Damage Control ESL HUB Launched

18 May 2017 - We are proud to announce the launch of our ESL African Championship Series HUB.

The DC ESL HUB is exclusively dedicated to feature all news, schedules and match results for our CS:GO team, and Hearthstone player Adam "sythe" Katz. The HUB will feature pieces not native to our main website, including player profiles and interviews. The HUB can be found by clicking the floating ESL HUB icon on our website, or by visiting this link.

DC Welcomes New Dota 2 Team

15 May 2017 - It’s with great pleasure that Damage Control would like to welcome a new Dota 2 Academy team to its roster, a team currently competing in the Dota2 Premier division. The team has renamed themselves to DC.Zenith as they were part of Ventus playing under the team name of Ventus Red.

This line-up consists of the following players: Marnus "DeatH-Note" Fourie, Wesley "KickTheKidS" Robinson, Jennifer "Aylex" Prytz, Marius "Isit" Croeser, Charl "Thanatos" Kleyn, and Sershin "SeSSioN" Naicker. We cannot wait to continue this journey together and to help each other develop and improve!

ESL African Championship is Underway

15 May 2017 - The ESL African Championship by Kwesé has kicked off and seen some great action in the Hearthstone series with Damage Control's very own Adam "sythe" Katz starting off the Group Stages strong.

Damage Control will also be competing in the CS:GO series, with our first Group Stage match on 19 May. Gamers across the African continent will compete for an astonishing R2 million prize pool, visit the official ESL African Championship website for more info.

Orena Championship Series Announced

15 May 2017 - Orena is back and bigger than ever before! Damage Control is excited to announce our plans to compete in the newly revealed Orena Championship Series (OCS) in both the CS:GO and Dota 2 categories.

OCS boasts an impressive prize pool of R1.7 million in cash, this September. Winners of the CS:GO and Dota 2 categories will take home a total of R300 000. The OCS online leg starts on 5 June 2017. For all the information, dates and ticket options, visit

Damage Control To Test Their Mettle At The Mettlestate LAN Finals

5 May 2017 - The SAMSUNG GALAXY CS:GO Mettlestate LAN Finals will be taking place this weekend. Marking a great milestone in South African eSports.

Up for grabs is a total prize pool of R1000 000! Damage Control will be competing for their piece if the pie. With the great support of Samsung Mobile South Africa and ASUS Republic of Gamers South Africa, the prize money will be distributed to teams as follows: Winning team: R350 000, 2nd: R160 000, 3rd: R115 000, 4th: R95 000, 5th: R80 000, 6th: R80 000, 7th: R60 000, 8th: R60 000.

You can watch all the action on the Official Mettlestate Twitch Channel.

You can find the the match brackets on their official website.

Damage Control Announces New Dota 2 Players

3 April 2017 - It’s with a bit of sadness that we announce the releasing of two of our Dota 2 players, Tertius "Traxion" de Bruin and Ernst "Ihsahn" Halberg. Just want to take a moment to thank them for everything they have contributed towards Damage Control and our Dota 2 team. We wish them well on their competitive journey and hope that they keep putting their best foot forward!

On another note, with the Transfer periods around we have decided to take onboard some players to try and bolster the Dota2 lineup. Damage Control would like to welcome Cameron "datguyportal" Soloman, Nicholas "NniiCcKk" Bennet and Abrie "Joram" Cronje to the family. We are extremely excited to see what this new roster can do and how well they play together.

Very exciting times for Damage Control so stay tuned and keep your eyes on us.

To check out our updated Dota 2 Roster, head over to the Dota 2 Team Page.


We are one of the oldest and most successful esports teams in SA gaming, we have represented SA at major international events a record number of times.


Represented South Africa for Counter-Strike a number of times at the World Cyber Games (WCG), Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC) and Kode5



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