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Get ready for the WESG Southeast Asia Dota 2 Finals

The WESG Southeast Asia Dota 2 Finals will take place on the 13th of December.

For the uninformed, World Electronic Sports Games is an initiative undertaken by Alisports,  a branch of the Alibaba group. Yes, it is the same Alibaba Group that is the Chinese e-commerce giant. This WESG will be the third one and will host games like Counter-Strike, Dota 2, Starcraft II, Vainglory and Hearthstone. It is the world’s only Olympic-style esports competition, with teams having players from the same country.

The main event for WESG Dota 2 will have 24 teams, out of which 4 will be invited and the rest will come from various qualifiers from China, USA, Canada, Brazil, Peru, Americas, Ukraine, Russia, East Europe, North Europe, West Europe, Oceania, Central Asia, East Asia, West and South Asia, South East Asia, and Africa. While every region will see only one qualifying team, Southeast Asia on the other hand will have four.

The top 4 teams from the Southeast Asian qualifiers will reach the main event. The Regional Finals will take place at the Quill City Mall in Kuala Lumpur for CS:GO, Dota 2, Starcraft II, Hearthstone and Vainglory from December 13th-16th.

As for Dota 2, here are the teams that will be competing:

Resurgence: Singapore

Veteran: Myanmar

Blackjack: Malaysia

Revival: Brunei

BOOM ID: Indonesia

Intelligence Quotient: Cambodia

MEGA Aorus: Vietnam

KPV Gaming: Laos

TNC Predator: Philippines

Alpha Red: Thailand

It is to be noted that RyOyr will be standing in for Kuku, as TNC announced that the latter will be on a personal break.

The qualifier itself will have a prize pool of $15,000, out of which the winners will get $7,500 and a chance to win $500,000 at the WESG main event.  

You can catch the action live on Twitch.  

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MN | Rudraaksh

MN | Rudraaksh

Rudraaksh is a dentist by trade but a gamer by heart. He’s written for adventure sports website and volunteered for a Germany based newsletter, but is currently taking the esports scene by storm.

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