South African Gigabyte Dota 2 Competition – nAvTV

South African Gigabyte Dota 2 Competition


Last year Gigabyte partnered up with nAvTV to bring you the South African Gigabyte Dota 2 Challange, wich blew up and signups where full within 15 minutes of opening registrations.

The “South African Gigabyte Dota 2 Challenge” is back, bigger than ever – with an estimated cash prize pool of R150 000.

Check out the Main article here The “Mall Gaming Experience” will be hitting 3 malls throughout Johannesburg and will bring you Dota 2, Playstation 4’s, Lego video games, pro evolution soccer, Cosplay and more.

This time around there will also be an open online qualifier, so any number of teams can enter and compete!

Current Standings

Name : Gigabyte Dota 2 Challenge
Format : Online leading into Live event – Double Elimination
Online: 2 weeks Open Online qualifiers
LAN Group stages and Finals are BYOC (Bring your own computer)

Register your team on nAvTV website Register here
We will confirm each teams Registration, Team members and signup!
To register, click the “Signup” button to the right!

Online Event:
Open online qualifier. Top 13 teams qualify for LAN Event
1st Team qualifies directly into Finals

Live – Group Stages
3 Events
4 teams per event (seeded from online qualifier)
4 – 5 June – Cradlestone Mall JHB
11 – 12 June– Northgate Mall JHB
18 – 19 June – Greenstone Shopping Center JHB
25 – 26 June – Break
2 – 3 July – Break
Winner of each event goes through to Finals
9-10 July – Cradlestone Finals Mall JHB

Live – Finals
Top 4 Teams in SA
Double Elimination
Cash prizes for all 4 Finalist teams
Prize Pool : Esimated R150 000

Each team is allowed to bring one pull up banner with team logo, and team sponsors to put down at the end of the desks while they are busy playing.

Dota 2 Ruleset

For any queries please email us at

Example of Structure
Online Qualifiers – 13 teams qualify
Teams get seeded 1-13

Cradlestone GroupStage A Northgate
GroupStage B
GroupStage C
Seed 2 Seed 3 Seed 4
Seed 7 Seed 6 Seed 5
Seed 8 Seed 9 Seed 10
Seed 13 Seed 12 Seed 11


Cradlestone Finals
Seed 1
Winner of Group A
Winner of Group B
Winner of Group C

NOTE : nAvTV reserves the right to use and distribute any photos, videos and content taken during this event

The current Brackets and groups are not final, and will be changed once the registrations have closed.
First games to commence 11th of May.


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