Since its inaugural edition in 2014, the Selangor Cyber Games (SCG) is one of the staple events not only for local esports enthusiasts but also for youth in Selangor. Earlier today, the Selangor Sports Council, Mineski Events Team Malaysia, and Big Machinez have officially announced the return of SCG for 2019.
Marking the 6th edition of the event, the SCG 2019 will be taking place on 26 and 27 October at Central i-City in Shah Alam. This time around, there will be four titles featured at the event including Dota 2, FIFA 20, PUBG Mobile, and Tekken 7.
Prize-wise, Dota 2 offers a total cash purse of RM 30,000 while RM 55,000 has been allocated for FIFA 20. As for PUBG Mobile which is officially supported by Tencent, RM 100,000 total cash purse will be up on the line and Tekken 7 winners will receive RM 30,000 in total.
However, the exact breakdown of the prizes was not yet revealed at the time this article is published. In terms of players slot, 128 team slots will be made available for Dota 2 with 8 teams will qualify to the final stage while PUBG Mobile will have 512 team slots with 11 top teams to compete in the final stage which will be mixed with 5 invited local professional teams.
FIFA 20 will also have 512 player slot and Tekken 7 will have a maximum limit of 128 players although the organizers are willing to open more slot if there are more demands.
According to Mineski’s representative, Dota 2 online qualifier will begin on 19 October while PUBG Mobile online qualifier will take place by 5 October. Meanwhile, gamers out there can visit SCG 2019’s official website right here for further information and updates.