Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship presented by MSI
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Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship
MGA (Masters Gaming Arena) is a global annual eSports tournament organized exclusively by MSI for pro-gamers and teams around the world. After one month of feverish online registration, MSI MGA 2016 Online Qualifiers are now ready to kick off on October 4 in Americas, followed by Europe (Oct. 7) and Asia (Oct. 10), and will continue until October 11.
Top eSports gamers and teams from 46 countries will compete for the tickets to Grand Finals at Gfinity Arena in London, where they will be fighting for the final Championship and a US$75,000 prize pool.
Many well-known teams from pro-leagues in Asia, Europe, and Americas have joined the registration and here are some of the competitors from each region:
ahq, Newbee, KongDoo, KongDoo-2, afreeca Freecs RED, DeToNator, etc.
REUNITED, Misfits, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Team Dignitas, ALTERNATE aTTaX, Team LDLC, melty eSport Club, k1ck esports club OW, GamersOrigin, No Heaven, Sydioda, Tropic Gaming, etc.
Cloud9, Team Liquid, Tempo Storm, Nocturns Gaming, compLexity Gaming, Elite Wolves, H2K Gaming OW, Rise Nation, Obey Alliance, SelflessGG, etc.
The top eight teams from each region will compete in the Regional Finals from October 14-21. Final winners from each region will be eligible for Grand Finals to be held on December 7 at Gfinity Arena in London—including plane tickets and accommodation—to compete for the Championship title and the US$75,000 prize pool. The final champion can walk away with a US$40,000 cash prize. Second place, third place, and fourth place will be awarded US$20,000, US$10,000, and US$5,000, respectively.
Regional Finals and Grand Finals will be broadcast live on Twitch by MSI at:
Don't miss out on the chance to enjoy the live event at the arena or online!
Online Regional Qualifiers
Americas – Tue, Oct 4 - Wed, Oct 5, 18:00 - 23:00 (PDT)
Europe – Fri, Oct 7 - Sat, Oct 8, 18:00 - 23:00 (BST)
Asia – Mon, Oct 10 - Tue, Oct 11, 18:00 - 23:00 (CST)
Americas – Fri, Oct 14 - Sat, Oct 15, 18:00 - 23:00 (PDT)
Europe – Mon, Oct 17 - Tue, Oct 18, 18:00 - 23:00 (BST)
Asia – Thu, Oct 20 - Fri, Oct 21, 18:00 - 23:00 (CST)
Wed, Dec 7 - Thu, Dec 8
Location: Gfinity Arena, London, UK
About MSI MGA
MSI MGA (Masters Gaming Arena) is a global eSports tournament exclusively organized by MSI, a world-leading provider for the eSports industry. This tournament is a great opportunity for the world’s top players and teams to pit against each other for the thrill of honor and fun. For more information on MSI MGA, please visit: https://www.msi.com/event/mga/
As a world leading gaming brand, MSI’s goal is to become the most trusted name in gaming and e-sport. We’ve dedicated countless hours and committed numerous resources to the eSports community to support the world’s most aspiring and best gamers and use their knowledge and expertise in our products in return. The insistence on 100% in-house design and manufacturing gives MSI the solid capability to implement innovative ideas and optimized design in our products. For more information, please visit: http://gaming.msi.com
About BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo®, franchises, Blizzard Entertainment Inc., a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment’s track record includes twenty #1-selling games* and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.
Links to follow:
MGA 2016 Website: https://www.msi.com/event/mga/
MSI on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/msigamingameu/profile
MSI on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MSIGamingGlobal
MSI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gamingmsi
MSI on Twitter: https://twitter.com/msitweets
Blizzard Entertainment Website: http://www.blizzard.com/
Blizzard Overwatch Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/PlayOverwatch/
Blizzard Overwatch on Twitter: https://twitter.com/playoverwatch