ASUS Republic of Gamers Champions Cup Crowns its First Champion at its First ROG Champions Cup

ASUS Republic of Gamers Champions Cup Crowns its First Champion at its First ROG Champions Cup
ASUS ROG inaugural gaming tournament saw a total of 64 teams battle it out for a combined cash and product prize pool worth more than $20,000 last weekend

Singapore (2 June 2016) — The ROG Champions Cup at CEE Show 2016, ASUS’ inaugural first gaming tournament in Singapore, saw large crowds of enthusiastic gamers heading to The Champions Cup booth at Suntec Convention Centre last weekend. There was a wide spectrum of gamers from PC core gamers, avid gamers to console gamers who fought it out during our FIFA tournament and daily stage games. In addition, it proved to be an exciting time for fans of Asterisk* who managed to win exclusive game time with their favourite team as well as those who scored a photo with their favourite League of Legends (LOL) cosplayers during The Champions Cup.

“The ROG Champions Cup was a great event for us, and thanks to all the support from our valued sponsors – Challenger, Garena, Logitech, MyRepublic, NVIDIA, Samsung, Secretlab, Sony and Steelseries, we are very pleased with the overall turnout and results of our very first gaming tournament in Singapore. We look forward to bring more innovative gaming experiences to all consumers in Singapore in the near future,” said Leo Tseng, country manager for ASUS Singapore (Systems).

The ROG Champions Cup kicked off with a 1v1 FIFA Master Cup tournament and a 2v2 Master Cup tournament on the second day with many contenders throughout both days. All matches were streamed live on the screens for all event visitors to cheer on their friends and family. It was a close fight between all teams, but it ended with the top individual and pair teams winning more than $10,000 worth of peripheralsproducts sponsored by Logitech. The stage was also buzzing with numerous stage games happening at the ROG Champions Cup, which drew crowds to win more than $11,000 worth of prizes sponsored by ASUS ROG, Challenger and Logitech.
Crowning the First Champions at the ROG Champions Cup
Massive crowds gathered to catch the highlights of the ROG Champions Cup hosted by Garena. Four team finalists battled it out on 28 and 29 May to vive for the top prizes with a total cash pool of $10,000 and more than $15,000 worth of ASUS ROG, Logitech and Steelseries products. Team WeFly was crowned the champion of the inaugural ROG Tournament Cup. They were awarded with $4,000 in cash and each player walked away with the latest ROG notebook ROG G752 worth $2,498.  

Upclose and Personal Challenge with Asterisk*
Fans of Asterisk*, the first all-female competitive eSports team had the chance to come face-to-face and participate in an exclusive League of Legends (LOL) game with the Asterisk* team. In addition to this exclusive opportunity with Asterisk*, the competing fan team also walked away with a Logitech X50 wireless speaker and Steelseries Rival 100 mouse worth a total of $450 from Steelseries and Logitech plus a great experience with their idols.

Apart from the gaming tournament, ASUS, together with sponsor partners like Logitech and NVIDIA® hosted a variety of activities to elevate the entire gaming experience. Visitors had the chance to try out the all-new Oculus Rift Virtual Reality (VR) headset with their favourite games, bringing them into a whole new dimension of gaming. Many aspiring race drivers also tried their hand at the Logitech experiential Zone with the Logitech G29 Driving Force Race Wheel to show off their skills. In addition, at the ROG Champions Cup at CEE 2016 was a grand lucky draw where visitors won up to $11,000 worth of prizes sponsored by ASUS, Challenger and Logitech. A grand prize winner was also picked to walk away with the latest 15-inch ROG gaming laptop GL502 worth $2,498.


For more information regarding the ROG Champions Cup, visit http://j.mp/rogcc or ASUS Singapore Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/asus.sg

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