Shanghai-Jingan Government Unveils $700K Esports Shanghai Masters
- The Shanghai-Jingan government unveiled the Esports Shanghai Masters, which will be held at Shanghai Jingan Sports Center from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 with a ¥5M RMB ($700K USD) total prize pool.
- The tournament will invite players from China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Europe.
- The Shanghai-Jingan government and Shanghai General Administration of Sports will also host an esports business conference, esports fans party, and esports video art show alongside the event.
The Shanghai-Jingan government announced that the Esports Shanghai Masters will be held at Shanghai Jingan Sports Center from Nov.28 to Dec.1, with a ¥5M ($700K) total prize pool. Bilibili Esports, an esports division of video platform Bilibili, communications company Shanghai Unicom, and service network KPMG will serve as the official partners of this tournament.
According to the announcement, The Esports Shanghai Masters is the first international esports tournament with the name of a Chinese city – Shanghai. The tournament will invite players from China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Europe to participate in a number of esports titles including Overwatch, League of Legends, Warcraft III, and Dungeon Fighter Online (DNF).