E-sports: Ng's decision to go all out pays off as S'pore team win Brawl Stars World Finals

(From left) Nicholas "CoupDeAce" Wilson Ng, Jerome "Response" Kwek and Charleston "Scythe" Yeo. PHOTO: COURTESY OF U-JIN LEE
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SINGAPORE - For the past few years, Nicholas "CoupDeAce" Wilson Ng had been juggling his e-sports career with several part-time jobs.

But qualifying for the Brawl Stars World Finals last year gave Ng, who picked up the game in mid-2018, the confidence to turn e-sports into a full-time job.

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