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Mobile Battle Royale fans will be pleased to see PUBG Mobile action returning to the Female Esports League this weekend, while card game fans in the Philippines will have a Legends of Runeterra tournament on their hands to catch. Meanwhile, if you’re a Mobile Legends fan, you might be keen to here from Soul on what it’s like playing with his CEO on the same team in EVOS SG!
Do note that the status of some events may have changed after publishing because of the coronavirus.
League of Legends World Championship 2020 (Worldwide)
Date: 25 September - 31 October
Venue: Pudong Football Stadium, Shanghai, China
The biggest League of Legends tournament of 2020 will start later this September and will pit the best LoL players from all over the world against each other.
The qualified teams so far are:
Unicorns of Love
Female Esports League PUBG Mobile Solos
Date: 13 September
Time: 12pm (GMT +8)
Stream: Watch it live on Yahoo TV
The FSL is back with PUBG Mobile action, with the best female players from around the Southeast Asia region bringing their A game to the battle royale battlefield. Remember to catch the action on Yahoo TV!
Female Esports League Valorant Open III
Date: 19 and 20 September
Time: 12pm (GMT +8)
Stream: Watch it live on Yahoo TV
Riot Games’ latest hit is getting another FSL Open tournament, featuring some of the best female teams within Southeast Asia. It’s sure to be a fun-packed weekend as the teams fight it out to prove their skills!
Game Changer: Communities
Date: 10 September
Time: 8pm (+8 GMT)
Stream: Watch live on Yahoo TV
Host Deborah “Wolfsbanee” Sim will be back on Yahoo TV with her next guest for Game Change: Communities, Donald Yeo, community lead for Battle Royale Singapore!
And don’t forget to check out the previous episode with streamer/caster Afiz!
Meta.us Philippines Dota 2 Leagues
Date: Every Thursday and Friday, August 2020 to January 2021
Time: 8pm (GMT +8)
Filipino Dota 2 players of all skills levels, there's a special league just for you! JBL has teamed up with esports platform meta.us to create a weekly Dota 2 league running for a grand total of 6 months all the way to January 2021.
Players can register weekly for their Open series to play in a 32-team single elimination competition happening every Thursday and Friday at 8pm (GMT +8).
This league features a ranking system which will promote teams that place high consistently in the Opens into Junior and later Senior series. Not playing but want to catch the newest Filipino Dota 2 teams in action? Tune in at www.facebook.com/metamaster during competition time to watch the livestream casted by Lupon WxC!
PVP Esports Campus Championship Season 2 (Singapore)
Date: August - December
The second season of PVP Esports Community Championships will be taking place starting this month until December, this time with the addition of Riot Games’ latest team-based shooter Valorant.
In addition, there will be an all-new Open Championship category alongside the Campus Championship, where gamers from all backgrounds and varying skill levels can participate.
Apart from Valorant, the games featured in this upcoming season include Mobile Legends.
Brawl Stars Singapore Community Rumble (Singapore)
Date: 27 August - January 2021
Supercell and ESL will be teaming up to launch the Brawl Stars Singapore Community Rumble, where the country’s Brawl Star players will be competing for a total prize pool of S$14,000 over a period of 6 months. After 3 weekly cups per month where 8 top teams are determined, a monthly finals will be held. The top team will win up to S$1,000 from the prize pool.
PUBG Continental Series 2: Asia Pacific
Date: 29 August - 13 September
This PUBG Corporation tournament will feature the best players from the Thailand Series, Thailand Open, Vietnam Series, Oceanic Qualifier, Indonesia Series, Philippine Series, and MY/SG series. The prize pool for the tournament will be worth US$200,000.
The following teams who are qualified so far are:
MSC Theerathon (Thailand)
Daytrade Gaming (Thailand)
Magic Esport (Thailand)
Buriram United Esports (Thailand)
Kaiser Tuna (Thailand)
CERBERUS Esports (Vietnam)
GameHome Esports (Vietnam)
Divine Esports (Vietnam)
DivisionX Gaming (Vietnam)
X-Stadium Thu Duc (Vietnam)
Victim Rise (Indonesia)
From The Future (Indonesia)
ArkAngel Predator (Philippines)
Battle Arena Elites (MY/SG)
PUBG Mobile Club Open - Fall Split 2020: SEA Wildcard
Date: 12 - 20 September
The best Southeast Asian teams from 15 regions will battle their way through this Fall Splits season. The following PUBG tournaments below will be including the winning teams to this Wild Card tournament.
PUBG Mobile Pro League - Fall Split 2020: MYSG Regular Season
Date: 18 August - 13 September
The best Malaysian and Singapore PUBG teams will be duking it out for 4 weeks of league play. The Split will culminate at the PUBG Mobile World Championship 2020, happening later this year.
The teams are:
Team No Recoil
Axis NRL MPX
MLBB Professional League MY/SG Season 6
Date: 11 September - 4 October
Season 6 of the MPL has started. Here are the list of teams who are currently qualified for the regular season:
Team SMG (MY)
Bella Ciao (MY)
Divinity Esports (SG)
Team Bosskurr (MY)
Geek Fam (MY)
Orange Louvre (MY)
EVOS SG (SG)
Legends of Runeterra: Targon Showdown Philippines
Date: 12 - 13 September
Rumble Royale and Riot Games Southeast Asia announced its big Legends of Runeterra tournament, featuring Rumble Royale talents and members of the game’s community. The tournament will feature a US$1,000 prize pool.
These are the Philippines talent who will be in the tournament:
Overwatch ACE 2020 Championship
Date: 22 August - 4 October
Activision Blizzard Esports is teaming up with AKG Games to bring Overwatch ACE 2020 Championship, which is open exclusively to players from Southeast Asia as well as Hong Kong, India, Japan, Macau, and Taiwan. The tournament features a US$100,000 prize pool.
The Overwatch ACE 2020 Championship will be a tournament to profile emerging Overwatch teams from Asia. It is part of Blizzard’s commitment to enhance Overwatch esports communities in the Pacific region.
The Asian countries eligible are:
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
AMD Streamer Challenge: Triple Threat & Domination (Southeast Asia)
Date: September - December
AMD will be bringing its streamer-led gaming series online and feature popular online personalities from East Asia and Southeast Asia.
There will be two tournaments: the Triple Threat which will involve Japanese and South Korean streamers in a Valorant tournament, and Domination, where streamer teams and their fans form teams in round robin fights involving Valorant and Fall Guys.
In addition, Fnatic will be making an appearance and Dota 2 fans will be able to sign up to play with or against them.
Overwatch League 2020 - Asia Playoffs
Date: 4 - 13 September
This Asian team-focused Overwatch tournament features a US$325,000 prize pool. The confirmed teams are:
New York Excelsior
Overwatch Contenders 2020 Season 2: Korea
Date: 20 August - 22 October
Venue: Online/Offline at Hot6 Afreeca Colosseum
The best and brightest Korean Overwatch teams will be duking it out for a chance at the US$175,000 prize pool. The confirmed teams are:
World Game Star Phoenix
GR Supra GT Cup Asia 2020
Toyota Motor Asia Pacific and PlayStation are teaming up to host its regional Gran Turismo Sport (PS4) e-Motorsport event for 2020. The event format is a series of competitive stages leading to a knockout tournament involving countries like Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, The Philippines, and India.
Yoodo FV Major 2020 Online For Tekken 7 & Street Fighter V (Malaysia)
Date: 12 -13 September
Stream/Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/801931387213789/
Yoodo and Flash Vision are hosting an online last qualifier tournament for their fighting game major series this year. The top 2 players will gain direct entry to the Grand Finals, while each qualifier top 3 will win Galax gaming peripherals.