Philippine eSports - updates

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Sunsparks crushes Onic PH to clinch MPL PH title anew

May 31, 2020 - 11:38 PM

In a finals rematch of last season, Sunsparks reasserts its mastery over Onic PH to become the first team to win back-to-back MPL PH crowns

CHAMPS AGAIN. Sunsparks defends its MPL PH throne. Photo grabbed from Facebook/SunsparksEsports

SEA Games esports gold medalists to receive millions in rewards

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:12 PM

Gold medalists stand to receive P2 million for team events and P1 million for individual events

REP THE COUNTRY. Twenty-seven Sibol athletes will represent the Philippines in eSports in the SEA Games. Photo from PublicityAsia

PH Esports set to rise with new national sports association

Jul 25, 2018 - 3:44 PM

The Esports National Association of the Philippines (ESNAP) hopes to develop world-class Filipino talents in online gaming

CORNERSTONE. (from left to right) TV 5 president and CEO Chot Reyes, tournament organizer Richard Brojan and ESNAP secretary-general Ren Vitug pioneer the launch of the country's first franchise model esports league. Photo from PUBLICITYASIA

Ilonggo 'LoL' scene ends 2016 with region's biggest tourney

Dec 14, 2016 - 12:40 PM

The successful League of Legends tourney shows that eSports is alive in places far from the metro

TOURNEY WINNERS. The victors (in white shirts) with event director Francis Chu (in red), commentator Rikki Quiapon (in black) and sponsor liaison Mimi Navarroza (in pink). Photo by Justin Banusing

Tarlac City gov’t to host 'CS:GO' league with WASD Philippines

Nov 14, 2016 - 2:10 PM

The tourney champ will represent the country in international CS:GO events

Reflecting on the DOTA2 match-fixing scandal

Oct 19, 2014 - 3:00 PM

The issue now is not whether our professional teams lack the capability to win big tournaments The issue now is of being seen as match fixers for the sake of money