Esports at the 2018 Asian Games – Arena of Valor tournament
|Arena of Valor |
at the 2018 Asian Games
|Competitors||40 from 8 nations|
|Esports at the|
2018 Asian Games
|Arena of Valor|
|League of Legends|
|Pro Evolution Soccer|
The Arena of Valor tournament at the 2018 Asian Games was an eSports demonstration event that contested on 26 August 2018. The Arena of Valor tournament gold medal was won by China beating Chinese Taipei in the grand final. Vietnam was awarded the bronze medal.
Arena of Valor qualification matches took place offline in Hong Kong. Indonesia as hosts automatically qualifies while India as the sole participating team in the South Asia Qualifier qualifies without playing a single match.
|Means of qualification||Vacancies||Qualifier|
|East Asia Qualifier||3|| Chinese Taipei|
|Southeast Asia Qualifier||3|| Vietnam|
|South Asia Qualifier||1||India|
A round robin format was used for the qualification tournaments.
The format used in this tournament was best of three, double-elimination.
|First Round||Second Round||Third Round||Semifinal||Final|
|Thailand||2||Chinese Taipei||2||Chinese Taipei||2|
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