|NVIDIA Philippines Launches GEXT DOTA 2 Tournament|
NVIDIA, the world leader in graphics processing units, has unveiled its first ever GeForce eSports Xtreme Tournament (GEXT) in the Philippines, wherein more than 100 gamers are expected to be battling for supremacy on Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA 2) and get the biggest chunk of Php225,000 prize pool.
The GEXT DOTA 2 tournament aims to grow the gaming community in the Philippines as well as the awareness of Filipinos about the eSport in general. This tournament is open to all casual players, no Class S or professional gamers allowed. The registration is free and will be coursed through participating NVIDIA Certified Internet Cafe. There will be a maximum of 32 teams per qualifying leg on a first come first serve basis.
The below image shows the tournament schedules as well as the iCafe where it will be held together with their respective addresses.
|GEXT DOTA 2 Tournament Schedules (click to enlarge)|
There will be a lone winner in each qualifying leg, that is a total of 8 teams who will then compete for the online semi-finals, after which four will battle for the crown, which will be held in Manila. The finalists from other cities, namely Bacolod, Davao and Cagayan de Oro, will fly to Manila in an all-expense paid trip. The tournament prizes are as follows:
Champion - Php10,000
1st Runner Up - Php3,000
2nd Runner Up - Php2,000
Champion - Php70,000
1st Runner Up - Php20,000
2nd Runner Up - Php10,000
3rd Runner Up - Php5,000
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/NVIDIAPhilippines