PLG Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi with $100,000 announced
Power League Gaming has announced a 16-team tournament held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on December 12-16, which will have $100,000 on offer.
The PLG Grand Slam will take place on the Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with eight of the 16 teams receiving direct invites, while the other half will come from regional qualifiers held all around the world on FACEIT's platform.
The qualifiers will be held from October 26 to November 17, in South America, GCC & South Asia, East Asia, North America, South East Asia & India, Levant & Africa, Europe, and Oceania, with the winners of each securing a spot at the $100,000 tournament.
"The PLG Grand Slam focuses mainly on providing an opportunity for teams that are looking for a breakthrough. We are not aiming to create a world-class spectacle but rather a high-standard event that will have all necessary elements for a player, team, talent member, and spectators to enjoy being a part of.
"The hospitality offered will be something unique as the event is hosted in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and players & talent will get to enjoy cool perks such as Ferrari World, Yas Waterpark, Yas marina F1 Marina Circuit and Yas Beach besides staying at the 5-star hotel of Yas Hotel (Viceroy). We will make sure all attendees are treated well and the tournament runs as smooth as possible. See you in Abu Dhabi!"
Here is a rundown of the qualifiers, for which teams can register on FACEIT:
South America (October 26-27)
GCC & South Asia (October 28-29)
East Asia (October 30-31)
North America (November 1-3)
South East Asia & India (November 4-6)
Levant & Africa (November 7-9)
Europe (November 12-15)
Oceania (November 16-17)