Image 1: The Seletar Mall Organising Committee, SecretLab and Zenway Productions team photo
And it’s a wrap! With over 700 participants and spectators, The Seletar Mall Esports Festival is our biggest event yet! With close to SGD$20,000 of cash and prizes, participants battled it out over a course of 7 days. Read on to find out the action you’ve missed out on!
Images 2 and 3: Mobile Legends team J3X and Impunity in the heat of battle
With 37 teams entering the arena, the qualifiers for the group stages of our first ever Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament were held from Monday – Thursday. With a prize pool of SGD$11,000 worth of cash and prizes, we saw many well-loved local teams. The semi-finals kept everyone on the edge of their seats as we saw two giants in the MLBB community, Impunity and TitanZ face off. Ultimately, Impunity came out on top and went on to take the championship match. against INFamous with a very convincing 2-0 win. Not letting their defeat from Impunity set them back, TitanZ went on to take away the bronze title from DreamZ with a 2-0 win.
Image 4: Spectators catching the finals between Impunity and INFamous | Image 5: Mobile Legends Casters: Sodafiz (L) & GFree (R)
Images 6 and 7: Intensity builds in the Clash Royale Finals match between FamousKid and xfrostJr
Bigger than ever, our latest Clash Royale tournament featured many familiar names including members of prominent local clans, Aura Gaming and Nova SG. During the group stages, we saw well-known local players, The Rock and Somebody facing off in qualifiers Group D. It was a good fight but ultimately, Somebody came out on top. Ultimately, we had our top 3 winners, FamousKid, xfrostJr and V_BurningS_V take the top spot in this competition. . Fun Fact: Did you know, that in the Clash Royale 20-win challenge a month back, FamousKid was the first to complete the quest globally? It’s no wonder he came out on top for this event!
Image 8: Clash Royale Casters: Teddypay (L) & Uncle Rolo (R)
Image 9: Briefing for FIFA 17 participants on Saturday, 16th September 2017
Image 10 and 11: Players enjoy themselves to the fullest with the biggest FIFA tournament in SG with 256 players
Boasting 256 participants and having slots filled out even before registration closed, we held the biggest ever FIFA tournament in Singapore. We even had players from Indonesian team, Zeus, fly down just for the tournament! A mini challenge with Ash from OoE was held with the public as well. Veterans such as Hibidi and other members of the public took up the challenge but Ash didn’t drop a single game! Ultimately 3 members from OoE took home the top 3 places with Ash coming in at 3rd, HF14 at 2nd and Omnipotence taking the championship home.
Image 12: OoE.Ash emerges unbeaten in the FIFA 17 challenge’
Image 13: Hibidi (L) guest casts with Spooks (R)
It wasn’t just the players getting involved in the event! Game Quest cards were given out to the public for them to take part in our game challenges across 3 different booths. Family members old and young got together to try out the different types of gaming platforms available. Our console booth featured 4 different Playstation 4 games of different genres namely: Injustice 2, FIFA 17, Street Fighter V and F1 2017. Meanwhile over at the Samsung Smartphone booth, players got to try their hands out on VainGlory featuring the all new Samsung DeX . OMEN by HP presented an Overwatch Time Attack challenge on the map, Dorado. The fastest timing at the end of the weekend was 3 minutes and 8 seconds with the winners walking away with some awesome peripherals from OMEN by HP.
Image 14: JianHao Tan plays FIFA 17 friendly matches with his fans
Image 15: Truly adoring fans show their admiration for JianHao Tan during his appearance on Friday, 15th September 2017
On Friday, local YouTuber, JianHao Tan, came down as well to engage in some heart-pumping FIFA 17 action with his fans! The mall was crowded with them wanting to challenge him in attempts to walk away with some sweet prizes. Not forgetting that the finals of the VainGlory Impunity League happened as well, ending with Impunity taking home the title of Champions.
Image 16: Group shot of the winners of FIFA 17, Clash Royale and Mobile Legends
We closed off all the excitement on Sunday with a grand lucky draw featuring prizes from our sponsors. In the spotlight was a Samsung 27” Curved Monitor, the Samsung Tab S3 and the SecretLab TITAN gaming chair! Sounds amazing, right?
Image 17: Crowd shot of all FIFA 17 participants and Zenway Productions Team on Saturday, 16th September 2017
This event would not be possible without our sponsors. A huge shout out to Presenting Sponsor – Samsung, Official Gaming Chair – SecretLab and PC Gaming sponsor – OMEN by HP. And of course, Seletar Mall for giving us the opportunity to bring this event to you. Not forgetting the wonderful participants and spectators who joined us over the 7 days. We can’t wait to see you again for the next event!KEEP READING
Registrations will close on 14th September 2017 at 2359 sharp.
Registration details are as follows:
Do note that all registered players will receive a $10 The Seletar Mall Voucher upon attendance.
The prize pool of S$3,000 will be distributed as follows:
Tournament will be played in a single elimination format.
Custom Clans will be created to facilitate the tournament, with 32 players in each clan.
The tournament will be played using standard Clash Royale custom tournament mode format with rules applied as follows:
Overtime length: 3 minutes
To help facilitate the tournament better, players are recommended to report the score to the organiser/ marshals after their games.
Tournament competition will be played under the current Clash Royale tournament level caps.
Streamed Matches: Matches are subjected to being streamed.
Clans and each player who participates agree that video of their gameplay during this tournament, player names, etc. for future promotions, marketing, communications, publications, etc.
Participants are advised to be present at the venue at least 15 minutes before the start of the event registration and match start time. Participants are advised to be on standby for matches at the designated waiting areas.
At the event, participants must be in the designated tournament area in preparation for the match. Players are responsible for bringing their own device with the official version of Clash Royale installed in order to participate. Tournament assistants may possibly help the team with technical issues but may not delay the tournament schedule for such reasons.
If in any scenario, a player leaves before a winner has been determined, that player forfeits the match, and may be subject to disqualification.
In any circumstances where there is a disconnection/phone crash/application crash, players MUST return to the game as soon as possible and continue playing.
If in any scenario, in the organiser’s opinion that prevent the match from being decided properly, the “re-match” must be played with the same decks.
It is the responsibility of players to call out to a marshal should these situations occur.
Players must provide the following materials: iOS or Android device
Organizer reserves the right to deny the use of anything suspected of providing an unfair competitive advantage. Each player must install and configure their material themselves.
Players are expected to report to the marshal when called upon as soon as possible. If player isn’t present at match time after 15 minutes, the organiser reserves the right to disqualify him/her.
Players are to take note that there MAY be no breaks during a match and/or after a game, thus advised to fully make use of downtime in between rounds to prepare for the next match (Toilet breaks, food, etc.)
Any action that results in an unfair advantage are illegal. This includes bug abuse or third-party programs.
If a player leaves a game deliberately before it ends, that game will be forfeited and the winning point awarded to the opposing player.
All participants are expected to uphold exemplary standards of conduct at all times. Inappropriate, rude or unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated. Participants who fail to comply will be strictly dealt with.
As stated above, the tournament organisers reserve the right to disqualify any player that do not comply with the rules.
It is strictly prohibited for a player to use any third-party software modifying the game functionalities or principles.
During the tournament, the organizer will carry out random mobile device and player materials checks for prohibited software. If the presence or use of a prohibited software is detected, the concerned player will be banished of any current and future tournaments. The player and their belongings will be removed from the tournament and the cash prize earned, if any, will be cancelled.
All prize money will be paid within 30 days after the conclusion of The Seletar Mall Gaming Festival. All prize money transfers are to be handled via bank transfer. Should any winners not receive their prize money, kindly contact the organisers for verification.
The tournament organiser and the event producer reserves the right to modify the present Rules at any time without prior notice.