PLG Grand Slam announced to be held in Abu Dhabi

Aditya Singh Rawat

14o, Oct, 2018

Cover Image Courtesy: Power League Gaming

Power League Gaming announced the PLG Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi yesterday on 13th October.  

PLG Grand Slam will be taking place on the Yas Islands in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The 16-team tournament will take place from 12th-16th December featuring a total prize pool of $100,000 USD.

Out of the 16 teams participating, 8 will be directly invited to the event while the remaining 8 will be making it through their respective Regional Qualifiers which will be held globally on FACEIT.

The Regional Qualifiers will be held from 26th October to 17th November. Following is the schedule for all the regional qualifiers, 

  • South America [26th-27th October] 

  • GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) & South Asia [28th-29th October] 

  • East Asia [30th-31st October] 

  • North America [1st-3rd November] 

  • SEA & India [4th-6th November] 

  • Levant & Africa [7th-9th November] 

  • Europe [12th-15th November] 

  • Oceania [16th-17th November] 

The winner from each Regional Qualifier will be directly moving on to the main event. The registrations for the qualifiers have already begun, teams can register themselves by clicking HERE.

Abdullah ‘t0ks’ Al-Ghafari, Manager of Operations at Power League Gaming had a few words to offer about the tournament, 

“The PLG Grand Slam focuses mainly on providing an opportunity for teams that are looking for a breakthrough. We are not aiming to create a world-class spectacle but rather a high-standard event that will have all necessary elements for a player, team, talent member, and spectators to enjoy being a part of."

He further extends his delight on providing the best facilities that the tournament offers for the players to enjoy,

"The hospitality offered will be something unique as the event is hosted in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and players & talent will get to enjoy cool perks such as Ferrari World, Yas Waterpark, Yas marina F1 Marina Circuit and Yas Beach besides staying at the 5-star hotel of Yas Hotel (Viceroy). We will make sure all attendees are treated well and the tournament runs as smooth as possible. See you in Abu Dhabi!"

For more information about the tournament click HERE.