One down, more hurdles to go for Singapore e-sports

The PUBG Global Invitational 2018, an e-sports tournament for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in Berlin. Singapore will be sending a contingent of players to compete for the first e-sports SEA Games medals in the Philippines this year.
The PUBG Global Invitational 2018, an e-sports tournament for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in Berlin. Singapore will be sending a contingent of players to compete for the first e-sports SEA Games medals in the Philippines this year. PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - He is Singapore's most successful and recognised e-sports professional, but Daryl "iceiceice" Koh will not be representing his country in e-sports' debut at the SEA Games in November and December.

Because of hefty opportunity costs to his professional career, Mr Koh could not agree on an arrangement with the Singapore Esports Association (SGEA).

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