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3 esports and gaming stories you might have missed

There's a lot of things on the internet lately and if you're an esports and gaming fan like me there is a good chance you might have missed a few updates over the past few weeks. These are three esports and gaming stories that grabbed my attention and I thought I'd share them with you: Kaspersky launches esports anti-cheat Following the StarLadder Berlin Major earlier this year, Kaspersky announced their…

The Esports Diaries – Overwatch Contenders, Kiev

By now you likely know that during the course of 2018 I’ve been working as the Desk Host for Overwatch Contenders Europe. The competition has three seasons and each “regular” season is roughly four and a half to 5 weeks. The studio we film out of is in Kiev, Ukraine. Blizzard takes really good care of us, putting us in two apartments. There are 5 talent members so each season…

Girl Gaming and South African Esports – where to from here?

Last night saw the final of Season 2 of the Valkyrie League take place. Leetpro beat Bravado Gaming to win the season. In Season 1 the score line was swapped around with Bravado taking the honours. A bit of history for you: The Valkyrie League is an all female CSGO league hosted by Mettlestate. If you've read my blog often you're familiar with Valkyrie. I've written about it enough, but…

RUSH Esports 2018 – The fan share!

I've been going on about RUSH for a good long minute now right? I was so excited when I heard it was coming back in 2018 and to a new venue - the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria. I found out a few weeks after the dates for RUSH 2018 was announced that I'd actually be in rehearsals for Contenders during the same weekend and, I was rather…

South African female esports competitors – learnings from Season 1 of the Valkyrie League

When Mettlestate announced season 1 of their ROG Valkyrie League it was met with mixed feelings. I'm not going to address the concerns in this blog post. I already did that at the start of the season and you can read my views here. Now that the season 1 winners have been crowned I wanted to touch on some key takeaways from the competition that I think are of interest.…

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