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ROG Masters 2017 Grand Final Returns to Kuala Lumpur

p>For Immediate Release

Multiple teams from across the globe, including TyLoo, Gambit Esports, Execration, and Team Empire, are set to compete in the fierce final round

KEY POINTS

  • TyLoo, Gambit Esports, Execration, Team Empire and many more teams will be competing on Dota 2 and CS:GO in the final round
  • US$470,000 prize pool and bragging rights to the world champion guarantee fierce competition
  • Grand Finals-exclusive merchandise, exciting esports activities and ROG product experiences available for attendees
  • Free tickets will be available onsite
TAIPEI, Taiwan, November 27, 2017  - ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) is set to take Kuala Lumpur by storm with the ROG Masters 2017 Grand Final, running from December 7th - 10th, 2017. The Grand Finals follow on from a series of qualifying competitions that have invigorated esports communities across the globe. The 12 winning teams from the previous rounds will be competing on Dota 2 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) to represent their respective regions: APAC, China, Americas and EMEA.

Spectators will witness a fierce contest, with the successful winner taking home the lion’s share of the US$470,000 prize pool and the ultimate bragging rights: that of the 2017 ROG Masters World Champion title.

An unmissable event!

Attendees at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre will have exclusive access to event merchandise, will be able to participate in both online and offline esports activities, and will be able to enjoy and experience a variety of ROG products. They will also be able to watch the momentous Grand Finals competition taking place in the KLCC Plenary Hall over December 9th and 10th. Tickets are free and will be available onsite, subject to venue capacity.

ROG Masters 2017 Grand Finals

Group Stage

Location: Broadcast online

Date: December 7th - 8th, 2017

Grand Finals

Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Date: December 9th - 10th, 2017

Participating Teams

Dota 2

• Team Empire (EMEA)

• PENTA Sports (EMEA)

• WarriorsGaming.Unity (APAC)

• Execration (APAC)

• OpTic Gaming (Americas)

• Team MAX (China)

CS:GO

• Vega Squadron (EMEA)

• Gambit Gaming (EMEA)

• 5Power Club (APAC)

• Grayhound Gaming (APAC)

• Splyce (Americas)

• TyLoo (China)

More details on casters, format and broadcast times will be announced soon.

Updates on tournament activities can be found on rog-masters.com

Images and assets for ROG Masters 2017 are available in the online Press Area

PRESS CONTACTS

Ashley Chen

Associate Director, Marketing

ROG

ashley_chen@asus.com

Jasmin Ruhe

PR Manager

Freaks 4U Gaming

jasmin.ruhe@freaks4u.de

ROG MASTERS

Public Relations

pr@rog-masters.com

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About ROG

Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers, and peripherals. ROG participates in and sponsors major international gaming events. ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more about the choice of champions at http://rog.asus.com.

About ROG Masters

ROG Masters is an esports tournament created for aspiring gamers everywhere. Now in its second year, it has grown into a global phenomenon after its first year being tailored to Asia and Oceania. ROG Masters aims to knit together the pro and grassroots tiers of gaming by combining open qualifiers with later stages that are heavy with invited teams, ensuring intense competition characterized by contact between community dark horses and established veterans of the pro scene. The Grand Finals of ROG Masters 2017 will take place in November, with US$500,000 to play for and the world watching.

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