Having misplaced to their Malaysian opposite numbers at the recent MPL-MY/SG Season three Grand Final, EVOS Singapore is keen to reacquaint themselves with Geek Fam at the 2019 Southeast Asia Clash of Champions.
The event, which is part of SG: Digital Wonderland, will take vicinity on 18 and 19 May with six of the pinnacle local Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (ML: BB) groups coming together to slug it out for the top prize of US$5,000.
Leading Singapore’s price will be EVOS, who won the countrywide qualifiers earlier this month and the group nominated to symbolize the Lion City on the Southeast Asian Games in December.
The crew is led by captain Robert Boon (Oh Deer Bambi), who admitted that the Singapore esports scene desires to develop fast to suit their regional counterparts. However, he is adamant that the team is prepared to do us proud.
“When it comes to the esports scene in Singapore, it isn’t about getting the crew to pay attention to you (as a captain). We are all goal-oriented. We need to be great in Singapore, the high-quality in Southeast Asia or even the arena so it isn’t tough to get each person right down to teach collectively,” stated the 22-12 months-old.
“I think the tough element is finding the time to teach collectively. Three people are in college, and the rest are operating. Even when we train, it is not enough compared to the opposite powerhouses in the region.
“If you look at the elite teams like the Indonesians, they’re training eight hours a day whilst we handiest educate hours. Having stated that, we’ll give our all and go out there and make Singapore proud.”
With self-belief using excessive from their latest win on the countrywide qualifiers, Boon has entreated his teammates to up the ante when they face the Burmese Ghouls and Causeway rivals Geek Fam, who beat them on the MPL-MY/SG Grand Final last month.
While Boon led the fight on his Lunox and helped EVOS comfy Game 2, the Singapore group went down three-1 as the Malaysians’ positioned out a brand new approach within the latter video games, even abandoning the conventional tank of their Game 4 lineup to the bewilderment of their opponents.
Having seen what Geek Fam can do, Boon and his EVOS teammates are keen to move into conflict against acquainted foes.
He stated: “This tournament goes to be tough. Take Geek Fam, for example. We misplaced to them inside the recent MPL playoffs. It will be thrilling to fight them again, and I accept as true with this is something many esports enthusiasts inside the area need to look at. It’ll be interesting and we’re going to put together well for it.”
Regional esports fanatics will carefully follow the Clash of Champions event, as it’s miles one of the top-tier matchups before the SEA Games kicks off.
With a sturdy lineup from 5 international locations, EVOS needs to dominate Group B to stand a risk of claiming the pinnacle prize on home soil.