Robson, Lourens Inspire Future Female eSports Stars

Robson, Lourens Inspire Future Female eSports Stars

Throughout the world, eSports has turned passionate gamers into international celebrities and for South Africa’s Julia Robson, she is aiming to inspire young girls to venture into the evolving sport. Robson, who is the first female gamer in the country to found her...
Mind Sports SA Lead the Way for Women in eSports in 2010

Mind Sports SA Lead the Way for Women in eSports in 2010

11 years ago, Mind Sports South Africa’s Michelle Marder smashed records, becoming the first female ever to be afforded the opportunity as Team Manager of a National eSports team. Leading up to her grand title, Marder’s dedication to eSports ensured that the game of...
Anneke Lourens Leading eSports in South Africa

Anneke Lourens Leading eSports in South Africa

Monday, 7 December 2020 saw Anneke Lourens, a teacher from Hoërskool Klerksdorp, crowned the Mind Sports SA (MSSA) national champion for Clash Royale. eSports may not be as big in South Africa as it is in North America, Europe, and Asia, but when the COVID-19 pandemic...
Grace Chirumanzu Stands Up for Women’s Sport in Africa

Grace Chirumanzu Stands Up for Women’s Sport in Africa

Zimbabwe’s Grace Chirumanzu is a proud African woman in sport who is keen to establish a good network of sports journalists who are passionate about women sport in Africa. Chirumanzu is the founder of The Sports Queen (SQ) – an initiative that seeks to tell the...