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NODWIN Gaming signs Exclusive 4 year deal with Challengermode to host South Asian & African esports tournaments

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Leading global esports platform Challengermode has teamed up with NODWIN Gaming – one of the world’s leading esports companies based out of India. The partnership will see NODWIN Gaming use Challengermode’s esports tournament platform to run its esports events and tournaments in its key markets of South Asia and Africa.

NODWIN Gaming has engaged with over 20 million gamers across 120+ events in its markets, with teams competing for over 3 million USD in prizes. Starting from February 9, NODWIN will be hosting competitions on Challengermode across CSGO, Dota2, League of Legends, PUBG PC, FIFA, Apex legends and more, taking advantage of the Challengermode platform’s tools to fully automate the set-up and running of esports tournaments for esports organizers, teams and players.

The partnership will also aim to expand across platforms to include Mobile titles that are of particular interest for NODWIN Gaming and Challengermode. NODWIN Gaming will work with Challengermode actively to integrate its mobile – first approach to developing markets with the platform to build synergy for both parties.

These regular tournaments will give aspiring grassroots esports players the chance to compete in a professional setting and for real prize money with the aim of encouraging greater participation in South Asia’s vibrant esports scene among traditional gamers and under-represented demographics, such as women interested in esports. Esports hopefuls looking to level up their skills can use these tournaments as the first step in their path to becoming esports pros, as well as use Challengermode’s range of tools and coaches to improve their game.

Philip Hubner, CBDO at Challengermode said, “NODWIN Gaming has been at the forefront of the esports scene across a range of developing markets. Having worked with them previously on their esports activities in Africa, we are delighted to be expanding how we work together with this exclusive partnership for the next four years. This will allow NODWIN to use the Challengermode platform as the foundation of their esports events around the world. We are well aligned in seeing the business, entertainment and even educational opportunities of esports in the years to come and we see NODWIN Gaming as the perfect partner to advance our mission of binding the global esport ecosystem closer together.”

Gautam Virk, Co-Founder and COO, NODWIN Gaming said, “Challengermode’s experience in hosting some of the biggest events in modern esports makes them an ideal partner for NODWIN to scale up our operations in South Asia and beyond. Their platform’s ability to automate the tournament experience allows us to focus on providing services and solutions to every kind of stakeholder under the broad umbrella of the esports industry. We are also pleased to be so well aligned with them. Moving forward we will be migrating our esports initiatives to the Challengermode’s platform and we look forward to working with their team closely on our many esports tournaments planned for 2022 and beyond.”

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S A National Online School Championships is open to all learners

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Mind Sports South Africa is to hold its popular annual S A National Online School Championships for esports on 25 June 2022.

An important feature of this championship, is that it is open to any learner, whether or not the school is affiliated or not.

However, for team events, it is required that all members of the team are learners at the same school.

MSSA will thus be holding this event as an Online National Championships on 25 June 2022.

MSSA’s S A School Online Championships, which will offer local players the opportunity to qualify for selection to the national squad and for the Protea Team that will attend IESF’s World Championships to be held in Bali in 2022 should they meet the criteria.

The titles to be played at IESF’s World Championships to be held in Bali in 2022 which are to be played at this championship are:
  • Counter-Strike: GO
  • DotA 2
  • eFootball
  • Mobile Legends Bang Bang

The championship shall be held on 25 June2022.

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PRAGMATIC PLAY DEVELOPS CENTRAL AFRICAN PROFILE WITH CHAMPIONBET PARTNERSHIP

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Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the iGaming industry, has signed an agreement with leading operator ChampionBet, significantly expanding its presence in Central Africa. 

The multi-vertical delivery deal will see Pragmatic Play’s portfolio of award-winning slots become available to players in the region, including its recent release Cleocatra™, as well as top-performing titles such as Gates of Olympus™, Sweet Bonanza™, Big Bass Bonanza™ and Wolf Gold™. 

Traditional Live Casino content like Roulette and Blackjack will be complemented by more contemporary titles such as the popular game show inspired Mega Wheel, and smash hit Sweet Bonanza CandyLand ™. 

A young and dynamic brand, ChampionBet brand has opened hundreds of retail outlets across Ghana, Uganda and Ethiopia in the last year, along with a new, fully responsive website in Ghana with an expanded sportsbook and slot offering.  

Yossi Barzely, Chief Business Development Officer at Pragmatic Play, said: “ChampionBet’s expansion across Central Africa positions Pragmatic Play perfectly and its brand is the ideal vehicle for our growth ambitions the region.   

“We’re providing a strong package of content which has become indispensable to African operators, and this is another positive step forward for our business objectives.” 

ChampionBet CEO, Pavel Vaniš, added: “We’re delighted to provide Pragmatic Play games to our customers. We believe that they deserve the best casino experience across all verticals and with the new addition of Live Casino, the ChampionBet offering will elevate our players’ gaming to deliver a product range they’ll return to time and time again.”

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SCCG and Genius Gaming Consult Enter into Business Development Partnership for Africa

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Stephen Crystal, Founder and CEO of SCCG Management announced a business development partnership with Genius Gaming Consult of Kampala, Uganda, for the gaming market in Africa.

Crystal said of the announcement, “We are extremely proud to be partnering with Mr. Najib Balinda, Genius Gaming’s Chief Business Development Officer – Africa, and their extended team. This group of seasoned gaming executives was a perfect fit for SCCG, both in terms of culture and vision, as we seek to build and extend the successes of the Casino Gaming, iGaming and Sports Wagering sectors within Africa. With a market whose revenue is expected to grow from USD 3B today, to USD 5B by 2030, largely concentrated in South Africa, we see tremendous opportunity for government regulated industry growth throughout the continent.”

With the collaboration of SCCG Management and Genius Gaming Consult, focusing on the growth and extension of regulated Gaming and iGaming for Africa at the B2B level, we are able to provide tremendous value to operators and suppliers who share this vision. Our ability to deploy turnkey services regionally, allow us to immediately add value to our business partners, including:

– Feasibility Market Reports and Business Plans
– License Application and Acquisition Support
– Business Development and Management
– Talent Acquisition and Placement
– B2B Partnership Development and Negotiation
– Due Diligence and Regulatory Reviews
– Marketing and Advertising Support

This very special partnership between SCCG Management and Genius Gaming Consult allow us to bring the very best capabilities with respect to operations, systems, technology, platforms and content into Africa’s fast growing, high value Casino and iGaming markets.

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