OMEN Challenger Series 2019 Announced With $50K Prize Pool

by Eric Soejatno

CS:GO is the game of choice for the second edition of the OMEN Challenger Series. Twelve nations across the Asia Pacific region will compete for a prize pool of US$ 50,000.

The OMEN Challenger Series 2019 has announced the qualifiers for the Asia Pacific tournament. The main event will be held in the Jakarta Convention Centre, Jakarta between 1st – 3rd November. Twelve teams will be determined via national qualifiers that will be held for the following countries:

  • Malaysia
  • China
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • India
  • Japan
  • Indonesia
  • South Korea
  • Philippines
  • Thailand

As host of the grand final, Indonesia has been granted 2 slots, while other countries will have 1 slot each. Indonesia was chosen as the host of the grand finals for the rising popularity in esports. The nation successfully showcased esports during the recent Asian Games 2018.

Registration has been open since 1st August while the open qualifiers will kick off on 31st August. Only six teams from each open qualifier will advance on and join two invited teams in each country closed qualifier. The open qualifiers will be played on FACEIT and organized by ‘The Gaming Company‘.

Interested participants can register here on the official OMEN Challenger Series 2019 website. Additionally, participants can also keep up to date with everything about the OMEN Challenger Series 2019 through the links below:

OMEN by HP Facebook Page

OMEN by HP Website

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