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House reso commending BREN Esports after world championship win filed

/ 06:45 PM February 02, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A resolution commending Filipino team BREN Esports after winning the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang M2 world championship has been filed in the House of Representatives.

This was contained in House Resolution No. 1524 filed by Leyte 4th District Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez following the tournament held in Singapore last month.

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“As a rising industry which has been gaining popularity in an increasing number of countries, esports or competitive online gaming carries a lot of career opportunities and develops among its players the same athletic qualities of discipline, commitment and professionalism,” Torres-Gomez said in the resolution.

“With the temporary stagnation or stoppage of a number of traditional athletic activities (such as contact sports) brought about by the pandemic and the increasing availability of online streaming media platforms, esports competitions have enjoyed phenomenal growth and promotion,” the lawmaker added.

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BREN Esports was hailed as world champions after taking down the Burmese Ghouls 4-3 in the grand finals of the Mobile Legend: Bang Bang’s M2.

Teams from Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Japan, and Cambodia also participated in the global Mobile Legends tournament.

“With the Philippines reaping this signal victory in spite of esports being a relatively new industry in the country, the Filipino youth could now look forward to the possibility of exploring professional gaming as an alternative gainful career,” Torres-Gomez said.

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