Playing to spark a Resurgence in local e-sports

Members of local e-sports organisation Resurgence's League of Legends team during a training session at the organisation's training facility on Feb 9, 2019.
Members of local e-sports organisation Resurgence's League of Legends team during a training session at the organisation's training facility on Feb 9, 2019.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Resurgence's name is also the organisation's mission: it wants to provide the second wind for the flagging local e-sports scene.

The two-year-old entity's strategy has thus been to invest broadly in Singaporean e-sports, with 12 teams over nine games on its roster. It is an expensive strategy that may not net a return for some years, if at all. But Resurgence founder and chief executive officer Jayf Soh believes the outlay is worth it.

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