More hurdles ahead for e-sports

As Singapore prepares a team for the sports' SEA Games debut, it faces issues of infrastructure, funding, image and governance

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 01, 2019, with the headline 'More hurdles ahead for e-sports'. Print Edition | Subscribe