M’sia to host World Electronic Sports Games

ALIBABA Sports, a subsidiary of China’s tech giant Alibaba, and Hong Kong’s Esports International Group (EIG) are bringing World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) 2019-2020 Asia Pacific Final, one of the world’s biggest e-sports events, to Malaysia. It will take place from Jan 3 to 5 at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre in Petaling Jaya. A total of 61 teams and 260 players from 58 countries will be converging in Malaysia to compete in Dota2, CS:GO, Starcraft 2 and Pro Evolution Soccer, for a share of the event’s USD300,000 (RM1.24mil) prize…

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10 League of Legends players to watch in the upcoming UK Proving Grounds

40 players have been accepted to play in the UK Proving Grounds 2019 (UKPG), a grassroots League of Legends tournament taking place over the next few weeks. In this guest article, UKPG organiser and Barrage Esports team manager Richard ‘Froomie’ Froom selects 2 players in each position – top, jungle, mid, ADC and support – for the viewers to keep their eyes on throughout the fast-paced two-week tournament. TOP Akkers Aged just 19 years old, Akkers has already graced the top tiers of UK League of Legends playing splits in…

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