It’s been revealed that Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will host the first edition of the Amazon University Esports Masters MENA Series (Amazon UEM). Hosted by Pixel Gaming, the event is set for July 14th to the 17th, and will feature University teams from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Morocco competing against each other in League of Legends and VALORANT.
“We can only thank our partners, Amazon, and Riot Games, who have helped us make the dream of all gamers in the region possible,” said Mario Pérez, CEO of MENATech Entertainment. “These Finals, and other events to be announced in the next few months, are just the beginning of a beautiful story that we will build together with one goal: turning MENA into a point of reference in the esports ecosystem worldwide.”
The prize pool for Amazon UEM is $10,000, with $5,000 going to the winner of each competition. The grand finals will be broadcast live in English and Arabic, and will feature viewing parties with local streamers and influencers.
(All information was provided by Gulf Business)