GEORGE TOWN, May 11 – Penang Youth Development Corporation (PYDC) and University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering, (UNIMY) will be organising Penang Esport Championship 2022 to encourage youth all around Malaysia to participate in esports competition. There is no doubt that the ideas, imagination, and energy of youth are vital for the continual development of the societies that they live in.
In the press conference, YB Soon Lip Chee, Exco for Youth and Sports stressed that, “Our esport youth can bring social reform and can improve the condition of esport society. We cannot make do without the youth of a country. Furthermore, the nation requires their participation of esport players to achieve the goals and help in taking the country towards progress. This championship is also as the acknowledgment from the State Government to recognise our youth’s contribution, commitment, efforts, and excellence towards the development of our state in esport.”
During the Penang Esport Competition 2022, there will be three different games that going to take place which are FIFA22, Valorant and Mobile Legend Bang Bang (MLBB). There will be 32 teams for Valorant and MLBB and 32 players for FIFA22, and total up to 352 participants for these 3 games, and only open to Malaysian youth aged 15 to 35 years. On top of this, to create more excitement to all our players who take place in this competition, there will be a prize pool up to RM6200.00. All this competition will be held online. Players who want to join can scan the or code given in the poster or click the link below:
- Mobile Legend Bang Bang: https://forms.gle/fkRFh3viKGHwuJHd6
- Valorant: https://forms.gle/PSRTZqvF1gJP8PDx8
- FIFA22: https://forms.gle/7am9p4sDDHnmbBKRA
This esport event is one of the initiatives to increase awareness and encourage participation among the youth toward esport community. Besides that, it also engaged with the esports youth community to discuss topics that are related to esport concern. However, this championship is not limited to youth from Penang, it is open to all youth from Malaysia.
Welcome youth from the nation to join and not just compete the games among each other but also this championship allows all youth to exchange knowledge, experience, and networking. Therefore, all players around Malaysia are invited to join the Penang Esport Championship 2022 through online platform on 18th June 2022 and 2nd July 2022 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm as you enjoy, exercise, and discover your interest.