Weekly eSports guide (13-20 May) - MLBB in focus, Sin Esports League caps first season

Jon Leo
eSports contributor

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It’s top tier MLBB action in Singapore as some of the biggest teams in the region converge on Singapore for The SEA Clash of Champions at Suntec City. Meanwhile, the inaugural Sin Esports League comes to a close with its Dota 2 finals, while the Female Esports League lights up Myanmar and Indonesia.

The SEA Clash of Champions Mobile Legends Bang Bang (Singapore)

The SEA Clash of Champions (Photo: Reddentes Sports)

Date: 18-19 May

Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Halls 404 to 406

Catch your favourite Southeast Asian Mobile Legends teams in action at the SEA Clash of Champions taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

It’s a rematch with Singapore team EVOS Esports SG and Malaysian team GeekFam drawn alongside Myanmar team Burmese Ghoul, while the other group will see Indonesian sides PSG.RRQ and Team Flash, as well as Filipino team Cignal Ultra battling out to make it to the top.

Fans who might be wondering how their Mobile Legends teams will fair at the upcoming SEA Games will definitely want to keep an eye on this.

Here is the schedule for both days.

Day 1 (18 May)

11:30am - Opening

11:45am – PSG RRQ vs Team Flash

12:30pm – Geek Fam vs Burmese Ghouls

1:15pm – PSG RRQ vs Cignal Ultra

3:15pm – Geek Fam vs EVOS Esports SG

4:00pm – Team Flash vs Cignal Ultra

4:45pm – Burmese Ghouls vs EVOS Esports SG

6:45pm – 5th/6th Playoff

Day 2 (19 May)

11:45am – Semi Finals

12:20pm – Semi Finals 2

6:00pm – Grand Finals

7:45 – Prize-Giving ceremony

(Photo: Reddentes Sports)


Sin Esports League Dota 2 (Grand Finals)

Sin Esports League

Date: 18 -19 May

Venue: Online

Livestream: Catch it live on Yahoo TV

It’s the final weekend of the inaugural Sin Esports League! Which Dota 2 team will take the crown? And which plays will make it to Yahoo’s Game Changer and stand a chance to take the MVP award? Find out live on Yahoo TV!

Female Esports League Mobile Legends (Southeast Asia)

Yahoo is an official media partner for the upcoming FSL circuits.

Date: April – June

Livestream: Catch it live on Yahoo TV

Website: https://www.facebook.com/FSLLoL/

Myanmar and Indonesia teams look to book their place in the Elite round happening in Singapore. Catch all the action on Yahoo TV!

FSL Elite Mobile Legends schedule:

  • Myanmar: 15-16 May

  • Indonesia: 18-19 May

  • Malaysia/Singapore: 25-26 May

  • FSL Elite LAN Finals: 8-9 June


Campus Legends Esports League - Qualifiers (Singapore)

Campus Legends (Photo: SCOGA)

Date: May-June

Livestream: Catch it live on Yahoo TV

Registration: https://campuslegends.sg/register/

Brought to you by Omen and SCOGA, this grassroots-level esports event aims to support aspiring esports players and students to develop a career path in the industry, using two titles: League of Legends and FIFA 19.

Campuses and universities involved include ITE College West, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Nanyang, Republic Polytechnic, and Singapore Polytechnic, all of which will fight for a total prize pool of S$10,000.

Once the qualifiers and matches are done, the final teams will fight in the grand finals in 3 to 4 August at the Singapore Sports Hub.

The matches will be streamed live on Yahoo TV.

Mobile Legends Geek Championship 2019 (Malaysia)

(Photo: Geek Events)

Date: 17 - 19 May

Venue: Atria Shopping Gallery, Centre Court, Ground Floor

If you're not in Singapore and still want some Mobile Legends action, don't worry.

A Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament officially sponsored and endorsed by developers Moonton, the MGC 2019 has a prize pool of RM50,000. Organiser Geek Events will also be inviting Sabah prodigies Moonchild to participate in the finals.

R6SC Pro League Season IX Pubstomp (Singapore)

R6SC Pubstomp

Date: 18 May

Time: 5pm to 7am

Venue: Colosseum @ E!Avenue Downtown East

Registrationhttps://tinyurl.com/R6SCPL9REG

Calling all Rainbow Six fans. To celebrate Rainbow Six Siege going to Milan, the community in Singapore is hosting its very own Pubstomp and viewing party. Those who register for the $20 package will get access to food, drinks, games, activities and prizes, while the event is open to all on a first come first serve basis.

PUBG Mobile Tournament @ Gam3.Asia GAMEX 2019- CEE Edition (Singapore)

PUBG M Gamex 2019 CEE edition (Photo:Gam3.Asia)

Date: 26 May

Venue: Consumer Electronics Exhibition @ Suntec Convention Centre

Registration: www.gam3show.com

Gam3.Asia’s GameXsg returns in 2019. This time the game and esports event will be held at this year’s Consumer Electronics Exhibition. The featured game this time around is PUBG Mobile, so train up to get that chicken dinner and register here.

Esports Events Management: Tips, Tricks and Concepts to Manage an Esports Event (Singapore)

(Photo: SCOGA)

Keen to get into esports events management? Why not check out this talk at the Singapore Sports Hub Library?

Philibert Santhanaraj, Project & Events Specialist with MET Events and former ESL Asia Events Manager, brings you the tips and tricks you need to know for creating and managing a successful esports event.

Date: 18 May

Time: 3 - 5pm

Venue: Singapore Sports Hub Library


PUBG Mobile National Championship 2019 – Sabah (Malaysia)

PUBG Mobile National Championship 2019 (Photo: PMNC)

Date: 25 May

Venue: Suria Sabah

Registration: Click here

Want to be the best PUBG Mobile player in Malaysia? Then check out the upcoming qualifiers for the Sabah slot in this national tournament of the gunning ages. Plus, the RM114,000 prize pool seems substantial enough to entice grassroots PUBG players.

League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational

League of Legends Mid-season invitational

Date: 1-21 May

Venue: TBA

Stream: https://twitch.tv/riotgames

The Mid-Season Invitationals has reached its final six players, with the last few fights to take place starting this Tuesday. Here are your teams:

  • Phong Vu Buffalo

  • SKT

  • G2 Esports

  • Invictus Gaming

  • Flash Wolves

  • Team Liquid

Here is the schedule in GMT+8:

Day 5 (14 May)

6:00pm – SKT vs Team Liquid

7:00pm – G2 Esports vs Phong Vu Buffalo

8:00pm – Invictus Gaming vs Flash Wolves

9:00pm – Team Liquid vs G2 Esports

10:00pm – Flash Wolves vs Phong Vu Buffalo

11:00pm – SKT vs Invictus Gaming

Semifinals (17 May, 18 May)

17 May, 6:00pm – First Semifinals

18 May, 3:00pm – Second Semifinals

Finals (19 May)

3:00pm - Finals

NEST 2019(China)

National Electronic Sports Tournament

Date: 24-26 May

Venue: China

Stream www.huya.com/11718749

ScheduleClick here

The National Electronic Sports Tournament 2019 is slated for the end of May and will feature up-and-coming Chinese League of Legends teams going all-out against each other. Participating teams include Edward Gaming, JD Gaming, RNG, SinoDragon, Suning, Team WE, and Topsports Gaming.


eRacing Grand Prix SEA (Southeast Asia)

Date: June

Venue: TBA

Want to be a professional racer by playing racing games? Then the eRacing Grand Prix SEA might be for you.

Slated for June 2019, this tournament will have players competing in Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Thailand in Gran Turismo Sport for PS4.

The winner of each stop will be trained to drive a real race car and offered a spot in the Formula 4 South East Asia Championship before heading in the bigger leagues.