February 29, 2024

Tanzanian esports athletes M4 and WINJY2K have booked their place in next month’s Gamr X tournament to be held in Lagos, Nigeria.

M4 claimed victory in his country’s FIFA22 qualification phase to earn a ticket to the Pan-African tournament while WINJY2K would dominate the Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate qualifiers.

Gamr X is a competition organised by esports platform Gamr which according to their website “provide infrastructure for gamers to go professional and organizers to manage tournaments, we are at the heart of the eSports industry in Africa.”

The competition is the first “Pan-African tournament with a focus on identifying the best African gamers in certain titles, with finals to be held in Lagos Nigeria.” according to a statement by Gamr.

Gamr X is set to kick off on 2nd April 2022 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria and is set to see the best players from nine African countries including Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, Kenya, Algeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Ivory Coast and hosts Nigeria compete in five game titles for a prize pool of $15,000.