With Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) being a member of both Global Esports Federation (GEF) and International Esports Federation (IESF), South African gamers look forward to more international competitions than ever before.
MSSA has been a member of IESF since 2009 and has participated in each and every IESF World Championships.
Thus excitement is running high as teams scramble to qualify for MSSA's National Team Trials (NTT) to be held on 25 March 2023 at which the Protea Team to represent South Africa shall be selected for the African Regional Qualifiers for IESF's World Esports Championships.
The Western Cape Online Championships, expertly umpired by Anneke Luies (Protea Team Member - 2022) was a phenomenal success with clubs from 6 provinces battling it out tjo take the honours.
First time entry, Point High School from the Western Cape demonstrated how easily goliaths can be toppled with the school winning three divisions and with six players earning Senior Provincial Colours on their first outing.
Great things are expected from Point High School in future championships.
Of course, all players who have finished in the top three, or top twenty percent - whichever is greater, qualify for the National Team Trials to be held on 25 March 2023.
All such players are reminded that to enter NTT, players must be in possession of a valid passport.
The winners of MSSA's 2023 Western Cape Online Championships are: