After the success of the XPAX Kejohanan E-Sukan Kampus (KEK) Semester 1, Celcom Axiata Berhad unveiled the second edition of Malaysians eSports championship in search of grassroot talent among the youth from higher learning institutions eSports teams, and competing for a cash prize pool of RM 180,000.
The event, organised by MyGameOn and eSports partner Kitamen, the event will be held in five different zones around the nation. The games featured in the tournament will be Mobile Legends Bang Bang and PUBG Mobile, and teams will once again play for a total prize pool of RM 180,000.
Similar to the last semester, there will be an online qualifier rounds, and teams will battle it out to secure a spot in the Top 16. The qualifying teams for every game in each zone will go head to head in the final zone. The first event will begin in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Winners from each zone with then compete for the Grand Final title, and a Grand Cash Prize at the end of November in Kuala Lumpur. The campus with the most points also stand a chance to receive a scholarship worth RM 50,000, as part of Celcom and XPAX’s eSports empowerment initiative.
The schedule for the games are as follows;
Borneo Zone; Venue – Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching on the 21st and 22nd of September 2019.
Southern Zone; Venue – Paradigm Mall, Johor Baharu on 28th and 29th September 2019
Central Zone; Venue – Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam on 5th and 6th October 2019.
Northern Zone; Venue – Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang on 12th and 14th October 2019.
East Coast Zone; Venue – Kuantan City Mall, Kuantan, Pahang on 26th and 27th October.
The Grand Finale will be held at The Curve, Damansara on the 23rd and 24th of November this year.
Students who are interested to compete can register their team in and find out more about #XPAXKEK at www.mygameon.my, as well as MyGameOn’e official Facebook page.