Without a doubt, the esports community has been growing immensely over the years and has ushered various esports games into the spotlight which include Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta. The competitive esports scene also boasts for a potential medal event in the upcoming 2024 Olympics in Paris.
With that in mind, Singaporean major mobile provider company Singtel Group is also moving towards the esports territory with its first PvP eSports Championship. Singtel leads the championship and has partnered up other top esports industry people like Razer, Blizzard and Garena as well as organised by MET.
The regional league will feature MOBA mobile game Arena of Valor and competitive PC title Dota 2. Moreover, Blizzard will also make its stop at Singapore as part of the game publisher’s global tour for the popular card game Hearthstone tourney. As far as qualifiers go, the qualifiers will run across six countries like Australia, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. The top teams from each country will go head-to-head with professional teams from North America, Europe and China during the finals.
With a prize pool of SGD$300,000 (RM890,257) up for grabs, the PvP eSports Championship finals will be held at Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore from 5 October to 7 October.
So far, the Dota 2 tournament is now open for registration while Arena of Valor and Hearthstone have yet to be opened. For rules and regulations as well as the registrations, you can visit the league’s website and get further information from their Facebook page.