ASUS has announced the ANZ open qualifiers for their upcoming ROG Masters 2017 Tournament where 20 teams from around the world compete for a prize pool of up to $500,000 USD.
The CS:GO open qualifiers kick off on August 26th, 2017 as teams will run through a 3-week double elimination tournament to determine the winner to represent our region. The grand final for CS:GO will be broadcasted on September 3rd, 2017. Dota 2 teams will play a double elimination weekend tournament on September 9th-10th, 2017.
ROG Marketing Director Derek Yu, states: “For over a decade ROG has been committed to providing the most innovative hardware to gamers worldwide, and last year we offered the gaming community an opportunity to live their esports dream by launching the first-ever ROG Masters. Thanks to extremely positive feedback, ROG Masters returns this year as a global affair, inviting pro teams and amateur players from over over 30 countries across five continents.”
“We are not only proud of our commitment to creating the ultimate gaming experience with leading hardware and world-class esports tournaments, but also of our solid global network and local presence, which enables us to realize an esports event on such a scale. ROG Masters 2017 is a momentous milestone for ROG and esports, and we are excited be part of the driving force for esports at large,” added Yu.
The tournament will be streamed live on Twitch here. For more information and to register, check out the ROG Masters site here.
- DOTA2 – Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th Sep
- CSGO – Saturday 26th Aug , Saturday 2nd Sep, Sunday 3rd Sep (Finals)