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Zenway Productions takes the heartlands by storm with The Seletar Mall Esports Festival!

September 20, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 0 Comments | Esports, Events, News | , , , , , , , , ,

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!

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The Seletar Mall Esports Festival – Mobile Legends Rules and Regulations

August 20, 2017 |by Zenway Productions | 8 Comments | Esports | , , , ,

1. Tournament Information

1.1. Key Dates

Registrations will close on 8th September 2017 at 2359 sharp.

1.2. Format

1.2.1. Qualifiers

  • Dates: 11th to 14th September 2017
  • Format: Group Stages, Best of One Games
  • Qualification: Top two teams from each group advances to the finals

1.2.2. Finals

  • Date: 17th September 2017
  • Format: Single Elimination, Best of Three games

1.3. Registration

Registration fee:

Early Bird: $24 per team

General Registration: $30 per team

Do note that all registered team will receive a $20 The Seletar Mall Voucher upon attendance.

This is a tournament series consisting of 5 offline qualifiers and 1 offline finals; players are required to report punctually and be present during the finals in order to participate.

All participants must have at least a Level 8 account and 5 heroes. Information required during registration:

  • Team Name:
  • Captain’s/Vice Captain’s/Members’ Names:
  • Captain’s/Vice Captain’s/Members’ Contact Number:
  • Team Logo (At least 500×500 resolution)

2. Prize Pool Breakdown for Grand Finals

2.1. Cash Prizes

  • Champions: SGD$2,500 + Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Tab S3 WiFi and HP Roar Mini White Wireless Speakers
  • o 1st Runner Up: SGD$1,000 + HP Bluetooth Speakers 400 Blu3
  • o 2nd Runner Up: SGD$500 + HP S6500 Wireless Speakers
  • o 4th to 8th Place: SGD$200 each

3. Format

3.1. Player Eligibility

All players participating in the “The Seletar Mall Gaming Festival Mobile legends Tournament” must enter with their registered Mobile Legends in game name. The game account will be used to invite players into custom matches and for verification purposes.

3.2. Team and Player Names

Only registered team members can play for a team. Playing a match with a ringer is strictly prohibited. Players and team members must compete with their registered mobile legends in game name during all matches in the tournament proceeding.

3.3. Roster

3.3.1. Registered Players

  • Teams are only allowed to play with players registered on the team roster during the registration phase.
  • Players are not allowed to be playing for more than one team at any given time
  • Teams are only allowed to have a maximum of 1 substitute player.

3.3.2. Roster Changes

  • Teams are allowed to make changes to their roster any time before registration closes for each qualifier.
  • Any roster changes to qualified teams must be made known to admins via email by 9th September 2017, 2359hrs.

3.3.3. Roster Lock

  • Upon successful qualification for the offline finals, rosters will be locked.
  • Teams will only be allowed to change up to a maximum of 2 players inclusive of the substitute player, subjective to organiser’s approval.
  • Players who are substitutes for already qualified teams cannot be part of another team.
  • Playing with unregistered players or usage of ringers will result in disqualification.

3.4. Game Version

All games are to be played using the latest version of the game to participate in the tournament. Any updates must be installed before the start of the tournament. Any delays need to be kept to a minimum; no time wastage is allowed.

3.5. Technical Issues

Teams are responsible for their own technical issues (hardware). Matches will not be rescheduled due to above mentioned issues and will go on nevertheless. If maximum pause time and/or delay is exceeded, the game will continue even if the issues is unresolved.

3.6. Disqualification

To maintain fairness during the tournament, the organiser reserves the right to disqualify teams.

Teams found partaking in the following scenarios will be disqualified from the tournament:

  • Deliberate stalling of the game can result in losing that game or series entirely
  • Deliberate leaving of a match before it ends can result in forfeit and winning point awarded to the opposing team
  • Usage of exploits or third-party programs/cheats will result in player and/or team disqualification
  • Unsportsmanlike conduct (Toxicity in chat, excessive bad manners, physical violence etc) will result in player and/or team disqualification
  • Betting or match fixing will result in player and/or team disqualification

4. Rules

4.1. Tournament Format

4.1.1. Match Settings

  • 5v5 Draft Mode
  • Players on the left team will be tasked to create game lobby

4.2. Match Reporting

  • Teams must report the results after each series to the tournament admins.
  • Teams should screenshot the end of match screen for verification purposes.

4.3. Substitute Players

  • Teams are allowed to have a maximum of 1 substitute upon registration.
  • Substitutes cannot come into play in a series that has already begun.
  • The registered substitute player cannot be a part of any rosters of other registered teams that are participating in the tournament.
  • Should such a substitute player be found, the registration of the substitute player will be considered void and will not be able to act as a substitute for the team.

4.4. No Show

4.4.1. Registration

Should a team be absent and uncontactable during registration or attendance taking phase, that team will be marked as late and not allowed to participate in the tournament.

4.4.2. Match

  • If a player is late during a match or is ready only 15 minutes after match has started; will not be allowed to play during that series.
  • The Team Captain will be given a choice to start the match as 5 players or forfeit the match.
  • The player whom is late is not allowed to re-join this match series.

4.4.3. In-between Series

  • Players are recommended not to go on breaks in between matches in a series.
  • Should a player need to take a quick break, seek out an admin or marshal.
  • Players must remain contactable throughout the tournament.

4.4.4. Disconnections

  • In any scenario should a player or more leaves before a winner has been determined not due to an internet issue disconnection, that player(s) team forfeits the match, and may be subjected 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 draft.
  • It is the responsibility of players to call out to a marshal should these situations occur.

5. Conduct

5.1. Participant Conduct

  • Players and teams are expected to report to the marshal when called upon as soon as possible. If a player or team isn’t present at match time after 15 minutes, the organiser reserves the right to disqualify.
  • 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.
  • Match-fixing is not allowed. Should any match-fixing be found out, both involved teams will be disqualified.
  • 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.

5.2. Disqualification

As stated above, the tournament organisers reserve the right to disqualify any player that do not comply with the rules.

5.3. Third-Party Softwares

  • 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.

6. Prize Money Distribution

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. The prize money will only be transferred to the team captain. The team leader has to make sure that his team members will receive the prize money.

The tournament organiser and the event producer reserves the right to modify the present Rules at any time without prior notice.

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