Esports at the 2018 Asian Games – StarCraft II tournament

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StarCraft II
at the 2018 Asian Games
VenueBritAma Arena
Dates30 August
Competitors8 from 8 nations
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
2022 →

The StarCraft II tournament at the 2018 Asian Games was an eSports demonstration event that contested on 30 August 2018.[1]


Starcraft II qualification were determined through online matches.[2] Indonesia as hosts automatically qualifies while Kazakhstan as the sole participating team in the Central Asia Qualifier qualified without playing a single match.[3]

Means of qualification Vacancies Qualifier
Host country 1  Indonesia
East Asia Qualifier 2  South Korea
 Chinese Taipei
Southeast Asia Qualifier 2  Vietnam
South Asia Qualifier 1  Sri Lanka
Central Asia Qualifier 1  Kazakhstan
West Asia Qualifier 1  Iran

Regional qualification[edit]


The following eight players were participated in the StarCraft II tournament.[4]

Nation Player ID
 Chinese Taipei Huang Yu-Hsiang Nice
 Indonesia Nyoman Arie Pranasakti Jaquelton
 Iran Shahriar Shaki DeMiGoD
 Kazakhstan Satybaldin Adlet Lightweight
 South Korea Cho Seongju Maru
 Sri Lanka Amruth Alfred AmyPie
 Thailand Pichayut Prasertwit StriKE
 Vietnam Tran Hong Phuc meomaika


The format used for this event was single elimination with best of five except on the gold medal match which use best of seven.[5]

Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold Medal Game
30 August - BritAma Arena
 South Korea3
30 August - BritAma Arena
 South Korea3
30 August - BritAma Arena
30 August - BritAma Arena
 South Korea4
30 August - BritAma Arena
 Chinese Taipei0
 Chinese Taipei3
30 August - BritAma Arena
 Sri Lanka0
 Chinese Taipei3
30 August - BritAma Arena
 Vietnam1 Bronze Medal Game
30 August - BritAma Arena


Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  South Korea
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Chinese Taipei
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Vietnam
4  Iran


  1. ^ Etchells, Daniel. "Schedule for Asian Games esports demonstration event released". Inside the Games. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  2. ^ "AESF announced results of the Regional Qualifier Competitions for the Asian Games 2018". Asian Electronic Sports Federation. 22 June 2018. Archived from the original on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  3. ^ "AESF Game Result" (PDF). Asian Electronic Sports Federation. 11 July 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  4. ^ "StarCraft II Headlines Esports at the Asian Games". StarCraft World Championship Series. Blizzard Entertainment. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  5. ^