Blizzard and ESL to host StarCraft II Singapore Nationals

Jonathan Toyad
By Jonathan Toyad, Associate Editor

The 64-man tournament will go from July 28 until July 29.

Asian gamers hoping to see professional-level StarCraft II play will get their fill this weekend. Blizzard Entertainment and the Electronic Sports League (ESL) will be hosting the upcoming StarCraft II World Championship Singapore Nationals tournament on July 28 and 29.

The 64-man tournament will take place in the Funan DigitalLife Mall, and will also have a prize pool worth $10,000. The July 28 tournament will determine the top four players from Singapore. The July 29 event will determine the top player to represent the Southeast Asia region in the upcoming StarCraft II Asian Continental Finals to be held in China later this year. Four finalists from Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand will also be competing in the tournament.

The first-place winner will receive $4000 and a sponsored trip to the aforementioned continental finals. The players who get second and third place will receive $2000 and $900, respectively. Gamers can sign up for the tournament here.

Gamers can also check out the live stream of the matches on July 29, starting at 12 P.M..

Jonathan Toyad
By Jonathan Toyad, Associate Editor

Born and raised from a jungle-laden village in Sarawak, Malaysia, Jonathan Toyad has been playing games since the early 90s. He favors fighting games, RPGs, and rhythm titles above every other genre, and occasionally spaces out like Pavlov's dog to video game music on his iPod.

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FragRaptor 64 pts

singapore going to be interesting, I wonder if FXO is going to be there?

roafer 5 pts

quiero bajar el juego como hago?


cryingdevil63 93 pts

Is it just me or does Jonathan Toyad looks kinda like Grant from Mythbusters? ;d

J4m3sR4n0r72 152 pts


 Not in the slightest. Besides, Grant Imahara made a cameo appearance on the final episode of "Eureka".

fatee 232 pts

I wish I had time to be good at games. Oh well, at least I'm good at eating and sleeping in my free time =P

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