The Injustice 2 South African Cup (#I2CZA) final leg came to an end this past Sunday when the top 16 players from the online heats battled against one another for a spot at the Grand Finals and the giant share of R60k in prize money.
The Top 4 players will play at the Grand Finals in front of a live audience where Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar, where the first place finisher will be awarded R20 000 and an all expense paid a trip to Vs Fighting in Birmingham, England.
The Top 4 Announced
The battle for the final four kicked off at 14:00 on Sunday, 25 June. The top 16 players would have to fight their way through a gruelling double elimination bracket, where each match would be played to a best of five.
Our first and second seed, Brandon ‘Sho Kahn’ Jacob and Jody ‘Smokevengeance’ Paulse, respectively, were the first two players to qualify for the top four as they successfully made it into the Winners bracket final.
In the losers bracket, we saw a surprise performance from FTG PARASURAMA, the 8th seeded player, as he managed to fight his way from round one of the losers bracket to beat the fifth and sixth seeded players to qualify for the top four.
Vasudev ‘Taga Kahn’ Stringer had a difficult start to the competition as he went head-to-head against Sho Kahn in the second round, where he took a hard fought 3-0 loss. Stepping into the losers bracket, his life wasn’t made any easier as he had to take on the 4th (Illidan) and 3rd (Zibusiso ‘Zee The Janitor’ Mangena) seeded players to try to gain a spot in the top 4. Through some gritted teeth and hard fought matches he managed to do exactly that when he beat ZeeTheJanitor 3-2 to claim his spot in the top 4.
Top four players:
- Brandon ‘Sho Kahn’ Jacob
- Jody ‘Smokevengeance’ Paulse **
- Vasudev ‘Taga Kahn’ Stringer
- Prakash ‘FTG PARASURAMA’ Kathan
**Unfortunately, Jody ‘Smokevengeance’ Paulse will not be able to attend the top four LAN Final. He will be replaced by the fifth place finisher Zibusiso ‘Zee The Janitor’ Mangena.
We will be uploading the video of the final 16 throughout the week to the ACGL YouTube channel.
FOKOFPOLISIEKAR & JACK PAROW LIVE IN PTA (INJUSTICE™ 2 FINAL)
Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar have combined forces with Warner Bros. Entertainment, Ster Kinekor Entertainment and tournament operators ACGL to bring you a spectacular of an event like never seen before in South Africa. Gaming & live music mashed into one big party!
At this official Injustice™ 2 South African Championship Series grand final you will not only watch the top eSports players battle it out for their share of R60 000 cash, but also see Jack Parow and Francois van Coke give it a go and battle each other.
There will be loads of Injustice™ 2 giveaways, a dedicated gaming area (for you to have a go at battling it out), Rob Forbes (5FM) will be the MC, DJ Waynalicious will keep the music pumping and off course Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar will bring their legendary explosive live performances to top the night.
7pm: Doors open
8pm: Injustice 2 finals
10:30pm: Jack Parow
Date: 8 July 2017
Injustice 2 Championship series Grand Final
Line up: Jack Parow & Fokofpolisiekar
Address: Corner off Graham and Boschkop, Zwavelpoort, Pretoria East
Contact: 071 471 6698
Doors open: 7pm
Performance time: 9pm
Ticket price: R150
Purchasing tickets: https://itickets.co.za/