PETALING JAYA: The Selangor Cyber Games 2017, carrying a total of RM180,0000 worth of prize money, is set to take place from Aug 12 to 13 at Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya.
Back for the fourth year running, the event will feature tournaments for popular games such as League Of Legends (LOL), Dota 2, FIFA Online 3 and Tekken 7.
It will be organised by the Selangor state government in collaboration with Garena, Mineski Events Team and Big Machinez.
This year, attendees will also get to watch the grand finals of The Legends Circuit, which is the highest-level professional league for LOL gamers in Malaysia.
The Legends Circuit will offer a total prize pool of RM80,000 and a direct spot in the upcoming Garena Premier League Summer 2017 regional event in Thailand.
The rest of the RM100,000 prize pool will be split among the other tournaments namely Dota 2 (RM50,000), FIFA Online 3 (RM30,000) and Tekken 7 (RM20,000).
Interestingly, the Dota 2 tournament this year will be open only for local amateur-level gamers. According to the requirements on the registration page, the banned list include Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams, teams that have qualified for international events, and local big names such as Mineski, Fnatic, Geek Fam and WG Unity.
Also, there will be no pre-event qualifers with the exception of League Of Legends.
For those who are interesting in taking part, simply head to the official website for registration.
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