The popularity of Riot’s ‘League of Legends’ game within professional eSports has grown dramatically in recent years. The most highly anticipated professional eSports competition in the Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao regions, the League of Legends Master Series (LMS), has traditionally been hosted by Garena Taiwan in Taiwan. This year, Hong Kong eSports Limited (HKES) is excited to announce that the LMS Summer 2016 Grand Final will take place in Hong Kong for the first time to drive eSports interests in Asia to new heights.
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“HKES chose to be the Production Partner for the LMS Summer Final because we want to bring world-class eSports competition to Hong Kong so that players and fans here can experience the excitement of this high level professional gameplay live. It is definitely an important milestone and we believe this event will open doors for future opportunities for the eSports industry in Hong Kong,” said Derek Cheung, Founder and CEO of HKES. With vast experience running eSports tournaments and large-scale events, HKES has partnered with Garena Taiwan to bring to gamers the most heated battle this summer. The winning team from the LMS Summer 2016 Grand Final will automatically qualify for the League of Legends World Championship in the United States.
Promoting eSports in Hong Kong
edicated to developing a professional eSports community in the Asia Pacific region, HKES has also co-produced the League of Legends Campus Cup with Garena Taiwan in April. With college teams from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau participating in the tournament, The Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), sponsored by HKES, came out on top and brought home the first place prize. Cheung said that he is delighted to see the students having fun and feeling a sense of achievement from participating in eSports competitions. It is, after all, the enthusiasm from players and fans that drives the eSports industry and HKES looks forward to leading the role which Hong Kong plays on the world stage of eSports.
Details of LMS Summer playoff final:
- Date: 21st August 2016
- Venue: Asia World Expo
- Ticket on sell: 29th July 2016 (10:00am)
- Ticket fee: HK$150/$280/$440
- Ticket available at: Cityline (www.cityline.com)
Founded in 2013, Hong Kong eSports Limited (HKES) is a leader in the hottest global trend of eSports. Currently with offices in Hong Kong and Taiwan, HKES is one of the top companies in Asia focused on eSports Content, eSports Events, eSports Media and our eSports Teams. HKES has organized numerous professional eSports tournaments including the Elite Challenge League (ECS), Campus Cup, and Hong Kong eSports Tournament. With more than 1.5 million followers on it’s social media platforms, HKES plans to bring innovation to the gaming industry via a revolutionary upcoming HKES Apps. HKES’ company mission is to bring it’s passion around eSports to the entire Asia Pacific region first, and eventually to a Global scale.
Source: Press release / HKESPORTS