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ESL National Championship 2019 Comes to Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia & Singapore

Asia, are you ready for an awesome Dota 2 championship series?

Here comes an announcement from ESL Asia!

The ESL National Championship 2019

Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore – these are the countries that ESL Asia is expanding to this year. If you’re a Dota 2 fan or a professional player, we highly recommend checking out the tournament!

Eight of the best Dota 2 teams will be qualified from the respective regions, where they will compete for USD12,000 per region.

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Four online qualifiers will be held for each region, where the emerging two teams will advance to the online season. The dates of the qualifiers are as follows:

Qualifier#1: March 13, 2019

Qualifier#2: March 16, 2019

Qualifier#3: March 20, 2019

Quaifier#4: March 23, 2019

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According to Nick Vanzetti, Senior Vice President of ESL Asia-Pacific Japan, the National Championships symbolize the ever-growing esports scene in SEA.

“The National Championships represent our commitment to growing local esports heroes in Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia represents an expansive market filled with growth potential and some of the best teams in the region. We truly believe our approach can help facilitate more SEA players into the international esports scene, creating a true Zero to Hero story for the region.”

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Interested teams can sign up here.


MN | Tin

MN | Tin

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