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Olympic Council of Asia

The Olympic Council Of Asia (OCA) is an independent non-governmental non-for-profit international Asian sport organization recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) and the 45 member Asian National Olympic Committee (NOCs).

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Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union

The ABU serves more than half of the world’s population as the biggest global broadcasting union. Established in 1964 as a not-for-profit, non-government, non-political, professional association of broadcasters and broadcast media players, the ABU has become a media powerhouse in the most dynamic region in the world.

ABU’s membership footprint covers around 70 countries and regions on five continents. The Union serves its diverse 250 mem...

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ChinaJoy

ChinaJoy or China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference is a digital entertainment expo held annually in Shanghai, China. It is the largest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition held in China and Asia. ChinaJoy 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 took place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.

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China International Import Expo

China International Import Expo (CIIE) is the first ever national exhibition in the world with the theme on import. It is hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, with the World Trade Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Unite...

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China Mobile Migu

China Mobile MIGU is a specialized subsidiary established by China Mobile for the mobile Internet, responsible for the content operation of music, video, reading, game, and animation. The AESF and Miguagreed to establish the program of ‘IDEA –Innovation of Digital and Esports Asia’ of which the main body will be the ‘Digital Intelligence Innovation Centre’ and it will play a key role in supporting the enti...

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Digital Esports Asia

With the vision to promote Esports into the new era, Digital Esports Asia (DEA) is striving to build an international Esports business platform with the support of diversified and innovative business drive.

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Tencent E-sports

Tencent is a world-leading internet and technology company that develops innovative products and services to improve the quality of life of people around the world.

Founded in 1998 with its headquarters in Shenzhen, China, Tencent's guiding principle is to use technology for good. Tencent also publishes some of the world's most popular video games and other high-quality digital content, enriching interactive entertainment experiences for...

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World Cyber Games

The World Cyber Games (WCG) is an international esports competition with multi-game tiles in which hundreds of esports athletes form around the world participate in a variety of competitions. WCG events attempt to emulate a traditional sporting tournament, including an official opening ceremony, and players from various countries competing for gold, silver, and bronze medals.

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Ulaanbaatar East Asian Youth Games Organizing Committee

The Ulaanbaatar East Asian Youth Games Organizing Committee (UEAYGOC) has officially announced the inclusion of Esports for the upcoming Ulaanbaatar East Asian Youth Games 2023.

This partnership sees AESF take up an advisory role and Technical Delegate for the preparation of the Esports program at the multi-sport event along with the development of Esports education programs aimed at nurturing young talent with a focus on Olympic valu...

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World Football Summit

World Football Summit is where the football industry’s leading stakeholders meet to shape the future of the beautiful game. The platform has evolved from a yearly gathering taking place in Madrid, focused on the European market, to a growing series of global on-site and online events that cover the challenges and opportunities of the different regions and sectors in this thriving industry. WFS is powered by a global community of influential...

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Zhongguancun Development Group

Zhongguancun Development Group (ZGC Group) was established in 2010. With a consistent mission of serving innovation-driven development, it has been committed to building an open and shared ecosystem pooling innovation factors.

To promote the transformation and industrialization of sci-tech achievements, ZGC Group deploys innovative resources...

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China Sports Information Center

China Sports Information Center (CSIC) is a regulatory body for sports in China, focused on developing various sports in the country, including Esports. It is responsible for promoting Esports nationally and globally through educational and developmental programs and sits above the national sports associations.

Federation

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Brazilian National eSports Confederation

The Brazilian National eSports Confederation (CBDEL) is the electronic sports management entity (esports) in Brazil. With the esports athlete as a main focus, CBDEL creates, regulates and operates institutional esports in all its categories.

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Korea e-Sports Association

The Korea e-Sports Association (KeSPA) is a South Korean body established to manage esports in South Korea. It is a member of the  Korean Olympic Committee. As of June 2012, it was the managing body for 25 Esports in the country, including Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void (excluded in 2016), League of Legends, DOTA 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. KeSP...

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Vietnam Recreational and Electronic Sport Association

Vietnam Recreational and Electronic Sport Association (VIRESA) was established on January 13, 2009, by the Ministry of Home Affairs, recognized by the Ministry of Sports, and authorized as an official member of the Vietnam National Olympic Committee (NOC).

Since its establishment, VIRESA has been the sole focal point responsible for the selection of the national teams and qualifiers to participate in Esports at the Olympic events such...

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Pan American Electronic Sports Confederation

Pan American Electronic Sports Confederation (PAMESCO) is the governing body of Esports for the American countries, resulting from the joint efforts of leading Esports organizations on the continent, united by the goal of regulating and institutionalizing the practice of this discipline in America.

PAMESCO has been established by Brazil, Argentina, and Costa Rica, along with their respective representative organizations, as founding memb...

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ASEAN Para Sports Federation

ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) is the governing body of the Paralympic Movement in Southeast Asia. Founded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2000, APSF is committed to enabling athletes with a disability in the region to achieve sporting excellence.

The AESF and APSF have established partnership to advance and promote Esports among para athletes in Southeast Asia.The collaboration includes the APSF joining AESF's Task Force of 'Esport...

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African Confederation of Digital Sports

The African Confederation of Digital Sports (ACDS) is at the forefront of promoting and developing digital sports in Africa. Committed to fostering growth, inclusivity, and innovation, ACDS aims to position Africa as a leading force in the digital sports industry.

The AESF and ACDS have established a partnership, which aims to facilitate collaboration for the advancement, promotion, development, and protection of Esports on both continen...

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Publisher

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Konami

Konami Group Corporation is a Japanese entertainment conglomerate and video game company. In addition to being a video game developer and publisher, it also produces and distributes trading cards, anime, tokusatsu, pachinko machines, slot machines, and arcade cabinets. Konami has casinos around the world and operates health and physical fitness clubs across Japan.

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Education

Education Partners

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HealthyGaming

HealthyGaming is an organization committed to promoting health and well-being within the gaming and esports communities, focusing on physical and mental health advocacy, awareness, and support.

The joint collaboration between AESF and HealthyGaming will leverage the strengths of both organizations to focus on enhancing the health and well-being of individu...

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University Partners

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Coventry University

Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England. Founded by entrepreneurs and industrialists as the Coventry School of Design in 1843, Coventry University is a dynamic and outward-looking institution with a tradition of teaching excellence, impactful research, and bold international partnerships. The university is continually evolving with a half-billion-pound investment in the Coventry city campus.

Coventry...

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East China Normal University

Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, East China Normal University (ECNU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China sponsored by the national top university construction programs “Project 211” and “Project 985”. In 2017, ECNU was chosen as one of the 36 Class A universities on the list of Double First Class University Plan released by the central government of China.

With two beautiful campuses located in Minhang...

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Temple University, Japan Campus

TUJ has taken a pioneering step in embracing the world of esports after the launch of their esports certificate program in 2023, which provides the academic knowledge needed to navigate the rapidly growing industry of esports.


In the program that started in the summer 2023 semester in May, TUJ has been offering courses that will help students understand esports management, industry trends, legal and ethical challenges, soci...

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Publisher at Competitions

Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2017

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Blizzard Entertainment

Hearthstone and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void was contested at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan as an official medal event.

Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. After establishing the Blizzard Entertainment label in 1994, the company quickly became one of the most popular and well-respected makers of computer game...

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SNK

The King of Fighters XIV was contested at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan as an official medal event.

SNK Corporation is a Japanese video game hardware and software company. SNK operates primarily as a video game developer, publisher, and hardware manufacturer with a focus on arcade games; however, it has ventured into developing console, mobile and PC games.

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Valve Corporation

DOTA 2 was contested at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan as an official medal event.

Valve Corporation is an American video game developer, publisher, and digital distribution company headquartere...

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Asian Games 2018

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Blizzard Entertainment

Hearthstone and StarCraft II were contested at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia as demonstration events.

Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. After establishing the Blizzard Entertainment label in 1994, the company quickly became one of the most popular and well-respected makers of computer games. By focusing on creating well-designed, highly enjoyabl...

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Konami

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 was contested at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia as a demonstration event.

Konami Group Corporation is a Japanese entertainment conglomerate and video game company. In addition to being a video game developer&nbs...

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Level Infinite

Arena of Valor was contested at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia as a demonstration event.

Level Infinite is Tencent Holdings' in-house initiative dedicated to global game distribution, development and technical assistance, and esports integration.

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Riot Games

League of Legends was contested at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia as a demonstration event.

Riot Games, Inc. is an American video game developer, publisher and esports tournament organizer based in Los Angeles, Californ...

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Supercell

Clash Royale was contested at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia as a demonstration event.

Supercell Oy is a Finnish mobile game development company based in Helsinki. Founded on 14 May 2010, the company's debut game was the browser game Gunshine.net, and after...

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Southeast Asian Games 2019

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Bandai Namco

Tekken 7 was contested at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, Philippines as an official medal event.

Bandai Namco Holdings Inc., also known as the Bandai Namco Group and generally Bandai Namco, is a Japanese multinational holding company, production enterprise and ent...

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Moonton

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang was contested at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, Philippines as an official medal event.

Shanghai MOONTON Technology Co. Ltd. commonly known as MOONTON Games, is a Chinese multinational video game developer and ...

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Blizzard Entertainment

Hearthstone and StarCraft II were contested at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, Philippines as official medal events.

Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. After establishing the Blizzard Entertainment label in 1994, the company quickly became one of the most popular and well-respected makers of computer games. By focusing on creating well-designed, hig...

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Level Infinite

Arena of Valor was contested at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, Philippines as an official medal event.

Level Infinite is Tencent Holdings' in-house initiative dedicated to global game distribution, development and technical assistance, and esports integration.

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Valve Corporation

DOTA 2 was contested at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, Philippines as an official medal event.

Valve Corporation is an American video game developer, publisher, and digital distribution company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. It is the developer of the...

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YourHomeYourArena Charity Cup 2020

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Moonton

Shanghai MOONTON Technology Co. Ltd. commonly known as MOONTON Games, is a Chinese multinational video game developer and publisher based in Shanghai, China. It is best known for the mobile multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang released in July 2016.

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SNK

SNK Corporation is a Japanese video game hardware and software company. SNK operates primarily as a video game developer, publisher, and hardware manufacturer with a focus on arcade games; however, it has ventured into developing console, mobile and PC games.

Southeast Asian Games 2021

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Electronic Arts

FIFA Online 4 was contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as an official medal event.

Headquartered in Redwood City in Northern California, Electronic Arts (EA) develops and delivers games, content, and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers. EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex...

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Garena

Free Fire was contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as an official medal event.

Garena is a Singaporean game developer and publisher of free online games. Garena is the exclusive operator of top-tier games in Greater Southeast Asia.

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Krafton

PUBG Mobile was contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as an official medal event.

Krafton Inc. is a South Korean video game holding company based in Bundang-gu, Seongnam. The company has produced or owns the rights to several notable video game titles including TERA, PUBG: Battlegrounds, New State Mobile, and Moonbreaker.

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Level Infinite

Arena of Valor was contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as an official medal event.

Level Infinite is Tencent Holdings' in-house initiative dedicated to global game distribution, development and technical assistance, and esports integration.

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Moonton

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang was contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as an official medal event.

Shanghai MOONTON Technology Co. Ltd. commonly known as MOONTON Games, is a Chinese multinational video game developer and publisher based in Shanghai, China. 

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Riot Games

League of Legends and League of Legends: Wild Rift were contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as official...

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Smilegate

Crossfire was contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as an official medal event.

Smilegate is a video game develop and publisher , which develops, publishes and services mobile and PC online games. Established in Korea in 2002, it is the creator of Crossfire, an FPS game with over six million concurrent players across the globe, and many more distinguished titles.

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Tencent Games

PUBG Mobile was contested at the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam as an official medal event.

Tencent Games is the video game publishing division of Tencent Interactive Entertainment, itself a division of Tencent Holdings. Tencent Games is a publisher of PUBG Mobile and Honor of Kings, among other games.

Southeast Asian Games 2023

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Krafton

PUBG Mobile was contested at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia as an official medal event.

Krafton Inc. is a South Korean video game holding company based in Bundang-gu, Seongnam. The company has produced or owns the rights to several notable video game titles including TERA, PUBG: Battlegrounds, New State Mobile, and Moonbreaker.

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Moonton

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang was contested at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia as an official medal event.

Shanghai MOONTON Technology Co. Ltd. commonly known as MOONTON Games, is a Chinese multinational video game developer and publisher based in Shanghai, China. 

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Riot Games

Valorant and League of Legends: Wild Rift were contested at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia as official medal events.

Riot Games, Inc. is an American video game develop...

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Sabay

Attack Online 2 was contested at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia as an official medal event.

Sabay Digital Corporation forward-thinking pioneer and has been the first to introduce online gaming, unified SMS content and original online entertainment (news, movies, music and TV) in Cambodia. To date, Sabay still holds the number one position in the gaming space in the country.

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Smilegate

Crossfire was contested at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia as an official medal event.

Smilegate is a video game develop and publisher , which develops, publishes and services mobile and PC online games. Established in Korea in 2002, it is the creator of Crossfire, an FPS game with over six million concurrent players across the globe, and many more distinguished titles.

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Tencent Games

PUBG Mobile was contested at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia as an official medal event.

Tencent Games is the video game publishing division of Tencent Interactive Entertainment, itself a division of Tencent Holdings. Tencent Games is a publisher of PUBG Mobile and Honor of Kings, among other games.

East Asian Youth Games 2023

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SNK

King of Fighters was contested at the 2023 East Asian Youth Games in Ulaanbaatar as an official medal event.

SNK Corporation is a Japanese video game hardware and software company. SNK operates primarily as a video game develop...

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Tennis Esports

Tennis Esports was contested at the 2023 East Asian Youth Games in Ulaanbaatar as an official medal event.

Tennis Esports revolutionizes the active sports virtualization (active Esports) trend with corresponding Motion Learning and VR Motion Learning Methodology.

Asian Games 2022

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Electronic Arts

FIFA Online 4 will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou as an official medal event.

Headquartered in Redwood City in Northern California, Electronic Arts (EA) develops and delivers games, content, and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers. EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefiel...

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Electronic Soul

Dream Three Kingdoms 2 will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou as an official medal event.

Founded in 2008, Electronic Soul is a company dedicated to the research, development and operation of high-quality online games.

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Capcom

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou as an official medal event.

Capcom began in Japan in 1979 as a manufacturer and distributor of electronic game machines. In 1983 Capcom Co., Ltd was founded and soon built a reputation for introducing cutting-edge technology and software to the video game market. Now an industry leader in the video game industry, Capcom's legacy of hist...

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Krafton

PUBG Mobile Asian Games Version will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou as an official medal event.

Krafton Inc. is a South Korean video game holding company based in Bundang-gu, Seongnam. The company has produced or owns the rights to several notable video game titles including TERA, PUBG: Battlegrounds, New State Mobile, and Moonbreaker.

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Level Infinite

Arena of Valor Asian Games Version will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou as an official medal event.

Level Infinite is Tencent Holdings' in-house initiative dedicated to global game distribution, development and technical assistance, and esports integration.

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Riot Games

League of Legends will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hanzhou as an official medal event.

Riot Games, Inc. is an American video game developer, publisher and esports tournament organizer based in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in September 2006 to develop Leag...

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Tencent Games

PUBG Mobile Asian Games Version will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou as an official medal event.

Tencent Games is the video game publishing division of Tencent Interactive Entertainment, itself a division of Tencent Holdings. Tencent Games is a publisher of PUBG Mobile and Honor of Kings, among other games.

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Valve Corporation

DOTA 2 will be contested at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou as an official medal event.

Valve Corporation is an American video game developer, publisher, and digital distribution company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the franchises Hal...

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