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It’s another weekend of League of Legends, All Random All Mid, in the Female Esports League, this time in Thailand. Also, Razer announced an invitational for Southeast Asia that will happen in late June.
Do note that the status of some events may have changed after publishing because of the coronavirus.
Female Esports League League of Legends ARAM (Philippines, Thailand)
Date: 16 May (PH), 23 May (TH)
The Female Esports League is bringing it's All Random, All Mid League of Legends action to the Philippines and Thailand! Catch the excitement live on Yahoo TV!
Female Esports Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (Philippines)
Date: 13 - 15 May
The Female Esports League’s MLBB action returns to the Philippines! Catch the matches live on Yahoo TV!
China Dota 2 Professional League Season 2 (China)
Date: April - June
Some of the best Dota 2 teams from China and Asia will go head to head in the next season of China’s Dota 2 Professional League, organised by ImbaTV.
Here are the teams in this tournament, with some of them featuring Malaysian players:
Royal Never Give Up
Sparking Arrow Gaming
League of Legends Champions Korea Summer 2020
Date: 17 June
Venue: Offline, LoL Park, 33 Jong-ro, Cheongjin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
The best Korean League of Legends team will contend once again in this official South Korean league for a big portion of the estimated US$81,980 prize pool. The teams who will be competing are:
Hanwha Life Esports
PUBG Continental Series: Charity Showdown - Asia
Date: 15 - 23 May
PUBG players from all over Asia will not only compete for glory and the top prize, but an extra US$100,000 will be donated to a charity of the winning team’s choice.
These are the teams who will be participating in this charity tournament:
Lao Yue Gou
Four Angry Men
DetonatioN Gaming White
Global Esports Xsset
PUBG Continental Series: Charity Showdown - APAC
Date: 14 - 23 May
This tournament is similar to the Asia version, but features Oceanic, Vietnamese, Thailand and the rest of the Southeast Asian countries. The teams are:
Made in Thailand
Buriram United Esports
Razer SEA Invitational 2020
Date: 22 June - 5 July
Held entirely online, this SEA-focused tournament will pit the best players across the region in three games: Dota 2, Mobile Legends, and PUBG Mobile. This tournament will be hosted in partnership with Tier One Entertainment. The countries involved are:
Yoodo Flash Vision Major 2020 Qualifier #1 (Malaysia)
Date: 30 - 31 May
Fighting game fans in Malaysia can now prove their mettle in a series of online and offline tournaments organised by Yoodo and Flash Vision.
Five tournaments, including this one, will lead towards this year’s FV Major 2020 tournament later this year, be it for Tekken 7 or Street Fighter V.
This tournament’s registration fees will be donated to the National Zoo of Malaysia.
The champion of this online tournament will get direct entry to the FV Major Finals on 19 - 20 September. Whoever wins that tournament will represent team Yoodo FV for the EVO tournament in 2021.
Rainbow Six Asia Pacific League North Division
Ubisoft’s major APAC Rainbow Six Siege league tournament will be happening later this year. So far the confirmed teams for the North Division will be:
Team Notorious (Taiwan)
Xavier Esports (Thailand)
Stay tuned to 27th May for the actual Asia-Pacific League reveal.
PVP Esports Campus Championship Season 1 (Singapore)
Date: 25 April - 31 May
PVP Esports is at it again with its community tournaments. The Campus Championship will feature Mobile Legends for would-be competitors who want to represent their campus. The tournament will feature over SG$100,000 worth of prizes to be won.
The countries involved for the Corporate Championship include Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand. The finalists will compete in Singapore at PVP Esports Community Championship Season 1 Finals.
PVP Esports Corporate Championship Season 1 (Singapore)
Date: 18 April - 31 May
PVP Esports will host a Corporate Championship where teams of 5 go head-to-head against each other in PUBG, Mobile Legends, and Dota 2 to represent their company. The tournament will feature over SG$100,000 worth of prizes to be won.
The finalists will compete in Singapore at PVP Esports Community Championship Season 1 Finals.
ePremier League Invitational FIFA 20 Tournament (International)
Date: 21 - 25 April
Representatives from all 20 Premier League football clubs will be competing in FIFA 20 to help spread the message to stay home and highlight FIFA 20’s #PlayersTogether initiative.
The stream schedule is below. Do note that you can watch this also on cable TV services like Astro:
Tuesday 21 April, 7pm GMT+8 - Round 1
Wednesday 22 April, 7pm GMT+8 - Round 2
Thursday 23 April, 7pm GMT+8 - Round 2 continued
Friday 24 April, 7pm GMT+8- Quarter-finals
Saturday 25 April, 10pm - Semi-finals; final
Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 (The Philippines)
Date: June or July
Venue: SM Mall of Asia Arena
The Acer Predator League pits all of Asia Pacific’s finest Dota and PUBG teams against each other for the lion’s share of the US$200,000 prize pool. The grand finals of the tournament features the following teams, with more on the way:
Flower Gaming (Malaysia)
Neon Esports (The Philippines)
Lowkey Esports (The Philippines)
Reality Rift (Singapore)
Unfortunately, due to the current developing situation with the Wuhan virus, the Predator League has been postponed to a later date in June or July. Watch this space for updates!
Konami PES 2020 Southeast Asian Cup (Singapore)
The top Southeast players in Konami’s premiere football game will compete in this May tournament to determine the best PES players in the region. The event was originally planned for March, but was postponed due to the situation with the coronavirus
Granblue Fantasy: Versus AMG-Chan Grand Tournament (Malaysia)
Venue: Quill City Mall
Malaysia’s fighting game community will continue supporting Granblue Fantasy: Versus with a tournament held during Animangaki’s mini-event AMG-Chan. The tournament’s entry fee is RM15 and features an RM350 Top 8 payout.
Apart from testing your skills against the top players within the region, this is also a great opportunity to mingle with the country’s fighting game community.
Unfortunately, this event has been postponed due to the coronavirus.
DPL-CDA Professional League Season 1 (China)
Date: 27 April - 24 May
China’s Dota 2 scene is seeing yet another major tournament organised by Mars Media and the China Dota 2 Professional Association. The tournament comes with a prize pool of US$70,000. The teams are:
Royal Never Give Up
Sparking Arrow Gaming
EVO Online 2020
Date: July 4- 2 August
The world’s biggest fighting game tournament is going online. Held over the course of 5 weekends, the tournament will feature the best fighters in the following games:
Street Fighter V: Champion Edition
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Granblue Fantasy Versus
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]
Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath (open tournament)
Killer Instinct (open tournament)
Them’s Fightin’ herds (open tournament)
Skullgirls 2nd Encore (open tournament)
Free Fire Champions Cup (Indonesia)
Date: TBA (formerly 19 April)
Venue: Jakarta, Indonesia
The battle royale tournament event for this mobile game was supposed to be on 19 April in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to the evolving global situation regarding COVID-19, the event will be postponed to a later date. Stay tuned here for more updates.
Arena of Valor Star League Season 4
Date: March - May
Venue: Online, Jakarta (Playoffs, Finals)
Garena’s yearly Arena of Valor tournament will be starting next month, with the world’s finest teams fighting for mobile MOBA domination. The tournament will feature a US$73,000+ prize pool and seed points to AWC 2020. The following teams are confirmed so far:
The remaining players will be confirmed in the ASL Qualifiers.
Overwatch Contenders 2020: Pacific
Date: May - June
The best Overwatch teams from the Pacific region will be fighting for the top prize of US$14,000. Right now, the top 8 teams with the most points by the end of the regular season will face off in the playoffs.
The Asian teams and their current rankings are as follows:
Talon Esports - 250 points
Far East Society - 140 points
BAYABA - 120 points
Electric Gaming - 90 points
Green Leaves - 65 points
Lord of Dragon Esports - 65 points
UND - 60 points
Team For Revenge - 35 points
Hearthstone Masters Tour Online 2020 Asia Pacific
Date: 17 - 19 July
Blizzard will still be keeping Hearthstone’s esports scene alive with the upcoming Masters tour for Asia Pacific players. The tournament will be offering a US$500,000 prize pool.
To participate, you may need to visit Battlefy for more information.
Overwatch League 2020 (International)
Date: February - August 2020
Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/overwatchleague
The best Overwatch teams in Asia will be fighting against competition from America and Europe in next year’s big Overwatch tournament. The teams are divided into both the Atlantic and Pacific conference for this massive league tournament.
1. Philadelphia Fusion (6-1)
2. New York Excelsior (5-1)
3. Atlanta Reign (3-1)
4. Paris Eternal (5-2)
5. London Spitfire (3-2)
6. Toronto Defiant (3-4)
7. Florida Mayhem (2-4)
8. Washington Justice (2-6)
9. Houston Outlaws (2-6)
10. Boston Uprising (1-5)
1. Seoul Dynasty (2-0)
2. Vancouver Titans (2-0)
3. Shanghai Dragons (2-1)
4. Guangzhou Charge (2-1)
5. Los Angeles Gladiators (2-2)
6. San Francisco Shock (2-2)
7. Los Angeles Valiant (2-3)
8. Chengdu Hunters (1-2)
9. Hangzhou Spark (1-2)
10. Dallas Fuel (0-3)
Do note that the South Korea legs of the league in weeks 5, 6, and 7 have been cancelled due to recent Coronavirus cases.This also includes the home event for Seoul Dynasty. More updates and news will be shared at a later date.
FV Major 2020 (Malaysia)
Date: 19 - 20 September
One of Malaysia’s biggest fighting game tournaments will be opening its registration link for Malaysians this week under an early bird price.
The games that will be in the tournament include:
Tekken 7 (Tekken World Tour Challenger)
Street Fighter 5 Champion Edition (Capcom Pro Tour Ranking)
The King of Fighters XIV
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Under Night In-Birth