The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) presented a new chapter of their global esports tournament. ROG Masters 2017 will gather over 20 of the best professional DOTA 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams from around the world to fight over a US $500,000 prize pool. Coming back with significantly greater scale and ambition, the dual DOTA 2 and CS:GO tournament is expected to take its respective competitive scenes to a whole new level.
Along with the ROG Masters 2017, ASUS has also announced the start of Philippine Qualifiers. A slot for the regional qualifiers and an astounding PHP 200,00 prize pool is on the line for the for all participants. Aspiring DOTA 2 and CS:GO teams can register at their website: rog-masters.ph.
ROG Masters 2017 will scour every corner of the globe, in search for the most competitive teams. Starting June 2017, 30 country qualifiers and four regional qualifiers (EMEA, Americas, APAC, and China) will battle it out for a slot at the Grand Finals which will be held in November 2017.
After getting widely acknowledged for their last year’s successful ROG Masters, George Su, ASUS Philippines Systems Group Country Manager, has this to say: “For over a decade ROG has been committed to providing the most innovative hardware to gamers worldwide, and last year we offered the gaming community an opportunity to live their esports dream by launching the first-ever ROG Masters. Thanks to extremely positive feedback, ROG Masters returns this year as a global affair, inviting pro teams and amateur players from over over 30 countries across five continents.”
Su also added that aside from creating the ultimate gaming experience with leading hardware and top-notch esports tournaments, ASUS is also proud of their solid global network and local presence, ultimately empowering them to pull off a global esports event.
“ROG Masters 2017 is a momentous milestone for ROG and esports, and we are excited to be part of the driving force for esports at large,” Su stated.
Mineski Events Team will organize the ROG Masters 2017 Philippine Qualifiers.