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Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2017 with 10 Lakh Rupees Prizepool announced

Vignesh Raghuram

26o, Jul, 2017
The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup will be returning for its 2017 edition, which will kick off in September. After the previous tournaments were met with incredibly positive feedback due to its memorable action, the return of TEGC does not come as a surprise. Last year, Invisible Wings emerged as victors after beating Beyond Infinity 2-1 in the grand finals taking home a cool 2 Lakh Rupees as the winner's share of the prize pool. 
 
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.
 
 
Prize Pool

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
 
 
Qualifiers Info
 
CS:GO
 
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.
 
City Venue Date
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 22 – 24, 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:
 
Round Date Time Stage
1 7th OCT 12PM, 2PM and 4PM Round of 256
2 8th OCT 12PM, 2PM and 4PM Round of 128
3 9th OCT 7 30 PM Round of 64
4 10th OCT 7 PM Round of 32
5 10th OCT 7 PM Round of 16
6 11th OCT 7 PM Quarter Finals
7 11th OCT 9 PM Semi Finals
 
 

Dota 2
 
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:
 
Round Date Time Stage
1 22nd SEP 2 PM Round of 256
2 23rd SEP 2 PM Round of 128
3 24th SEP 7 30 PM Round of 64
4 26th SEP 7 30 PM Round of 32
5 27th SEP 7 30 PM Round of 16
 
 
Rules and Conditions

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 Info
 
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/