MINESKI REVEALS 2021 PLANS FOR ESPORTS; LAUNCHES VALORANT, WILD RIFT TOURNEYS
Mineski, the largest esports organization in Southeast Asia, rolled out its tournament line-up for 2021 in Valorant and League of Legends: Wild drift on Tuesday.
With the roadmap revealed for the 2021 E-sport, Valorant will be conducting three stages to happen between February to September. At the end of every split of the national league is the Valorant Masters – Southeast Asian (SEA) championships.
With each point accumulated for the Master’s tournament, teams with the most points will be advancing to the World Championships at the end of the year.
The first split is the open qualifier with only the top four teams moving up to the second split. The winning team from the second split will secure the slot for Valorant Masters while the remaining three teams will be competing for the next Valorant masters.
While plans for Wild drift, the mobile e-sport will be putting up two national leagues open for any challengers across the country set to kick off in April. Open qualifiers will be carried out in the areas of North Luzon, South Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
With teams getting records in every series will get to advance in summer and fall playoffs at the end of each split. The product of the two best teams will step forward in the SEA tournaments at the end of every super cup split.
According to Mineski Philippine General Manager and Head of Operation, Mark Navarro, the pointing system will be in each positioning and advancement into playoffs. With every point convertible to one peso, all matches are a total of P10 million.
“The Point system is also our way to hasten the growth of the professional scene in the country. By the end of the year, we do want the Philippines to be known and hasten as well and support their growth as a sports organization in the country,” he said.
Navarro unveils the line-up of the international esports tournament. The countries of the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hongkong, and Malaysia will compete in both Valorant and League of Legends Wild drift, with two slots for each country.
Navarro expressed his optimism for the possible turn out of international tournaments while expressing his enthusiasm in the perfect run of Bren E-sports in the Philippine Challengers of the Valorant Champions Tour last weekend.
“For Valorant, we already have the best teams competing,” Navarro said.
He further revealed the kick-off for the Wild Rift Southeast Asia Icon Series: Preseason on March 20-21, showcasing wild drift skills of top players of e-sport organization across Southeast Asia.