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Mineski, Riot Games aim to bring esports to grassroots

Mineski Philippines and Riot Games Southeast Asia are advocating responsible gaming in their quest to bring esports to the grassroots in the Philippines.

In a world where esports and gaming have become a “form of positive community entertainment“, Mineski Philippines and Riot Games Southeast Asia are advocating responsible gaming in their quest to bring esports to the grassroots in the Philippines.

“The Youth Esports Program (YEP) actually emphasizes that if you want to game, you have to be responsible enough to do your schoolwork first, and to do everything in moderation. So in the esports program, we tackle responsible gaming as one of the things we offer as one of the services to our chapters, wherein we talk to the school admins and parents to give an esports 101 and teach them how to manage their children’s time,” YEP Program Director Marlon “Lon” Marcelo said in response to a question from Digital Life Asia.

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Mobile Legends PH league kicks off Season 6 playoffs

Eight teams will battle it out in the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League - Philippines Season 6 playoffs, which starts on Oct. 22.

After 151 action-packed games in one of the most historic regular seasons to date, eight teams will battle it out in the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League – Philippines (MPL-PH) Season 6 playoffs.

Vying for Mobile Legends glory in the Philippines’ biggest mobile esports league are Aura PH, Blacklist International, BREN Esports, Cignal Ultra, Execration, NXP Solid, Omega PH Esports, and Onic PH. MPL-PH is holding the Season 6 playoffs from Oct. 22-25 in partnership with presenting sponsor Smart and official sponsor realme. Moreover, the MPL-PH Season 6 playoffs will also host an all-star showmatch featuring prominent community figures Akosi Dogie and ChooxTV. They will lead their own sets of teams, which will clash on Oct. 25.

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Team Barbie of UnionBank crowned ULeague champs

In the end, there can be only one. And that one turned out to be the Team Barbie esports team of Union Bank of the Philippines

In the end, there can be only one. And that one turned out to be the Team Barbie Mobile Legends: Bang Bang team of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank).

The ULeague Mobile Legends Charity Clash Tournament reached an epic finale with two esports teams from UnionBank battling it out for the ULeague Championship title. Team Barbie bested Tech Warriors and teams from City Savings Bank, Dragonpay, Salarium, and UBX to claim the title and a cash prize of Php30,000.

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Spotify, Riot Games partner for LoL Esports global events

Spotify, the world's most popular global audio streaming subscription service, is now the official audio streaming partner for LoL Esports global events.

Spotify, the world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, is now the official audio streaming partner for League of Legends (LoL) Esports global events.

Riot Games and Spotify have announced the multi-year partnership ahead of this year’s World Championship set to begin on Sept. 25. Apart from the World Championship, the LoL Esports global events include the Mid-Season Invitational and All-Star Event.

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LoL Esports brand launched by Riot Games

League of Legends fans will be happy to know that Riot Games has unveiled today a new LoL Esports brand for their favorite game. Image credit: LoL Esports Media Center
Image credit: LoL Esports Media Center

League of Legends fans will be happy to know that Riot Games has unveiled today a new LoL Esports brand for their favorite game.

As League of Legends heads into the next 10 years of the sport, the new LoL Esports brand will embody values that seek to reinforce gaming as a meaningful life pursuit. LoL Esports will serve as the platform and voice for world-class global competition and the biggest sports entertainment experiences for fans worldwide.

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Grassroots esports: Riot Games SEA partners with YEP

In a bid to further promote grassroots esports development in the Philippines, the Youth Esports Program (YEP) has announced its partnership with global game developer and publisher Riot Games Southeast Asia.

In a bid to further promote grassroots esports development in the Philippines, the Youth Esports Program (YEP) has announced a partnership with global game developer and publisher Riot Games Southeast Asia.

Mineski Philippines launched YEP in February. It aims to develop grassroots esports talent in the Philippines through student initiatives. Through this partnership, students that are part of YEP will gain access to Riot’s speakers through workshops and career talks, participation in activities organized by the publisher, and other support for student initiatives. Among these initiatives are weekly Legends of Runeterra tournaments for YEP chapter orgs, VALORANT content contests, and more.

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Tencent Sports taps Mineski Global for WUCL 2020

Tencent Sports has tapped Mineski Global for the Southeast Asian (SEA) qualifiers stage of the World University Cyber League 2020.

Tencent Sports has tapped Mineski Global  for the Southeast Asian (SEA) qualifiers stage of the World University Cyber League (WUCL) 2020. WUCL 2020 is one of the biggest esports tournaments for schools and students. It features the games Clash Royale, League of Legends, and PUBG Mobile.

Schools from the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam have the opportunity to send their teams to vie for honor and glory. The games began on June 28 and will run until July 9. Meanwhile, the finals will be from July 10-15.

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