GEST Challenge returns with a bigger prize pool and a whole lot of competition
After the thrilling conclusion of the GEST SEA 2014, where Titan finished a nail-biting 3-2 finals against the underdogs Pokerface, the second part of GEST – Challenge will be the largest South East Asian tournament to date. Fighting for a total prize pool of USD10,000, 8 invited teams from China will face off 8 of South East Asians finest in a thrilling single elimination best-of-3 playoffs.
The Chinese side of the Challenge is no stranger to us. 2 dreams teams, our TI2 champions, EMS One winners and TI2 second-runner ups will be directly invited to the main event. CIS, Dream Time and Tongfu.Wz will also be joining the fray. Representing the South East Asian side we will have Arrow Gaming and Titan – two more TI4 participants, along with Scythe, MiTH.Trust, Mineski, Pokerface, MVP.Phoenix and Alapets. The 16 teams will face each other starting from the 16th of June 2014 with LGD vs Pokerface and VG vs Mineski to start things off.
All games will be played in the Perfect World server, where all South East Asian teams will be provided with a proxy network sponsored by Gigabyte.
Prize pool distribution
1st place – USD 7,000
2nd place – USD 2,000
3rd place – USD 1,000