Get to See the Sibol Esports Team in Action in Makati This Weekend, with Sibol The Combine Contributor August 28, 2019 Analog, Esports, Events, Press Release The formation of Sibol, the country’s national esports team, is one step closer to achieving its final form with the completion of its qualifier tournaments. Organized by the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Esports Union (PSEU) and open to all Filipino esports athletes and teams, these tournaments aim to produce the best of the best in the country. As the official representatives to the upcoming 30th Southeast Asian Games, the members of Sibol will compete in all six titles featured in the esports category – a first in history. From August 11 to 25, qualifiers were held and the top-placing players will be joining the list of invited athletes to form the Sibol Training Pool. Together, they will be evaluated by the managers and coaches on their performance before choosing the finalists. Each player will be evaluated based on their mastery of their respective esport title as well as their compatibility with the rest of the team, among other factors. Hearthstone Allan “AllanPogi” Contaoi Dustin “WaningMoon” Mangulabnan StarCraft 2 Justin “NuksPH” Santos Benson “Phynix” Villaluz Kurt Ryan “Cypem” Velasco Dota 2 MC Nicholson “Maci” Villanueva John Anthony “Natsumi” Vargas Jun “Bok” Kanehana Marvin Salvador “Boomy” Rushton Bryle Jacob “CML” Alvizo John Jerick “Jae” Paulo Van Jerico “Van” Manalaysay James Erice “Erice” Guerra Fernando “Nando” Mendoza Piolo “Kim Elizabeth” Emeterio Jomari “Grimzx” Anis Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Jonmar “OhMyV33nus_” Villaluna John Michael “Zico_” Dizon James “Wise_” A. Del Rosario Gerald “Dlar” B. Trinchera Christian “Iy4knu” Manaog Steven Dale “Daledalus” P. Vitug Allen Jedric “Greed” Baloy Adrian “Toshinu” G. Bacallo Karl Gabriel “Karltzy” D. Nepomuceno Earvin John “Heath” E. Esperanza Jahaziel Jay “Crypzu” E. Villanueva Kenneth Jiane “Kenji” S. Villa Arena Of Valor Edriane Gabriel “ORO.Zeus” Balbalosa John Lemuel “ORO.Pray” Bejo John Carl “ORO.Aim” Del Rosario JR “ORO.Era” Tesorero Bradie Ryan “ORO.Yats” Velasquez Kyle Jepherson “Vindiicated” Padlan Tekken 7 Juliano “Jules” Lozano Daniel “Machinehead” Eking Maru “Maru” Sy Guererri Emmanuel “Don Argus” Casimiro Michael John “Hapon” Magbanua Clent Adrian “Adrian” Maitim With a total pool of 76 hopefuls, the management and training teams are gearing up for the upcoming Sibol National Pool Combine. The Combine aims to showcase the talents of the Sibol Training Pool to the public, and will be held at the Activity Center of Ayala Malls Circuit, Makati, from August 29 to 31. This event will be streamed live on the Sibol Esports Facebook page (FB.com/SIBOLesports). Updates on the team and more information can be found on the official website and on the other social media pages (Twitter, Instagram).