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RUSH Esports tournament registrations now open

Clint 'Zombie Dredd' O'Shea

The registrations for the 2018 iteration of Rush Esports have now opened. Players and teams keen to participate in the CS:GO, FIFA and Fortnite tournaments can register via the Rush website.

 

Up for grabs is a total R154,500 in prizes including cash and products sponsored by Vodacom 4U and Huawei.

VODACOM 4U CS:GO CUP

 

The CS:GO will be operated by Mettlestate and features a 16-team bracket. Teams wanting to compete need to register here.

 

The tournament prize pool for CS:GO is:

  • 1st place: R25,000 + 5 x Huawei P20 Pro + 5 x Vodacom data bundles
  • 2nd place: R12,500 + 5 x Huawei Y7 + 5 x Vodacom data bundles
  • 3rd place: R5,000 + 5 x Huawei B618 routers + 5 x Vodacom data bundles

VODACOM 4U FOOTBALL CUP

The FIFA 18 tournament is operated by ACGL and will feature eight heats over the three days for players to choose their preferred slot. The top four players per heat will return on Sunday to compete for the cash and prizes up for grabs. Registrations for the tournament are open here. Spots are limited, so registrations are essential for those keen to participate.

 

The tournament prize pool for FIFA 18 is:

 

  • 1st place: R7,500 (cash) + Huawei P20 Pro + Vodacom data bundle
  • 2nd place: R3,000 (cash) + Huawei Y7 + Vodacom data bundle
  • 3rd place: R2,000 (cash) + Huawei B618 router + Vodacom data bundle
  • 4th place: R1,000 (cash)

VODACOM 4U FORTNITE CUP

 

ACGL take the helm on the Fortnite tournament which will be hosted on mobile. There will be daily qualifiers with the top eight from each heading to Sunday to compete for the top spot. Registrations are available here.

 

The tournament prize pool for Fortnite is:

 

  • 1st place: R2,000 (cash) + Huawei P20 Pro + Vodacom data bundle
  • 2nd place: R1,000 (cash) + Huawei Y7 + Vodacom data bundle
  • 3rd place: R500 (cash) + Huawei B618 router + Vodacom data bundle

 

 

**UPDATE**

 

MSI have opened registrations for two mini-tournaments at Rush for Quake Champions and Dragonball FighterZ. Vain Glory and Hearthstone have also been added to the tournament options by way of Nibble Esports. You can find the registration via the Rush website.

 

**END OF UPDATE**

 

MORE ABOUT RUSH:

 

When is Rush 2018?

 

  • 29 June – 1 July 2018
  • Friday: 10am-7pm | Saturday: 9am-7pm | Sunday: 9am-4pm

Where is Rush 2018?

 

  • Sun Arena, Time Square, Pretoria

A spectator Day Pass is R60 and a spectator Weekend Ticket is R100. Tickets are available at the door or via Computicket.