ASUS ROG Tournament returns to GameXpo, like last year, the focus of the event is in the Finnish esports community. This time we proudly give to you the first Finnish league for Overwatch.
Schedule and Results
About ASUS ROG GameXpo 2017
"There are numerous Overwatch teams in Finland and the scene is growing all the time. International tournaments for European scene are on the way, but we also feel that providing local activities is the requirement for organic growth."
Jussi Patjas, Helsinki REDS Project Manager, Oy HIFK Hockey Ab
ASUS ROG Tournament joined forces with companies from different sectors including Jimm’s, Ilta-Sanomat, Grano, and Bright and planned some serious action for Finnish teams in one of the biggest esports titles in Finland.
"The key point of this league is building great experiences for teams, players, and the viewers. We are creating something new with the ideas from regular sports side that Helsinki REDS brings with, combined with over 10 years of eSports experience, it forms an unseen before package."
Petri Hämälä, Peliliiga Oy
The league consists of two stages: regular season and playoffs. The regular season is played online with all teams facing each other once by playing two matches every week. Set tournament days for the regular season are Tuesday and Sunday. The tournament kicks off on September 19th!
Free HD quality Twitch stream will be provided from selected weekly matches, casted by Tomi “Tombha” Rinne and Juha-Pekka ”ZeiZei” Joutsenlahti.
From the regular season four teams will advance into the playoffs, played on the main stage of GameXpo on November 3rd to 5th 2017.