Weekly esports guide (4 - 11 November): Rainbow Six Siege S10 finals, LoL Worlds finals

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Two major finals are happening this second weekend of November, with League of Legends deciding its grand finals after a thrilling performance from G2 Esports as they beat hot favourites SKT T1 in the semis. Separately, Aerowolf will be flying the Singapore flag as they take on the best of the best at the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League S10 finals in Japan.

Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Season 10 Finals (Japan)


Date: 9 and 10 November

Venue: Aichi Sky Expo, Tokoname, Japan

Streamhttps://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6

Cheer on Singapore team Aerowolf as they compete in the finals of the Rainbow Six Siege Season 10 Pro League!

Aerowolf is one of the two teams representing the Asia-Pacific region, and have their first match in the quarterfinals against Spanish team Giants Gaming.

Female Esports League Dota 2

FSL Dota 2

Date: 16 and 17 November (Elite)

Venue: Online

Stream: sg.yahoo.com

The Female Esports League is back for its Dota 2 circuit, featuring the best female teams from around the region.

After four weeks of MOBA action, the best of the best will meet offline for the FSL Elite.

Remember to catch all the action live on Yahoo TV! And don’t forget to tune in to Game Changer this week at 8pm SGT to find out which teams plays are worthy of praise!

Mobile Legends World Championship 2019 (Malaysia)

Mobile Legends World Championship 2019 (Photo: eGG network)

Date: 15 - 17 November

Venue: Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur

Stream: YouTube Gaming

For the first time ever, mobile MOBA Mobile Legends: Bang Bang will have its own world championship tournament. Also dubbed as M1, this major level tournament will pit Asia’s finest against each other and the rest of the world including North America, South America, and Europe.

With a prize pool of US$250,000, fans will be seeing the top 16 professional teams who will take home the lion’s share this November.

Level Up KL 2019 Play (Malaysia)

Level Up KL 2019 Play (Malaysia)

Date: 9 and 10 November

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Website: https://web.facebook.com/lvlupkualalumpur/

Malaysia’s landmark gaming event will feature a number of esports leagues. Teams will compete in eight popular esports titles this coming weekend, including Mobile Legends, PUBG Mobile, Arena of Valor, Tekken 7, Dota 2, CS:GO, and Pro Evolution Soccer 2019.

DOTA Summit 11 (USA)

DOTA Summit 11 (USA)

Date: 7 - 10 November

Venue: Los Angeles, USA

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/beyondthesummit 

Despite being a minor Dota 2 tournament, DOTA Summit 11 will feature Southeast Asian team Geek Fam fighting against international teams such as Invictus Gaming and Ninjas in Pyjamas.

The tournament also features a sizeable US$300,000 prize pool and a good amount of DCP points.

ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitationals (Singapore)

ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitationals (Photo: ONE Esports)

Date: 17 - 22 December

Venue: Singapore

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.

Here are the teams that are coming as of this article:

  • EG

  • Team Secret

  • LGD

  • Virtus.pro

League of Legends 2019 World Championship (Worldwide)

League of Legends 2019 World Championship

Date: 2 October – 10 November

Venue: Berlin, Madrid, Paris

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/riotgames

The biggest League of Legends tournament will conclude this month. The top two teams, G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix, will be fighting it out to determine whether they’ll be winning the lion’s share of the US$2.2 million prize pool.

To recap, FunPlus Phoenix won 3-1 against Invictus Gaming. G2 Esports beat renowned LoL champions SK Telecom T1 3-1 in what could be the most-watched semifinals match in esports history, with close to 4 million peak viewership on Twitch and YouTube during this bout.

Here is the schedule for this Sunday, with GMT+8 times:

10 November
Grand Finals: G2 Esports vs Fun Plus Phoenix – 8pm

FUT Champions Cup Stage 1 (Romania)

FIFA20 Global Series (Photo: FIFA)

Date: 8 - 10 November

Venue: Bucharest - Romania

Streamhttps://www.twitch.tv/easportsfifa

With a US$200,000 prize pool, this event marks the start of the competitive 2020 FIFA season, known as the Global Series.

Singapore's own DENIXL of POG Esports, the team owned by the republic's legendary FIFA pioneer Hibidi, will be looking to make his mark at this tournament.

64 players in total will be at this event, representing some of the best FIFA esports teams on the globe. The players will score points based on their placement at this and the other FUT Champions Cups, and the top 32 players to qualify for the eWorld Cup at the end of the season in July.

MDL Chengdu Major (China)

MDL Chengdu Major (China)

Date: 16 - 24 November

Venue: Chengdu Century City

Stream: https://www.youtube.com/MarsMediaEsports 

This month will see the first major of the 2019/2020 DPC Season for Dota 2.

Featuring a US$1 million prize pool and a significant amount of DPC points, this Mars Media-organised tournament will feature high profile teams like Team Liquid, TNC Predator, Fnatic, and Evil Geniuses.

Lenovo & Intel Legion of Champions Series IV

Lenovo & Intel Legion of Champions Series IV

Date: 13 - 15 December

Venue: Pantip Mall, Bangkok, Thailand (Grand Finals in December)

Website: https://legion.lenovo.com/

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

EVOS Esports:

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

Resurgence:

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

Dota 2

Team X:

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

StarCraft II:

16. Toh “Lobo” Wei Liang Alvin

17. Thomas “Blysk” Kopankiewicz

TEKKEN 7:

18. Ruslan “LAN94” Bin Abd Rahman

Hearthstone:

19. Chew “Khaius” Khai Kiat

20. Benjamin “SGAhIce” Isa Roberts