Team BlackJack = Champion
ROG Conquest 2018 Penang State Championship competition has concluded on April 29, 2018. Team BlackJack has been crowned champion! Team DotaHero is the 1st Runner Up, Team Legenda being the 2nd Runner Up, and CR1 Stratos the 3rd Runner Up.
Total price pool of RM20,000 for Top 8 finalist for the tournament, with the first price being RM8000. Over 90 teams had participating for this tournament. and the event has attracted more than 500 gaming fans to The Top Komtar, Penang – where they witnessed Team BLACKJACK victory from the jaws of defeat in an amazing Dota 2 2-0 win streak.
ROG Conquest 2018
The ROG Conquest 2018 is organized with the intention to build a healthy eSports scene among youth. Together with Penang Youth Development Corporation (PYDC) – co- organizer and Penang ICT Association (PICTA) – event endorser, ROG provided a platform for Malaysian gamers and enthusiasts to witness the journey of champion.
“Malaysia eSports players has been at the forefront of major international competitions, focused state championship will be the necessary programs to accommodate the growing talent pools in each state” said Leo Tseng, Country Manager of ASUS Malaysia. “Republic of Gamers has been dedicated to building hardware that helps gamers play their best, and we are proud to be part local aspiring gamer’s journey and to support the growth of the local eSports community.” he added.
“With budget allocation of RM1 million from Penang state Government, PYDC as the executor will be providing the opportunity and platform to promote eSports as one of the youth initiative. eSports are viewed as an opportunity for our youth to be more actively involving in science and technology sector; while encouraging them to think scientifically and act physically,” said Teng Kok Liang, CEO of PYDC.
ROG Strix GL503 SCAR
The ROG Conquest tournament stage will be featuring the latest ROG Strix GL503 SCAR Edition, the all-new gaming laptop is made for those on the go, with a 15.6-inch display, as-thin-as 2.3cm profile and a frame that’s as lightweight as 2.3kg. Engineered with the newest up to Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics, Strix GL503 SCAR Edition pushes the boundaries to deliver performance levels and style usually found only in higher-end laptops.