Young e-sports team earns $16.4m

The PSG.LGD e-sports team comprises (from far left) Chalice, xNova, Fy, Somnus M and Ame. The grand final Dota 2 match of The International 2018 between PSG.LGD and OG on Aug 25 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. PSG.LGD came in second.
The grand final Dota 2 match of The International 2018 between PSG.LGD and OG on Aug 25 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. PSG.LGD came in second.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
The PSG.LGD e-sports team comprises (from far left) Chalice, xNova, Fy, Somnus M and Ame. The grand final Dota 2 match of The International 2018 between PSG.LGD and OG on Aug 25 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. PSG.LGD came in second.
The PSG.LGD e-sports team comprises (from far left) Chalice, xNova, Fy, Somnus M and Ame. PHOTO: PSG.LGD

The recently formed PSG.LGD has been consistently placed in the top 5 at international gaming tournaments

French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), the club that Brazilian star Neymar plays for, will be sending a team to a Singapore sporting event this weekend.

No, not its football team, but its e-sports team.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 03, 2018, with the headline 'Young e-sports team earns $16.4m'. Print Edition | Subscribe