Esports at the 2018 Asian Games – Arena of Valor tournament

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Arena of Valor
at the 2018 Asian Games
VenueBritAma Arena
Dates26 August
Competitors40 from 8 nations
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
2022 →

The Arena of Valor tournament at the 2018 Asian Games was an eSports demonstration event that contested on 26 August 2018.[1] The Arena of Valor tournament gold medal was won by China beating Chinese Taipei in the grand final. Vietnam was awarded the bronze medal.[2]

Qualification[edit]

Arena of Valor qualification matches took place offline in Hong Kong.[3] Indonesia as hosts automatically qualifies while India as the sole participating team in the South Asia Qualifier qualifies without playing a single match.[4]

Means of qualification Vacancies Qualifier
Host country 1  Indonesia
East Asia Qualifier 3  Chinese Taipei
 China
 Hong Kong
Southeast Asia Qualifier 3  Vietnam
 Thailand
 Laos
South Asia Qualifier 1  India

Regional qualification[edit]

A round robin format was used for the qualification tournaments.[4]

  1. ^ Head to head: Laos wins over the Philippines
  2. ^ Head to head: Malaysia wins over Singapore

Tournament[edit]

The format used in this tournament was best of three, double-elimination.[5]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round     Semifinal     Final
                                               
  Winner's Bracket
  1  Hong Kong 2  
  2  Laos 0    
       Hong Kong 1  
       Vietnam 2    
  3  Vietnam 2          
  4  India 0        
       Vietnam 1            
       China 2              
  5  Indonesia 0              
  6  Chinese Taipei 2                
       Chinese Taipei 0          
       China 2        
  7  Thailand 0          
  8  China 2          China 2
       Chinese Taipei 0
  Loser's Bracket      
   Laos 2        
   India 0      Hong Kong 2        
     Laos 0          
       Hong Kong 0        
   Indonesia 1          Chinese Taipei 2      Vietnam 0    
   Thailand 2      Chinese Taipei 2          Chinese Taipei 2  
     Thailand 1  

Results[edit]

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  China
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Chinese Taipei
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Vietnam
4  Hong Kong

References[edit]

  1. ^ Etchells, Daniel. "Schedule for Asian Games esports demonstration event released". Inside the Games. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  2. ^ "China dominates AOV to claim the first-ever eSports champion in Asian Games". CGTN. 26 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ "AESF announced results of the Regional Qualifier Competitions for the Asian Games 2018". Asian Electronic Sports Federation. 22 June 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  4. ^ a b "AESF Game Result" (PDF). Asian Electronic Sports Federation. 11 July 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  5. ^ https://esports.id/other/news/2018/08/894b77f805bd94d292574c38c5d628d5/pengundian-tim-dan-bagan-grup-untuk-ekshibisi-esports-di-asian-games-2018#