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Malaysia’s eSports Championships To Air Live For 1st Time

KUALA LUMPUR – eSports fans can catch the Malaysia Cyber Games (MCG): Dota 2 Championships LIVE from 12th-13th December on Astro SuperSport Plus channel 808 and via Astro on the Go. This will be the first national eSports championship televised LIVE with the biggest local eSports prize pool of RM200,000 up for grabs.

The MCG Dota 2 Championships will bring 64 teams to compete for championship prize of RM125,000 and to be part of Team Taring. Representing Malaysia in the global eSports scene, Team Taring will be the National representative for all DOTA 2 competitions and aim to fly the Malaysian flag high in the eSports industry.

Lee Choong Khay, Astro’s Head of Sports Business said, “Our international eSports offerings such as The International and Frankfurt Majors have been a huge hit drawing at least 1.5 million viewers each. We are proud to broadcast the MCG: Dota 2 Championships, Malaysia’s first local eSports Championship LIVE and thus connecting our audience to the local eSport activities, fueling the industry’s growing fan base of one of the fastest growing entertainment genres around the world”.

All Malaysians can watch the action of the Malaysia Cyber Games (MCG): Dota 2 Championships for free on Astro on the Go by heading to the LIVE TV tab. Astro on the Go is accessible via the web browser at www.astroonthego.com from a computer, or via the app on supported Android and iOS tablets and smartphones.

Astro SuperSport Plus channel 808 is available to all Astro customers at no additional charge. Catch the Malaysia Cyber Games Dota 2 Championships LIVE on Astro SuperSport Plus channel 808 and for free on Astro on the Go (AOTG) starting daily 10am on 12th and 13th December, 2015.

Source: Astro