The ASUS sub-brand Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced that the ROG Masters 2017 India, South Asia Qualifiers and the Finals will take place on 19th August at The Lalit in Bengaluru, India. The registration process has already been started.

Interested gamers can register on ROG’s official website – http://www.rog-masters.com

Similar to the previous year, the games hosted this year will be CS: GO and Dota 2. This year, the epic gaming journey will roll through the world in four phases.

Phase 1: Open Qualifiers

Open qualifiers will be held in more than 30 countries in which APAC (Asia-Pacific), EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and America regions will have their own open qualifiers.

Phase 2: Regional Qualifier

In this phase, EMEA and America regions will host a round of online qualifiers, which would permit only those teams that cleared Phase 1 i.e. the Open Qualifiers. Meanwhile, the APAC region will have a round of offline qualifier.

Phase 3: Regional Finals

Here the Regional Qualifier winners from each of the four regions will have to compete with the professional teams invited directly to the Regional Finals.

Phase 4: Grand Finals

The grand finale is scheduled to be held in November. There will be 6 teams per game in the finals, fighting against each other consisting 2 APAC teams, 2 EMEA teams and 1 team of America and China each.

Laying emphasis on the APAC, the South-Asia group consists of India, Bangladesh and Sri-Lanka. As mentioned the Indian qualifier will take place in two phases. Offline Indian Qualifier (Phase 1) and India Online Open (Phase 2). The offline qualifier will be hosted from July 08 to July 25 and will have a total of 16 cafes across 8 cities. On the other hand, India Online Open is scheduled to begin from July 27.

In Online qualifier, three winning teams per game will proceed to South Asia finals. In phase 3, four teams from India and one team each from Sri-Lanka and Bangladesh per game will compete with each other to reach the APAC Regional Qualifiers, whose finale will be held at Bankok in October 2017.

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The award prize for the South-Asia winner is Rs.10,00,000 whereas the total tournament prize for both the games is Rs.32,000,000. Thus, it is an amazing opportunity for gamers to prove their skills globally and make the world aware of their potential.

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