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21/09/2020

Official Announcement on JeSU’ s JAPAN eSPORTS GRAND PRIX

“Japan national representative selection+5,000,000JPY (48,000USD) Cash Pool”

JeSU ( Japan eSports Union) will hold a 4 day major online eSports event ”Japan eSports Grand Prix” which will take place from 24th Sep to 27th Sep.

 

The main purpose of this event is to uplift the eSports scene in Japan and to select the national representative that can compete at the global level. The national representative will be selected from 3 game titles (PES 2021, Clash Royale and PUBG) to compete in the “Esports Championship East Asia” which will be held in Korea. As with Street Fighter V, this tournament will be the first ever tournament only open for players with a Japan eSports license to determine the No. 1 player in Japan. The national representative will be selected for the upcoming international tournament which will be announced later. For the 4 titles, a total sum of 5,000,000 JPY (48,000USD) will be set as the total prize pool.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation , Japan eSports Grand Prix will leverage the characteristics of “eSports” as an entertainment content which can be enjoyed online and will propose a new experiential value in watching eSports.

The event will be completely online, utilizing the cutting edge technology of the photorealistic virtual studio solution,「Zero Density」 as well as AI live translation in 3 different languages, (English,Chinese, Korean ) to stream throughout the world.

This event will be co-sponsored by one of Japan’s biggest eSports event, “ Tokyo Game Show 2020 ONLINE” and will also be shown on a special online venue inside Amazon.co.jp within the “ Tokyo Game Show 2020 ONLINE” page . (Only Japanese)

Tournament’s Name:JAPAN eSPORTS GRAND PRIX

Schedule                 :(Thu) 24th Sep. 2020 ~ (Sun) 24th Sep. 2020

Total Prize Pool       :5,000,000 JPY (48,000USD)

Titles                        :eFootball PES 2021 Season Update

                                     Street Fighter V Champion Edition    

                                     Clash Royale

                                     PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

 *All 3 titles except Street Fighter V will be a selection tournament for “Esports Championship East Asia”. For Street Fighter V, the name of the event will be announced later.

Streaming channel: JAPAN eSPORTS GRAND PRIX Official channel URL

                  Official English channel  →https://bit.ly/2ZKaqJY

                  Official Chinese channel →https://bit.ly/2E3xTxV

     Official Korean channel  →https://bit.ly/3kn2NAO

Schedule: 24th Sep(Thu) 11:30-12:30 (JST) Tournament opening

                 24th Sep(Thu) 20:00-23:00 (JST) PES 2021 Qualifying round

                 25th Sep(Fri)  16:00-19:00 (JST) Street Fighter V Qualifying round

                 25th Sep(Fri)  20:00-24:00 (JST)PUBG Final

                 26th Sep(Sat)  19:00-22:00 (JST) PES 2021 Final

                 27th Sep(Sun)  11:00-15:00 (JST) Clash Royale Final

                 27th Sep(Sun)  18:00-21:00 (JST) Street Fighter V Final