The Taiwan Excellence Cup has always been one of India’s oldest and most prestigious events. However, the event was enjoyed exclusively by Dota 2 fans. But this time, the Taiwan Excellence Gaming cup will host both CS:GO and Dota 2 tournaments that will feature a combined prize pool of INR 10 Lakh Rupees.
As always, The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2017 will comprise of qualifiers followed by a Main Event which will be held at Infiniti Mall, Mumbai from OCT 27 – 28, 2017.
The total prize pool for the tournament is a whopping INR 10,00,000/-
INR 5,00,000/- for each game (Dota 2 and CS:GO) will be divided amongst the top eight teams as follows :
Winner : INR 2,00,000/-
Runner Up : INR 1,00,000/-
3rd and 4th Place : INR 50,000/- each
5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Place : INR 25,000/- each
For CS:GO, there will be 6 offline regional qualifiers in six different cities, the details of which are elaborated below.
An online qualifier will also be conducted, from which the top 2 teams will qualify for the TEG Cup Finals in Mumbai.
Regional Qualifier Details:
Only the Winner of each regional qualifier will qualify for the TEG Cup Finals in Mumbai.
|Chennai||LXG Chennai||SEP 1 – 3, 2017|
|Mumbai||Circle Gaming Café||SEP 8 – 10, 2017|
|Bangalore||LXG Bangalore||SEP 15 – 17, 2017|
|Kolkata||Battle Arena||SEP 23 – 25, 2017|
|Hyderabad||Playmax Interactive||SEP 29 – OCT 1, 2017|
|Delhi||Battleground Esports Café||OCT 6 – 8, 2017|
Online Qualifier Details:
Format: Single Elimination – Knockout Bracket – Top 2 Qualify for the LAN event of TEG Cup Finals 2017
Date and Time:
|1||7th OCT||12PM, 2PM and 4PM||Round of 256|
|2||8th OCT||12PM, 2PM and 4PM||Round of 128|
|3||14th OCT||12PM||Round of 64|
|4||14th OCT||2PM||Round of 32|
|5||14th OCT||4PM||Round of 16|
|6||15th OCT||12PM||Quarter Finals|
|7||15th OCT||2 PM||Semi Finals|
Unlike CS:GO, Dota 2 will not have any offline regional qualifiers. The qualifiers will be conducted exclusively over the Internet. The Top 8 teams will qualify for the TEG Cup Finals in Mumbai.
Format: Single Elimination – Knockout Bracket – Top 8 Qualify for the LAN event of TEG Cup Finals 2017
Date and Time:
|1||23rd SEP||12 PM||Round of 256|
|2||23rd SEP||4 PM||Round of 128|
|3||24th SEP||4 PM||Round of 64|
|4||30th SEP||2 PM||Round of 32|
|5||1st OCT||4 PM||Round of 16|
1. All Players participating in the Tournament have to be over 16 years of age.
2. A Player’s home country is the country where his main place of residence is. The tournament is open to all players/teams residing in India.
3. The Team roster can hold a maximum of five Players. All team members need to be residents of India.
4. Every Player must have their own SteamID with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and must submit it during registration. The same cannot be changed once a tournament has begun.
5. The Tournament Team name may not have any extensions such as “CS team”. Team Jerseys will be provided TE Gaming Cup for each team and players need to wear them compulsorily during the entire tournament duration.
For the full ruleset, click HERE
Registration for the Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2017 is free of charge and must be done here. Teams that qualify will be expected to travel to Infiniti Mall, Mumbai on OCT 27 – 28, 2017 for the main event.
For more information visit: http://www.tegamingcup.com/