[Macau, For Immediate Release] – Grand Lisboa Hotel CESG & KOM Macau Esports Tournament, title sponsored by Grand Lisboa Hotel and jointly organised by Macau E-Sports Federation, Mario E-sport Limited, KOM Macau and A&J events planning, was successfully held last Saturday (21 April) at the Macao Convention Centre. The event brought together the strongest teams to compete for a MOP100,000 prize pool. There were also celebrity matches led by President of Macau E-Sports Federation Mr. Mario Ho and famous local artistes group Manner and Bacalhau, Cosplay performances, the First KOM eSports Girl Macau Contest, KOL tutorials, and lucky draws. In addition, the event venue comprised a diversified eSports experience area, and a food and beverage area, creating a top-notch local Macau characteristics eSports entertainment extravaganza ever.
As the first local eSports tournament held in Macau led by the General Administration of Sport of China, the tournament aimed to select the best team to represent Macau to compete in the games of FIFA18, Clash Royale, CSGO and King of Glory at the CESG National Tournament staged in Hangzhou and in other top Asian competitions.
Grand Lisboa Hotel as title sponsor of Grand Lisboa Hotel CESG & KOM Macau Esports Tournament is an iconic landmark of Macau, offering its guests luxurious accommodation experience with top-notch entertainment, leisure and dining facilities. Grand Lisboa Hotel is also the world’s only dining destination boasting seven Michelin stars under one roof.
Dr. Ambrose So, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A., said, "Following our sponsorship of MDL Macau Dota2 International Elite Invitational last year, Grand Lisboa Hotel is once again pleased to be the title sponsor of Grand Lisboa Hotel CESG & KOM Macau Esports Tournament. The tournament will provide the Macau teams an excellent opportunity to experience eSports at an international level as the winners will represent Macau in the upcoming CESG tournament held in Hangzhou and in other major Asian events. With an expansive platform and a wide audience base, we believe that the development of eSports will further enhance Macau's position as a world centre of tourism and leisure, and we are pleased to give our support."
Officiating at the opening ceremony were Mr. Liu Wei, Deputy Director General of the Department of Publicity and Culture of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao SAR, Ms. Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of the Macau Government Tourism Office, Ms. Angela Leong, member of the Macau Legislative Assembly of the Macao SAR, Ms. Zhong Yi, Vice Chairman of the Macau Foundation Administrative Committee, Mr. Kevin Ho, Minister of Youth of the Federation of Macau China Sports General Associations, Mr. Jonas Schuermann, Managing Director of Hospitality Services of SJM, Ms. Helena Ng, Executive Director of Macao Convention Center, and Mr. Ryan Chow, Chairman of ESAHK.
After a full day of exciting competition, Nunojai, 龍龍村, Legend M, nghouseng 123, 不給冠軍就演 won the championship of Fifa18, Clash Royale, CsGo, King of Glory(1v1), King of Glory(5v5) respectively, while LOTUS won the 1st KOM Esport Girl Macau Contest and will represent KOM for promoting eSport and eSport culture.
About Grand Lisboa Hotel
Soaring above the heart of Macau Peninsula’s dynamic cultural, shopping and entertainment district, Grand Lisboa Hotel is an iconic architecture inspired by Macau’s lotus symbol and reflecting the city’s history and heritage. Surrounded by the city’s best-loved attractions, the hotel is only a 15-minute and a 5-minute’s drive away from the Macau International Airport and the Macau Maritime Ferry Terminal, respectively, providing total convenience for both travelling business executives and holidaymakers alike. The hotel has over 400 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, featuring plush interiors and unrivalled views that offer an unforgettable experience of luxury, comfort and style. With a wide variety of dining options, including the three-starred French restaurant Robuchon au Dôme, the three-starred Cantonese restaurant The Eight, the one-starred steakhouse The Kitchen, and Casa Don Alfonso. Also a paradise for wine lovers, the hotel boasts an extensive collection of over 16,800 labels, the majority of which are rated over 91 by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate. For total relaxation and rejuvenation, The Spa at Grand Lisboa offers a comprehensive range of results-driven treatments using the advanced products. The overall leisure facilities also include a state-of-the-art fitness centre, an outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool and a hair salon.
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