What do you get when you combine GIGABYTE, Dota 2, and cash money? Well, how about a whole lot of fun of course! Gigabyte, a world leader in all things PC related has announced the GIGABYTE Premier League!
Taipei, Taiwan, 19th Nov 2013 – GIGABYTE, the leading gaming hardware manufacturer, in collaboration with DotaTalk is proud to present GIGABYTE Premier League. There will be a total prize pool of USD1,500 with the champion walking away with USD1,000 and USD500 to the runner up. Online qualifier rounds will be held from 23rd to 30th of November.
The first round of qualifiers will begin with the Malaysia and Non SEA region from 23rd to 24th of November. Followed up by that will see Philippines qualifiers from 25th to 27th of November. The last qualifiers will be featuring Taiwan, Indonesia and Rest of SEA region within 28th to 30th of November. A total of 8 qualified teams will face against 8 invited well-known teams like Team TITAN, the best DOTA2 team from Malaysia and Team Mineski from Philippines for the main event held from 2nd to 15th of December. The list of more invited teams will be revealed soon. Besides, the GIGABYTE Premier League will feature well-known Australian Dota2 commentator, Lily Collins actively casting all premier SEA Dota2 tournaments hosted by DotaTalk.
“GIGABYTE has always been supporting our community and we are very excited to bring everyone this upcoming GIGABYTE Premier League tournament.” said Jaren Gan Ying Tat, Business Development Manager of DotaTalk. “As always, you should expect many exciting games featuring the best Dota2 teams in South-east Asia fighting for the cash prizes and GIGABYTE gaming hardware. Just sit back and enjoy the show”
The competition of main event will be streamed online at www.dotatalk.com. Broadcast details, including information on the Dota 2 In-game ticket with an exciting bonus of free Heaven’s Shield HUD will be released in the coming weeks. More important, everyone is welcome to participate and get a chance to win GIGABYTE gaming products. The GIGABYTE RadeonTM R9 280X graphics card(GV-R928XOC-3GD) and gaming peripheral products(Aivia Krypton Dual-chassis Gaming Mouse and Aivia Osmium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard) with a total value of over $500 USD will be awarded to the lucky winners randomly picked during the event.