Phuket, Thailand, August 11, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Reinforce confidence of the public and education in Phuket, supporting tourism industry, and reviving the nation’s economy. Phuket Provincial Administrative Organisation, is a local government authority for Phuket province organised the FIRST eSports tournament in South of Thailand.
Mr.Raywat Areerob, Chief Executive of Phuket Provincial Administrative Organisation, stated Today we took an important step to address new challenges and opportunities to drive our youth engagement with eSports. eSports, as a tool for equality, is not limited to addressing gender. eSports can be a platform through which the first steps of social cohesion are encouraged between groups that are unable to physically congregate. Phuket Provincial Administrative Organisation is proudly to present the first eSports competition in Phuket province, by participating 28 schools 127 teams with totally 728 students in a competition. Today, we reach to the final round of the competition with 4 teams. A winner is represented as an officially Phuket eSports team to compete in other eSports national tournament in a future.
This year tournament is a coordination between Phuket Provincial Administrative Organisation, AIS 5G eSports S Series 2022 (ROV), and our sponsorships. The winner today will represent as Phuket’s eSports team to challenge in a final round of AIS 5G eSports S Series 2022 in Bangkok on October 2022.
Phuket Provincial Administrative Organisation will continually support Phuket eSports players and offer further opportunities to participate in eSports international events and tournaments. These will drive the youth in a new education dimension, sustainable of Phuket tourism industry, and reviving the nation’s economy.