After a blockbuster tournment in Jakarta Indonesia last year, the IeSF World Championship returns to Korea in 2017.
The 9th installment will be held in Busan from November 9 – 12, and will feature prize pools as large as 20,000,000 KRW (or $17,500) for both CS:GO and League of Legends.
The International e-Sports Federation has been committed to supporting esports, with the goal of giving esports the same prestige and legitimacy as traditional sports. Their World Championships go a long way towards realizing that goal.
The Philippines had very respectable showings in its 2016 run. It managed to place 6th overall—no easy feat, as there were a total of 30 countries competing at the event.
For CS:GO and Hearthstone, our representatives made it into the top 10. Meanwhile, Acion Arena barely lost out to Korea in the League of Legends finals.
If you want to try your hand at representing our country in Korea, then you better save the dates of these IeSF qualifiers:
Group Stage: September 4 – 8
Playoffs: September 14
To join the CS:GO Qualifier, click this registration link.
On top of that, many of you will be happy to know that all the qualifiers will be played on Havoc Gaming Server PH. With the quality servers of Havoc supporting the games, players can expect a smooth and lag-free experience as they battle it out for a ticket to Korea.
Group Stage: Sept 3
Playoffs: September 10
To join the League of Legends Qualifier, click this registration link.
Additional rules for the LoL Qualifiers are as follows:
*PGS Teams are not allowed to participate.
**However, if they have been eliminated from the current running season and have yet to qualify for the next season, they may participate.
***Teams that have participated in LCS and Challenger Series tournaments in 2017 are not allowed to participate.
Remember, the winners of these qualifiers will fly to Korea and have the honor of representing the Philippines against 29 other countries on a world stage. For all aspiring players out there, sign up, train hard, and make us proud!
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