The Esports Central Podcast, episode 064 (17 October, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly! Join us as we wrap up the week’s local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here’s a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week’s episode:

  • 02:40 Fortnite Chapter 2,
  • 08:00 ACGL #StreamRoyale Fortnite event,
  • 13:20 LoL Worlds Championship heating up,
  • 21:25 Blizzard, #FreeHongKong, and China – Round 2,
  • 37:30 Interview with Daniel Offen;
    • 39:20 Motivation to create Dota 2 content, 
    • 47:50 Tips and tricks on interviewing
    • 1:00:10  Breaking into the Dota scene as a broadcaster
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 063 (10 October, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 03:50 ATK Arena’s CS:GO team earn spot in ESL Pro League, 
  • 07:20 DreamHack Malmö and ESL One New: York breakdown, 
  • 16:20 Highlights of the Chengdu Major qualifiers and Dendi’s new Dota 2 team, 
  • 22:20 LoL World Championship update, 
  • 26:55 Blizzard's response to player/caster #FreeHongKong involvement,
  • 38:40 Interview with Ivaylo Tzanev (Sinister5 owner);
    • 46:30 Lessons learnt since starting Sinister5,  
    • 53:10 A potential market being ignored and why that needs to change, 
    • 58:30 Challenges of owning a team in the current esports climate, 
    • 1:16:00 The philosophy behind the Sinister5 brand, 
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 062 (03 October, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 02.20 New Dota Lineup with Sumail,
  • 06.21 Overwatch League finals,
  • 20.14 Local News - rAge,
  • 26.55 Asus ROG Invitational,
  • 31.25 Match Predictor,
  • 37.59 Interview with BurningRed,
    • 54.58 Founding of GameTimeMedia,
    • 58.26 Explaining what an OG is,
    • 58.50 What is GameTimeMedia,
    • 1.06.08 Esports production in Africa,
    • 1.08.54 DSTV vs 0nline,
    • 1.17.40 ECL qualifier mess,
    • 1.25.02 Tapping other markets,
    • 1.33.55 MSI Charity Cup,
    • 1.42.05 Charity cup problems and links,
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 061 (26 September, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly! Join us as we wrap up the week’s local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here’s a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week’s episode:

  • 03:40 Is CSGO Valve’s neglected child?,
  • 12:30 LoL World Championship groups,
  • 19:20 Breakdown of the Telkom VS Gaming Masters at Comic Con Africa,
  • 53:20 Super Smash Bros fairy tale finals at Comic Con Africa,
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 060 (19 September, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly! Join us as we wrap up the week’s local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here’s a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week’s episode:

  • 06:00 OWL Playoffs with a touch of baby-rage
  • 25:00 Apex Legends’ $500K Pre-Season Invitational
  • 36:20 Rocket League and Street Fighter make it to the Olympics
  • 42:20 EG’s Dota 2 team makes crazy changes
  • 53:30 Payment woes in the Dota 2 scene continue
  • 1:03:20 South Africa is going to the Overwatch World Cup!
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 059 (13 September, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 06:00 League of Legends Worlds preview, 
  • 20:40 CSGO Major analysis - Astralis are back!, 
  • 28:18 CSGO roster mania, 
  • 38:20 Safety at esports events, 
  • 47:10 Chinese retirement in the Dota scene, 
  • 1:08:58 Local Fortnite scene on the rise, 
  • 1:11:10 Evetech Champions League breakdown, 
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 058 (05 September, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly, every Thursday morning! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 05:40 LoL World Championships,
  • 10:20 Call Of Duty World League woes,
  • 33:30 OWL Playoffs coming soon and home-stand ticket prices announced,
  • 52:50 ESL franchise league in CS:GO,
  • 1:04:10 Korean giants T1 announce Dota 2 team,
  • 1:14:30 Cheating accusations in local OW & brand management,
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 057 (29 August, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly, every Thursday morning! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

  • Shaun "Profeci" Murrell &
  • special guest Sean "Snare" Rihlamvu

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 05:50 Greatest Dota teams of all time,
  • 34:30 The International 9 MVP,
  • 44:00 How important is psychology/the mental game in Dota?,
  • 54:00 Chinese Dota teams put in a pressure cooker to perform at Ti?,
  • 1:08:00 How big of an impact can a sports psychologist have on an esports team?,
  • 1:21:2 Sexism or not against Mia Stellberg?
  • 1:35:30 Allegations of drug use from OG,
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 056 (22 August, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly, every Thursday morning! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

 

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 09:34 Is complexity in Overwatch’s causing player burnout?, 
  • 24:00 Dota 2 Ti overview so far, 
  • 42:10 Starladder CSGO Major announced, 
  • 52:00 Goliath Gaming win VS Gaming Overwatch Champs, 
  • 1:02:35 Conflict of interest in South African esports, 
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 055 (15 August, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly, every Thursday morning! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay  and his panel of esports aficionados:

Also featuring special guest George "GeeMax" Smith.

 

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 04:49 The Fall TSM - League of Legends,
  • 24:00 Dota2 Reddit goes bananas,
  • 31:10 Dota 2 matchmaking gets an overhaul,
  • 33:30 Ninja and Twitch vs Fnatic and Twitter #DramaAlert,
  • 48:00 The 2nd VS Gaming FIFA Masters LAN Qualifier,
  • 54:00 Should we be harder on payment late/no payments in SA esports?,
  • 1:06:50 Interview with GeeMax about Sim Racing in South Africa,
  • and much much more!

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