Friday, June 14, 2019

Taiwan Excellence e-sports Cup 2019. | Gizmo Manila

  What was once played inside neighborhood cybercafes is fast becoming a mainstream sport in the Philippines.

  Dubbed eSports, this electronic league — which is now predicted to be worth an impressive $19 billion worldwide — has attracted global companies to capture opportunities in emerging countries such as the Philippines, which has recently produced world-acclaimed gamers. In fact, this year, the internationally recognized 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup is set to hold its first-ever competition in the Philippines.

  Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), MOEA, the 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup proves Taiwan’s commitment to bring its best technologies in the competitive eSports arena to more countries.

  “Taiwan is known for its breakthrough electronics industry, with renowned innovations and quality products being developed for global distribution. Now with eSports, we take pride in sharing that industry-leading brands are from Taiwan, with Filipino gamers.” said C.T. Wu, director of the Strategic Marketing Dept. at TAITRA.

  The Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup 2019 is partnering with renowned Taiwanese electronic brands, leading by Asus, The Official Gaming PC Provider of The Taiwan Excellence e-Sports Cup to provide a top-grade eSports experience in the country.
  • Aorus
  • Avermedia
  • In-Win
  • Kingmax
  • Transcend
  • XPG
  • Team Group
  • Zadak
  • G.Skill
  • Zyxel
  At least 2,000 participants across the country are expected to compete for the PHP 360,000 tournament prize pool. The grand finals will be held October 4-5 at SM North Edsa The Block, in Quezon City. The competing game titles include 

Tournament Titles: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) and League of Legends (LOL)

Registration:  starts on June 15
Elimination Rounds:
CSGO -  July 6, 13, 20 and 27
LOL - August 3, 10, 17 and 24

Grand Finals:
CSGO - October 4
LOL - October 5
Cosplay Contest - October 6
Venue: The Block at SM City North EDSA
Prize Pool: PHP 407,000

  Inter-branch games are being held September 14 for CSGO and September 24 for LOL. Other countries such as Malaysia and Thailand, where 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup took place, see this competition as an ideal channel to hone gaming professionalism before preparing for the SEA Games 2019, being held in the Philippines.

  Visit for further announcements on 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup.

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