On 10 September, the stage was set at Mumbai’s Infinity Mall will kickstart the grand Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup (TEGC) campaign in India, the first on-ground event after the pandemic. The campaign holds at its core a three-fold gaming extravaganza that includes the announcement of the ninth edition of the TEGC, the launch of TE Experience Truck and the TE Verse ─ World of Excellence.
Taiwan Excellence (TE) that has been offering uber cool, high-end and some of the most powerful gaming gadgets to enhance experiences of gamers across the world. Till date, TEGC has witnessed huge success from across India with the participation increasing from 500 gamers in its inception year to about 20,000+ gamers in its eighth edition last year depicting a growth of 4000 times.
Since years now, TEGC has been giving India’s passionate gamers the chance to experience great gaming, win big money and fulfill their dreams. This year, the Qualifiers for the games will be held online for pan India from 26 September to 13 November while the Grand Finale will be held on-ground in Mumbai in end November.
The TE Experience Truck is a customised mobile showroom that aims to offer visitors a chance to experience some stylish, smart, and extremely intelligent technology in ICT and gaming. It will visit major events across cities including college festivals, food festivals, regional festivals, gaming events, and malls to let people catch a glimpse and first-hand experience the superb tech. It will cruise from 10 September to 12 November at prime locations across India.
Another major highlight is a customised TE Verse ─ World of Excellence that takes visitors on a virtual tour to experience a wide range of the latest products offered by brands under TE. There will also be dedicated VR setup for the TE Verse at the TE Experience truck for audience to experience the virtual tour.
This year, leading brands like AIFA, AORUS, CoolerMaster, CyberPower, D-Link, Ipevo, MSI, Optoma, Predator, Republic Of Gamers, Thermaltake, Tokuyo, XPG, Zowie and Zyxel will be showcasing their products.
The TEGC campaign comes to India at an opportune time when virtual gaming is no longer just a prerogative of young urbanites. The interest in esports is expanding beyond the metros to cover tier two and tier three cities.
Speaking about this year’s edition of TEGC, Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) Liaison office in Mumbai director Edison Po-yi Hsu said, “We have had an amazing journey in India. The passion and excitement in gamers are unmatchable. esports has become an aspiration for Indian youth today. TEGC already has a huge fan base in India and we are sure our other two offerings, the TE Experience Truck and TE Verse – World of Excellence which is extremely special creations will win hearts too. With this year’s gaming cup, we look forward to breaking all our previous records of participation.”