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eFire League announces SEA Summit 2019

Aditya Singh Rawat
14/Oct/2019 02:09 pm

Cover Image Courtesy: eFire.gg | Thumbnail Image Courtesy: Liquipedia

eFire League, a Vietnam based esport tournament organizer which is the brains behind SEA Fire Championship has come up with another tournament called SEA Summit.

The tournament which is inspired by the one organized by The Summit in the west is scheduled to take place from 21st-25th October with a total prize pool of $20,000.


In the tournament, multiple teams both national and international travel to ‘The Summit House’ and take part in an ‘in-house’ tournament which is broadcasted online.

Summit House - The venue for SEA Summit | Photo Credit: eFire.gg

The SEA Summit is taking place at the new Summit House, a villa located in one of the most luxurious districts of Vietnam, HCMC. The villa reportedly has a lot of spacious rooms inside with a swimming pool and a garden as well.

A total of eight invited teams will be travelling to the Summit House for the very first edition of SEA Summit. These eight teams include three teams from Vietnam along with five more teams from China and Mongolia.


The eight invited teams will be facing off against each other in a standard best-of-three, double-elimination format.

Team
Region
Team Shift
Vietnam
DivisionX Gaming
Vietnam
SBC
Vietnam
Mazaalai
Mongolia
2990 Esports
Mongolia
DXIII
Mongolia
8 EASY
China
rTE
China

Only the top four teams will be walking away with a part of the prize pool while the bottom four go empty-handed.

Position
Prize Money
1st
$10,000
2nd
$5,000
3rd
$3,000
4th
$2,000

The tournament promises other activities and fun games as part of the event. This is the very first time that an in-house tournament is being organised within Asia, as all the action will be broadcasted online, the production value has to be top-notch, without any major technical faults or delays.

eFire League is a proven local tournament organizer who has already hosted some of the biggest annual Counter-Strike tournaments in the country, like SEA Fire Championship and Vietnam Pro League. Hopes are high from this tournament as well, let’s see how it plays off.



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Aditya Singh Rawat is the in-house CS:GO editor at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.