ESL One Genting Debuts With $250K Dota 2 Tournament

eSports gamers and fans, rejoice! ESL One is coming to Malaysia! At a glitzy launch event in hip Bangsar, Resorts World Genting announced their partnership with ESL One and Mineski Events Team to host the ESL One Genting event.

The inaugural ESL One Genting event will be a Dota 2 tournament. With a total prize money of US$250,000 (roughly RM 1 million), it will feature the world’s best Dota 2 players, with the top 8 teams fighting it out at the Arena of Stars,  Genting Highlands from the 6th till the 8th of January 2017.

ESL One will announce the 8 teams that will be participating in the ESL One Genting Dota 2 tournament in January 2017 in the coming months. At the moment, ESL One can only reveal that they will consist of a mix of invited teams, internationally-qualified teams and an exclusive Malaysian team.

The ticket launch details will be announced in the coming weeks, but eSports and Dota 2 fans who want to get priority for tickets can register their interest with Resorts World Genting.

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ESL One Genting Party Time!

To celebrate their partnership with ESL One and Mineski Events Team, Resorts World Genting threw a party after the launch, with a great DJ, and free flow of drinks and hors d’oeuvres!

They also invited many awesome cosplayers to give the party an eSports feel.

And check out the bar tricks by this Ruyi & Lyn bartender!

Wished you were there, right? Well, we suspect Resorts World Genting will likely close the ESL One Genting tournament with an even bigger party!


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