Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup will return to India, featuring six qualifiers in six different cities. This year’s event promises to be the largest to date. A total of 500,000 Rs (approximately $7,500) will be distributed among the 12 participating teams.
The first set of qualifiers kicks off on July 29th, in Delhi. The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup Grand Finals will be held between September 16th-17th in Mumbai, India.
The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2016 is expected to be the largest and best event in the Indian region yet. With double the 2015 prize pool, 500,000 Rs (approximately $7,500) in cash will be distributed between the 12 finalists.
Teams all across India are encouraged to get in on the action by registering HERE.
The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup qualifiers are scheduled to span the course of six weeks and take place in six different cities. The first set of qualifiers is set to begin on July 29th, in Delhi.
Compared to last year’s event, two more qualifiers sets have been added, giving four more teams a chance to hit it big.
The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup main event is set to take place between September 16th-17th in Mumbai, India, at the Infiniti Mall, Malad in front of a live audience.
For those unable to attend, the entire event will be streamed live on Twitch.
Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup qualifiers
Two teams from each qualifying series will advance to the LAN main event.
- July 29-31 – Delhi
- August 5-7 – Hyderabad
- August 12-14 – Mumbai
- August 19-21 – Bangalore
- August 26-28 – Chennai
- September 2-4 – Kolkata
Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup main event
A total of 12 teams total will participate in the Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup main event, in front of a live audience.
- September 16-17 – Mumbai
Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup main event prize pool
- 1st place – 200,000 Rs – $2,978
- 2nd place – 80,000 Rs – $1,191
- 3-4th place – 40,000 Rs – $595
- 5-6th place – 25,000 Rs – $372
- 7-8th place – 20,000 Rs – $297
- 9-12th place – 12,500 Rs – $186
Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup
The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup is a tournament hosted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Taitra) and has been going on since 2013.
Last year, the prize pool was 400,000 Rs and the tournament featured eight local contenders – double than in 2014.