E-Sports levels up with new NSA

Teams from China and Korea competing in the League of Legends game during the e-sports demonstration event at the Asian Games in Jakarta in August. E-sports has been included for next year's SEA Games.
Teams from China and Korea competing in the League of Legends game during the e-sports demonstration event at the Asian Games in Jakarta in August. E-sports has been included for next year's SEA Games.ST FILE PHOTO

Association will raise its profile and improve competitive and career options for local gamers

Singapore's electronic gamers have been creating ripples in the e-sports scene in recent months. Now, they stand a chance to make an impression on the wider community following the formation of the Singapore ESports Association.

The group, led by pro tem president Ng Chong Geng, was supported by Sport Singapore to be a national sports association (NSA) in July, and approved by the Registry of Societies earlier this month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 28, 2018, with the headline 'E-Sports levels up with new NSA'. Print Edition | Subscribe