UniPin SEACA 2019 Brought Seven Teams to Compete in International eSports Tournament
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Grand Final of UniPin SEACA 2019 concluded with great expectations from eSports players to advance to a higher level. The 3-day event at Kartika Expo, Balai Kartini, Jakarta, was an international scale of eSports tournament across Southeast Asia countries.
This prestigious tournament has assembled seven teams that will represent Indonesia in international events. They are the winners of Tekken 7; Chess Rush, UCL (UniPin City League) – Free Fire; UIC (UniPin Indomaret Championship) – Free Fire; Fun Match; DotA 2; and PUBG Mobile.
The participants' great enthusiasm was witnessed by the number of supporters and audiences. They travelled all the way to the event not only from Greater Jakarta area, but also from other cities such as Malang, Banjarmasin, Palembang, Bali, Makassar, Manado, Pontianak, Samarinda, Pekanbaru, Surabaya, Lampung, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Purwakarta, and Gresik.
Chairman of National Sports Committee of Indonesia (KONI), Mr. Letjen. (Purn) Marciano Norman during his visit to Balai Kartini on Sunday (11/10) stated: "UniPin SEACA 2019 showcased with a very high enthusiasm of audiences, especially during the opening ceremony event".
He hopes that UniPin SEACA 2019 can be a trigger for relevant parties in advancing eSports Indonesia to the world, "We are so grateful that UniPin has initiated thisUniPin SEACA 2019. Hopefully we can give birth to many eSports athletes who can strengthen the country's national pride at International, ASEAN or other world level events," the Chairman of KONI added. The same expectation is also intended for all related parties, in order to boost the number of eSports athletes in Indonesia.
Ashadi Ang, UniPin's CEO & Co-Founder, expressed his expectation to all the winners of UniPin SEACA 2019 that they could be recruited by professional teams to regenerate their players in the future. "The success of eSports has become all parties' responsibility, especially the government, to foster and breed budding athletes," Ashadi said. "UniPin SEACA 2019 will be the initial capital for athletes in terms of material, physical and mental as their provisions before advancing in the international scene," he added. Coinciding with National Heroes' Day on November 10th, Ashadi hopes that today, UniPin has given birth to many National eSports Heroes who can bring pride to the nation. He hopes that the eSports athletes' sacrifices, dedication, commitment and great determination will bring Indonesia's dignity globally.
This grand final round has been competed by approximately 464 participants, divided into 66 teams. They competed for over Rp 2,4 billion in total cash prizes. The "SEACA Cosplay Showcase 2019" competition which took place on Saturday (11/9) also enlivened this event.
ONIC eSports team who has successfully won the first place and became the Champion of PUBG Mobile competition at UniPin SEACA 2019 expressed their joy and gratitude, "We're very happy because we can finally lift the trophy. And most importantly we believe that the effort won't betray the results", said Matthew, one of the members of ONIC eSports team.
Regarding the event, Matthew continued, "In terms of production is good, everything is good, even the prizes are great too. This is the only tournament that is really huge. Bravo!".
Last but not least, UniPin Online Game Vouchers and UniPin eSports would like to thank all media partners for excellent coverage of the event and also the generosity of all sponsors including LinkAja, Floridina, Indomaret, AMD Ryzen Radeon, Biznet, BCA, DXRacer, HOOQ, Logitech, 9Lives by Aswata, and MSI.
UniPin is a web-based platform that connects game publishers around the world with a variety of popular payment methods. UniPin provides one single electronic pin for multiple online games & digital products from multiple publishers. This is in line with our company's motto "One for All, All for One". Since its established in 2011, UniPin has served more than 10 million customers across Southeast Asia countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, Singapore and Thailand.
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