Kicking Off E-League 2021 Tournament, The Great Battle of Professional Gamers from 10 Top Teams For the Winning Prize of THB 3 Million

BackJan 29, 2021

Plan B Media Public Company Limited, a leader in the Thailand esports industry, took a step forward in organizing a grand esports event of Asia “E-League 2021” for the eFootball PES 2021 game. This e-league is the only platform in Thailand that hosts advanced pro eports players from Thai football clubs in Thai League 1 (T1) and the other ten esports teams from Thailand and other countries such as Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia. These professional teams are destined to compete in the console platform to snatch a winning prize of over THB 3,000,000. Don’t miss it! The event will be ready for live streaming for all fans to enjoy on all online platforms from February-September 2021.

This year marks the 3rd consecutive year for the E-League event, joined by ten professional teams consisting of leading Thai League football teams, namely Buriram United, P.T. Prachuap F.C., Suphanburi F.C., Rayong F.C. and Police Tero F.C. and other five experienced esports teams. The esports teams have selected teams from the Thai League to participate. Purple Mood E-Sport from Thailand chose Port F.C., Xavier Esports from Thailand selected Ratchaburi Mitr Phol F.C., Tokyo Verdy from Japan opted for Chiangrai United F.C., Box Gaming from Vietnam is going with Nakhon Ratchasima F.C., and ZEUS from Indonesia chose B.G. Pathum United F.C.

Each team has invited line-ups of top PES players in Asia for this tournament; for example, Ivander from Indonesia, the Top Scorer for individual category from the recent Toyota E-League, Quang Barca, the three-time champion of PES from Vietnam and HYU-GA, a representative from Japan, the esports origin, who was awarded the quota for participating in PES World tournament. Moreover, our top-performing player, Srinoom, with the title of a national esports player, will also join the tournament and other adept professional players from Myanmar and South Korea to compete for THB 3 million prizes for the winner. No one should ever miss this incredible and eye-opening event, especially football fans and gamers around the world.

Noppachai Wangrak, Senior Manager, Head of Esports Department of Plan B Media Public Company Limited, noted that “Due to COVID-19 pandemic situation in the past year, consumer behaviour and marketing activities have moved toward online channels. Esports is considered one of the marketing activities that adjusted promptly to the recent trends. Our team has experience in hosting online tournaments, and we learned lessons from the potential limitations of not being able to conduct the offline competition. For this event, our esports team has dedicated time and effort to developing the format for the online tournament, which guarantees standards of fun and enjoyment and the spirit of the game with all the flavours. Plus, appealing graphics visuals and broadcasting techniques are supplemented to ensure that all fans are satisfied with watching our E-League tournament.”

E-League 2021 is organized in a league format where every team and individual will play each other. There are three matches for both individual and team categories. The focus is on the team category since the team competition is considered the most exciting as the audience can observe the players’ planning and strategies and detailed control. Furthermore, viewers can also see the interactions and communications between players. Besides, a rule on random fitness tests applied to game characters will add more colours to the game.

Last but not least, supporters can participate in activities to win special prizes during the matches. The program is available for your viewing every Saturday-Sunday from 11:00 hrs starting 6 February 2021 onwards. In addition, fans and enthusiasts of esports of the ten contending clubs can watch the E-League 2021 games through and Facebook / YouTube: E-League Thailand.