PlayBook Esports is hosting the upcoming NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament Finals this Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the TriNoma Activity Center in TriNoma Quezon City.

The finals will have eight finalists all throughout Asia (Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and of course, the Philippines) compete in the country with a prize pool of 10,000 usd. The event will also host a few on-site activities courtesy of the event partners, Globe and 2K.

Gariath Concepts also released the participants for the finals:

South Korea:

  • Hyungbae Jeon
  • Myunghae Lee

Hong Kong:

  • Lee Chun Yin
  • Chan Cheuk Fung

Taiwan:

  • Lu En-shuo
  • Hsu Chan-heng

Philippines:

  • Philippe Alcaraz Herrero IV
  • Rial Polog Jr.

Meanwhile here’s the breakdown of the

  • 1st Place: 6,000 usd
  • 2nd Place: 2,500 usd
  • 3rd Place: 1,000 usd
  • 4th Place: 500 usd

This year’s NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament Finals will be the first that the Philippines will be hosting the tournament. And in fact, we’re currently at a 3-peat streak since 2016 with the current defending champion is Philippe Alcaraz Herrero IV (PBE_Philippe) after winning the NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament Crown.

Meanwhile our 2nd representative, Rial Polog Jr. (PBE_Rial) is also a former NBA 2K Asia Tournament Champion as he won the NBA 2K16 Asia Tournament. Will he be able to get the crown this year?