OneQode has partnered with LetsPlay.Live (LPL) to launch OneQode Frontier Grassroots presented by LetsPlay.Live, a Counter-Strike 2 esports project for the Asia-Pacific region.
The tournament is open to players aged 16 and over located in APAC, including Oceania, South-East Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Players will compete for a share of a USD $6,000 prize pool.
The competition will be hosted on both the LetsPlay.Live website and OneQode’s platform. OneQode Frontier Grassroots stands to be one of the first tournaments available to teams in Asia-Pacific for Counter-Strike 2: the latest instalment in the widely popular Counter-Strike video game franchise released this year.
Ben Cooper, Chief Architect of OneQode, said
“Our partnership with LPL has the potential to create the world’s largest gaming region by connecting the entire Asia-Pacific. With an increase in players, teams, and events, we have the opportunity to build an unparalleled esports ecosystem that surpasses anything seen before.”
Matt Shearing, CEO of OneQode, added
“This collaboration with LPL aligns perfectly with OneQode’s mission to build the foundation for the next decade of connected experiences. With this partnership, Asia-Pacific will finally have access to the kind of esports infrastructure enjoyed by players in Europe & North America.”
Duane Mutu, Founder and CEO of LPL expressed his excitement about the partnership
“We are extremely excited to be working with OneQode on this groundbreaking esports project. Their innovative technology and vision, combined with our platform and established expertise in the Counter-Strike esports space, will help us bring unparalleled gaming experiences to the Asia-Pacific region and redefine the future of CS esports.”
For players interested in participating, registration for OneQode Frontier Grassroots presented by LetsPlay.Live is open until 10.59 PM on November 24, 2023 NZDT. Visit the tournament information page for details.
Once registrations are complete, teams will be organized into pools, each consisting of no more than 16 teams. Beginning on November 27, teams will engage in a Best-of-One (Bo1) round-robin tournament format.
Competitors in Frontier Grassroots: CS2 will battle it out on OneQode’s servers situated in Guam, ensuring a level playing field that spans Oceania and the Asia-Pacific. Guam, serving as the central server region in Asia-Pacific, fosters a melting pot of regional tactics and styles.