This year, the internationally recognized 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup is set to hold its first-ever competition in the Philippines.
Dubbed eSports, this electronic league is now predicted to be worth $19 billion worldwide that’s why it has attracted global companies to capture opportunities in emerging countries such as the Philippines, which has recently produced world-acclaimed gamers.
2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup is partnering with renowned Taiwanese electronic brands, leading by Asus, The Official Gaming PC Provider of The Taiwan Excellence e-Sports Cup, along with Aorus, Avermedia, In-Win, Kingmax, Transcend, XPG, Team Group, Zadak, G.Skill, and Zyxel, to provide a top-grade eSports experience in the country.
At least 2,000 participants across the country are expected to compete for the Php 407,000 tournament prize pool. The grand finals will be held on October 4-5 at SM North Edsa The Block, in Quezon City. The competing game titles include Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) and League of Legends (LOL).
Tournament registration starts on June 15, with elimination rounds for CSGO taking place on July 6, 13, 20, and 27, and for LOL on August 3, 10, 17, and 24. Inter-branch games are being held September 14 for CSGO and September 24 for LOL.
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.
SEA Games 2019 marks the first time that eSports is an official medal event. In the 2018 Asian Games, eSports was included as a spectator event. Reports suggest that the 2022 Asian Games are looking to consider eSports as a medal event.
For a further announcement on the upcoming 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup, just visit www.facebook.com/taiwanexcellence.ph.
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