NamLAN 2017 Results

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The Namibian Electronic Sports Association (NESA) has successfully hosted NamLAN for the tenth consecutive year in a row, promoting good governance and professionalism in Namibian electronic sports.

The weekend of the 30th November to the 3rd of December, Namibian gaming fans were treated to a 4-day gamethon at the 10th Anniversary of NamLAN - LAN of the Brave which saw competitive gameplay at its best on 4 different platforms, PC, PlayStation 4, racing simulator and for the first time ever a TCG (Trading Card Game).

The action took place at the UNAM Gym Hall in Windhoek which was a hive of activities as professional gamers in the country and beginners alike came together for this annual eSports festival.

NESA PRO, Timo Lippert, explains that "it’s always exciting to see new members of the overall gaming community at NamLAN coming to celebrate with us, and, of course, the best of eSports in Namibia showcasing how far their competitive electronic sports skills have come since we first launched this unique event".

Thanks to the sponsors Monster Energy, Vander Designs, Energy 100FM, Future CC, WestcoSoft, KIA Motors, Cash Converters, MikelJes Music Productions and Link Media, the eSports winners were able to walk away with prizes to the value of N$30 000!

With NESA proudly awarding the following players and teams in their respective titles:

FIFA 17
• 1st - Galvin Kaiyamo
• 2nd - Tristan Meyer
• 3rd - Jaydon Jayvon Rickerts

Tekken7
• 1st - Freddy Mazila
• 2nd - Terence Braaf
• 3rd - Eugene Morkal

League of Legends
• 1st - PFUDOR
• 2nd - TDS (Turret Destruction Squad)
• 3rd - Ray ODT

Counter Strike: Global Offensive
• 1st - Braai Time Gaming
• 2nd - Talon Gaming
• 3rd - EZK 25:17

Assetto Corsa
• 1st - Corné Kotzé (with a lap time of 02:26:107)
• 2nd - Louis van der Merwe (with a lap time of 02:27:962)
• 3rd - David Beukes (with a lap time of 02:28:452)

Magic the Gathering: Saturday's "Drafting Tournament"
• 1st - Rainer Volkman
• 2nd - Shayne Vigar
• 3rd - Benjamin Löytty

Magic the Gathering: Sunday's " Standard Constructed Tournament"
• 1st - Rainer Volkman
• 2nd - Benjamin Löytty
• 3rd - Lourens Diederiks

Best overall placements for clans
• 1st - PFUDOR
• 2nd - Braai Time Gaming
• 3rd - TDS (Turret Destruction Squad)

Best overall placements for players
• 1st - Tristan Meyer
• 2nd - Jonathan Calitz
• 3rd - Flip de Bruyn

Tristan Meyer was officially crowned as NamLAN Champion 2017, making it his third year in a row as NamLAN Champion.