OMEN by HP Launches First Esports Tournament in Asia Pacific with “OMEN by HP Challenger Series” 2018

18 August 2018 — For the first time ever in Asia Pacific, HP is organising its first major esports tournament, the “OMEN by HP Challenger Series” this year with eleven participating countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Australia and New Zealand.

The “OMEN by HP Challenger Series” is an open amateur PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) tournament with an ultimate prize pool of USD 50,000. Top squads from each of the country’s’ Online Qualifiers will advance to the Grand Finals in Bangkok, Thailand on November 2018.

“OMEN by HP is determined to inspire gamers everywhere to never stop improving. To be better today than they were yesterday and dominate the game. The OMEN by HP Challenger Series is a testament to that commitment and part of our vision to strengthen the esports ecosystem in Asia Pacific.”, said Daniel Chia, Regional Marketing Manager, OMEN by HP.

Matches will be played in Squad Format and First-Person Perspective (FPP) matches, players will battle it out in a non-stop shrinking circle and loot advantageous resources to eliminate others and stay alive as the winning Champion. Participating squads must consist of at least three (3) local citizens of the country and must be able to travel to the final event in designated country, fully sponsored by OMEN by HP.

The first Online Qualifier will kick start in September with New Zealand and Malaysia, followed by other countries subsequently. The “OMEN by HP Challenger Series” is powered by OMEN by HP and Intel.

Pumping excitement to the tournament, HP will also present the “Omen by HP Influencer Match” where fans will get the chance to team up with their favourite influencer and march towards the Grand Finals. More goodies are up for grab for HP OMEN’s loyal fans with lucky draws and a uniform design contest that will take place during the campaign.

All PUBG enthusiasts who are up for the challenge, visit the official tournament website today and register yourself as a Challenger! Live updates and more information will also be available at

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