Here we go, DOTA 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gamers! ASUS has just officially announced the launch of The ROG Masters 2016 Gaming Tournament for these two, very competitive online games. The tournament will be the Philippine qualifiers in preparation for the main event, the world grand finals at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Interested in showing your mettle to prove you (and your team, of course) are the best in the entire Philippines? Read ASUS’ spiel carefully then:
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) the world’s undisputed Number 1 gaming brand is proud to announce that the ROG Masters 2016 Philippine qualifiers are now open for registrations for both DOTA 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).
The ROG Masters is an action-packed and exciting gaming event that challenges both professional gamers and enthusiasts to show what they got in terms of strategy and tactics in games like DOTA 2 and CS:GO. The ROG Masters is considered as one of Asia’s largest eSports tournament with a grand prize amounting to $200,000 for the world championship and PHP 115,000 for local qualifiers.
Starting August 30 until September 9, gamers and interested participants all over the country can register their teams through the official ROG Masters Philippine qualifiers microsite.
From September to October 2016, DOTA 2 and CS:GO Philippine teams will battle it out in a series of local qualifiers for a spot in the ROG Masters grand finals which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 12th to 13th November 2016.
Got it? Still up to the challenge? Good! Registration is over here: http://rog-masters.ph/
The ROG Masters 2016 Gaming Tournament roadmap to eternal DOTA 2 and CS:GO glory:
Online and on-ground qualifiers will take place for each game. From every qualifier top teams will advance to local LAN finals which will happen in a premier gaming hub around Metro Manila on either September 17or September 18, 2016.
The top 2 teams of Philippine qualifiers for both DOTA 2 and CS:GO will get a slot in quarter finals alongside with other Asia qualifiers. Moreover, the other teams who will not qualify from Philippine qualifiers, can still participate in Southeast Asia (SEA) qualifiers by completing the team registration on the ROG Masters official site which can be accessed here.
George Su, Country Manager of ASUS Philippines System Business Group, shared with us his thoughts on the upcoming ROG Masters 2016 Gaming Tournament: “The Philippine eSports scene is starting to get really exciting day-by-day. Few months ago, we partnered with the Professional Gamers’ League (PGL) in mounting the world’s biggest DOTA 2 tournament series in country which is the Manila Major. And look, here we are now creating our own incredible gaming tournaments that aims to empower rising talents and future eSports local superstars as early as today.”
Asia has dreamt. Asia has anticipated and practiced. Now, Asia is rising. Be the pride of the Philippines in the ROG Masters international stage!
For more details, head over to The ROG Masters 2016 Gaming Tournament hub page.