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The whole Esports scene originated in Asia, South Korea in 1994. They are holding to their tradition and there is a variety of candidate tournaments to watch in 2019. In the region, the talent and skill of players continue to grow day by day. So, here are some Asian Esports tournaments!



3. World Electronic Sports Games

WESG has one trait that separates it from other events. Here, there is a rule that says “only one nationality per team”. This basically means that World Electronic Sports games is the Olympics of Esports! This event will feature some of the best players from the best-known titles. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone, Dota 2, PES 2019 – if you want to watch something, it’s probably there. They will be competing for a hefty sum of 2.5 million US dollars.

Asian Esports tournaments

2. The International 2019

This year, the biggest Dota 2 tournament in the world will be held in Shanghai. This huge Chinese city is a great sight to behold. The event will be held in a Mercedes-Benz Arena and the prize pool is only getting bigger.

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Currently, the prize pool is a stunning 25 million US dollars! The Chinese are investing an increasing amount of resources, even recognizing Esports as a legitimate profession.

Related: China Finally Recognizes Esports as a Profession

1. Vietnam Championship Series

This may be one of the most accessible tournaments to watch live. It will be held in Vietnam, a beautiful Asian country. There you will be able to see some of the best League of Legends players today that Riot Games brought. The play-in stage will be held in the city of Hanoi from May 1–7. The next step, the group stage showdown will happen in Ho Chi Minh City from May 10–14. The semifinals and finals will be held in Taipei, though.

 

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