Malaysia will witness one of
the biggest Dota 2 tournaments
next year, the ESL One Genting.
collaboration between Resorts World Genting and the world’s largest eSports
company ESL, the tournament will offer a total prize money of US$250,000
be the second ESL tournament to be held in South-East Asia, and will pit eight
world class Dota 2 teams against each other.
eight team will be revealed in the coming months and will consist of invited
teams, internationally qualified teams and an exclusive Malaysian team.
popularity in South-East Asia is astonishing and the strategic partnership with
Genting opens a whole new way of delivering high quality eSports content to one
of the most enthusiastic, passionate and committed group of fans we’ve even
seen,” says ESL vice-president of Pro Gaming Ulrich Schulze.
ESL One Manila in the Philippines attracted over 16,000 fans with over 2.5
million unique viewers tuning in online according to ESL.
World Genting vice-president of promotions and entertainment Kelvin Tann
says: “ESports is a massive and growing industry globally, and we hope to play
a meaningful role in developing it locally and regionally.”
Ticket pricing details will be announced in the coming weeks and
fans can register their interest on www.rwgenting.com.
Sources by: http://www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-news/2016/08/01/dota-2-tournament-comes-to-malaysia/,The Star Online
Here comes a great news for Dota 2 and competitive gaming
enthusiasts out there: one of the biggest eSports tournament in the world
is heading to Malaysia very soon. The event’s name – ESL One – should be familiar to
everyone in the scene.
Officially called ESL One Genting, the event is scheduled
to take place at Genting Highlands’ Arena of Stars from 6 to 8 January 2017.
Held in cooperation between ESL, Resorts World Genting, and Mineski Events Team, there will be a total
of USD 250,000 (approximately RM 1,020,563) prize pool up for grabs at the
Similar to the ESL
One Manila that took place earlier
this year, ESL One Genting will be featuring eight elite Dota 2 teams from
throughout the world. The field will be made of specially invited teams as well
as top teams from upcoming ESL One Genting qualifiers. Not to forget, a Malaysian
team will receive a direct invite to the tournament as well.
regarding ESL One Genting teams and qualifiers will be revealed in the coming
weeks. As for those who eager to attend ESL One Genting this January, Resorts
World Genting will be announcing ticketing details very soon as well.
Sources by: https://www.lowyat.net/2016/110468/esl-one-coming-to-malaysia-in-january-2017-featuring-dota-2-and-rm-1-million-cash-prize/,
Lowyat.net Online Technology Magazine Website
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