LGD Gaming Malaysia Clinch Victory To Become Honor of Kings Invitational Season 2 Champions

(MENAFN- Edelman) KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, July 10, 2024 – Honor of Kings esports powerhouse LGD Gaming Malaysia have been crowned the champions of the Honor of Kings Invitational Season 2 after defeating Team Secret in the grand finals. As champions, LGD Gaming Malaysia take home the largest share of the $300,000 USD prize pool and will advance to the Honor of Kings Invitational Midseason tournament at the Esports World Cup from August 1-4 where 12 international teams will compete for global domination. Earlier this year, Honor of Kings announced a three-year partnership with the Esports World Cup Foundation that will see the world’s most played MOBA become a staple of the event.

LGD Gaming Malaysia, alongside seven other teams who ranked highest at Honor of Kings Invitational Season Two will now prepare for Honor of Kings Invitational Midseason | Esports World Cup where they will battle for the lion’s share of US$ 3 million. In addition, among the participating teams at the Esports World Cup, there are also two qualifying slots, one is for the host country, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which goes to Team Falcons who advanced via EWC Saudi Qualifier, and the other qualification slot goes to Weibo Gaming Malaysia, who advanced from EWC Last Chance Qualifier. There are also two invites – one is an all-star line-up of players from the King’s Pro League, the Chinese Honor of Kings pro league, and the other represents the Southeast Asia region which will be concluded from the Honor of Kings Southeast Asia Showdown. BOOM Esports(Philippines)and Rex Regum Qeon (Indonesia) will compete in Honor of Kings Southeast Asia Showdown for the final slot in Honor of Kings Invitational Midseason.

The Honor of Kings Invitational Season 2 was the latest tournament in the Honor of Kings Global Invitational Series, Honor of Kings esports circuit that was announced earlier this year alongside its $15M USD commitment to grow the Honor of Kings international esports ecosystem. As part of the initiative, the Honor of Kings Open Series was also launched, which is a true path-to-pro circuit where players can showcase their skills for a chance to challenge the world’s best teams. The Honor of Kings Open Series Split 2 will kick off registrations from July 8 to July 19, with the regional finals set for September.

Honor of Kings will launch the Honor of Kings Southeast Asia Championship for teams from the region as part of our long-term commitment to invest in growing the esports ecosystem. More information about the Honor of Kings Southeast Asia Championship will be announced in the later stage.

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“Congratulations to LGD Gaming Malaysia on their Honor of Kings Invitational Season 2 win,” said James Yang, Senior Director of Level Infinite Global Esports Center. “We can’t wait to watch this team and all our participants at the Honor of Kings Midseason | Esports World Cup in August. This event is set to be the biggest esports event ever! We are proud to bring the world’s most-played MOBA to the event for our fans around the world to enjoy as they cheer on their favorite teams.”

In a thrilling Best of 5 showdown, LGD Gaming Malaysia returned from a 0-2 loss at the start of the finals to clinch victory, sweeping three back-to-back wins as they showcased exceptional skill, dedication and teamwork. Adding to the excitement of the showdown, Infinix provided its cutting-edge Infinix GT 20 Pro models as the designated gaming device, ensuring an enhanced competitive experience.



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