Winner of Cambodia’s first Smart PUBG Mobile Tournament unveiled

Following one month of fierce competition, Angkor PUBG emerged victorious in the Kingdom’s largest e-Sport event, Smart PUBG Mobile Tournament, initiated by Cambodia’s leading mobile telecommunications provider Smart Axiata and endorsed by the E-Sports Federation of Cambodia.

The winning team, consisting of five members, was awarded 60,000,000 riels or 15,000 USD and Realme 6 phones.

“The competition was a thrilling experience for me and my team. We usually play for fun but to compete with others as a group live on Facebook, that involves a lot of anticipation and excitement. My team showcased our chemistry and team spirit in counter attack and defense; that led us to be the champions and we are delighted to have joined this tournament,” said Laysrun, member of Angkor PUBG.

Members of Angkor PUBG accepting the Smart PUBG Mobile Tournament Cup

Members of Angkor PUBG accepting the Smart PUBG Mobile Tournament Cup

From an initial pool of more than 300 registered teams, the final 20 teams battled for a share of 120,000,000 riels (30,000 USD) and Realme 6 smartphones pool prize, however only players from the ten winning squads were selected.

Supported by Tencent Games, a Chinese internet and technology company, and Realme, a Chinese Smartphone manufacturer, the Smart PUBG Mobile Tournament will allow local gamers to win prizes and a chance to engage, corporate and create a community.

Thomas Hundt, Chief Executive Officer of Smart Axiata, said that he is thrilled to announce the winner of Cambodia’s largest Smart PUBG Mobile Tournament.

“I would like to congratulate team Angkor PUBG on winning the first ever Smart PUBG Mobile Tournament. We at Smart will continue to bring more diverse digital lifestyle propositions for our customers, including introducing more initiatives in the field of e-Sports. We are thrilled that so many young Cambodians formed teams as well as joined the tournament, and we are hoping to see even more participation at our future events.”

Smart is determined to further advance leadership in digital entertainment in Cambodia and bring the latest technology innovation and more diverse digital entertainment to its customers.

According to a Global Games Market report by Newzoo, mobile gaming is expected to generate revenues of $95.4 billion in 2020 and account for almost half of the entire games market.