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Curro Hazeldean crowned victors of the league in eSports competition

With the rise of esports as a professionally recognised sport and every gamer striving to play at the highest level of competition, VS Gaming League (formerly the Digital Gaming League) is fast becoming the leading platform for online gaming in Africa since its inception in 2008.

This year, Telkom VS Gaming saw the evolution of the Masters series, the fourth season of the High School Esports League (HSEL) as well as the announcement of the brand-new Rocket League VS championship.

The Telkom VS Gaming tournament kicked off in February and this weekend esports fans gathered to witness prestigious VS gamers, amateurs right through to the pro’s, battled it out back-to-back to determine which teams will reign victorious.

2021 Telkom VS Gaming Masters Results
The Telkom VS Gaming Masters is South Africa’s largest counter-strike global offensive tournament.

Since the tournament kick-off in February 2021, they have seen over 150 semi-professional teams competing for their share of the R230 000 prize pool.

Five years since their last win, Bravado Gaming secured their title as the 2021 Telkom VS Gaming Masters in a historic grand final. Second was DNMK, followed by Sinister 5 and Goliath Gaming.

Through its four years of existence, the HSEL has focused on growing and promoting eSports in schools by providing a competitive league structure.

The 2021 edition of the HSEL saw two gaming titles, Rocket League and CS: GO, being played throughout schools across South Africa.

Curro Hazeldean was crowned the league victors.

During the best-of-seven grand finale, Curro Hazeldean beat Paul Roos Gym 4-3. Third was Rondebosch Boys’ followed by Hoërskool Zwartkop – Skitz.

Rondebosch Boys’ High School came out victorious and were crowned the 2021 Telkom VS Gaming High School Esports League victors in the CS: GO division. Second was Parklands College followed by Paul Roos Gym and Hoërskool Waterkloof.

The first season of the Telkom VS Gaming Championship came to an end recently, where Rocket League teams faced off in a best-of-seven grand final. Pirates Exdee defeated Socks Up 4-1.

Third was meh followed by Mist.


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