2020 Esports President’s Cup Kick Off: From National Up to Southeast Asia Level

2020 Esports President's Cup Kick Off Ceremony

Fahmi Satrio

2022 Esports President’s Cup Kick Off Ceremony

GridGames.ID – The 2022 Esports President’s Cup is the second year after successfully holding the first in early 2022.

The series of national-scale tournaments began with a Kick Off which took place at Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta (13/10).

The Kick Off Stage of the 2022 Esports President’s Cup was also held in conjunction with the Final of the Free Fire Indonesia Masters Season 2 tournament.

Kick off the 2022 Esports President's Cup

Fahmi Satrio

Kick off the 2022 Esports President’s Cup

The presence of the 2022 Esports Presidential Cup is inseparable from the government’s support for esports through collaboration between the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Creative Economy Agency, and the Ministry of Communication and Information.

Also Read: Seriously Developing eSports, The Government Again Holds the 2022 Esports President Cup

Lead Ganesha as The Chairperson of the Organizing Committee for the Presidential Esports Cup said that this time PPE was a joint commitment from the government and various parties to develop and advance eSports in Indonesia.

Therefore, holding the President’s Cupn Esports 2022 carries the tagline #EsportsUntukNegeri, guys!

Giring Ganesha, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 2022 Esports President's Cup

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Giring Ganesha, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 2022 Esports President’s Cup


“Today we officially start the entire series of Esports Presidential Cup 2022. With great hope that esports and esports athletes in Indonesia will continue to grow and bring achievements to the nation. We show and prove that in eSports, Indonesia can and Indonesia is the champion!” said Giring.

In this second event, there is an increase in the level of the tournament in the 2022 Esports President Cup, which Previously it was only a national championship, this time it has increased to a regional level in Southeast Asia.

The 2022 Esports President Cup will also be participated by eSports athletes from neighboring countries, namely Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Cambodia.

2020 Esports President's Cup kick off ceremony

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2022 Esports President’s Cup kick off ceremony


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The presence of the 2022 Esports President’s Cup also adds to the tiered competition system needed by esports as a sport.

This is in line with the commitment of the Ministry of Youth and Sports to develop esports in various multi-event championships such as the National Sports Week (PON), SEA Games, and Asian Games.

2020 Esports President's Cup Kick Off Ceremony

Fahmi Satrio

2022 Esports President’s Cup Kick Off Ceremony

Meanwhile, in terms of information technology infrastructure, the Ministry of Communication and Information provides full support for the development of eSports.

The rapid growth of the eSports ecosystem and industry will spur telecommunication industry players to innovate and improve the quality of digital infrastructure.

Also Read: Humph! 2022 Esports President Cup Possible Without Mobile Legends

Giring ensured that the 2022 Esports Presidential Cup featured several games, namely Free Fire and eFootball PES 2022 which have international levels for the careers of Indonesian esports athletes.

In addition, there is one casual Mobile Premier League game, and one national game that is still being curated by the National Game Curation Board.

By participating in the national game in the 2022 Esports President’s Cup, it is hoped that it will open up space and become a trigger growth of the original Indonesian game industry.

Press Conference of the 2022 Presidential Esports Cup at Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta (13/10)

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Press Conference of the 2022 Presidential Esports Cup at Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta (13/10)


Currently there are five national games that have passed the first and nth curation stageslater, only one game will be selected in the second curation stage and then competed in the 2022 Esports President Cup.

The five games are; Battle of Satria Dewa, eSport Manager, Lokapala, Pirate Mobile War, and Ultra Space Battle Brawl.

Also Read: It turns out that this is the reason Free Fire is present at the 2022 Esports President Cup

After the Kick Off, the PPE 2022 series will enter the regional qualification stages of countries in Southeast Asia and Indonesia. Here are the qualification times:

  • Final Qualification in Thailand : 19 October 2022
  • Vietnam Qualifying Final : 26 October 2022
  • Malaysia and Singapore Qualifying Finals : 14 and 15 December 2022
  • Philippines and Cambodia Qualifying Finals: 21 and 22 December 2022
  • East Indonesia Qualification Final (in Surabaya): 11-12 May 2022
  • West Indonesia Qualification Final (in Bandung): 18-19 May 2022

Finally, the Grand Final round will bring together all the Qualifying Final Champions, on 1-2 May 2022 in Jakarta.

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