Bravado gaming has come out victorious in the Telkom DGL Masters series, held at the rAge Expo in Cape Town, after beating Aperture Gaming in an intense battle that lasted just two rounds.
Bravado Gaming were seeded first at the start of this tournament with Aperture Gaming seen as the underdog going into this match. After barely beating Aperture in the first round with a score of 19-17 Bravado Gaming rallied to almost make a clean sweep of the second with a score of 16-2.
Bravado Gaming take home the first cash prize of R40 000. In second place Aperture Gaming win R20 000.
After the heated match winning team captain for Bravado, Andreas “Cent” Hadjipaschali, said “This tournament has been fantastic and big ups to Telkom for the sponsorship. We will ensure that we are side by side with them supporting them in this venture so that together we can compete on an international level and show the world what South Africans are made of.”
“The first round was really close and I believe the guys should have taken it. We will be back next time stronger and better. Well done to Bravado – they deserved the win. They closed us out and it’s a mistake we won’t make again,” says Aperture Gaming team manager Theuns “Alpha Renji” Renji Louw
This is the first tournament for the 2016 gaming season ahead of the Masters main event taking place at rAge Expo, Johannesburg in October, with a prize pool of R1 million, the largest in South Africa’s eSports history.