The biggest eSports tournament happened last October 4 at the SM City North EDSA, The Block Atrium in Quezon City. As guests, gaming enthusiasts, celebrities, and spectators unite at the 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup for a 3-day event from October 4-6, 2019 to experience a demonstration of how the synthesis of Pinoy prowess and Taiwan Excellence can elevate the local eSports community.
Highlighting this exhilarating tournaments are for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:G0) and League of Legends (LoL), with teams who will compete for a staggering PHP430,000 prize pool. The event showed how fabulous gameplay can be further boosted through the use of high-quality gaming devices from top Taiwan brands. The winning team of the CS:G0 tournament will be representing the country in an upcoming international competition happening in Taiwan together with the other winners from Malaysia, Thailand, and India.
Gaming Expertise Made In Taiwan
Among the products on site were the Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) Strix Scar lll G531, ROG Strix G G731GV, Asus TUF Gaming FXSOSDV, and ROG Zephyrus M. Gigabyte’s Z390 Aorus WaterForce Xtreme motherboard, Aorus memory cards and peripherals, AVerMedia’s plug-and-play AM310 USB microphone, anin’s WINBOT Limited Edition Transparent Spherical case, and Kingmax’s Semiconductor were also on display for guests to try out. Transcend and T-Force also showcased their line of memory cards and external portable $805, while Zyxel will introduce its tri-band Wi-Fi system, and an array of peripherals s from XPG, Zadak, and G.Skill were also demoed at the event.
The 2019 Taiwan Excellence eSports Cup has proven the viability of the Philippines as a rapidly growing market for gaming. With more and more Filipinos getting into gaming streaming and professional eSports, Taiwan promises to strengthen its commitment to support aspiring eSports athletes and budding enthusiasts by making their latest and most advanced gaming devices and products more easily accessible to Filipino consumers.
Also featured in the event are a cosplay competition that celebrated Filipino creativity and ingenuity, brand booths where guests got to try and experience Taiwan’s latest gaming devices first-hand, games and activities, entertainment from UPeepz Dance Crew and Pop rock band Grace Note. Plus special appearance by cosplay celebrities Myrtle Sarrosa and Ashley Gosiengfiao.
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