By ABS-CBN News
MANILA, Philippines — The inaugural champions of the National Interschool Cyber League (NICL) will be crowned later this month, with teams looking to rule virtual multi-game tournaments featuring VALORANT, DOTA 2, and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.
The NICL is a banner program of Mineski Philippine’s Youth Esports Program (YEP), and is the first major collegiate esports league in the country.
Qualifiers kicked off last April 13. According to Mineski, the NICL received over 920 active player registrations spread across 184 teams, 170 unique schools, and 81 YEP chapters across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.