ROG Masters is bringing to life 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 forthcoming.
— ROG MASTERS (@ROGMasters) August 15, 2016
ROG Masters is headed to Asia with a new tournament to include five Asian regions competing for a piece of the $150,000 prize pool in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 12-13th.
The event starts now with open registrations, followed by regional online group stages in September. Top two teams from each region advance and will be joined by two teams directly invited.
The event 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 format
Teams register for the open qualifiers for their respective region HERE.
All rules can be reviewed and found HERE
ROG Masters five regions
- Oceania (OCE): Australia, New Zealand, etc
- East Asia (EA): Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, etc
- Southeast Asia (SEA): Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, etc
- China (CN)
- Rest of Asia (ROA): India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, etc
ROG Masters group stage
- Round Robin Format
- Top two teams proceed to Single Elimination bracket
- Teams will be joined in Southeast Asia and East Asia regions by few additional teams which will have earned their spots by winning special tournaments organized by ROG MASTERS
- Top two teams from each region advance to the LAN finals in Malaysia
ROG Masters group stage schedule
- Oceania – September 5th-11th
- East Asia – September 12-18th
- South-East Asia – September 19th-25th
- China – October 2nd
- Rest of Asia – October 3rd-9th
New tournament heads to Asia with LAN finals and $150,000 prize pool