Outstanding events have contributed to promoting the development of Esports in Vietnam and brought a positive view of this special sport.
In Vietnam, e-sports (Esports) is developing strongly and creating a great attraction for the audience, not inferior to other traditional sports. In order to do that, over the years, Vietnamese Esports teams have always had to make constant efforts to achieve great success in international tournaments.
Esports Vietnam is making a big impression at international tournaments
It is this that has created landmark events, contributing to promoting the development of Vietnam’s Esports industry and erasing the objections of a segment of the audience about this particular sport. Here, let’s review the landmark events that have changed Esports Vietnam.
GAM Esports 2017 – Elevating Vietnam’s position on the world map of League of Legends
In the period before 2017, Vietnam League of Legends often suffered many bitter defeats when competing in international tournaments. And then GAM Esports appeared as a savior that brought VCS from an area that was always underestimated when “swimming into the big sea” to become a force that prevented any “big man” from having to be wary.
The GAM Esports 2017 lineup with all the talented players has created a miracle for Vietnam League of Legends
At MSI 2017, GAM Esports was still a Wildcard representative at that time, but played very fair and won against representatives of many other major regions. Entering the World Championship in the same year, Levi and his teammates continued to leave a great impression when introducing many strange tactics that made even strong opponents unable to resist.
GAM surprised international fans with its crazy tactics at Worlds 2017
Despite the unfortunate stop in the group stage, GAM Esports made the international community look at Vietnamese League of Legends with a different eye. At the same time, after the miracle of GAM Esports, VCS was separated from the GPL (Southeast Asian League of Legends tournament) to become a separate region. This not only helps Vietnam get 1 place to go directly to the MSI group stage and 2 places to attend Worlds, but it is also an important milestone to affirm the strength of LoL in Vietnam. This is also an important premise for other teams to receive great investment and create excellent young players like now.
Refund Gaming 2018 – Make Vietnam’s first impression on the world PUBG map
It can be said that the journey that Refund Gaming has gone through is like a fairy tale because their starting point is a small team established by Team Mixi with the original purpose of playing just for fun. However, after that, Refund Gaming in turn overcame many strong domestic teams to win a place in the Southeast Asian finals. Here, they once again slipped through the narrow door to become the first Vietnamese team to attend a PUBG – PGI 2018 world final in Germany.
Refund Gaming in turn overcame many strong opponents in Southeast Asia to become the first Vietnamese team to attend PGI 2018
In Berlin (Germany), Refund Gaming, although not achieving very high results, was able to leave an impression when it once won the top 1 in the world’s largest PUBG international tournament. This is an important milestone marking the presence of PUBG Vietnam in the international arena.
Refund Gaming has excelled when reaching the top 1 at PUBG Worlds
In particular, the feat of Refund Gaming also made the gaming community more interested in PUBG when before, PUBG tournaments in Vietnam were not large in scale and did not make many clear impressions. At the same time, this achievement also helps the host units make serious investments to improve the training environment as well as the quality of the tournament.
Team Flash 2019 – For the first time, Vietnam won the world championship in an Esports subject
Team Flash’s journey in 2019 is considered one of the most glorious milestones in Vietnam’s Esports history. Because there, they are not a mystery or a “blocker” anymore, but have proudly become a champion and brought Lien Quan Mobile in particular and Vietnam Esports in general to a new page.
The lineup that brought Team Flash to the top of the world
This milestone was marked by a special journey at AWC 2019 and was set when Team Flash toppled Chinese Taipei’s MAD Team empire in an intense BO7 match. This championship was the moment that brought Team Flash to the top and asserted absolute strength in the period that then opened the most glorious chapter in Team Flash’s history.
Not only meaningful to Team Flash, this world championship is also the first time that a Vietnamese Esports representative steps up to the top position at an international tournament. This milestone also helps to significantly increase the number of people interested in the tournament and helps the Mobile Vietnam Lien Quan teams to be always appreciated when going to international competitions.
Team Flash celebrates after the AWC 2019 championship
D’Xavier 2021 – Affirming the level of PUBG Mobile Vietnam
D’Xavier’s journey is somewhat different from the above representatives as it took them nearly three years to complete the mission of bringing PUBG Mobile Vietnam to mark in the international tournament. Then they themselves went from the position of “the roadblock” to the team that wrote the most glorious chapter for Vietnam at the world’s largest PUBG Mobile tournament.
The D’Xavier lineup includes all the brightest names of the PUBG Mobile Vietnam community
At the final round (League Finals) of PMGC 2021, D’Xavier with stable performance and safe tactics successfully finished in 5th place in the PUBG Mobile world tournament. This is the highest achievement that a PUBG Mobile Vietnam team has achieved in the international arena. Besides, this achievement also has an encouraging meaning, helping other PUBG Mobile teams receive great investment from sponsors and attract more followers from the gaming community.
Now, they will also continue to write the next chapter of the epic PUBG Mobile Vietnam if they win the highest achievement at SEA Games 31.
The achievement of reaching the top 5 in the world is something that no PUBG Mobile Vietnam team has done yet
SEA Game 31 – when Esports really came to light
At SEA Games 31, Esports was selected as the official sport and this will be a great opportunity to prove the position of eSports over the years. Because, despite always attracting a large audience and having a modern competition stage, Esports since then has been still disliked by a part of the public and not recognized as a sport. sport.
The stage of the Free Fire content market at SEA Games 31 is extremely well invested
Besides, each Esports player also shows determination and tries to do well at the SEA Games because for them, it is a great honor to wear the national team’s shirt. and have the opportunity to bring glory to the country’s sports.
At the 31st SEA Games, Vietnamese teams showed good performance and brought home 4 gold medals in League of Legends content: Wild Rift, PUBG Mobile (individual), League of Legends and Raid. SEA Games 31 will be the next memorable milestone in the country’s Esports history. This is a special SEA Games when Vietnam as the host officially recognized eSports as a medal sport and reaped meaningful gold medals.
League of Legends: Wild Rift Vietnam won the first gold medal for Vietnam Esports
Esports is growing with large-scale tournaments held in each subject. In addition, the recognition that this is a new sport, comparable to traditional sports also received positive feedback from the community. At the next Asian Games 2023 (ASIAD), Esports is expected to continue to be a medal sport. A bright future awaits eSports!