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Team Adroit qualifies for ESL LA Major

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s Team Adroit, secured a 3rd spot in the Southeast Asia Closed Qualifier of the ESL One Los Angeles Major 2020 after they won against Team IO Dota during the playoff semifinals in the Southeast Asia Closed Qualifier this afternoon, February 12, 2020. The team, composed of Cebuano players namely John […] The post Team Adroit qualifies for ESL LA Major appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2020Related News

Cebu’s Team Adroit misses tourney’s top spot due to internet connection problem

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s Dota 2 team, Team Adroit, missed their opportunity to secure the top spot in the Los Angeles Major 2020 Southeast Asia Closed Qualifiers following a loss to Team Fanatic during the playoff semifinals held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Team Fanatic that consists of players coming from different Southeast Asian […] The post Cebu’s Team Adroit misses tourney’s top spot due to internet connection problem appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2020Related News

A chance for TNC to bounce back at year s first Dota 2 Major

MANILA, Philippines – On Saturday, January 18, Philippine Dota 2 team TNC Predator gears up for the year's first big Dota 2 tournament, the Leipzig Major.  Expectations are high as the team is coming off a sterling 2019 that saw them set a team record for earnings, take home ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2020Related News

NBA 2K League to host 2nd APAC Invitational

NBA 2K press release SEOUL AND NEW YORK – The NBA 2K League announced today that the 2020 NBA 2K League APAC Invitational, the league’s second international qualifying event in the Asia-Pacific region, will take place Monday, Jan. 20 - Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Nexon Arena in Seoul, South Korea. The two-day event will identify several elite players from the Asia-Pacific region who will become eligible for the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft *. The NBA 2K League APAC Invitational will feature 20 of the top NBA 2K players from Australia, China, New Zealand, the Philippines and South Korea competing over two days of gameplay, including scrimmages and a tournament, and participating in interviews with league representatives. The tournament on Jan. 21 will be livestreamed on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels and in China on Tencent’s Penguin Esports, Douyu and Huya beginning at 3:30 p.m. local time. The two Filipinos participating are Custer George Galas (Gamertag: PBE_Custer) and Aminolah "Rial" Polog Jr. (Gamertag: PBE_Rial). The NBA 2K League also today launched the league’s official Weibo channel in China. NBA 2K League fans in China can follow along for the latest news, updates and content from the NBA 2K League. “We’re excited to be holding our second Asia-Pacific invitational in Seoul and that Gen.G will be working with us on the event as part of our strategic relationship to develop elite NBA 2K talent across the Asia-Pacific region,” said NBA 2K League Managing Director Brendan Donohue. “Last season’s APAC Invitational identified several players who became eligible for the NBA 2K League Draft, and given the talent in the region we fully expect the level of competition to be even greater this year.” The NBA 2K League identified players for the APAC Invitational through Gen.G’s recent Shanghai Invitational (Gen.G’s first-ever Pro-Am tournament in China that featured 20 of the best Chinese NBA 2K players), the NBA 2K League Combine and historical performances in NBA 2K events. At the end of the APAC Invitational, a committee comprised of league representatives, select NBA 2K League players and team personnel serving as scouts on the league’s behalf will identify several players who will become eligible for the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft. As part of the APAC Invitational, on Jan. 20 Gen.G CEO Chris Park will unveil Gen.G’s NBA 2K League team name, logo and social media channels. On Jan. 21 the NBA 2K League will host the NBA 2K League Global Invitation Match, a series of exhibition matches featuring APAC Invitational players and 2019 NBA 2K League Finals MVP Michael “BearDaBeast” Key (T-Wolves Gaming) playing against top representatives from NBA2K Online 2 (a free-to-play online game published in China), including National League Champion “Shy.” The NBA 2K League Global Invitation Match will also be livestreamed in China on Tencent’s Penguin Esports, Douyu and Huya beginning at 11:30 a.m. local time. Last season Jack “Jaacko” Stevenson (New Zealand) became the first player ever drafted from the APAC Invitational when he was selected 50th overall by Pistons GT, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons.   In September, the NBA 2K League announced that Gen.G, the global esports organization connecting the best gamers in the U.S. and Asia, would launch an NBA 2K League team from Shanghai that will join the other 22 NBA 2K League teams for the 2020 season. In addition to launching the Shanghai franchise, Gen.G and the NBA 2K League announced a long-term relationship to grow the NBA 2K League’s global player pool and fanbase. Last summer, Tencent, a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, streamed condensed 2019 NBA 2K League Playoff and Finals games to its hundreds of millions of daily users across Tencent Sports, Tencent Video and Tencent News. For more information, fans can follow the NBA 2K League on Twitter (NBA2KLeague), Instagram (nba2kleague), Facebook (NBA 2K League), Twitch (NBA2KLeague) and YouTube (NBA 2K League) and visit NBA2KLeague.com. *Players will become draft-eligible upon passing a background check......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Masamang epekto ng pagpupuyat

NI: MARILETH ANTIOLA   MARAMING dahilan kung bakit nagpupuyat ang isang tao. Nariyan ang paggawa ng mga homework, deadlines at requirements sa school at mga gawain na hindi natapos sa trabaho. Ang iba naman ay nagpupuyat dahil sa kakalaro nila ng mga online games kagaya ng Mobile Legends, DOTA at hindi mawawala ang social media […] The post Masamang epekto ng pagpupuyat appeared first on PINAS......»»

Source: Pinasglobal PinasglobalCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2020Related News

DOT–DOTr Meet to Boost Tourism Infra, Connectivity; Puyat to Push Approval of 1B for Night-Rated Airports

Philippine tourism and transportation officials on Tuesday convened to strengthen the tourism infrastructure convergence program to ensure that the country’s tourism industry is off to another productive year with enhanced tourism infrastructure and increased connectivity. The conference highlight included the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement titled “Institutionalized Leveraging of Infrastructure Program for Airport Development […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2020Related News

Vici Gaming upsets crowd favorite Evil Geniuses at ONE Esport Dota 2 world tiff

The Chinese squad completed their Cinderella story after starting at the lower bracket and plowing their way through some of the competitions' favorites teams, including the Philippines-based TNC Predators......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 22nd, 2019Related News

Philippines vs China: TNC bows to VG, gets eliminated at Dota 2 world tiff

The TNC Predators ended their run after getting eliminated from the ONE Esport Dota 2 World pro invitational at Singapore's Indoor Stadium on Friday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 20th, 2019Related News

More Cebu City SEA Games medalists pay courtesy call to Mayor Labella

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More Cebu City medalists in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA) Games paid a courtesy call to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Friday afternoon, December 20, 2019.  Present were Team Adroit who bagged a gold medal in the Dota 2 event of the eSports competition after edging Thailand, 3-2, on […] The post More Cebu City SEA Games medalists pay courtesy call to Mayor Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 20th, 2019Related News

TNC, VG clash in do-or-die Dota 2 World Pro match in Singapore

The Filipino gamers will take on China's Vici Gaming in a do-or-die match in the lower bracket of the tournament......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 20th, 2019Related News

ONE Esports announces Singapore Major Dota 2 tiff

ONE Esports will host the 2020 Singapore Major Dota 2 tournament from June 20-28 at the Singapore indoor stadium......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 18th, 2019Related News

SEA Games: Sibol wins double gold in Dota 2 and StarCraft II

MANILA — The Philippines is dominating the very first ESports event in the Southeast Asian Games. Sibol, the country’s national ESports team, won two gold medals in the 2019 SEA Games in a span of 12 hours pretty much, pushing the Philippines’ tally to three golds so far. Late Monday night, Sibol’s Dota 2 squad beat Thailand in an intense final, 3-2. The Philippines was trailing in the final game but the five-man team of James Guerra, Jerico Manalaysay, John Anthony Vargas, Bryle Alvizo, and Marvin Rushton pulled through. Tuesday morning back at the San Juan Arena, Caviar Acampado won Sibol’s third gold by beating Singapore in StarCraft II, 4-1. “EnDerr” completed a dominant run, winning all seven of his matches for the gold medal. The Philippines’ gold medal victories in Dota 2, StarCraft II, and earlier in Mobile Legends, means that Sibol will be winningest team in the first-ever ESports tournament in the SEA Games. Tekken 7 is yet to be decided while Malaysia won gold in Hearthstone and Thailand taking the title in Arena of Valor.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 10th, 2019Related News

'SEAG2019: PH Sibol namayagpag sa DoTA 2 vs. Thailand

Manila, Philippines – Muling nagtagumpay ng ikalawang gintong medalya ang koponan ng Pilipinas na Sibol laban sa Thailand sa larong DoTA 2 sa iskor na 3-2 sa Southeast Asian Games, Lunes. Binubuo nina Mc Nicholson ”Mc” Villanueva, John Anthony ”Natsumi” Vargas, Jun ”Bok” Kanehara, Marvin Salvador ”Boomy” Rushton, Bryle Jacob ”CML” Alvizo, Van Jerico ”Van” […] The post #SEAG2019: PH Sibol namayagpag sa DoTA 2 vs. Thailand appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2019Related News

SEA Games: Team Philippines is overall champion

Boxers got their turn to churn out gold medals as Team Philippines already had the overall championship in the bag in the penultimate competition date of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Monday. Seven mints out of the possible ten fell on the purse of the host team, which closed Day 9 of the biennial meet with 137 gold, 102 silver and 106 bronze medals. Eumir Marcial ruled the men’s middleweight division, scoring a first-round KO against Manh Cuong Nguyen of Vietnam to capture his third SEA Games gold medal. Also winning in their men’s weight class were Carlo Paalam (light flyweight), Rogen Ladon (flyweight), Charly Suarez (lightweight) and James Palicte (lightwelterweight). In the women’s division, Philippine torchbearer Nesthy Petecio outgunned Myanmar’s Nwe Ni Oo en route to a 5-0 Unanimous Decision win in the  featherweight class. Josie Gabuco powered through a flu to defeat Indonesian Endang by Unanimous Decision, 5-0 in the light flyweight final to collect her remarkable 5th SEA Games gold medal. Athletics bets at the New Clark City continued to deliver gold medals on track with Sarah Dequinah winning the women’s heptathlon while Melvin Calano claiming the men’s javelin throw mint. Kingsley Bautista copped the men’s 110m. hurdles mint. Sailing accounted for two golds with victories in keelboat match racing in FE28R and keel fleet racing in FE28R. Windsurfing also delivered with Geylord Coveta winning in men’s RS: One and Yancy Kaibigan in men’s RS: X (9.5M).    Dennis Orcullo reigned supreme in men’s 10-ball while the mixed squash team ruled its event.     Kurt Barbosa won gold in the men’s taekwondo -54kg., wrestlers Jason Baucas and Noel Norada were victorious in men’s Greco-Roman 72 kg. and 63 kg., respectively, while jiujitsu bet Carlo Angelo Pena won the gold in men’s -56kg. as well as teammates Meggie Ochoa (women’s -45kg) and Dean Michael Roxas (men’s -85kg.). Karetedo’s Jamie Lim (women’s +61kg. kumite) and Jerry Olsim of kickboxing (men’s -69kg kick light) also contributed mints. The PHI’s mixed team compound duo of Rachelle Dela Cruz and Paul Dela Cruz chipped in gold in archery while Sibol was last to add a mint for the day with its Dota 2 conquest in E-Sports......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 9th, 2019Related News

SEA Games: Sibol outlasts Indonesia for historic gold in Mobile Legends

MANILA — The Philippines makes history for ESports in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Sibol Pilipinas outlasted Indonesia in Mobile Legends Sunday at the San Juan Arena, scoring a dramatic 3-2 win for the gold medal. The come-from-behind victory by Sibol allowed the Philippines to become the first country to ever capture a gold medal in SEA Games eSports history. Sibol was the first on the board in the race-to-3 showdown but the Indonesian’s proved their world champion status by taking over, 2-1. The five-man team of Kyle Arcangel, Carlito Ribo, Allan Castromayor, Jeniel Bata-Anon, and Kenneth Villa rallied to win the final two games to seal the gold medal. It was a tough road to first place for the Philippines as Sibol had to go through the loser’s bracket. Sibol swept Vietnam and Malaysia, 2-0, to set up the gold medal game against Indonesia. Indonesia is home to the world champion team of Mobile Legends. Sibol’s gold medal in Mobile Legends is the country’s first official medal in ESports for the SEA Games but the Philippines is also assured of at least a silver in StarCraft II and DOTA 2.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 8th, 2019Related News

Local gamers count on Esportsplay-LGD tieup

Aspiring Filipino gamers get a rare chance to train with some of the best players in the world following the partnership of Esportsplay Gaming and world renowned Dota 2 team LGD last Tuesday at the Conrad Hotel in Pasay City......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 27th, 2019Related News

LGD, Esportsplay hook up

World-renowned DOTA 2 player Pan ‘Ruru’ Jie is coming over to the country to personally oversee the launching of the biggest esports tie-ups in the Philippines and Southeast Asian region......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 24th, 2019Related News

Cebu’s Team Adroit seeking coach for upcoming tourney

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In preparation for the upcoming MDL Chengdu Major this month, Cebu’s Adroit is scouting for a sixth man for the team. In a Facebook post in the official page of the Cebuano Dota 2 team on Thursday afternoon, November 8, 2019, Team Adroit teased aspiring Dota 2 enthusiasts to be the […] The post Cebu’s Team Adroit seeking coach for upcoming tourney appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2019Related News

Germany shooting was live on Twitch for 35 minutes

An anti-Semitic attack that killed at least two people in the German city of Halle Wednesday was streamed live for 35 minutes, and eventually seen by some 2,200 people, the online platform Twitch said. “The account owner streamed this horrific act live on Twitch for 35 minutes, during which time it was viewed by approximately […] The post Germany shooting was live on Twitch for 35 minutes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2019Related News

DOT’s ‘Kain Na!’ 2019 Slated Sept 27

Kain Na!, the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) food and travel festival returns for its more fun and delectable 2019 run to promote culinary and farm tourism. Organized in partnership with the Ayala Malls, Kain Na!will be held in various cities in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The first event this year will be held on September […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsSep 28th, 2019Related News