Cambodia crashes out of e-sports world championship – Khmer Times
Impunity KH went house empty-handed after crashing out of a global e-sports competitors in Singapore.
Cambodia’s representative to the M2 Mobile Legends: Bang World Champion stopped working to advance to the playoffs after losing another match to EVOS SG of Singapore.
The tournament began on Jan 18 and concluded yesterday at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore.
This was the 3rd loss for the Cambodian side in the tournament.
Impunity KH previously lost to Smart OMEGA Esports of the Philippines and Todak of Malaysia. Despite losing its first 2 matches, Impunity KH still had a chance to advance to the playoffs through the lower bracket, but EVOS SG stood in the way and beat the Cambodian team, 2-0.
Impunity KH was gotten rid of from the competition and failed to advance to the playoffs, together with RSG (Singapore), Distinct Devu (Russia) and DreamMax (Brazil).
“We are actually sorry for the frustrating results today. Nevertheless, we want to thank all of our sponsors and our fans for spending their precious time to support us and watch our match from the starting to the end,” the group posted on its Facebook page.
There were 12 teams from Brazil, Russia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia and Myanmar that competed for a share of the $300,000 prize swimming pool, one of the biggest provided in any e-sports competition in the last few months.
Its early elimination in the M2 Mobile Legends: Bang World Champion is seen as a short-lived setback for the Cambodian e-sports champion.
E-sports is making a headway in the Kingdom with support from significant telecoms companies like Cellcard, Metfone and Smart Axiata. Cambodian e-sports groups are also beginning to make waves on the worldwide scene.
In 2019, Cambodia sent a group to complete in the Esports World Championship in Malaysia, where it competed with teams from Turkey, Japan, Russia, Indonesia, Singapore and other nations. The Kingdom was likewise represented in e-sports during the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines.
The Burmese Ghouls of Myanmar and Bren Esports of the Philippines were still battling in the grand finals as we went to push.
The Burmese Ghouls was the very first to advance to the finals, while Bren Esports slipped previous RRQ Hoshi of Indonesia in the lower bracket finals to bag the remaining grand finals slot.
E-sports is a sports competitors that uses computer game. Dota and League of Legends are amongst the most popular e-sports.