BND17,000 up for grab at TechXpo Cyber Games Tournament

Lyna Mohammad

Sponsorship and partnership agreement for the TechXpo Cyber Games Tournament 2019 were officially inked yesterday at event organiser D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd’s premises at the Beribi Industrial Complex.

Held as part of the upcoming Brunei Technology Expo (TechXpo) 2019’s main highlights, the tournament is brought to the public by DST, TechXpo Cyber Games official Title Sponsor and TelBru as the Platinum Sponsor.

The event is co-managed by Sigma Cyberspace and Brugames Management Service as the event manager and Netcom Computer House as the Event Supporter.

Signing on behalf of the event was D’Sunlit Sales Manager Mike Chia and witnessed by Chairman of InfoCom Federation Brunei (IFB) Sheikh Haji Abas bin Sheikh Mohamad.

DST was represented by Senior Manager, Sales and Marketing Hajah Safrina binti Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Haji Abdul Rahman and witnessed by Assistant Manager of Group Marketing Melina binti Haji Jaini.

TechXpo Cyber Games sponsors and organisers in a group photo. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD

TelBru was represented by Creative & Marketing Communications, Marketing Division Muhammad Reeda bin Haji Malik and witnessed by Event & Engagement, Marketing Division Haji Mohd Azmiee bin Haji Mohd Sunny Lai.

Signing for Sigma Cyberspace was Event Manager Adib bin Haji Yussof and witnessed by Muhammad Izzul bin Haji Zakaria.

Brugames Management Service signed by Managing Director Yee Xiao Hao and witnessed by Awangku Mohd Fikri bin Pengiran Haji Emran and Marketing Executive Md Zulmaswadi bin Haji Abdullah signed for Netcom Computer House and witnessed by Voon Yang Soon.

The signing was followed by a press conference chaired by Mike Chia, Sheikh Haji Abas, Adib, Yee Xia Hao and Awangku Mohd Fikri.

Sheikh Haji Abas in his opening remarks at the press conference noted that the gaming and e-sports community is one of the most active communities in Brunei especially among the youth.

“During the 15th Legislative Council (LegCo) meeting, eSports was highlighted as an area with significant growth potential, whereas the government has also pledged their support. One of Brunei’s local cyber café, Sigma Cyberspace, also plays a crucial role in this industry to not only drive the eSport scene but also to help increase the local youth eSports enthusiast,” he said.

He also pointed out that the TechXpo Cyber Games Tournament is the largest cyber games tournament in Brunei.

TechXpo Cyber Games Tournament will be offering up to BND17,000 worth of cash prizes for games including PC games – (DOTA, CS:GO, League of Legends), console games (Tekken) and mobile games (Mobile Legends and PUBG)

The competition is open to residents of Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore with no age restrictions. Registrants must hold a valid identity card to be able to register and gamers under 18 registration must get consent from their parents/guardians to register for the tournament and must also be accompanied by them during their scheduled tournament date.

Registration for the tournament is open until tomorrow.