KUCHING: MyBorneo E-Force Invitational is back, with fierce competition, especially from newcomers of sports enthusiasts from Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia.
It will not only recognise the widespread popularity of sports, but also gives participants the chance to compete against sportsmen from other countries to develop their competitiveness and skills.
The event, which is put on by the Youth and Sports Ministry through the National Department of Youth and Sports (JBSN) and the Sarawak E-sports Association (Sesa), is also being done to promote Esports tourism.
The MyBorneo E-Force Invitational 2.0, with a total cash prize of RM35,000, was open for registration yesterday.
Four categories will be contested, namely PUBG Mobile, FIFA23, MLBB and Dota2.
The qualifying round will take place between December 9 and December 31, 2022, via online.
Meanwhile in February 2023, winners who advance to the final round will compete in Kuching, Sarawak.
Sports enthusiasts from Sabah, Sarawak, Labuan, and Peninsular Malaysia can register for participation in the country using the mesf.gg registration platform.
Meanwhile, esports lovers in Brunei Darussalam; Kalimantan, Indonesia and Singapore can register on the JBSN and Sarawak Esports Association Facebook pages via the Google Form platform provided.
Since its debut in 2020, this competition has attracted the interest of sports lovers here.
It attracts a large number of sports enthusiasts from the Borneo Islands, specifically Sabah, Sarawak, Labuan, Brunei Darussalam, and Kalimantan, Indonesia.
The MyBorneo E-Force Invitational 1.0 competition lasted four weeks and was participated by a total of 3,272 people.