The Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason has been announced. It will be the first official tournament for the popular Mobile MOBA hosted by Riot Games. The Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason will be a five weekend-long regional tournament across seven location-specific tournament circuits, where teams will battle it out for the title of local champions. After the preseason, teams in each region will have a chance to participate in the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Summer Season. In this eight-week-long tournament, teams from across the region will compete to prove they are the best in their local region and proceed to the pan-regional tournament.
Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason
The Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason will kick off on Feb. 26, 2021. The three-day-long weekend tournaments for the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore will feature exciting entertainment and action-packed events for each region coming from Riot Games’ regional esports partners.
Schedule and Other Details
The full list of dates for the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason on each region are listed below;
- Vietnam (VNG): February 26 - 28
- Malaysia (ESL): March 6 - 7
- Taiwan (Cyber Games Arena): March 11 - 14
- Thailand (ESL): March 13 - 14
- The Philippines (PPGL): March 20 - 21
- Indonesia (One Up): March 19 - 21
- Singapore (Eliphant): March 26 - 28
“The Southeast Asia Icon Series is our first step to grow League of Legends: Wild Rift into are gional esport worthy of our players’ passion and skills,” says Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. “We want our fans to feel proud of the local talent who will represent the region in the WilEliphant, and VNG. With them, we aim to showcase the quality of performance, level of cred Rift Southeast Asia Icon Series. We are extremely excited to launch the first Wild Rift esports series with the following regional partners - Cyber Games Arena, ESL Asia, Mineski, One Up, activity, and sheer resilience of the teams who will shape the competitive scene across Southeast Asia. We hope that teams and fans alike will enjoy this tailored experience of high-stakes Wild Rift competition.”
Direct Invites for the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason
The Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason will also feature popular professional esports teams from across Southeast Asia. These are the following teams that are confirmed to make an appearance in the tournament;
- Indonesia - Alter Ego, Onic
- Malaysia - Berjaya Dragons, TODAK
- The Philippines - Bren Esports, RRQ PH, Team Secret
- Singapore - The Alliance
- Taiwan - Flash Wolves, ONE Team, TXO
- Thailand - King of Gamers Club
- Vietnam - V Gaming, Saigon Phantom, SBTC Esports
The full list of participating teams will be announced later, along with additional information on where to tune in to watch this live event.
Stay tuned for more updates regarding the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason tournament.