The Rush Esports Results Wrap-Up
Clint 'Zombie Dredd' O'Shea
The past weekend saw Rush Esports 2018 come and go with a variety of titles featured. On the agenda was CS:GO, FIFA 18 and Fortnite sponsored by Vodacom 4U, while a number of other games were also available on the floor for the budding competitor to participate in. We wrap up the results from the tournaments for you below.
16 teams participated in the single elimination tournament which had over R40,000 cash up for grabs, along with Huawei products. The tournament was operated by Mettlestate.
- 1st Place: Energy Esports [R25,000 + 5 x Huawei P20 Pro + 5 x Vodacom data bundles]
- 2nd Place: Goliath Gaming [R12,500 + 5 x Huawei Y7 + 5 x Vodacom data bundles]
- 3rd Place: Big 5 Esports [R5,000 + 5 x Huawei B618 routers + 5 x Vodacom data bundles]
The first venue-based Fortnite event in South Africa was hosted by ACGL and featured a cash prize pool alongside Huawei products.
- 1st Place: JT Brophy [R2,000 + Huawei P20 Pro + Vodacom data bundle + SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Controller]
- 2nd Place: AJ Karaki [R1,000 + Huawei Y7 + Vodacom data bundle]
- 3rd Place: Sean Kelly [R500 + Huawei B618 router + Vodacom data bundle]
The bracket for the 16-player championship on Sunday can be viewed here.
ACGL also took the reigns of the FIFA 18 tournament which saw around 280 competitors playing for the cash and Huawei items on the line.
- 1st Place: Julio ‘The Beast’ Bianchi [R7,500 + Huawei P20 Pro + Vodacom data bundle]
- 2nd Place: Mohamed Diop [R3,000 + Huawei Y7 + Vodacom data bundle]
- 3rd Place: Muhamad Zaid Patel [R2,000 + Huawei B618 router + Vodacom data bundle]
- 4th place: Shuaib Hassen [R1,000]
The tournament bracket for the final 32 can be viewed here. The championship pool was played over two legs.
MSI Quake Cup
MSI brought Quake Champions to life on their own stage at Rush over the weekend. 29 players started and only two battled for the products up for grabs.
- 1st Place: Ph4ntom [MSI Gaming Notebook with i7 and GTX 1060]
- 2nd Place: Shase [MSI GK70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard]
The tournament bracket can be found here.
Nibble Esports hosted two tournaments over the weekend, both of which featured products up for grabs and were played on mobile.
- 1st Place: Fibo [Razer Hammerhead BT Headset + Razer Cynosa Chroma Keyboard]
- 2nd Place: Pand3m0nia [Razer Hammerhead pro I near Headset V2 + Razer Cynosa Chroma Keyboard]
- 3rd Place: MDK [Razer Cynosa Chroma Keyboard]
- 1st Place: Lifeless Souls [4500 ICE]
- 2nd Place: Masters of Destruktion [3000 ICE]
- 3rd Place: The Deadric Warriors [1500 ICE]
The Ark Gaming
The Ark Gaming hosted a few titles over the weekend which saw plenty of excitement at their stand. The winners per title were:
- Street Fighter – JabhiM
- Tekken 7 – (TG)Abbas
- GT Sport – Oliver Levkov
A number of tournament results were not available at the time of publishing the article. We will update the piece as the information is acquired.