Following a rigorous seeding tournament, Telkom today announced the line-up for the first event in the Telkom DGL Masters series taking place at the rAge Expo 18-20 March 2016, Cape Town.
The purpose of the seeding tournament, which took place between 22 February and 6 March 2016, was to match up the teams for the knock-out stage of the DGL Masters, rAge Cape Town. As a result of this the line-up will be:
The eight teams representing each of the eight Masters Multi-Gaming Organisations (MGO’s) will be competing for the R100000 prize pool. The prize pool is broken down by placement:
- First place – R40 000
- Second place R20 000
- Third place – R10 000
- Fourth place – R10 000
- Fifth to eighth place – R5000
This tournament is the first in a series leading up to the Masters main event taking place at rAge Expo, Johannesburg in October, with a prize pool of R1 million. The Masters programme will become the pinnacle of eSports in South Africa where the MGOs will compete for the largest prize pool in South African eSports history.
For 2016, the MGOs competing at Masters level are:
- Aperture Gaming
- Bravado Gaming
- CarboN eSports
- Damage Control
- Veneration E-Sports
- White Rabbit Gaming
All games will be streamed live on: http://www.twitch.tv/dgl_live.