Philippine Pro Gaming League 2019 Kicks Off This Month, with 1.3 Million PHP at Stake

The Philippine Pro Gaming League is back this year with a prize pool of 1.3 million for pro gamers who will compete for League of Legends, Arena of Valor, Rules of Survival, and Tekken 7.

Globe Telecom and MET Events (formerly Mineski Events Team) brings on a fresh look, and bigger prizes for aspiring pro gamers of the aforementioned games. For the uninitated, the PPGL 2019 is open to amateurs from all over the country who would like to experience esports level of competition. And possibly becoming career gamers.

We would like Filipino gamers to experience an esports tournament like the PPGL to bring our competitive power and esports industry up to par with our powerhouse Asian neighbors,

Jake San Diego, Globe Director for Games and Esports said.

The new design for the logo is a re-launch of the PPGL where the league aims to highlight the entertaining side of esports and not just the competitive side of the league.

The new logo shows the polish of professional esports alongside the fun energy of gaming. We want to show that at the core of professional esports are gamers who love the games they play,

Marlon Marcelo, MET Events Philippines Country Manager said.

Currently the first and second qualifier for Rules of Surival has ended with the Grand Finals happening on the 16th of February. Meanwhile, the Tekken 7 leg already begun with the CDO qualifier concluding last February 2, 2019. The qualifiers for the other titles are spread out from this month up to April. The League will be broadcasted in Filipino on the official PPGL Facebook page and in English in PPGL Twitch.

For more info on how to qualify you can click on these links:

As for the schedules:

League of Legends

  • Qualifier 1: February 17, 2019
  • Qualifier 2: February 23, 2019
  • Qualifier 3: February 24, 2019
  • Qualifier 4: March 2, 2019
  • Group Stage A: March 9-10, 2019
  • Group Stage B: March 16-17, 2019
  • Grand Finals: April 6-7, 2019

Arena of Valor

  • Qualifier 1: March 8, 2019
  • Qualifier 2: March 15, 2019
  • Group Stage A: March 23, 2019
  • Group Stage B: March 24, 2019
  • Grand Finals: April 6-7, 2019

Rules of Survival

  • Grand Finals: February 16, 2019

Tekken 7

  • Cebu Qualifier: February 16, 2019
  • Manila Qualifier: March 3, 2019
  • Grand Finals: April 6-7, 2019

Meanwhile, here’s the breakdown of the total prize pool:

Arena of Valor League of Legends Rules of Survival Tekken 7
Champion 200,000 php 200,000 php 160,000 php 90,000 php
2nd Place 100,000 php 100,000 php 70,000 php 40,000 php
3rd Place 50,000 php 50,000 php 35,000 php 24,0000 php
4th Place 50,000 php 50,000 php 35,000 php 18,000 php
5th-6th Place 9,000 php each
7th-8th Place 5,000 php each