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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.

“We’re excited to be spearheading this opportunity to provide aspiring student esports athletes a competition on an international stage. For many students, this will be a dream come true and, we hope, a life milestone for talented gamers,” Youth Esports Program (YEP) Director Marlon “Lon” Marcelo said in a press statement.

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Esports takes giant leap with PH interschool program

PCCL Chairman Rey Gamboa, PCCL Esports President Chot Reyes, and Mineski Global Founder and CEO Ronald Robins
L-R: PCCL Chairman Rey Gamboa, PCCL Esports President Chot Reyes, and Mineski Global Founder and CEO Ronald Robins

Esports pioneer Mineski Global and collegiate sports powerhouse the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) have joined forces to launch the National Interschool Cyber League (NICL) under their Youth Esports Program.

As part of the country’s largest esports program, the NICL will initially engage more than 1,000 teams from over 200 schools. This long-term project will build the country’s next generation of esports athletes.

“It’s all about responsible gaming and youth development,” said Mineski Global Founder and CEO Ronald Robins.

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Esports pioneer Mineski bets on SEA gaming boom

Mineski Global founder and CEO Ronald Robins and Coins.ph Head of Operations Thea Santos
Mineski Global founder and CEO Ronald Robins (extreme left) with Tekken 7 tournament winner Thea Santos of Coins.ph (second from left)

“This is why esports is inclusive. It’s not about brawn. Anyone can play. This is why esports is the future.”

Ronald Robins, founder and CEO of esports pioneer Mineski Global, proclaimed this while awarding Coins.ph Head of Operations Thea Santos on stage.

Santos, who said that she was not really a gamer, was crowned champion in a friendly Tekken 7 mini-tournament. Mineski held the tournament during the inauguration of its new global corporate headquarters in San Juan, Metro Manila, the Philippines.

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