MALAYSIA FIRST PARA ESPORTS LEAGUE BEGINS

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s first esports competition (in esports) for people with disabilities (PWD), Para-Malaysian Esports League 2021 (Para MEL21), with prize money of RM 10,000, is open for registration.

The tournament, which started yesterday, will run until October 24, with the main player Unknown Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBGM) open for registration from October 22-24 at www.esukan.gg.

The month-long tournament, organized by Technician and Esports Integrated (ESI), is an initiative to implement a dynamic, sustainable and inclusive esports ecosystem under the Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS) in collaboration with the Malaysian Youth Council (MBM.). ). Funded by the Malaysian Youth Council for Persons with Disabilities (MBOKU).

The organizers said in a statement that Para MEL21 is in line with the government’s goal of expanding the esports scene regardless of identity while providing a safe and inclusive ecosystem for the local gaming community. can.

“As esports is becoming a global phenomenon and growing into one of the largest industries in the world, it is important to ensure that as many enthusiasts as possible, including people with disabilities, have access.

Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ahmed Faizal Azumu (pictured) said: “As a continuation of the highly successful 2021 Malaysia E-Sports League (MEL 21), which is at first handicapped. Wants to develop.” Opinion.

He said that KBS, with the help of fellow citizens, industry players and relevant agencies, is trying to participate in disabled-only tournaments at the Paralympic Games of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) level. – Barnam.

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