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Gareth Woods

eSports and eGaming Consultant

Gareth has been into video games pretty much since video games existed and has played almost every console ever made. While he plays anything and everything he can get his hands on, he is a die-hard Dota2 fan where he has played competitively Dota2 for several years (around 7000 hours of recorded game time).

He is a well-known video content producer in the Dota2 community but has written reviews and opinion pieces for several leading gaming sites such as NAG online and Mweb Gamezone and curated all the gaming content for Axe-effect.com from 2010-2012.

He has hosted at almost every major esports event in South Africa over the past few years and across several titles such as Counter-Strike, Dota2 and Call of Duty.

He now hosts a weekly segment on the Expresso Show on SABC showcasing all the latest news and reviews in the world of gaming.

A passion for gaming and esports, as well as a corporate career in marketing and sponsorship, led him to create Good Game Well Played – South Africa’s first esports marketing agency. His notoriety in the esports community has grown dramatically and was even featured in FinWeek as well as being invited to speak at the first-ever African esports marketing summit in 2016.

Gareth now consults with several major brands and stakeholders both nationally and abroad on gaming and esports and strives to connect brands with gamers through authentic and engaging content and events.