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October 2018

MTNPlay GameZBoost Challenge 2018

MTN GameZBoost Challenge 2018

MTN (Mobile Telephone Networks (Pty) Ltd) are sponsoring a whopping R680 000, in prize money, with GameZBoost adding another R120,000 to the prize pool, for the GameZBoost Challenge and the monthly tournaments from October to December 2018. The tournaments are configured on the GameZBoost.com casual gaming platform, which forms part of the gaming offering of the MTN Play mobile entertainment portal.

MTN GameZBoost Challenge 2018

The GameZBoost Summer Challenge is running fully on the GameZBoost.com tournament solution and is structured as follows:

  • Total Prize Money: R680 000
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to the GameZBoost service, the daily subscription is R3.032 – the subscription billing platform is integrated with the MTN / IMI Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) API’s
  • Other Content: All You Can Eat (AYCE) access to over 500+ HTML5 games, create Contests to Challenge Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp Friends and redeem Rewards from earned Loyalty points
  • Satellite Tournaments: 4 in total, each carrying a prize purse of R7 000 for the Winner and the Runner-up – both gain an entry into the live final event.
    • 4 x Qualifying rounds to gain entry – Highest Score and Random Winner Formats
      • Realtime leaderboards, with Social sharing of Achievements
      • Open to all active subscribers
      • Most recent score logged goes through (in event of tie / draw)
      • Winner progress as one of the final 8 contestants
  • Winners: Individuals may only win one of the 8 satellite tournaments (refer to the Terms and Conditions)
  • Grand Finale Tournament: R680 000 in total prize money R310 000 to the Winner, R210 000 to the Runner-up and R110 000 to the 3rd Placed Player and R10,000 to the 4th to 8th position.
  • Grand Finale Tournament Format: Single Elimination (Eliminator) / Knock-out / Sudden Death Tournament
  • Grand Finale Contestants: the 8 winners from the Satellite Tournaments progress to the Grand Finale Tournament
  • Grand Finale Event: the Grand Finale will be a Live event, contestants will be hosted by the organisers, this includes all travel costs being covered by the organisers and sponsors
  • Grand Finale Duration: a 1 day Live event – each playoff round will run for a set time frame, with an intermission during each round:
    • Practice Round – Time assigned for Contestants to familiairize themselves with the Game that will be used for the Live Final
    • 1/4 Finals – 8 Winners from the Satellite Tournament Rounds – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Semi Finals – 4 Winners from the Eliminator Quarter Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Finals – 2 Winners from the Eliminator Semi Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event

The GameZBoost Tournaments platform has been enhanced with a number of new Live features, these include:

  • Live Commentary: ability to enable user replies – the comments can be moderated and ranked
  • Live Scores: live feed of scores as they’re posted
  • Social Live Cast – solution to configure the live events on Facebook Live and YouTube Live
  • Live Cast – all the rounds will have a live cast to reveal the winners
MTN GameZBoost Challenge 2018
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 1:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 4 May 2018 to 23:59 on 15 May 2018
  • Tournament Format: highest score wins – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R680 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 2:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 16 May 2018 to 23:59 on 31 May 2018
  • Tournament Format: highest score wins – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R680 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 3:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 1 June 2018 to 23:59 on 15 June 2018
  • Tournament Format: random winner – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R680 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 4:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 16 June 2018 to 23:59 on 30 June 2018
  • Tournament Format: highest score wins – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R680 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 5:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 1 July 2018 to 23:59 on 18 July 2018
  • Tournament Format: random winner – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R680 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 6:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 19 July 2018 to 23:59 on 3 August 2018
  • Tournament Format: random winner – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R600 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 7:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 4 August 2018 to 23:59 on 22 August 2018
  • Tournament Format: random winner – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R680 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – QUALIFYING EVENT 8:
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 23 August 2018 to 23:59 on 15 September 2018
  • Tournament Format: random winner – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R5 000 to the Winner + automatic entry to the R680 000 Grand Finale, R2,000 to the Runner-up and a GameZBoost Hamper to 3rd Place
  • Tournament Page: View the Tournament Info Page
GAMEZBOOST CHALLENGE – GRAND FINALE ELIMINATOR TOURNAMENT:
GAMEZBOOST RAGE CHALLENGE – GRAND FINALE ELIMINATOR TOURNAMENT
  • When: TBC
  • Final Event Format:
    • 8 Seats in Single Eliminator tournament format (Olympic system, knockout, or sudden death)
    • Ring fenced – accessible to 8 participants only
    • Most recent score logged goes through (in event of tie / draw)
    • Platform auto matches players for heats
    • If users doesn’t play, then bye rule applies:
      • Player that played goes through
      • If neither play, then the system auto selects the player to go through
  • Access: Live Event, with devices and network access provided by the organisers
  • Prize: Total Prize Money a whopping R680 000 – Winner Wins R310 000 (+ R5 000 Prize from Qualifying Tournaments), Runner-up Wins R210 000 (+ R5 000 Prize from Qualifying Tournaments) and 3rd Place Wins R110 000 (+ R5 000 Prize from Qualifying Tournaments)
  • Other: Play by Invitation only, network ring fenced
  • Tournament Page: TBC
  • Grand Finale Duration: a 1 day Live event – each playoff round will run for a set time frame, with an intermission during each round:
    • 1/4 Finals – 8 Winners from the Qualifying Tournaments Rounds – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Semi Finals – 4 Winners from the Eliminator Quarter Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Finals – 2 Winners from the Eliminator Semi Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event

GET IN TOUCH WITH THE GAMEZBOOST TEAM FOR YOUR WORLD CLASS TOURNAMENT AND GAMING SOLUTION.

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