SPACE Esports Team from Hong Kong to Join in CVCI Invitational

Singapore- September 15th, the SPACE Esports Team, formed by students of the Higher Diploma in eSports programme at the HKU SPACE Community College, will join the Cyberathlete VALORANT Collegiate Invitational tournament.

HKU SPACE Community College was established in 2000. The College offers the first sub-degree programme in Esports in Hong Kong in 2019 which aims to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in the field of Esports.

“We are excited to see how SPACE Team competes with the other teams in the
Southeast Asia Invitational”
said Tom Leong, Chief of Business Development Officer for Cyberathlete Pte Ltd. “With qualifiers off to a great start, we have full faith the invitational will be one to remember”

SPACE Esports team will be the third team to join the CVCI set to begin in October. The event will consist of 16 teams that will compete for a prize pool of USD25,000.

About Cyberathlete:
“Cyberathlete” has been a globally recognized and utilized term associated with Esports since its creation and registration by Cyberathlete Professional League. Cyberathlete Pte. Ltd. was founded in 2020 to develop and operate a collegiate Esports tournament system, in conjunction with sanctioned country collegiate associations. Our goal is to prioritize academics, while helping create balance between gameplay, fairness, and well-being.

The Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) is a professional sports tournament organization specializing in computer and console video games competitions. It was founded on June 27, 1997 in Dallas, Texas. The CPL is considered the pioneer in professional video game tournaments, which continue to be held worldwide. Cyberathlete Pte. Ltd. is headquartered in Singapore, with offices in the US and China.

About HKU SPACE Community College:
Established to provide quality sub-degree education for secondary school graduates, HKU SPACE Community College has gained extensive popularity and high recognition in the community. Founded in 2000 as Hong Kong’s premier community college, the College offers a comprehensive range of award-bearing programmes in different disciplines. The College has a vibrant student population of nearly 7,000 with over 30 associate degree and higher diploma programmes. Academic-oriented associate degree programmes focus on broad-based education to prepare students for further studies at degree level, while professionally-oriented higher diploma programmes offer training in specialised skills and equip students for career development. Successful completion of any academic programme offered by the College leads to an award within the University of Hong Kong system through
HKU SPACE.