Smart Axiata to Host Biggest Ever eSports Event in Cambodia
Open and Pro tournaments to feature biggest prize pool and biggest event stage ever seen in esports in the Kingdom
Smart Axiata announced today the details of what is being hailed as Cambodia’s biggest ever eSports event till date.
The Smart Kingdom of Legends tournament will feature an initial Open Tournament, which will be open to anyone who wants to compete in the Mobile Legends competition. The top six teams from the Open Tournament will go on to compete in the Pro Tournament for the Smart Kingdom of Legends crown against two of the best pro teams in Cambodia, Smart Burn Gaming and SeeYouSoon.
Teams, which must consist of five players, can register for the Open Tournament from September 28 by completing the entry form at mobilelegends.smart.com.kh. The registration portal will be open for three weeks, closing on October 18. Participants must also subscribe to Mobile Legends Unlimited Monthly at 70 cents/month by dialing *995*2# or via the SmartNas app.
The top eight teams of the Open Tournament will win a share of the 5,500 USD Open Tournament prize pool, while the top six will also progress to the Pro Tournament where they will face off against the two pro teams for a chance to win a share of the 26,500 USD Pro Tournament prize purse.
The total Smart Kingdom of Legends prize money of 32,000 USD is the highest an eSports competition has ever seen in Cambodia, underlining Smart Axiata’s commitment to developing eSports in the Kingdom.
“We think Cambodian teams can compete at the very top of the growing world of eSports and we are extremely proud to be supporting the development and growth of this new and exciting format. Smart Kingdom of Legends will attract the very best Cambodian gamers and we are sure to see some new talents rise up during the Open and Pro Tournaments,” said Smart Axiata CEO, Thomas Hundt.