ESL One Genting talent has been revealed to include Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner as host and bringing local fan favorite Eri “Eri” Neeman to the stage. The event will be held at the Genting Highlands resort area of Malaysia for the $250,000 prize pool January 6-8, 2017.
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Shortly following the release of the groups, schedule and format, the ESL One Genting talent has been revealed.
Beloved host Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner returns to host Dota 2 alongside the quirky and popular local favorite Eri “Eri” Neeman and international sweetheart, Jacob “SirActionSlacks” Kanner.
ESL heads back to SEA where fans are fervent and stage fun is prime. Spectators will be eager to catch a first rate broadcast peppered with the entertaining and lively presentation.
ESL One Genting talent
ESL One Genting talent: Host
- Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner
ESL One Genting talent: Broadcast team
- David “Godz” Parker
- Eri “Eri” Neeman
- Toby “Tobiwan” Dawson
- Jacob “Maelk” Toft-Andersen
- Austin “Capitalist” Walsh
- Ben “Merlini” Wu
- Owen “ODPixel” Davis
- Jacob “SirActionSlacks” Kanner
- Kevin “Purge” Godec
ESL One Genting talent: Observers and Stats
- Ben “Noxville” Steenhuisen
- Johnathan “PimpmuckL” Liebig
ESL One Genting
In July ESL One announced their return to SEA region with ESL One Genting to be held in The Genting Highlands resort area in Malayisa. The event is scheduled to take place January 6-8, 2017 with eight of the best teams competing for the $250,000 prize pool.
It was no surprise that the event being held in Malaysia would extend a warm invitation to one of the region’s most powerful and famous teams – Fnatic as the first invite. Digital Chaos landed the second invite while Wings rounds them out.
The remaining five teams qualified to participate through various events. Thus far, Virtus.Pro, Team NP, Execration and Newbee have secured their spots.
The newest of the ESL tournament settings is located in The Genting Highlands resort area of Malaysia, about one hour from Kuala Lumpur.
The event will take place at the Arena of the Stars. AOS is a part of a resort that includes multiple hotels, amusement parks, casinos & nightclubs that also features a 6,000 person capacity amphitheater.
ESL One Genting teams
- Wings Gaming (direct invite)
- Digital Chaos (direct invite)
- Fnatic (direct invite)
- Virtus Pro (EU qualifiers winners)
- Team NP (Americas qualifiers winners)
- Execration (SEA qualifiers winners)
- Newbee (China qualifiers winner)
- TBD (Malaysia qualifiers)
ESL One Genting prize pool
The base prize pool for the tournament is $250,000.
- 1st place – $100,000
- 2nd place – $50,000
- 3rd-4th place – $25,000
- 5th-8th place – $12,500
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