June 19, 2024

South Africa Secures Victory at the 5th GAUTENG Online Esports Championships

Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) has just held its 5th GAUTENG Online Championships on 18 May 2024.

The provincial championship enabled participants to qualify for MSSA’s National Team Trials (NTT) which will be used to select South Africa’s National Protea Teams to attend the international events to which South Africa will send official teams.

MSSA’s National Team Trials (NTT) shall be played on 25 May 2024.

There were no less than six (6) provinces represented, and more importantly, again there were more females participating. Of the 29 athletes who earned Provincial Colours,16 of such athletes are females.

This is the largest amount of Provincial Colours awarded to females at a MSSA event.

The female esports team, White Rabbit Amaryllis, under the leadership of Karla Grewar, had a stunning championship in the Counter Strike 2 esports title. The team romped home to a glorious victory in the female section and even was able to defeat the male Tuks Invictus (Tuks Esports) esports team.

Roedean Reaper (Roedean School), and AHG (PES Society) again performed well in the Valorant and Mobile Legends Bang Bang respectively. Roedean Reaper (Roedean School) won the overall premier division, the members have all earned Senior Gauteng Provincial Colours and a berth in the National Team trials to be held later this year.

IESF’s 16th World Championships will be played to the following titles:

  • Counter-Strike 2
  • Counter-Strike 2 – Female division
  • DotA 2
  • eFootball
  • Mobile Legends, Bang Bang
  • Mobile Legends, Bang Bang – Female division
  • PUBGM

The winners of the Online Championships are:

TitleName of player/teamClubProvincial Colours awarded
Clash Royale – PremierKyle VorsterZAG Academy
Tiaan KoenHoërskool Klerksdorp
Counter Strike 2: PremierZAG | Kitsune
Shannon CorranZAG AcademyLimpopo Provincial Colours
Robert ButlerZAG AcademyWestern Cape Provincial
Aidan VosterZAG AcademyGauteng Provincial
Tristan FullerZAG AcademyEastern Cape Provincial
Adam SchultzZAG AcademyWestern Cape Provincial
Counter Strike 2: Premier – FemaleWhite Rabbit Amaryllis
Christie WebsterWhite RabbitEastern Cape Provincial
Karla GrewarWhite RabbitWestern Cape Provincial
Nathalie DuvenhageWhite RabbitWestern Cape Provincial
Rochelle Elizabeth NoortmanWhite RabbitFree State Provincial
Roelien van DykWhite RabbitGauteng Provincial
eFootball – PremierAslam ParkerPES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
FIFA24Ismaeel WilliamsPES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
Mobile Legends Bang Bang: PremierMavericks
Matthew TataliasMavericksGauteng Provincial
Damian BransbyMavericksWestern Cape Provincial
Preshan PillayMavericksGauteng Provincial
Mohammad Azhar AnsariMavericksKwaZulu Natal Provincial
Shaden Dre ShabalalaMavericksKwaZulu Natal Provincial
Luke GreenMavericksWestern Cape Provincial
Mobile Legends Bang Bang: Premier – FemaleAHG
Je’nielle CavanaghPES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
Inez PringlePES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
Salma ParkerPES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
Ra’isha ProutPES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
Fatimah ProutPES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
Mia AnthonyPES SocietyWestern Cape Provincial
TekkenReneilwe MaphasaTuks EsportsGauteng
Valorant – PremierRoedean Reapers
Raquel Santana (capt)Roedean SchoolGauteng Provincial
Jade FergusonRoedean SchoolGauteng Provincial
Charlotte MillerRoedean SchoolGauteng Provincial
Caroline Shen YuRoedean SchoolGauteng Provincial
Abigail AdonisRoedean SchoolGauteng Provincial
Sportsmanship AwardRidah HendricksPES Society