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WESG SEA 2018 Philippine Leg

People from the Philippines get ready because a new international esports tournament will be coming in our country. Thanks to Gariath Concepts and Southeast Asia organizer Agri Mind. The World Electronic Sports Games will be setting up one of their Southeast Asia tournament leg in the Philippines.

Games that will participate in the WESG SEA Philippine Leg will include Counter Strike: Global Offensive, DOTA 2, Hearthstone, StarCraft II and Vainglory. The tournament is open for all who have a valid Philippine passport. The qualifiers are expected to start this August and the Philippine National Finals will be hosted on the Esports and Gaming Summit on October 26 to 28, 2018 with a prize pool of USD 7,500. The winners will represent the country for the SEA Grand Finals in November.

The Online Qualifiers for each game will start at the following dates:

Starcraft II – August 19, 2018
Counter Strike: Global Offensive Women’s – August 26, 2018
Hearthstone – September 1, 2018
Hearthstone Women’s – September 2, 2018
DOTA 2 – September 15-16, 2018
Vainglory – September 23, 2018
• Counter Strike: Global Offensive – September 29-30, 2018

The winners from the Online Qualifiers will then compete for the National Finals at ESGS 2018:

Below are the tentative schedules for the Finals:
October 26, 2018
• Counter Strike: Global Offensive
• DOTA 2
• Hearthstone Women’s
October 27, 2018
• Counter Strike: Global Offensive Women’s
• Hearthstone
• StarCraft II
October 28, 2018
• Vainglory

(L-R) Joebert Yu – Managing Partner of Gariath Concepts, Calvin Lau – Chairman of Agri Mind, Adrian Amorago – League Operations of Gariath Concepts

Chairman of Agri Mind, Calvin Lau said, “Agri Mind is looking forward to partnering with Gariath Concepts, a powerhouse who has hosted the biggest game exhibition in the Philippines for 3 years in a row, making them one of the best to work with as they would know the local esports scene the best. Together we will position WESG as the top esports tournament in the ASEAN region. By supporting various companies of the regional esports scene, we aim to nurture a new generation of world-class players with the skills, tenacity, and work ethics to take on the best in the world.”

Joebert Yu, Managing Partner of Gariath Concepts has stated, “Gariath Concepts is honored to be the official partner of Agri Mind on the World Electronic Sports Games Southeast Asia (WESG SEA) for the Philippines. Putting the National Finals for the Philippine Leg at the Esports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) will be a big milestone for both organizations and another big step for the esports industry. The esports players and enthusiasts will be very excited for this big partnership.”

This partnership marks a new milestone in the esports scene, with the Philippines becoming a part of another large scale esports tournament. Registration for WESG SEA Philippines Leg is still open and can be accessed through this link: https://bit.ly/joinWESGSEA

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