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It’s the second quarter of 2019, at least here in sunny Southeast Asia. Here are the many events happening this month that require your attention and esports support.
eSports Carnival 2019: Mobile Legends Bang Bang AMK Cup (Singapore)
Date: 7 April
Venue: Ang Mo Kio Community Centre Multi-Purpose Hall, Singapore
Want to prove your worth in the Mobile Legends MOBA ring? Happen to live in Singapore?
Then come sign up along with a few others in this Ang Mo Kio region tournament with cash prizes worth up to S$700. Registration is S$10 per team.
Esports Academy’s Esports Journalism Class (Singapore)
Date: 13 April
Venue: Yahoo Singapore Office
Want to learn how to cover the esports beat but don’t know where to start? Do you need to know what it takes to be a journalist in this volatile and drama-filled field while covering your bases? Then let Yahoo News Singapore’s own Nicholas Yong teach you how.
This Esports Academy course will give you the opportunity to learn the skills required, from the usual five “Ws” when interviewing your subjects to sorting out the best practices when tackling stories and uncovering truths for your audience.
ESL One Mumbai 2019
Date: 16-21 April
Venue: NSCI Dome, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Stream: ESL Dota 2's YouTube channel
South Asia will be hosting its own Dota 2 tournament featuring the best teams from all around the world courtesy of ESL One. Noteworthy Asian teams and players include TNC Predator from The Philippines, 343 from Complexity Gaming, Keen Gaming from China, and Signify from India. The rest of the international teams include Ninjas in Pyjamas, Alliance, Gambit Esports, Chaos Esports Club, NaVi, The Pango, and J.Storm.
Versus Masters 2019 (Singapore)
Date: 27-28 April
Venue: SingTel Recreation Club @ Comcentre, 31 Exeter Road #B2-00, Comcentre, 239732
This fighting game event in Singapore plans to provide community-centric events and competitions for its fans. Players can even add games to their existing registration. The current crop of games for this tournament include Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Tekken 7 (Tekken World Tour Dojo Event), SoulCalibur 6, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Under Night In-Birth[st], Mortal Kombat 11, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and Ultra Street Fighter IV.
Mobile Legends Professional League MY/SG Season 3 Week 6 (Malaysia/Singapore)
Date: 5-7 April
Malaysia and Singapore’s major Mobile Legends tournament is on its last week before the major playoffs. Here is the schedule for this coming weekend.
5 AprilICON vs NARA SGXPX vs Geek Fam
6 AprilNARASG vs MYAEVOS SG vs ResurgenceXPX vs Bosskurr
7 AprilBigetron vs RebornMYA vs Bosskurr
Sin Esports League Dota 2 (Cambodia and Malaysia), PUBG (Singapore, Myanmar, Taiwan and Brunei)
Date: 6 and 7 April 2019
Livestream: Watch live on Yahoo TV
It’s going to be a packed weekend for the Sin Esports League, with Malaysia and Cambodia teams duking it out at Dota 2. For PUBG, it’s a regional affair with Taiwan, Singapore, Brunei and Myanmar teams in the mix!