NESA to bring League of Legends online tournament



The Namibian Electronic Sports Association (NESA) is hosting the first ever League of Legends and Counter-Strike; GO National Online Tournament from today until Wednesday in the capital.

 This tournament will consist of a qualifier round whereby players will compete for individual points and teams will compete for cash prizes, treasurer of NESA, Salome de Bruyn has said.  

“Top 10 individual players from each game title will compete for positions in the 1st and 2nd teams. All players under the age of 18 must also submit a parental consent form signed by their parent or guardian. All teams must only consist of 5 players. Players will need to provide their own PCs of which a screenshot of their computer specifications needs to be submitted so that tournament officials can ensure that their specifications meet the minimum requirements as set out in the game title’s regulations,” she said. 

She added that players are welcome to enter for both game titles and team captains will be responsible for looking at the tournament bracket while overseeing which teams they are up against. 

“It is the responsibility of the team captains to contact the opposing team’s captain to discuss and agree upon a day and time to play their match, after which they will need to confirm their agreed time and date with the organisers to ensure an umpire is present at the match. All players will be notified when tournament brackets have been updated,” she stated. 

She added that it is important to note that all players and team leaders are responsible to know the rules and code of conduct.