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Veteran Pros and Qualifier Competition Winners to Clash at ROG Masters Regional Finals EMEA

  • PENTA Sports and mousesports among 14 invited teams playing to secure a place in ROG Masters Grand Finals competition
  • Follow matches on Twitch live as the tournament takes place at TaKeTV Gaming Bar in Germany
  • Tickets available at Eventbrite

Regional Qualifier EMEA

Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 10, 2017 — From Oct. 12 to Oct. 15, the ROG Masters 2017 Regional Finals EMEA competition will take place at the TaKeTV Gaming Bar in Krefeld, Germany. The intense offline showdown will feature the winners of the EMEA region’s qualifying rounds as well as 14 seasoned invited pro teams, all vying to beat the competition and represent their region in December’s Grand Finals event - where there are only two slots per title for EMEA teams.

Confirmed teams
Dota 2

Team Empire


PENTA Sports

Vega Squadron

Helsinki REDS


Double Dimension

Team Kinguin (qualified)



Gambit Esports


Vega Squadron

Tricked Esports



Team Singularity

A spectacular event, streamed live
With Vincent "Zescht" Talmon-Gros hosting the showdown between such high-caliber competitors, fans who secure a front row seat via the official ticketing service at Eventbrite will witness an intense esports spectacle.

Casting will be done by Gareth “Gareth” Bateson, Trent “TrentPax” Mankenzie, and Dominic "Lacoste" Stipic for Dota 2, and by Hugo “Hugo” Byron, Harry “JustHarry” Russel, and Tom “Tombizz” Bissmire for CS:GO. To watch EMEA esports history unfold, follow the official livestream at the times indicated below.


Regional Finals Schedule (CEST)

Stream Link
DOTA 2 logo

Thursday, October 12
11:00 - 14:00 - Team Kinguin vs. SFTe-sports
14:30 - 17:30 - Team Empire vs. Helsinki REDS
18:00 - 21:00 - Vega Squadron vs. PENTA Sports
21:30 - 00:30 - HellRaisers vs. Double Dimension

Friday, October 13

12:00 - 15:00
15:30 - 20:30

--- Final ---
21:00 - midnight
CSGO logo

Saturday, October 14
11:00 - 14:00 - Vega Squadron vs. PANTHERS Gaming
14:30 - 17:30 - mousesports vs. ALTERNATE aTTaX
18:00 - 21:00 - Tricked Esports vs. Seed
21:30 - 00:30 - Gambit Esports vs. Team Singularity

Sunday, October 15

12:00 - 15:00
15:30 - 20:30

--- Final ---
21:00 - midnight

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About ROG
Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers, and peripherals. ROG participates in and sponsors major international gaming events. ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more about the choice of champions at

About ROG Masters
ROG Masters is an esports tournament created for aspiring gamers everywhere. Now in its second year, it has grown into a global phenomenon. ROG Masters aims to knit together the pro and grassroots tiers of gaming by combining open qualifiers with later stages that are heavy with invited teams, ensuring intense competition characterized by contact between community dark horses and established veterans of the pro scene. The Grand Finals of ROG Masters 2017 will take place in November, with US$500,000 to play for and the world watching.

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