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The Southeast Asia region waits with anticipation for the SEA Games to begin for esports, but there’s still a lot happening before then!
ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitationals (Singapore)
Date: 17 - 22 December
The ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational will see 12 of the world’s best Dota 2 teams fight it out in Singapore. Catch some of your favourite teams as they vie for the US$500,000 prize pool, with some big names already announced.
The three day event will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, and will feature top global esports athletes. The official list of teams competing include Alliance, Evil Geniuses, Gambit, J.Storm, Natus Vincere, PSG.LGD, Team Aster, Team Liquid, Team Secret, TNC Predator, Virtus.pro and Vici Gaming.
Select teams will also participate in one-hour meet-and-greet sessions with fans across all three days of the event, with priority lines for VIP and Cat 1 ticket holders.
In addition, the event will feature a host of Dota 2 talents, including Jorien 'Sheever' van der Heijden, TobiWan, BSJ, ODPixel, and Fogged, as well as Dota 2 analysts, Black^, Trent and Capitalist.
ONE Esports DOTA 2 World Pro Invitational Jakarta (Indonesia)
Date: 17 - 19 April 2020
Venue: Indonesia Convention Exhibition
ONE Esports partners with PGL to bring fans of DOTA 2 a new series of US$500,000 tournaments in Southeast Asia. This particular Indonesian tournament will have 12 of the world’s best teams clash next April.
PVP Corporate League & Campus League Grand Finals (Singapore)
Date: 7 and 8 December
Venue: Singapore Comic Con, Marina Bay Sands Convention, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Esports will be one of the major highlights in this year’s Singapore Comic Con this coming December.
On 7 Dec, the regional PVP Corporate League finalists will go head-to-head in Mobile Legends and Dota 2. The winner will win from a total prize pool of S$5,000 in cash and S$20,000 that will be donated to a charity of their choice.
Realpage Esports (Philippines) vs Xavier (Indonesia) - 10.45am
Team GTR (Malaysia) vs Teletubbies (Thailand) - 4.30pm
On the 8th, the PVP Campus League Grand Finals for Mobile Legends will take place.
Holy (ITE Central) vs Serpentine (ITE Central) - 12.45pm
Unstable Network (SIM) vs Winner of the lower bracket - 4.45pm
Apart from those esports competitions, there are also a few other programmes worth checking out if you’re an esports fan:
Meet OG offlaner Ceb - 1pm to 2pm (PVP Esports Main Stage)
Chilling with eGG Live x Ceb - 7.15pm
PVP Corporate League Finals DOta 2 MVP Prize Presentation - 7.45pm (PVP Esports Main Stage)
Dota 2 1v1 with Ceb - 10.30am to 11.30am (PVP Esports Main Stage)
PUBG Mobile Club Open - Fall Split Global Finals (Malaysia)
Date: 23 November - 1 December
Venue: Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Teams from 10 regions will be fighting for glory in this mobile battle royale title.
Here is the current list:
EGC KR Black
Esports Shanghai Masters - Overwatch Shanghai Masters Invitational 2019 (China)
Date: 1st December
Venue: New Jing’an Sports Center
This Overwatch tournament is part of the Esports Shanghai Masters 2019. The teams that are confirmed so far are as follows:
Lenovo & Intel Legion of Champions Series IV
Date: 13 - 15 December
Venue: Pantip Mall, Bangkok, Thailand (Grand Finals in December)
Lenovo’s flagship Asia Pacific esports competition is now in its fourth series and will showcase games such as PUBG, Counter-Strike: GO, and many more.
Furthermore, this will be the first time the tournament will be hosting a Legion of Valkyries all-female tournament circuit
Esports At The 2019 Southeast Asian Games (Philippines)
Date: 1 – 6 December
Venue: Filoil Flying V Centre, San Juan, Metro Manila
The very first esports tournament in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games will be happening soon. The titles that will be used in this prestigious world tournament are Dota 2, Starcraft II, Tekken 7, Arena of Valor, and Mobile Legends.
Singapore has confirmed their representatives for the tournament below:
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
1. Akihiro “JPL” Furusawa
2. Andrew “Potato” Lim
3. Boon “OhDeerBambi” Wei Xing Robert
4. Chong “Soul” Ru Chyi
5. Tan “Ace” Zheng Wei
Arena of Valor
6. Bjorn “Zeys” Ong
7. Dabbie “813” Lim Chin Hong
8. Ng “Elespresso” Ye Lun Renfred
9. Ong “Yueyah” Jing Song
10. Lee “Marclaren” Cheng Hiang Marcus
11. Wong “NutZ” Jeng Yih
12. Lukman “Luk” Yusoff Bin Nooraznan
13. Teo “Tudi” Yao Wen
14. Wilson “Poloson” Koh Chin Wei
15. Joel “Chibix” Chan Jian Yong
16. Toh “Lobo” Wei Liang Alvin
17. Thomas “Blysk” Kopankiewicz
18. Ruslan “LAN94” Bin Abd Rahman
19. Chew “Khaius” Khai Kiat
20. Benjamin “SGAhIce” Isa Roberts
AESF e-Masters Invitational Tournament (China)
Date: February - March 2020
Venue: Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre
This upcoming tournament series is hosted by the Asian Electronic Sports Federation.
The games that will be used for the tournament include Arena of Valor, Pro Evolution Soccer 2020, and WarCraft 3: The Frozen Throne.
Capcom Cup 2019
Date: 13-15 December
Venue: The Novo, Los Angeles, CA
The biggest Street Fighter V tournament league will be ending its 2019 iteration with a 32-player fight for the ages. The tournament will feature last year’s winner, the top 26 players from the Global Ranking Point leaderboard, the four regional qualifier winners, and the winner of the Last Chance Qualifier which will be determined closer to the tournament date.
The 35 players who will be duking it out are: