Those of us in Singapore watching Worlds and wishing for a LAN event are in luck! Esports venue The Gym will be kicking off their 4-team Singapore Invitational for Valorant this week, and the tournament runs throughout October! Meanwhile, in Shanghai, the League of Legends World Championship 2020 moves into its second week after a strong showing by PCS team PSG Talon! Check out Yahoo TV’s video on some of the measures they’re using to combat the coronavirus at Worlds this year!
Do note that the status of some events may have changed after publishing because of the coronavirus.
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.
Here are the rest of the groups.
Team Flash and GAM Esports are not competing in this tournament.
Host Deborah “Wolfsbanee” Sim will be back on Yahoo TV with her next guest for Game Changer: Communities!
Don’t forget to check out the previous episode with SEA Games Hearthstone Champion Dr Yew Weng Kean from Malaysia
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!
Date: 3 October – 1 November
Venue: The Gym, 316, Jalan Besar, Singapore 208974
Singapore esports co-sharing space and production house The Gym will host the city state’s first Valorant 5v5 league, featuring four of the nation’s best Valorant teams in head-to-head combat. The top prize is S$10,000.
The following teams will be participating in this tournament:
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.
ESL Pro League Season 12: Asia
Date: 21 September – 6 October
ESL is hosting a Counter-Strike: GO tournament for Asian teams featuring a US$25,000 prize pool together with sponsors like Intel and MSI.
The following teams will be competing:
ESL Community Clash – Valorant (Southeast Asia)
Date: 10 October – 22 November
Presented by Intel, this Southeast Asia region community tournament will feature a total prize pool of US$10,000. The tournament will feature two monthly finals which culminates in the ESL Community Clash Grand Finals on the 27 – 29 November.
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.
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)
Porsche Asia Pacific Forza Cup
Date: 29 September – 31 October
Porsche Asia Pacific and Porsche Cars Australia team up with Xbox and racing game Forza Motorsport 7 to present this upcoming esports tournament. Registrations are available online and will be competing in three Rival Qualifying Races the next few weeks, with the Grand Finals on 31 October.
Prizes will be from the Porsche Driver’s Selection and HUGO BOSS, the official sponsor of the tournament.
PUBG Singapore & Malaysia Series 2020 Season 2
Date: 2 – 11 October
The tournament is organized by Geek Events and PUBG Corporation
The teams competing are:
● Battle Arena Elites
● Team Hype
● The Rejects
Red Bull M.E.O. Season 3: Indonesia
Date: 1 – 9 October
Red Bull is hosting a national PUBG Mobile qualifier for Indonesia, where its winners will be seeded into the upcoming Red Bull M.E.O. Season 3 World Finals.
eGG Network’s Top Clans 2020 (Southeast Asia)
Date: 25 September – 8 November
eGG Network’s Top Clans tournament will allow thousands of Southeast Asian gamers to show their passion by competing in various competitive titles. These include Rules of Survival, Dota 2, Tekken 7, MARVEL Super War, and Tom and Jerry: Chase. The tournament will feature a prize pool of US$85,000.
Here is the schedule:
Opening Day: 25 September
Group Stages/Knockout Stages: 26 September to 18 October, 24 – 26 October
Semi-Finals: 20 – 23 October, 27 – 29 October
Grand Finals: 30 October – 1 November, 6 – 8 November
Registration details and stream channels will be announced soon.
Moon Studio Mid-Autumn League
Date: 1 – 31 October
Run by Moon Studio, this Asia Dota 2 tournament will pit the best Dota 2 teams from China and Southeast Asia against each other for the majority of the US$55,000 prize pool.
Here are the teams:
● BOOM Esports
● Neon Esports
● 496 Gaming
● IO Dota2
● Galaxy Racer
● Cignal Ultra
● Motivate.Trust Gaming
● iG Vitality
● Team Black
● Team MagMa
● Team Sirius
● Phoenix Gaming
● Team Trust
● The New Top
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:
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 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.
Hulu Selangor E-Games Festival 2020
Date: 3 – 4 October
Venue: Online and offline
Mobile Legends – https://forms.gle/jWkgaH9dDLmhHRkf7
Tekken 7 – https://forms.gle/7u349rqSSsfcgPm5A
FIFA 20 – https://forms.gle/c74vMzRUGezfmiRe8
This Malaysian grassroots esports tournament will test competitors and players in bouts of Mobile Legends, Tekken 7, and FIFA 20. The Mobile Legends top prize is RM2,000 while the latter two titles feature a top prize of RM500.
BINANCE battle of Asia 2020 (PUBG Mobile)
Date: 30 September – 2 October
This PUBG tournament by Liga Game TV will feature some of the best Southeast Asian players in the PUBG Mobile scene.
The teams are:
The Pillars SLAYER
Team Secret TH
Made in Thailand
Falling Star Aquila
Special Air Service
All-Star Team Puyat