Mineski Philippines and Riot Games Southeast Asia have officially announced their 2021 plans for the competitive scene of VALORANT in the esports and collegiate levels

Mineski Philippines, Riot Games, announce partnership for VALORANT Esports and Collegiate plans for 2021

Riot Games Southeast Asia has formally appointed Mineski Philippines as the esports and gaming agency to roll out official esports for its first-person shooter game VALORANT in the Philippines. Mineski Philippines has also been appointed as an organizer of local VALORANT collegiate tournaments. ”Players have asked and we’re excited to answer. In Southeast Asia, the appetite for VALORANT esports has been tremendous and we are pleased to partner with the region’s leading esports organizations, one of them being Mineski Philippines, to introduce new heights of competitive play to the region,” said Chris Tran, Head of Esports at Riot Games Southeast…

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Tournament of Asgard Opens in Southeast Asia

The Tournament of Asgard finally opens in Southeast Asia next Friday, September 18, and will gather the best players in NetEase Games’ MARVEL Duel, the official trading card game app of one of the biggest comic universes in the world. At stake in the first Tournament of Asgard in Southeast Asia is a USD 10,000 prize pool for participants who will move on to the tournament’s final stages. Tournament Schedule Registration Period: September 12-15, 2020 Group Stage: September 18-20, 2020 Semi-Finals: September 25, 2020 Finals: September 26, 2020 Dev Team Challenge Showdown: September 27, 2020 Maximum number of participants: 144…

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Biggest Philippine Esports movers and makers unite, await POC accreditation

The largest and most credible esports companies and personalities in the Philippines have come together under the revamped banner of the Philippine Esports Organization (PeSO).  Backed by telecommunications giant, Smart Communications, PEsO is comprised of the most recognizable names in Philippine esports – Bren Esports, Gariath Concepts, Mineski Philippines, The Nationals, PlayBook Esports, Tier One Entertainment, TV5, and TNC Holdings. PeSO has the distinction of being the sole organization accredited by the International Esports Federation (IESF) since 2012. PeSO’s member organizations had previously worked together for the successful staging of the first ever esports event in the Southeast Asian Games…

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Philippine National Interschool Cyber League 2020 – VALORANT

Mineski Philippines, through its Youth Esports Program, has officially launched the VALORANT leg of the National Interschool Cyber League (NICL). It is a nationwide tournament open to all student teams at the collegiate level. REGISTRATION DETAILS Teams must follow the following guidelines: Read Ruleset First: bit.ly/NICLVALORANTRules Register Here: bit.ly/NICLVALORANTReg More Information on the NICL: bit.ly/YEPNICL   WATCH THE NICL Every qualifier match will be broadcast on Facebook live, 6pm on weekdays! Like and follow: facebook.com/youthesportsprogram Subscribe for VODs: youtube.com/channel/UCkqUo85qfvQ3LkljBEIotTQ  

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Evolving The Philippine Pro Gaming League

In 2018, our Philippine division launched the biggest multi-platform esports league in the country both then and to date: The Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL). This multi-game tournament was meant to be a funnel for esports hopefuls in the country to claim accolades at a national level and then to eventually break out into the international esports scene.  For the past three years, the league has been operated in partnership with Globe Telecom, the country’s leading mobile network provider, and with the support of the telecommunications giant, the PPGL has accomplished six (6) seasons and given out P7,000,000 ($144,000) in…

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Mineski Philippines Launches National Interschool Cyber League

As part of our Youth Esports Program, our initiative in the Philippines to develop the country’s next generation of esports talents through student org support, we are launching the inaugural season of the National Interschool Cyber League (NICL). The NICL will serve as our platform to funnel passionate student competitive gamers towards a national stage. In this first season, the Youth Esports Program partnered school organizations will field teams alongside other registered teams in a tournament open to all college-level students enrolled in SY 2020-21. What will be the games? The NICL will have three (3) games in this first…

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Introducing Mineski Global

“Mineski” is a name in the Southeast Asian esports world that has meant different things over the last decade of our operations. In 2004, “Mineski” was a neighborhood Defense of the Ancients team that dominated the LAN cafes of Metro Manila. Starting 2008, it meant the Mineski Infinity cybercafe franchise, which in eight years would grow to over 130 branches across Southeast Asia. In 2017, “Mineski” was either the world-class professional Dota team or the esports events organizing company, MET Events. Last December, just before the turn of 2020, we went through yet another evolution. Now, we hope to make…

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PPGL 2020 introduces the PUBG Mobile Philippines National Championship!

The Philippine Pro Gaming League kicks off its first-ever PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile tournament with the PUBG Mobile Philippines National Championship (PPNC). The partnership was made possible by Mineski Philippines and Globe Telecom, in cooperation with PUBG Mobile. This maiden run of the PPNC will have a prize pool of PhP 430,000. This is an official qualifying leg for a slot directly to the Regional Finals of PUBG Mobile Club Open Fall Split 2020: SEA Wildcard, where top teams across Southeast Asia will get a prime chance to climb their way up to the global stage. Tournament Schedule Registration Period:…

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MINESKI LAUNCHES “MINESKI MASTERS SERIES” FOR PUBG MOBILE IN THAILAND

Mineski Thailand together with Tencent Games unveiled last May the “Mineski Masters Series,” a full-scale tournament featuring popular shooter game, PUBG Mobile. 256 amateur squads and 16 professional teams participated in a massive online tournament to determine Thailand’s finest marksmen in PUBG Mobile. The final round featured the best 16 squads in the entire tournament to battle it out for the prize pool of 70,000 THB, roughly USD 2,000. Team Made in Thailand (MiTH) claimed the title of first-ever champion of the Mineski Masters Series at the expense of team Lynx TH. The talented squad also got to take home…

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MPL SEASON 5 REACHED RECORD NUMBERS IN PH AND ID

We successfully concluded the fifth season of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) in the Philippines and Indonesia, to all-time-high viewership! MPL-Philippines’ fifth season became the most-watched Philippine esports event ever. It registered a peak online viewer count of 317,330 for the finals match between OnicPH and Sunsparks, the first back-to-back titlist in league history. MPL Indonesia, also organized by Mineski Esports for Moonton Gaming, also enjoyed massive viewership numbers when it concluded. The ‘El Clasico’ match between RRQ and Evos in the playoffs generated 662,000 peak online viewers before topping it off with a peak viewer count…