ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced that the ROG Masters 2016 Philippine qualifiers is now open for registrations for both DOTA 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). The ROG Masters is an action-packed and exciting gaming event that challenges both professional gamers and enthusiasts to show what they got in terms of strategy and tactics in games like DOTA 2 and CS:GO. The ROG Masters is considered as one of Asia’s largest eSports tournament with a grand prize amounting to $200,000 for the world championship and PHP 115,000 for local qualifiers.
Starting August 30 until September 9, gamers and interested participants all over the country can register their teams through the official ROG Masters Philippine qualifiers microsite. From September to October 2016, DOTA 2 and CS:GO Philippine teams will battle it out in a series of local qualifiers for a spot in the ROG Masters grand finals which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from November 12th to 13th.
Online and on-ground qualifiers will take place for each game. From every qualifier top teams will advance to local LAN finals which will happen in a premier gaming hub around Metro Manila on either September 17 or September 18, 2016.
The top 2 teams of Philippine qualifiers for both DOTA 2 and CS:GO will get a slot in quarter finals alongside with other Asia qualifiers. Moreover, the other teams who will not qualify from Philippine qualifiers, can still participate in Southeast Asia (SEA) qualifiers by completing the team registration on the ROG Masters official site which can be accessed here.