Chuang Collegiate eSports League finals is taking place today and tomorrow – July 16-17 at the Nanjing Xinzhuang Exhibition Center in China. Students from China, Korea, USA, CIS region, Australia and Korea have gathered to represent their universities in Dota 2, League of Legends, Hearthstone and FIFA and a chance to take home a piece of the $310,000 prize pool.
— Gareth Bateson (@GBCasts) July 16, 2016
Over 50,000 students, representing 96 universities participated in the qualifiers but only 16 teams/players from each of the four divisions – Dota 2, LOL, Hearthstone and FIFA qualified to attend the Chuang Collegiate eSports League finals.
The third season of the collegiate league boasted a prize pool of $310,000 including travel and accommodations to all finalists and qualifier prizes. For Dota 2 the first place prize at the LAN is $25,000!
Over the course of the weekend teams will not only compete for the lion’s share of the prize, but also attend and participate in full festival activities.
Chuang Collegiate eSports League
The Chuang League was founded last year in 2015 and is sponsored by BlueTV. The aim was to promote a global esports competition for college students. The league LAN is a bi-annual event with season 3 boasting to be the biggest and most successful so far.
Chuang Collegiate eSports League finals broadcast
Game Show studios in Vilnius, Lithuania will be broadcasting the Dota 2 portion in English – commentated by Gareth “GBCasts/Durka” Bateson and Trent “MotPax” MacKenzie.
Chuang Collegiate eSports League finals Dota 2 prize pool
The prize pool for the Chuang Collegiate eSports League LAN portion is a total of $46,000
- 1st place – $25 000
2nd place – $12,000
3rd place – $6000
4th place – $3000