LOOK: Sibol PH taps 27 athletes for 2019 SEA Games esports tournament

MANILA, Philippines – Sibol Philippines finalized its 27-man lineup aimed at sweeping the events in the inaugural staging of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games esports tournament. 

Six gold medals are up for grabs in the sports' debut as the country included Tekken 7, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, StarCraft II, Hearthstone, DOTA 2, and Arena of Valor in the regional biennial meet that will run from November 30 to December 11. (READ: Team Liyab standouts vie for 2019 SEA Games eSports berth)

The 2019 SEA Games esports tournament will be held at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan from December 5 to 10. (READ: eSports at the grassroots: Bringing the game back to town)

Here's the official lineup: 

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang

Dota 2

Arena of Valor

StarCraft II 


Tekken 7

– Rappler.com  

Beatrice Go

More commonly known as “Bee”, Beatrice is a multimedia sports reporter for Rappler, who covers Phillippine sports governance, national teams, football and the UAAP. Stay tuned for her news and features on Philippine sports and videos like the Rappler Athlete’s Corner and Rappler Sports Timeout.