2021 Southeast Asia Icon Series Summer Super Cup Wild Rift is nearing its end - Announced by Philippine Pro Gaming League

Organized by Riot Games, the 2021 Southeast Asia Icon Series is concluding its first ever regional championship of the year, the Summer Super Cup. During the tournament, teams competed against each other in League of Legends: Wild Rift.

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“It’s time for Southeast Asia to conquer the Rift. Following the success of our exciting preseason and regional competitions, this monumental tournament is an important step towards establishing our players and teams’ supremacy as among the elite in the global esports scene. Together with our partners, we’re excited to showcase the very best that Southeast Asia has to offer and we encourage all Wild Rift and esports fans to tune in, support, and cheer for your favorites,” said Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.

The Summer Super Cup is presented by Philippine Pro Gaming League which is the largest multi-game esports league in the country co-owned by premier esports organization Mineski Philippines and its long-time telecommunications partner Globe Telecom. The tournament is also sponsored by international device company OPPO, the official mobile for the tournament. Out of more than 800 qualifying participants, only 16 teams will be featured in the first pan-regional Wild Rift tournament. The top two teams will be coming from the eight different regions: Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. They will compete against each other to get the title of being the first Summer Super Cup and the prize money amounting to $150,000 or Php 7,000,000.

“Along with our partner Mineski, the largest esports organizer in Southeast Asia, we at Globe are honored to secure this remarkable opportunity that will allow us to demonstrate the talents and skills of our Filipino esports enthusiasts in delivering exciting esports tournaments and experiences in front of our Asian neighbors. Most especially with the rise of Wild Rift in the country, Globe has been very supportive of its competitive scene” said DC Dominguez, Head of Globe Games and Esports.

The teams representing the Philippines are Amihan Esports and Team Secret. The other teams from the 7 regions aside Philippines are MVP and QWQ from Hong Kong, Onic Esports and Bigetron Infinity from Indonesia, Berjaya Dragons and Geek Fam from Malaysia, ONE Team and Flash Wolves from Taiwan, EVOS Esports TH and Buriram United Esports from Thailand, Alliance and Impunity Esports from Singapore, & SBTC Esports and CERBERUS Esports from Vietnam.

The tournament is divided into two stages. The first stage is a Group Stage that already reached its end yesterday, June 22. The Group Stage started last Saturday, June 19. The second stage is the Playoffs that will run from June 25 up to June 27. The grand finals will also happen on the last day.

“Prove yourself. Dominate the competition. Be victorious. Leave your mark and become Legends.”
 

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