ROG Masters 2017 APAC Regional Finals Conclude Successfully with Unprecedented Team Participation

36 professional and community teams from 11 countries competed in the Asia-Pacific regional LAN event in Manila, Philippines
ROG Masters 2017 APAC Regional Finals, Manila, Philippines
KEY POINTS
•     The ROG Masters 2017 APAC Regional Finals held in Manila, Philippines  
      last month had the participation of 36 world-renowned professional teams —   
      drew 7,000 Dota 2 and CS:GO fans to the four-day event
•     Four victors — Grayhound (Australia) and 5 Power Club (China) for CS:GO and Execration (Philippines) and WG. Unity (Malaysia) for Dota 2 — will advance to the Grand Finals, to be held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 7 - 10 December 2017




Singapore, 14 November 2017 — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) successfully presented yet another action-packed e-Sports tournament last month from 26 - 29 October 2017, when the ROG Masters 2017 APAC Regional Finals competition unfolded at the SMX Convention Center in Manila, Philippines. The participation of 36 world-renowned professional teams such as Desert Tiger and One Time Wonder from Singapore — as well as community teams representing the Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, India, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia — drew 7,000 Dota 2 and CS:GO fans to the four-day regional event.

ASUS Chief Marketing Officer and ASUS General Manager for APAC, Rex Lee, stated: “For more than a decade ROG has been providing the most innovative hardware to gamers worldwide, and we are proud to provide seasoned pros and aspiring amateurs the opportunity to live their e-Sports dream on the ROG Masters stage.”

“In addition, APAC Regional Finals is ASUS’ largest offline tournament with the largest number of participating teams in our e-Sports history. I am excited to bring this unprecedented event to the Philippines and received incredibly positive feedback from local enthusiasts all over the APAC region. We are always looking for ways to support the e-Sports and gaming communities at both the regional and global levels,” Lee added.


Australian CSGO team Grayhound advances to Grand Finals

With an overall participation of over 6,000 teams from 35 countries, ROG Masters 2017 has seen an incredibly diverse roster of teams competing for a total prize pool of USD 500,000. Through the fierce competition of the APAC Regional Finals, the four victors — Grayhound (Australia) and 5 Power Club (China) for CS:GO and Execration (Philippines) and WG. Unity (Malaysia) for Dota 2 — will advance to the Grand Finals, to be held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 7 - 10 December 2017. 
 
Updates on tournament activities can be found on rog-masters.com.

Images and assets for ROG Masters 2017 are available in the online Press Area.


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