Category: ESports

The 2017 Overwatch World Cup Is Finally Upon Us

By Yue Lynn Photo Credit: Overwatch’s Facebook page After a highly anticipated long wait, the 2017 Overwatch World Cup has finally arrived! The top 8 teams (United Kingdom, China, Sweden, South Korea, Canada, Australia, USA and France) of the world’s best Overwatch team will battle it out at BlizzCon on November 3-4 for the prestigious 2017 Overwatch World Cup trophy. Will reigning champions, Team South Korea be able to retain the trophy with their stellar run or will there be a new challenger to their throne? All eight teams are definitely the best of the best wherein each nation...

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Red Bull Coliseum Season 2: A Man-made Disaster

The recently concluded Red Bull Coliseum Season 2 was a giant mess. But before we dive into this particular whirlpool without a handy float or a lifeguard, let us lay down the basics aka the intro first. The Red Bull Coliseum (RBC) Season 2 was a large scale esports event that was held at Sunway Pyramid from 27th to 29th October 2017. Organised by Fallout Gaming for Red Bull Malaysia along with official partners MSI, DIGI and Logitech, this Coliseum fest was a big thing because it was an international tournament involving players and teams from Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam,...

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 TML Champions – Execration

TML Champions - Execration Execration takes their revenge on Fnatic and took down EHOME The Major League (TML) by Celcom just finished over the weekend at EduCity Sports Complex,  Iskandar Puteri, where in a three day event, eight teams in Asia competed for RM300,000 and nothing more. The champions as you could guess from the title, Execration, stood on top of the pile of rubble that was the corpses of iG Vitality, WG.Unity, Fnatic, EVOS Esports, EHOME, Clutch Gamers, and Team Highground, the Malaysian qualifying team. The grand finals was a best of three, which to be completely honest,...

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ESL One Genting 2018: First Malaysian Minor

ESL One is back to wow us this January 23-28 at the Arena of Stars in Resorts World Genting, Malaysia with ESL One Genting 2018. This will be the third official Minor tournament of the year and we will see double the number of world class teams this time around (16 Dota 2 teams) compared to last years eight. So expect more action with 400,000 USD on the line and 400 of those precious coveted Qualifying Points. The pressure is now much more tangible now as players try to accumulate as many qualifying points to get one of the...

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New Blood Championships: Discovering New DOTA 2 Talents

By Yue Lynn   The Malaysian region of the New Blood Championships on-ground LAN qualifier was held at Atria Shopping Gallery on 22-24th September 2017. The top amateur teams from the online qualifiers were 818 Reverse Heaven, Anonymous, Troll Gaming, I-Zone Gaming, Multiple Synonyms, Proxy Target, Bujibu, Team Koyak, Mobile Girl, Genesis Esports, Immortal Gaming, 4 Carry Elliot, Target Gaming, OP Gaming, and Meep Merp. The Malaysian region’s champion and  representative to the Grand Finale is the Jakarta team, 818 Reverse Heaven. They emerged victorious with a score of 3-1 in  a thrilling final against Genesis Esports. The second...

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