India’s biggest gaming championship TEGC concludes amidst huge fanfare
October 28, Mumbai: Gamers from across the country gathered in the city to lock horns at India’s biggest gaming championship–Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup, which is organized by Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, and implemented by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). The grand finale of the fourth Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup, fondly referred to as TEGC, concluded at Infinity Mall in Mumbai amidst huge fanfare on Saturday. Top finalists from across India battled it out for the most revered and coveted cup in gaming.
What makes TEGCdifferent is that it comes from Taiwan, the world’s ultimate gamingdestination. Like previous years, the biggest attraction this year featuredsome of the best gaming technology and gear during the finale celebrations frominternationally-recognized gaming brands in the world, includingAcer, Adata, Asus, AverMedia, BenQ,CoolerMaster, CyberPower, D-link, FSP, Gigabyte, InWin, MSI, Optoma,Thermaltake and Transcend. Taiwan – the Mecca of gaming – is home tothese uber cool brands that are synonymous with advanced gaming technology.TEGC also offers participants what no other gaming event could ever offer: theopportunity to experience cutting-edge technology first-hand, exposure to thebest level of competitive gaming, and the golden chance to participate inother gaming championships.
Up for grabs was awhopping amount of Rs10 lakh in total, with the winning team Team Buriza & Team TMG taking homeRs. 2 lakh each, Team Rog Titans& Shooting Monkeys winning secondplace with Rs. 1 lakh each, and team GIFF Sponsors & Team SRA and team GO Figure & TeamElements winning the third and fourth place respectively with Rs.50,000 each. Finishing fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth place are teams Youth Buriza, Ferocious, Aggressive 5and White Shadows for DOTA 2& Sempex, V Ban, Makeway and God Particles for CS:GO, takinghome Rs. 25,000 each. The finale provided participants with the opportunity toexperience gaming with Taiwan Excellence’s award-Winning products.
A class apart, eachparticipant mentioned that no other competition could match TEGC because itgave players an experience of a lifetime. It gave them a chance to play withthe best of the best and ace the finale rounds using some of the world’s most advancedgaming equipment. Even before the eliminations for the cup started, TEGC hadalready reached out to people across India with the #TEGamingRig. This gamingvehicle cruised its way into people’s hearts and minds, touring 50 locations inIndia and covering nearly the entire western and northern regions beforereturning to Mumbai. The #TEGamingRig journeyed for a 100 days promoting andshowcasing radical gaming products – from gaming gear, peripherals, software toother components –made by renowned Taiwanese brands to the public.
The eliminationrounds for the pan India championship got off to a great start in Chennaion September 1 followed by an impressive line-up of five more citiesincluding Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Delhi. The fourth season ofTEGC offered a more versatile collection of games such as DOTA 2 andCounterstrike GO, along with Street Fighter 5, Rocket League and FIFA 17. Theevent garnered a huge response from gaming enthusiasts with over 2800people taking part nationwide.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Mario Tasi, Deputy Director of StrategicMarketing Department said, “The popularity of TEGC is only growing eachyear and we are extremely proud that we are able to bring to India some ofTaiwan’s best gaming experiences. TEGC gives passionate gamers the chance toexperience some great gaming, technology and the chance to win big money andparticipate in other international gaming championships. We hope that we keepreceiving this love from gamers across India.”