1st Gigabyte Esports Tournament Qualifier of the year set to kick off!

first published on February 11, 2013 by solstice

UPDATE: The dates for GMPGL Malaysia will be moved to 1st and 2nd March while GMPGL Rest of Asia will be moved to 23rd and 24th February due to scheduling issues. Sorry for any inconveniences caused.

DotaTalk is proud to announce the extension of last year’s successful trial; Dota 2 The Gigabyte Esports Tournament venture. One of the biggest Esports tournaments of the season, The Gigabyte Esports Tournament (GEST) will boast 8 different qualifiers, 7 of which will be hosted in South East Asia.


The returning Gigabyte Esports Tournament (GEST) will be merging together with Gigabyte Mineski Professional Gaming League (GMPGL), with the qualifiers now being under the GMPGL; One for every country in the South East Asian region.

In total, there will be 7 GMPGL qualifiers held throughout South East Asia; Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar/Cambodia/Laos/Brunei. On a side note, there will be a separate qualifiers held for non-SEA teams, such as Australia, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Korea and Japan.

Gigabyte Mineski Professional Gaming League Qualifiers

There will be 32/64 slots allocated for each qualifier, depending on the number of teams that register. The games will be held in private lobbies, with the format being best-of-1 Single Eliminations. The Semi Finals and Grand Finals, however, will follow a best-of-3 format.

For every 32 teams that participate, 1 team will advance to the main event. For 64 teams that participate, 2 teams will advance to the main event, up to the discretion of the organizer.

GMPGL Singapore

Date: 18th and 19th of February

1st Place      200 USD

2nd Place      150 USD

3rd Place      100 USD

4th Place       50 USD

GMPGL Thailand

Date: 20th and 21st of February

1st Place      5000 Baht

2nd Place      4000 Baht

3rd Place      3000 Baht

4th Place       2000 Baht

5th to 8th Place       1000 Baht

GMPGL Malaysia

Date: 1st and 2nd of March

1st Place      200 USD

2nd Place      150 USD

3rd Place      100 USD

4th Place       50 USD

GMPGL Indonesia

Date: 25th and 26th of February

1st Place      150 USD

2nd Place      100 USD

3rd Place      50 USD

GMPGL Vietnam

Date: 27th and 28th of February

1st Place      150 USD

2nd Place      100 USD

3rd Place      50 USD


Date: 23rd and 24th of February

1st Place      100 USD

2nd Place      50 USD

Non-Southeast Asian Qualifiers (Australia/China/India/New Zeland)

Date: 3rd and 4th of March

There will be no prizes for the winners of the qualifiers.

GMPGL Philippines

The Philippines Qualifiers was hosted by Mineski Events Team and was won by MSIEvoGT TnC. More info: link

Points Structure for GMPGL

Top 8 teams are awarded points. The winner receiving 25 points. The total number of points won at each month are added up, and the top 3 teams by the end of the season will obtain a specified amount of cash prizes.

Position Points
1st 25
2nd 18
3rd 15
4th 12
5th 10
6th 8
7th 6
8th 4


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