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VS Gaming Masters and Championships, taking place at Comic Con Africa, will have a combined prize pool of over R1.85 million
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Masters and Championships Prize Pools Announced

After much anticipation, VS Gaming are proud to announce that VS Gaming Masters and Championships, taking place at Comic Con Africa, will have a combined prize pool of over R1.85 million—a first for South Africa.

This new record prize pool makes the VS Gaming Masters and Championships the highest prize pool for gaming in South Africa, topping that of the VS Gaming Festival, which sat at R1.5 million. In 2018, VS Gaming have now awarded over R3 million in prizes across 10 titles.

Below are the prize breakdowns for Masters and Championships, respectively:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive / Dota 2

  • 1st Place: R200 000
  • 2nd Place: R100 000
  • 3rd Place: R60 000
  • 4th Place: R55 000
  • 5th/6th Place: R47 500
  • 7th/8th Place: R45 000

There will also be a bonus R20 000 for the team who wins the Winner Bracket Final. This means the Masters Prize Pool will be a total of R1.24 million (R620 000 per title).

Championships

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: R85 500

  • 1st Place: R42 800
  • 2nd Place: R21 400
  • 3rd Place: R12 800
  • 4th Place: R8 500

Dota 2: R85 500

  • 1st Place: R42 800
  • 2nd Place: R21 400
  • 3rd Place: R12 800
  • 4th Place: R8 500

League of Legends: R85 500

  • 1st Place: R42 800
  • 2nd Place: R21 400
  • 3rd Place: R12 800
  • 4th Place: R8 500

Battlefield 4: R85 500

  • 1st Place: R42 800
  • 2nd Place: R21 400
  • 3rd Place: R12 800
  • 4th Place: R8 500

Call of Duty: World War II (PS4): R68 400

  • 1st Place: R34 300
  • 2nd Place: R17 100
  • 3rd Place: R10 200
  • 4th Place: R6 800

Overwatch: R102 700

  • 1st Place: R51 400
  • 2nd Place: R25 700
  • 3rd Place: R15 400
  • 4th Place: R10 200

Rocket League: R51 300

  • 1st Place: R25 700
  • 2nd Place: R12 800
  • 3rd Place: R7 700
  • 4th Place: R5 100

Hearthstone: R19 500

  • 1st Place: R9 800
  • 2nd Place: R4 900
  • 3rd Place: R2 900
  • 4th Place: R1 900

Quake Champions: R19 500

  • 1st Place: R9 800
  • 2nd Place: R4 900
  • 3rd Place: R2 900
  • 4th Place: R1 900

The Championships total prize pool is R605 000 across 9 titles.

The VS Gaming Masters and Championships will be taking place from 14 to 16 September at Comic Con Africa. For those attending, you’ll be able to watch Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at two state-of-the-art stages—the first time VS Gaming have hosted two stages simultaneously at an event.

All games will be broadcast live with details following soon!

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