Taiwan Excellence 2019 Esports Cup raises prize pool to P430k

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The last two months were super duper busy days for the Taiwan Excellence Esports Cup team. They picked out its 32 semi-finalist teams from the nationwide elimination rounds last July and August. Now it is time for the grand finals happening on October 4-6, 2019, at the SM City North EDSA The Block Atrium in Quezon City.

The competition will last for three days and you’ll witness the top-caliber eSports teams compete in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Tournament on October 4 (Friday) and the League of Legends (LoL) Tournament on October 5 (Saturday). There will also be a grand Cosplay Competition happening on October
6 (Sunday).

Out of more than 2,000 players who registered for the nationwide eliminations, the 16 teams competing for CS:GO Online Interbranch Semi-Finals happening on September 14 (for CS:GO) are as follows:

CS:GO Metro Manila

  • TNC Cyber Café Lerma – SEDNA
  • Miraculum Esports Lounge – ArkAngel
  • TNC Cyber Café Libertad – Bren Esports
  • TNC Cyber Café E. Rodriguez – otlum5

CS:GO Luzon

  • TNC Cyber Café Molino – ECual Esports
  • TNC Cyber Café La Union – H%M Esports
  • TNC Cyber Café SJDM – nerB
  • TNC Cyber Café Legazpi – Half-Buy

CS:GO Visayas

  • TNC Cyber Café Bacolod DT – Steelwolves Astral
  • TNC Cyber Café Bohol – Station 751
  • Techtite Esports Lounge Iloilo– Iyakins
  • Acclaim Computer Center– iLL City Sharks

CS:GO Mindanao

  • Esports Venue Davao – EZPZ
  • Metronoia Cyber Café –
  • NCGC HQ Kidapawan – Cranium.ESG

Now, these are the 16 teams facing off for the LoL Online Interbranch Semi-Finals on September 21

LoL Metro Manila

  • TNC Cyber Café Lerma – Panaw
  • TNC Cyber Café Libertad – Dungeon Akiba
  • TNC Cyber Café E. Rodriguez – Hey Gaming
  • Miraculum Esports Lounge – Portal One Esports

LoL Luzon

  • TNC Cyber Café Legazpi – nZero Toxic Club
  • TNC Cyber Café SJDM – Barko Esports
  • TNC Cyber Café La Union – AOTN
  • TNC Cyber Café Molino – PlayLoud Esports

LoL Visayas

  • TNC Cyber Café Bohol – Ruyal Esports
  • TNC Cyber Café Bacolod DT – Steelwolves Gaia
  • Acclaim Computer Center – Sino Madula
  • Techtite Esports Lounge Iloilo – Bren Esports

LoL Mindanao

  • Esports Venue Davao – Archeous
  • Metronoia Cyber Café – Emoji
  • NCGC HQ Gen San – GenPol Esports
  • NCGC HQ Kidapawan – CST

Sponsored by the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), established by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the 2019 Taiwan Excellence Esports Cup now boasts a PHP 430,000 prize pool — a huge jump from the initial amount of P395,000, which was first announced in June.

Aside from the cash prize, the winning team in the CS:GO tournament will have the honor of representing the Philippines in an upcoming international competition, which will take place in Taiwan. The team will be competing against their counterparts from Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, and India.

The 2019 Taiwan Excellence Esports Cup is partnered with renowned Taiwan brands led by Asus Republic of Gamers as the official gaming PC provider along with Aorus, Avermedia, In-Win, Kingmax, Transcend, XPG, Team Group, Zadak, G.Skill, and Zyxel to provide top-grade esports experience in the country.

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