The 2019 Taiwan Excellence Esports Cup promises to boost the gaming industry in the Philippines by bringing the thrill of international eSports competitions to the local community
The 2019 Taiwan Excellence Esports Cup readies for the grand finals happening on October 4-6, 2019, at the SM City North EDSA The Block Atrium in Quezon City. There are 32 semi-finalist from nationwide elimination rounds from July to August.
2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports CupThe upcoming three-day event will see exciting battles between 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).
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The nationwide eliminations gathered more than 2,000 players. Sixteen teams competed for CS:GO Online Interbranch Semi-Finals that happened on September 14 (for CS:GO). These teams were:
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
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
TNC Cyber Café Bacolod DT – Steelwolves Astral
TNC Cyber Café Bohol – Station 751
Techtite Esports Lounge Iloilo– Iyakins
Acclaim Computer Center– iLL City Sharks
Esports Venue Davao - EZPZ
Metronoia Cyber Café - Metronoia.gg
NCGC HQ Gen San - REAPERS.CS
NCGC HQ Kidapawan - Cranium.ESG
Meanwhile, the 16 teams facing off for the LoL Online Interbranch Semi-Finals on September 21 are:
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
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
TNC Cyber Café Bohol - Ruyal Esports
TNC Cyber Café Bacolod DT - Steelwolves Gaia
Acclaim Computer Center - Sino Madula
Techtite Esports Lounge Iloilo - Bren Esports
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.
The winning team in the CS:GO tournament will also 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.
Adding to the festivities of the 2019 Taiwan Excellence Esports Cup, actress and cosplayer Myrtle Sarrosa will be making an appearance at the event on October 4, while musician, gamer, and seasoned cosplayer Ashley Gosiengfiao will be joining the fun on October 5.
The 2019 Taiwan Excellence Esports Cup promises to boost the gaming industry in the Philippines by bringing the thrill of international eSports competitions to the local community, supported by quality gaming devices and products from Taiwan.
This year's 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.