11 Nam gamers off to world championships

Eleven Namibian electronic sports players will be taking part in the world championships which kicked off in China’s Kaohsiung city yesterday.


The players will take part in Counter Strike-Global Offensive; League of Legends and Tekken 7 game titles, treasurer of Namibia Electronic Sports Association, Salome de Bruyn told The Villager.


“The players are ready physically and mentally although we are far away from home, they are determined to do their best. We came to show that we have what it takes and we will be competing against the best in the world, so we are well prepared,” she said.


She added that the players have been preparing themselves through the year for this tournament while improving their overall rankings locally, nationally and internationally.


Players that will take part in the game titles for Counter Strike-Global offensive are John Berry; Tristan Meyer; Andre Nel; Dario De Gouveia and Jefferson Lopes.


Else Stoffberg; Richard van Wyk; Jonathan Calitz; Damien Briz and Flip de Byun will be taking part in the game title for League of Legends while Mazila Freddy Mazila will be taking part in the game title of Tekken 7.


Salome de Byun is the official accompanying the team for this tournament.