The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2016

Nishant Patel

11o, Jul, 2016
War is here. One of India's most prestigious Dota 2 events is back, this time larger than ever. The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2016 has been announced and as is traditional, the tournament will comprise of regional qualifiers followed by a main event. The venue for the main event has not been announced yet however read on for details about the qualifiers, the prize pool, registrations and more.

Incase you missed last year's event, click HERE for a quick recap.
Prize Pool

The total prize pool for the tournament is INR 5,00,000/- dividied among the top twelve teams as follows :

Winner : INR 2,00,000/-

Runner Up : INR 80,000/-

3rd and 4th Place : INR 40,000/- each

5th and 6th Place : INR 25,000/- each

7th and 8th Place : INR 20,000/- each

9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Place : INR 12,500/- each
Qualifiers and Registrations

This year, the tournament will feature qualifications in 6 cities as follows. The qualifiers will kick off at the end of this month and will conclude in the first week of September. Two teams from each qualifier will secure their slot at the main event.
Qualifier#1 - New Delhi
Dates : 29th to 31st July.

Location : Xtreme Gaming eSports Stadium, Ramesh Nagar, New Delhi.

Qualifier #2 - Hyderabad

Dates : 5th to 7th August.

Location : Playmax Interactive, 1st-4th Floor, Above Walnut Clothing Store, Opp. SBI Yellareddyguda Branch Building, Srinagar, Colony Main Road, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500073.

Qualifier #3 - Mumbai

Dates : 12th to 14th August.

Location : Gear Up Gaming Cafe, Inside Hakone, Next to Powai Plaza, Central Ave Road, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai.

Qualifier #4 - Bangalore

Dates : 19th to 21st August.

Location : E Sportz Club, 1339, 22nd Main 41st Cross, Jayanagar, 9th Block, Bangalore.

Qualifier #5 - Chennai

Dates :  26th to 28th August.

Location : Playerz Gaming Cafe, New 122 old 193 Valluvarkottam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600034.

Qualifier #6 - Kolkata

Dates : 2nd to 4th September.

Location : ARK8 Gaming Lounge, 31 New Bikramgarh, Golf Green, Kolkata - 700032.
Registration and Additional Info

Registration for the Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2016 is free of charge and must be done online. Teams that qualify from the regional qualifiers will be required to travel to a yet to be announced venue for the main event.

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