The Grand Finals of University e-League (UEL) Season 3 is just around the corner this weekend, showcasing the highest level of collegiate esports. On the 10th & 11th of December 2022, Esports teams from 16 universities from across the country will take centre stage to compete across four game titles – FIFA 22, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, VALORANT and PUBG Mobile. Scheduled to be broadcasted on the UEL YouTube channel, viewers will be treated to live sports action as their beloved university teams compete for the title and a prize pool of RM 20,000.
Following its nationwide Qualifiers and Playoff stages held over 4 weeks in October & November, the UEL saw over 60 universities participate in the preliminary rounds of competition before the top 16 earned their spot if the Grand Finals.
Among some of the finalists are Sunway University, Taylors University, INTI University, and University Teknologi Mara (UiTM) which have been making headlines as the frontrunners, while universities such as Jesselton University College, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) have been dubbed as the dark horses in the competition.
One of the most anticipated fixtures of the event features Taylor’s University going head-to-head against Sumaki 2.0 from UiTM in the Grand Finals of the Mobile Legends series. Leading up to the Grand Finals, Taylor’s University had gone undefeated, cruising their way through the Upper Bracket, whereas UiTM faced tough competition, yet came out victorious against the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) in the Lower Brackets.
“UEL certainly showcases the level of esports talent coming out of universities from across the country. While we are extremely proud to have made it to the Grand Finals, we are now laser-focused and determined to win. With months of training and preparation for this event, we hope that students and esports enthusiasts will tune in to catch us at the finals this weekend.”
Muhammad Syafiq Irfan Bin Syarein (Helios) from ‘Taylor’s Elite
This weekend, the UEL Grand Finals features 2 days of action-packed esports performances and entertainment. Students, esports enthusiasts and fans are welcome to tune in to support their universities in the competition and will be treated to enticing giveaways and colourful commentary. The UEL Grand Finals will be live-streamed this Saturday and Sunday, on the 10th and 11th of December 2022 via the UEL YouTube channel.