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Fire Dragoon and 818 Esport will represent Malaysia in the WESG APAC regional LAN finals

Posted by Andreea "divushka" Esanu at 05 December 2017 09:17


picture courtesy of WESG 

Fire Dragoon placed first in the Malaysian national Dota 2 qualifiers with 818 Esport coming on the second place to qualify for the APAC LAN regionals.

WESG Malaysian national qualifiers were hosted by Orange Esports Event and Alisports in partnership with YuuGames. Held in Kuala Lumpur at the Orange Esports Stadium, from November 25 to December 3, the Malaysian qualifiers featured over 600 players across four game titles (Dota 2, CS:GO, StarCraft II and Hearthstone) fighting for a spot at the WESG Asia-Pacific Countries (APAC) regionals.

Fire Dragoon and 818 Esport will be traveling to China in January to fight in the $92,500 APAC regional LAN finals. In the winner’s interview from Malaysian event, Lai 'Ah Jit' Jay Son, former WG Unity and Fnatic member, now playing for Fire Dragoon, said that he feels extremely excited to represent his country in the APAC regionals and that he will do his best to lead Fire Dragoon to the $1.5M Global Grand Finals next spring. “ I know that the tournament is getting harder and harder from now on, however, I will try my best to make my family, friends and especially my fans proud!” he said.

Ah Jit at the WESG Malaysian national qualifiers

 

The APAC regional qualifiers LAN Finals will be held on January 11-14th in China with a $92,500 prize pool distributed to the top eight teams out of twenty to participate from various countries around the region.

APAC LAN Finals prize pool distribution:

1st place: $40,000
2nd place: $20,000
3rd place: $10,000
4th place: $6,500
5th/8th place: $4,000

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