Power League Gaming has announced a 16-team tournament held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Dec. 12-16, featuring $100,000 in prize pool.
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 on Oct. 26 to Nov. 17 in South America, GCC & South Asia, East Asia, North America, South East Asia & India, Levant & Africa, Europe, and Oceania, with a single winner from each region qualifying for the main event.
Abdullah "t0ks" Al-Ghafari, Power League Gaming manager of operations, shared the perks each player will be able to enjoy at the Yas Island:
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!
Regional qualifiers schedule, opened for sign-ups at FACEIT.com:
— South America (Oct. 26-27)
— GCC & South Asia (Oct. 28-29)
— East Asia (Oct. 30-31)
— North America (Nov. 1-3)
— South East Asia & India (Nov. 4-6)
— Levant & Africa (Nov. 7-9)
— Europe (Nov. 12-15)
— Oceania (November 16-17)