If you have an esports event or listing for Southeast Asia you’d like to have considered for this weekly update, please email email@example.com. For other esports news updates, visit https://sg.news.yahoo.com/esports/
It’s a new year and with it comes a brand new circuit from the folks at the Female Esports League, featuring League of Legends and Arena of Valor!
Female Esports League Circuit - Arena of Valor (Southeast Asia, Taiwan)
Vietnam: 11-12 Jan
Taiwan: 18 Jan
Thailand: 1-2 Feb
Malaysia/Singapore/Philippines/Indonesia: 8-9 Feb
Livestream: Watch it live on Yahoo TV
The FSL Circuit for Arena of Valor is back, featuring the best female players from Southeast Asia and Taiwan! The top teams of the tournament will face off in the Elite segment in Singapore this March. Be sure to catch all the action on Yahoo TV!
Female Esports League Circuit - League of Legends (Southeast Asia)
Vietnam: 4 Jan
Thailand: 18-19 Jan
Philippines: 1-2 Feb
Singapore/Malaysia/Indonesia: 15-16 Feb
Livestream: Watch it live on Yahoo TV
The best female players in League of Legends will be fighting for the top spot of the FSL Elite later this March in Singapore. As with Arena of Valor, you can catch all the action live on Yahoo TV!
League of Legends Pacific Championship Series (Asia)
The inaugural Pacific Championship Series (PCS) will kick off in February! A merger of the League of Legends Master Series and the League of Legends Southeast Asia Tour, the PCS will see some of the best teams in Asia facing off. Get ready for some premier League of Legends action!
Alpha Esports (Taipei)
G-Rex Gaming (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong Attitude (Hong Kong)
J Team (Taipei)
Liyab Esports (Manila)
Nova Esports (Bangkok)
Talon (Hong Kong)
Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 (The Philippines)
Date: 20 - 23 February 2020
Venue: SM Mall of Asia Arena
The Acer Predator League pits all of Asia Pacific’s finest Dota and PUBG teams against each other for the lion’s share of the US$200,000 prize pool. The grand finals of the tournament features the following teams, with more on the way:
Flower Gaming (Malaysia)
Neon Esports (The Philippines)
Lowkey Esports (The Philippines)
Reality Rift (Singapore)
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.
EVO Japan 2020 (Japan)
Date: 24-26 January
Venue: Makuhari Messe
The best Asian players will be participating in this EVO Championship fighting game tournament. The games featured include Street Fighter V Arcade Edition, Tekken 7, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, and Samurai Shodown.
Notable Asian entrants include Dogura, Fenritti, Kane Blueriver, Sako, Momochi, Gachikun, Nemo, Infiltration, Tokido, and Daigo.
DreamLeague Season 13 (International)
Date: 18 - 26 January
Venue: Leipziger Messe
The second major of the 2019/20 Dota Pro Circuit season will be underway late January, with a prize pool of US$1 million and 15,000 DCP points up for grabs for the top teams. The Asian and Chinese teams who will be participating will be:
Fnatic (Southeast Asia)
Team Aster (China)
Vici Gaming (China)
Invictus Gaming (China)
TNC Predator (Southeast Asia)
Reality Rift (Southeast Asia)
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.
WePlay! Bukovel Minor 2020 (Ukraine)
Date: 9 - 12 January
Venue: Bukovel, Ukraine
The best of Asia will be duking it out together with Europe and America’s finest Dota 2 teams in this Ukraine tournament worth US$300,000 in prize pool money.
Geek Fam from Southeast Asia and Royal Never Give Up from China will be fighting for their respective Asian country glory.
Overwatch League 2020 (International)
Date: February - August 2020
Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/overwatchleague
The best Overwatch teams in Asia will be fighting against competition from America and Europe in next year’s big Overwatch tournament. The teams are divided into both the Atlantic and Pacific conference for this massive league tournament.
New York Excelsior
Los Angeles Gladiators
Los Angeles Valiant
San Francisco Shock