Contestants stand the chance to win over R220,000 in prizes, and 11 smartphones, at Africa’s largest esports tournament at the end of this month.
Gamers will battle it out Rush, taking place at the Sun Arena in Pretoria from the 29th of June to 1 July, in three main tournaments which include Counter Strike on PC, FIFA on PS4, and Fortnite on mobile.
“Outside of the bigger tournaments we’ve got a few dedicated areas where casual competitions will be held,” Michael James, Senior Project Manager at Rush, told Business Insider South Africa.
“We’re expecting around 5,000 people.”
The prizes at Rush are:
First place: R25,000 (cash) + 5 x Huawei P20 Pro + 5 x Vodacom data bundles
Second place: R12,500 (cash) + 5 x Huawei Y7 + 5 x Vodacom data bundles
Third place: R5,000 + 5 x Huawei B618 routers + 5 x Vodacom data bundles
First place: R7,500 (cash) + Huawei P20 Pro + Vodacom data bundle
Second place: R3,000 (cash) + Huawei Y7 + Vodacom data bundle
Third place: R2,000 (cash) + Huawei B618 router + Vodacom data bundle
Fourth place: R1,000 (cash)
First place: R2,000 (cash) + Huawei P20 Pro + Vodacom data bundle + SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Controller
Second place: R1,000 (cash) + Huawei Y7 + Vodacom data bundle
Third place: R500 (cash) + Huawei B618 router + Vodacom data bundle