PGL and eGG Network will collaborate for the CS:GO Minor Championship ASIA, which will take place at the state-of-the-art Pinewood Iskandar Studios in Johor Bahru, Malaysia on October 28-30th, 2016.
The CS:GO Minor Championship ASIA will feature eight of the best teams in the region, with a $50,000 prize pool on the line. Furthermore, the top two placed teams will get a spot in the offline qualifier for the next CS:GO Major (ELEAGUE Major Atlanta 2017).
Teams TyLoo and Renegades have received a direct invite to the playoff, while the other six squads which will make up the tournament’s groups will be selected via open qualifiers:
The Qualifier schedule are as follows:
11 - 14 October
15 - 16 October
India + Middle East
eSports fans can look forward to catching the live broadcast of the tournament on www.twitch.tv/pgl and eGG Network (Astro channel 808), Astro on the Go and Tribe.
Lee Choong Khay, Vice President of Sports Business at Astro said, “We are excited to work with PGL to host the best eSports talents across Asia in CS:GO Minor Championship, in their passage to international recognition and victory. eSports fans can look forward to more exciting tournaments on our platform as we seek to make eGG Network as the hub for gamers to watch and engage with their favourite eSports.”
Silviu Stroie, CEO of PGL eSports said, “It's an honor and a privilege for us to work alongside the eGG Network on the next Asian CS:GO Minor. This collaboration will highly increase the reach and popularity of eSports in the region. With the amazing studio capabilities from Pinewood Iskandar and our top–notch in-game production, eSports fans everywhere should expect great entertainment value from the best CS:GO teams in the territory.”
For updates on the CS:GO Minor Championship ASIA, including the schedule and talent line-up, you can go to the official competition website at http://minor.pglesports.com or check out the social page PGL Facebook & eGG Network Facebook for upcoming updates.
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