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TECNO GGWP Season 1 Shines in Star-studded Esports Grand Finals!


TECNO recently wrapped up its first season of the POVA 5 Series-powered GGWP Tournament on September 7, 2023, at SM North Edsa Annex. GGWP is an amateur Mobile Legends tournament hosted by TECNO Philippines.


Aim to nurture budding gamers, provide a platform for skill development, and offer an exceptional gaming experience for Filipinos, much like the POVA 5 Series itself. Among the 400 registered aspiring teams, only 16 advanced to the qualifiers, competing in weekly elimination matches leading up to the grand finals in the Land of Dawn.

Star-studded Grand Finals
The Grand Finals witnessed the presence of esports luminaries, including AkokiDogie (also serving as TECNO's Chief Gaming Officer), Ghost Wrecker, Thirdy, Sainty, AJ, and Shin Gonzaga. Adding to the excitement, the esports community was treated to an unexpected showdown between TECNO-sponsored team Minana Esport and the 2023 International Esports Federation 15th World Esports Championship winner, AP Bren, in a best-of-three showmatch, with Minana Esports emerging victorious with a 2-0 score. Simultaneously, TECNO hosted its DAYO Series Semi-Finals.

Renowned professional shoutcasters Hans Galeria, Chantelle, Manjean, Shin Boo, and Athena Rika provided live commentary during the matches. Fans were delighted to have a meet-and-greet opportunity with their gaming idols.

Z4 Esports Secures Victory in the Inaugural TECNO GGWP Tournament In a thrilling best-of-three match, Z4 Esports clinched the title of Grand Champion by defeating Digital Devils (DD) Pro Gaming with a commanding 2-0 score. Z4 Esports walked away with a prize of P150,000 and six new POVA 5 Pro 5G phones. The first runner-up, DD Pro Gaming, received 75,000 pesos, while the second runner-up, Rough World Gaming, took home 25,000 pesos. GGWP Season 1 boasted the largest prize pool in TECNO's amateur tournament history, offering a total of P250,000 in cash prizes and six new POVA 5 Pro 5G phones.

TECNO Captivates Millions of Filipinos with the GGWP Tournament and POVA 5 Series Road Show With over 400 registrations and a staggering 1.4 million viewership during its livestream on the official TECNO Facebook page, GGWP Season 1 set a new standard, underlining the brand's commitment to making gaming accessible to every Filipino and asserting its dominance in the esports arena.


Taking gaming to the next level, TECNO also unveiled its POVA 5 Series Road Show, enabling aspiring gamers to experience the POVA 5 Pro 5G firsthand. TECNO will set up booths at select malls from September to October, where gamers can immerse themselves in the unmatched gaming prowess of the #POVA5Pro5G. Additionally, fans will have the chance to win incredible prizes and meet their gaming idols. See the full schedule below.

  • September 16 SM Mall of Asia - Shin Gonzaga / Aurelio Ong III (Thirdy) / Sainty
  • September 23 SM North Edsa - Mark Adrian Jison / Shin Boo Ponferrada / Shin Gonzaga
  • October 14 SM Megamall - Akosi Dogie / April Joy Baruesso
In the same momentous day, TECNO Mobile Philippines kicked-off its Super Brand Day Sale on TikTok Shop and ranked 1 st position during the 9.9 Sale, achieving a 300% GMV increase compared to August. In case you missed discounts, don’t worry because TECNO POVA 5 Pro 5G and TECNO POVA 5 are still available on TECNO’s TikTok Shop, Lazada, and Shopee.
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