Republic of Gamers (ROG), the gaming brand of Taiwanese tech giant Asus, has announced that the ROG Masters 2016 Philippine qualifiers is now open for registrations for both DOTA 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).
The ROG Masters is an action-packed 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 e-sports tournament with a grand prize amounting to $200,000 for the world championship and P115,000 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 November 12 to 13, 2016.
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 17 or September 18, 2016.
The top two 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.
Throughout the regional qualifiers, the stars of tomorrow are given their chance to shine. The most substantial matches will be broadcasted live and provide the newcomers with a chance to demonstrate their skills to their fans and followers.
?The Philippine e-sports 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 e-sports local superstars as early as today,? said George Su, country manager of Asus Philippines System Business Group.