The ICBC e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong returns this summer with professional gamers competing for glory at three international e-sports tournaments from 24 to 26 August. DJ Soda and singer-songwriter Gin Lee will also grace the stage at the Tournament Zone.
August 17, 2018
By Sherlyn Seah
The ICBC (Asia) e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong (EMFHK) returns this summer with professional gamers competing for glory at three international e-sports tournaments from 24 to 26 August at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the second annual EMFHK will be larger in scale and will see over 110 players from all over the world battle it out at the acclaimed “Return of the Legends 2018”; and two new tournaments, the “Hong Kong PUBG World Invitational” and the “ZOTAC CUP MASTERS CS:GO 2018 Grand Finals”.
The “ZOTAC CUP MASTERS CS:GO 2018 Grand Finals” will offer a total prize pool of US$300,000 (over HK$2 million), setting a new record in Hong Kong’s e-sports tournament.
While DJ Soda and singer-songwriter Gin Lee will grace the stage at the Tournament Zone, gaming fans will get to try their hand at the latest games and enjoy a host of music and entertainment programmes at the Experience Zone. Gadget lovers will be able to shop for everything digital at the Hong Kong Computer & Communications Festival (HKCCF) 2018.
The ICBC (Asia) e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong will take place from 24 to 26 August 2018.
Tickets for the Tournament Zone are priced at HK$250 HK$120 and HK$50; and available at www.hkticketing.com.hk.
Tickets for the Experience Zone and the HKCCF are priced at HK$10 and HK$30, respectively; and available at the venue.
Multiple online platforms will live stream the e-sports tournaments in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Return of the Legends 2018
|Team East||Gogoing (Mainland China)|
|inSec (South Korea)|
|Tabe (Hong Kong)|
|U (Mainland China)|
|Team West||Dyrus (US)|
|Alex Ich (Russia)|
Hong Kong PUBG World Invitational
|Europe||FaZe Clan, Team Liquid|
|Hong Kong||GDE, HK9|
|Mainland China||17, LGD, OMG|
|North America||TSM, Cloud9|
|SEA||AeroWolf ADS, Refund Gaming|
|South Korea||Cloud9 KR, Roccat|
ZOTAC CUP MASTERS CS:GO 2018 Grand Finals
|South Korea||Team MVP|
|Mainland China||TYLOO, VG.FlashGaming|
|North America||OpTic Gaming, Ghost Gaming|
|Poland||Virtus.pro, Team Kinguin|
For details on the EMFHK, visit www.emfhk.com.