Manila Bulletin

Best eS­ports team will be formed – Yu

- Gaming · Sports · Vietnam · Philippines · Esports · StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

Af­ter es­ports’ de­but last year, gold medals will again be up for grabs in the 2021 South­east Asian Games in Viet­nam fol­low­ing its in­clu­sion by the SEAG Fed­er­a­tion Ex­ec­u­tive Coun­cil.

The eS­ports na­tional team pock­eted three of the six gold medals at stake in last year’s SEA Games here, rul­ing the pop­u­lar events DOTA 2, Star­craft 2 and the Mo­bile Le­gends: Bang Bang.

Joe­bert Yu, sec­re­tary-gen­eral of the Philip­pine eS­ports Or­ga­ni­za­tion, hailed the in­clu­sion as a wel­come de­vel­op­ment.

“I was very ex­cited to hear that eS­ports will be in­cluded in the 31st SEA Games. It will be an honor to rep­re­sent the Philip­pines once again,” Yu said.

“The or­ga­ni­za­tion will make sure to pro­vide eS­ports ath­letes the best over­all as­sis­tance and sup­port.” (Way­lon Galvez)

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