StarCraft II Profile: Robert 'PandaTank' Botha

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Robert Botha will face off against Silviu “NightEnD” Lazar, a Protoss player from Romania currently playing for world renowned gaming organisation Fnatic, in an officially sanctioned MSSA match at the StarCraft 2 Invitational Tournament hosted by Megarom and Internet Solutions. This match will be the Feature Match of the event which our country’s twelve best players will attend an 16 March.  Let’s take a look at one of South Africa’s most prolific StarCraft 2 player’s profile.

Robert 'PandaTank' Botha

Biography: Robert Botha is South Africa’s first ever StarCraft II Grandmaster and the  highest achieving South African player in International tournaments. He is considered by many as South Africa’s first ever Professional gamer.

 Age: 22

Province: Gauteng

Race: Protoss

Team: CMStorm

Sponsor: CMStorm

Years playing StarCraft: 3

Tournaments competed in: International e-Sports Federation World Championships (IeSF), World Championship Series (WCS), Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC)

Achievements: Top 16 IeSF, Top 8 IeSF, Top 8 WCS Europe Combined Nationals, Top 8 ESWC 2012

League: Grandmaster 

Facebook page: Robert “PandaTank” Botha

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Last Updated: February 26, 2013

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