FIGHT Esports and KITAMEN Join Forces For Level Up KL Junior Cup 2021Posted by March 24, 2022 in
The tournament is in conjunction with MDEC’s Malaysia Digital Creativity Festival (MYDCF) 2021 and will feature Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB).
FIGHT Esports is joining hands with KITAMEN, a Malaysia-based boutique gaming organization, to host the grand finale of the Level Up KL Junior Cup 2021.
The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) tournament will see eight teams duking it out for their share of the RM5,000 prize pool. The final will take place from November 5 to 7 during the Malaysia Digital Creativity Festival (MYDCF) 2021.
The prize pool breakdown is as follows:
· 1st Place: RM2,000
· 2nd Place: RM1,000
· 3rd Place: RM600
· 4th Place: RM400
· 5th – 8th Places: RM250 per team
“We are excited to join forces with KITAMEN to host our first-ever tournament designed for students in Malaysia’s secondary schools. As an industry player, it has been one of our long-term goals to create awareness of healthy gaming and unleash the full potential of esports — and we would like to do so starting with our younger generation who will be the future innovators in the country. Level Up KL Junior Cup 2021 will open the doors for Malaysian students to explore more opportunities in the gaming and esports ecosystem; be it levelling up their gaming skills or pursuing career paths in the industry in the future,” said Matthew Ho, Head of FIGHT Esports.
Meanwhile, Hazman Hassan, CEO of KITAMEN, said: “We are extremely excited to have a partner such as FIGHT Esports onboard for this year’s Level Up KL Junior Cup. By teaming up together, we will be able to further strengthen the values we bring through this tournament. We hope that Level Up KL Junior Cup 2021 will not only be hosted as an annual event but will also become an official multi-intellectual property (IP) that unites all junior esports athletes under one big brand.”
Organized by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country’s leading digital economy agency, MYDCF 2021 is a combined animation and game community-based virtual festival and exhibition for the digital entertainment industry, with a focus on animation, games, esports, toys, and design.
“As part of MDEC’s role to oversee the esports ecosystem in Malaysia, we envision MYDCF 2021 to be a platform to unite all esports enthusiasts, esports industry partners, local game developers, game publishers and relevant stakeholders,” said Mohan Low, Director of Digital Creative Content at MDEC. “Hence why MYDCF offers a wide variety of esports content throughout November 2021 to celebrate esports and encourage holistic participation from the public to our ever-growing esports communities in Malaysia.”
Throughout November, MYDCF will feature various interactive and entertaining programmes, with seven main events helming the month-long experience: career fair, SEA Games awards, Kre8tif! Awards, esports tournaments, Level Up KL Junior Cup Shoutcasting Challenge, Comic Art festival, online performances, and more.
Besides FIGHT Esports, Mahir Tutor is also one of the sponsors for this year’s Level Up KL Junior Cup. Developed by Planet Mahir, Mahir Tutor is the first video-on-demand (VOD) platform in the world that offers educational content in Bahasa Melayu which can be accessed through a web browser or mobile app.
For more information about Level Up KL Junior Cup 2021, visit kitamen.my/junior.
Level Up KL Junior Cup 2021 Grand Final will be livestreamed on Nov 6 & 7 via: FIGHT Esports Malaysia TikTok: @fightesportsmy KITAMEN TikTok: @kitamen.my