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MSSA Details August Online Championships

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Bottom line? It pays to play competitive gaming. No, I'm not only talking about money but also about gaining experience and opportunities. That's where being part of Mind Sports South Africa comes in. Just one of the benefits are that the MSSA takes a national team to compete at the annual International eSports Federation (IeSF) World Championship. They have been taking a team to compete against some of the world's top cyber athletes for years. Poland's third largest city, Lodz, will host the 7th World Championship, and the MSSA will again take a team to compete.

On August 15 the MSSA and MWEB GameZone will host three online championships where players can once again get a shot at qualifying for national team trials - should the MSSA need to choose a team.

The games are:

  • StarCraft II
  • League of Legends
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Event Details - As per MSSA press release:

When and Where:

15 August 2015

The first round will start at 10H00. Players shall be given 60 minutes to complete each round.

Players must all be on-line at 9H00.

Tournament Structure:

As per the MSSA's rules, being:

If less than six players, the championship shall be a Round Robin Championship

If 6 to 10 players the championship shall be four rounds as played to the Swiss System

If 11 to 30 players the championship shall be five rounds as played to the Swiss System

Eligibility:

Any player/team who is a Registered Player affiliated to a MSSA member club may enter.

Entry fee:

Entry is free to all full-paid-up Registered Players.

Only fully-paid-up Registered Players may participate in this event.

Entry date:

Entries need to be submitted by no later than Monday, 10 August 2015.

Registration:

To register, a completed registration form must be either faxed to 086 672 1911 or sent as a pdf to mindsportssa@iafrica.com

If you want to shoutcast the event, then apply in writing to mindsportssa@iafrica.com.

Press release ends.

Best of luck to the teams!

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