The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup (TEGC) 2023 is back in India, bigger and better than ever. The 10th edition of the tournament will be held in November and will feature a prize pool of over Rs. 1 crore.
TEGC is the longest-running esports championships in India and has helped launch the gaming careers of many e-sports enthusiasts. This year, the tournament will be open to all gamers, regardless of gender.
In addition to the main tournament, TEGC 2023 will also feature a special event to acknowledge women power in esports. The event will see India’s top 10 female gamers compete for a prize pool of Rs. 1 lakh.
The tournament will also be promoted at several college and gaming festivals, where visitors will get a chance to experience Made in Taiwan products. In another first, TEGC will join hands with an NGO working with underprivileged children as part of its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Speaking at the launch of the tournament, Mr. Poyi Edison Hsu, Director of Taipei World Trade Centre Liaison Office in Mumbai (TAITRA – Mumbai) said, “Esports is not just about gaming, it is a passion, a career and a way of life for some of the brightest minds in this country.”
He added, “The 10th edition of TEGC is extra special as it will see all former TEGC champions on one platform. For the first time, the TEGC finale will also have a special event to acknowledge women power in esports with India’s top 10 women gamers showcasing their gaming prowess.”
Commenting on the future of esports in the country, Mr. Edison said, “India’s demographic advantage, growing IT infrastructure and resultant internet and smartphone penetration augurs well for the future of the gaming industry.”
The TEGC 2023 is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), the Government of India. The tournament is also supported by leading gaming brands such as AORUS, AROMASE, CyberPower, D-Link, MSI, Predator, Republic of Gamers, Thermaltake, VICTOR, and Zyxel among others.
The registration for TEGC 2023 is now open. Gamers can register for the tournament on the TEGC website. The tournament will be held in multiple cities across India. The dates and venues of the tournament will be announced soon.