The Manila Masters - a $250,000 Dota 2 Tournament in South East Asia

Vignesh Raghuram

18o, Feb, 2017
SEA has had a lot of success in the tournament front over the past year. ESL One-Genting, ESL One-Manila, The Manila Major have all had jam-packed, sold out arenas where SEA Dota fans had the opportunity to watch some extremely high levels of Dota being played. It comes as no surprise then that ESL has decided to return there with The Manila Masters.

ESL in association with the Mineski Events Team have revealed the next big SEA tournament - a $250,000 event set to happen in the Mall of Asia Arena from May 26 to 28.

This event will also be the very first SEA-organized premier global-scale event with Mineski-Events Team spearheading it as the organizers alongside ESL. 

8 teams will participate in the event. Evil Geniuses were revealed as the first of the 4 direct invitees. With only 3 qualifier spots, it will certainly be interesting to see which region misses out on the Manilla Masters qualifiers.
ESL have also hinted that ‘The Manila Masters’ will be the first in a series of premier Dota tournaments in the official website.

Tickets will go on sale next week and the format of the tournament, other participants and the distribution of the prize pool will be announced later.

You can find all the information about the event at The Masters website.