Fnatic are the first team to be invited to the ROG Masters Asian Tournament. The Malaysian stars are the first of two teams that will be directly invited to participate. The event boasts a $150,000 prize pool and will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 10-13th. The tournament will also be featuring CS:GO.
— ROG MASTERS (@ROGMasters) October 25, 2016
Fnatic is the first team to receive and accept the invitation to the ROG Masters Asian Tournament. The local favorites will be on hand at the event to compete on their home turf in Malaysia.
On September 7th Fnatic completed their roster. Jimmy “DeMoN” Ho, Nico “eyyou” Barcelon and Marc Polo “Raven” Luis Fausto joined the Malaysian based squad for the upcoming Fall Major season. The three known players teamed up with core members of Fnatic Chai “Mushi” Yee Fung and Chong Xin “Ohaiyo” Khoo – both of whom have been playing on the team since June 2015.
The team has also been invited to participate in ESL One Genting 2017 – another tournament that Malaysia will be hosting in January.
Most recently the team took fourth in MPGL Southeast Asian Championship and third at the SEA Summit 6 qualifiers.
ROG Masters Asian Tournament
At the end of August, ROG Masters announced a new Asian tournament boasting a $150,000 prize pool. The event incorporates five regions competing for 10 spots in the Grand Finals to be held in the City Center of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the 12th and 13th of November. Two teams will be directly invited with information on the second team forthcoming.
The main event LAN is free for spectators to attend in the City Center of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and will also feature CS:GO with a $50,000 prize pool.
ROG has sponsored multiple events in Dota 2 including ASUS ROG DreamLeague, PlayitCool and products being featured and used in the International 5 and 6 All star games among other Major Dota 2 events.
ROG Masters invited teams
ROG Masters five regions and teams
- Oceania (OCE): Natural 9, Big and Black
- East Asia (EA): The Mongolz, MOL
- Southeast Asia (SEA): Mineski, Execration*
- China (CN): EHOME.X, MAX.X
- Rest of Asia (ROA): ENTiTy eSports, Aggressive 5
*Execration replaced Next Generation