Malaysian champions emerge at Taiwan Excellence E-sports Cup grand finale
By Digital News Asia October 15, 2019
- Each Malaysian champion walked away with RM10,000
- Over 283 teams registered, an estimated 1,415 individuals participated
THREE Malaysian champions of the Taiwan Excellence E-sports Cup have finally emerged victorious, each claiming a slice of the RM113,000 pool prize from a total of 30 qualifying teams at the tournament.
Anne Hung, representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia comments that "In 2018, we held the Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground, and it was a big success."
This year we returned with new inspiration - the Taiwan Excellence E-sports Cup. TEEC has come with an even greater vision, providing an international platform for Malaysian gamers to experience the best and latest e-sports products, as well as showcase their best teamwork during the friendly tournament in Taiwan."
Over 283 team registered and an estimated 1,415 individuals participated.
Their journey began in April this year as they competed through stages to secure their place at the Taiwan Excellence E-sports Cup Grand Finale.
The new Malaysian champions competed in three main game titles; Counter-strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO), DotA 2 and League of Legends, with each team walking away with RM10,000.
For the CS: GO champion, their journey will continue in Taiwan for an all-expense-paid trip and a friendly international match. There, they will compete with other respective champions of the TEEC tournament from Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines and India for an additional US$2,000 grand prize.
TEEC 2019 Champions + Prizes Won
Champion: FrostFire (RM10,000)
1st Runner Up: Orange Esports. Chymera (RM5,000)
2nd Runner Up: Geek Fam (RM3,000)
Champion: Flower Gaming (RM10,000)
1st Runner Up: Dota Hero (RM5,000)
2nd Runner Up: Never Win Before (RM3,000)
Champion: Pepega (RM10,000)
1st Runner Up: 5 Blademasters (RM5,000)
2nd Runner Up: Team bob (RM3,000)