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Riot Games Southeast Asia unveils VALORANT 2021 plans – esports insider

Riot Games Southeast Asia has announced its plans for the 2021 VALORANT season. It has been revealed that tournament organizer The Gaming Company (TGC) will work with the publisher to leverage their 2021 esports and college plans in the region. Credit: Riot Games RELATED: ESL to host VALORANT esports in Thailand in 2021 Both sides will work together to roll out official and collegiate tournaments for Malaysia and Singapore next year. Support will range from live broadcast production to acquiring sponsorships and tournament partners, according to a statement. Adrian Gaffor, Managing Director of The Gaming Company, spoke about the announcement: “It is really exciting for TGC to partner with Riot in their 2021 initiative. From this partnership, we seek to elevate the esports scene of the region with a leading game title that received an incredible claim. Plans have been made to launch the initiatives in 2021 and we welcome this. RELATED: Riot Games Details VALORANT First Strike North America Qualifiers Riot Games has also announced that TGC will host the VALORANT First Strike: Malaysia and Singapore tournament. The competition will be open to all teams and will see participants compete for a share of the RM20,000 (£ 3,721) prize pool. The tournament’s grand final will take place in December, but the exact date has not yet been revealed. Jamie Goh, Project Manager for VALORANT First Strike: Malaysia and Singapore, also commented, “We have a great partner and an incredible esport game title to close the year 2020. VALORANT enthusiasts are strongly encouraged to participate in First Strike to strengthen their skills and gameplay leading up to the next tournaments in 2021. We hope to see new talent emerging who will rise to the challenge and build a legacy. Esports Insider Says: The Gaming Company has a lot of experience hosting and operating tournaments in Southeast Asia, which makes them a solid choice for Riot Games. It’s interesting to see the publisher take control of VALORANT’s competitive efforts after initially wanting the scene to grow organically. Secure tickets for ESI Digital Winter

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