - get your nomination in.
- Awards: Nominations required by 31 August 2022 for MSSA's Management Board Awards.
- IDF: MSO Grand Prix 2022
- IESF: All revved up and ready to go.
- IESF: Bali Confirmed as Host of the 2022 World Esports Championships Finals
- IESF: Charl triumphs at the South African Qualifiers for the MONACO SIM RACING WORLD CUP 2022
- IESF: IESF advises the prize money distribution for Bali 2022
- IESF: IESF TO HOST CSGO EVENT FOR FEMALES.
- IESF: MSSA officially enters Protea Team
- IESF: Six Game Titles for IESF's 2022 World Esports Championships
- International events: And they are off...
- International events: Excitement builds before selection of SA esports team to compete in Russia.
- International events: MSSA selects its SA Student team to journey to Russia
- Ladder: Clash Royale
- National Team Trials: 30 July 2022
- Notices: Calling all volunteers
- Notices - Advertise your club
- Notices: Learners may play for both private and school clubs
- Notices: Student DOTA and CSGO teams off to Moscow, Russia with1,500,000 Rubles at stake.
- Notices: The Student's Representative
- Notices - Transfer season
- NWU Online School league: R65,000.00 in prizes for esports league
- NWU Online School league: Distribution of prizes to overall winners for 2022 NWU Online School League
- NWU Online School League: For the first time, female learners shall earn pize money for esports.
- Nwu Online School League: Reallocation of prize money to the FIFA esports title.
- NWU Online School League: Six esports titles to receive share of R65,000.00 in 2022 NWU Online School League.
- NWU Online School League: Start of MSSA's NWU Online School League delayed to 1 August 2022.
- NWU Online School League: Top school to earn a boost to its esport programme.
- Protea Colours: Qualifying for Protea Colours
- Rankings: South Africa's Top Ten esports schools
- Rankings: South Africa's Top Ten Premier Esports Clubs
- Results: 2022 Online Western Cape Championships
- Results: Combined Online Provincial Championships for Schools
- Results: Results: Gauteng Provincial Championships
- Results: Tshwarelo Tshwane of Montanus Primary School earns National Primary School Colours for Primary School
- Titles: With immediate effect.
- Titles - esports: High School Championships
- Titles - esports: Premier Championships
- Titles - esports: Student Championships