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Catch all the CS:GO action live on the main stage at the rAge Expo or via our live stream on YouTube
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Watch the VS Gaming CS:GO Masters LIVE this weekend

Friday marks day one of the annual rAge expo, VS Gaming’s 9th major tournament and second year on the main floor! The VS Gaming Masters CS:GO Championship kicks off at 10:00am sharp, and below you’ll find everything you need to know about the competition.

The top eight teams will be competing for R550 000 with the following prize pool breakdown:

  • 1st: R220 000

  • 2nd: R99 000

  • 3rd: R55 000

  • 4th: R44 000

  • 5th & 6th: R38 500

  • 7th & 8th: R27 500

Meet the Broadcast Team

All games will be live streamed to the VS Gaming YouTube Channel, starting with the pre-show at 9:30AM on October 6th. VS Gaming have put together a group of top-class South African talent to keep you entertained both live, and online throughout every moment of every game.

The panel will be headed up by Devin “Hellbird” Rigotti who will be joined by Ryan “Parker” MacQuet and Gregory “Fingers” Robinson as panelists. Two commentator pairs will take you through all the action, and they are:

  • Etienne “Recoil” Vorster & Thulani “Tooz” Sishi.

  • Kyle “Congo” Wolmarans & Ashton “Golz” Muller.



  • 10:00 - Veneration Esports vs. Aperture Gaming (secondary stage)

  • 10:00 - Damage Control vs. Pulse Gaming (main stage)

  • 12:00 - eXdee Gaming vs. Venus Gaming (secondary stage)

  • 12:00 - xTc.Gaming vs. White Rabbit Gaming (main stage)

  • 14:00 - Winner Bracket Round 2

  • 16:00 - Winner Bracket Round 2

  • 18:00 - Loser Bracket Round 1

  • 18:00 - Loser Bracket Round 1


  • 09:00 - Loser Bracket Round 2

  • 09:00 - Loser Bracket Round 2

  • 13:20 - Loser Bracket Round 3

  • 17:40 - Winner Bracket Final

  • 19:20 - Loser Bracket Final


  • 09:00 - Grand Final

All games in the Winner Bracket (up to the Grand Final) will be best-of-one, while the Lower Bracket elimination matches will be best-of-three. The Grand Final will be best-of-five.

Live updates for the VS Gaming Masters CS:GO Championship will available on our Twitter and Facebook. If you want to come watch the action live you can head on down to the Ticket Pro Dome in Northgate, Johannesburg and find the VS Gaming Main Stage to the right of Entrance 1 just in front of the food court.