Taiwan Excellence aims to connect between rapidly emerging eSports communities at universities and colleges. By gathering major Taiwanese gaming brands and via gaming competition and campus campaigns, the Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground aims to increase awareness and preference for outstanding Taiwanese gaming products and industries among consumers.
In case you don’t already know, there are many brands that we know and love today are actually from Taiwan. Cooler Master, MSI, ASUS, Kingston, ADATA, Transcend, Thermaltake, In Win, Acer, and many more are from Taiwan.
Beginning April 3, the Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground 2018 (TEIB) promises to be Malaysia’s largest intercollegiate eSports tournament to date. It features 10 contending champions from respective qualifiers held within six different cities, with the penultimate aim of being crowned the lead champion in their respective game. A total prize pool of RM130,000 will be awarded to the winning teams. The grand finale will take place this coming October and will gather the top 10 participating teams from 10 different universities across the country, comprising of players from KDU, INTI, HELP, Taylor’s, TARC, MMU, UMS, UCSI, First City and Southern.
Acer Predator, Asus ROG and MSI are the Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground 2018 major sponsors. This new intercollegiate league aims to connect rapidly emerging eSports communities at universities and colleges, and in the process, help bolster eSports’ growth among youth. Aorus, Kingmax, In Win, Team Group, Thermaltake, Transcend and XPG have similarly joined in the efforts, providing the opportunity to experience the best and latest gaming devices. Indeed, these gaming industry partners are supplying superior gaming technology and therefore promise an extraordinary experience and tournament. The three main eSports titles headlining this prestigious event are Dota 2, Counter Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends.
Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground 2018 will begin with 10 qualifiers in 10 locations, comprising universities and colleges across Malaysia. In each qualifier, one champion from each game will be awarded the opportunity to take part in the TEIB Main Event, where they will compete against each other in a battle that will see one college representative crowned the Champion of Champions! In addition to the exciting main events, visitors will also be able to enjoy and observe other thrilling games such as Asseto Corsa, Tekken 7, and Street Fighter V!
With such scale comes great reward. A grand total of RM130,000 is up for grabs for those who have the drive and passion to game their way to the top.
To kick things off, Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground 2018 is launching the tournament on May 3 at The Pantheon, Malaysia’s 1st eSports centre with the NVIDIA-certified Platinum iCafe. This launch will welcome gaming communities from all over Malaysia and introduce the Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground to the world.