The MGA UEL VALORANT Series is brought to you by MSI, in partnership with University e-League (UEL) in Malaysia. This is part of MSI’s recently announced collegiate program in Southeast Asia, with the this particular series being focused on the titular first-person shooter game, VALORANT. Registrations are now open for collegiate-level students to participate, with the event scheduled to run from July to September 2021.
The winner of this series will be representing Malaysia at MSI’s MGA University Championship, a Southeast Asian esports circuit participated by the best collegiate teams in the region including Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam. The MGA University Championship will serve as the overall umbrella to the MGA UEL VALORANT Series in Malaysia while other participating countries will have its own independent competition to best serve its local player base.
“It is our ultimate goal for Malaysia with the MGA UEL VALORANT Series to provide college and university students the opportunity to directly participate in the wonderful world of esports. As a world leader in gaming, MSI is one of the most trusted names in gaming and esports. We dedicate this competition series to support Southeast Asia’s most aspiring gamers and to give back to the community.”
Henry Chung, Managing Director of MSI Malaysia
Apart from years of dedication to top-end gaming hardware, MSI has sponsored more than 20 eSports teams worldwide and is the proud host of world-renowned gaming tournament MSI MGA (Masters Gaming Arena). At its core, the brand seizes every opportunity to engage and inspire gamers to realize their dreams through persistence, precision and performance.
“Sharing a universal passion for gaming, MSI have built a remarkable history and rapport with esports. We are thrilled to partner with a world-renowned brand to be sharing a progressive vision for nurturing a healthy esports ecosystem from the ground up. The MGA UEL VALORANT Series will be one to look forward to and together with MSI, we are excited to bring the action to student gamers and esports enthusiasts nationwide.”
Yong-Chul Yun, Head of Partnerships at University e-League
Learn more about the event through the UEL website. Registrations are open until 4 July, where student gamers and collegiate esports enthusiasts across Malaysia can stand a chance for their share at a RM5,000 prize pool. Teams will go head-to-head in two stages of competition; Qualifiers and Grand Finals held between 17 July till 12 September 2021.