Philippines to witness another prestige Esports event as ESL and MET launch the Manila Masters
Yet one big Dota 2 event hits Manila this coming May.
The astonishing success of events such as ESL One Manila and the Manila Major has prompted another prestige electronic sports spectacle in the Philippines, titled the Manila Masters. Organized by the joint venture of ESL and the Mineski Events Team, the Manila Masters will be an international Dota 2 tournament that will feature the world’s best Dota 2 teams in another Esports “Thrilla in Manila”.
Together with the announcement, the first invite is rolled out by the form of North American team and currently top dog in the Dota 2 pro rankings, Evil Geniuses. A total of 8 teams from various gaming regions in the world will participate in the event and will duke it out for the lion’s share of the USD 250,00 prize pool.
The Manila Masters will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City this coming May 26-28, 2016 and tickets will start to go on sale on SM Ticket outlets starting this Feb 24, 2017. This is going to be the third prestige Esports event that will be held in the Philippines ever since ESL One Manila and the Manila Major last year.