With the determination that GAM Esports and Saigon Buffalo members have shown, we can completely believe that the 2 representatives of VCS will successfully compete at Worlds 2022.
At noon on September 24, 2022 at the headquarters of NRG Asia (District 7, Ho Chi Minh City), two League of Legends teams, GAM and SGB, held a press conference before joining the World Finals tournament. out in October.
In this press conference, the two teams GAM and SGB had the opportunity to share their training regime, serious and methodical activities to prepare for the most prestigious League of Legends tournament on the planet. In addition, both teams have launched special jerseys to prepare for the upcoming tournament. GAM also released the team’s theme song, a rare event for an Esports team in Vietnam.
Members of the two teams had the opportunity to share and express their views and feelings about Esports and the Worlds tournament before the warm attention and many questions from the media.
How does NRG Asia think about keeping GAM sustainable in the next 5 years?
TK Nguyen: “To build a good company or a good team, it is important that we focus on culture. When building a good culture, it will contribute to the long-term development of the team. NRG Asia company is working hard to build the culture of the team so that when the players leave, the team will still develop sustainably in the future.
What difference does Levi feel about GAM 2017 and GAM 2022’s lineup?
Levi: “In 2017, I was a member of GAM as a new member, I did not have much experience and needed a lot of support from the seniors in the team, but at the moment, I has been with GAM for quite a long time. As the captain of GAM, I will have more responsibility to lead my team. And by my experience, I am confident that with the cohesion of the members after 2 years of working together, 2022 will be a more successful year than 2017.”
Experts have assessed that the current Saigon Buffalo is not as good as its predecessor, Phong Vu Buffalo. How does the team prepare to come to this year’s Worlds?
Ren: “With the current lineup, SGB will do the best they can from preparing for health, psychology as well as studying and doing unexpected things to let the world see that the Vietnamese they don’t have. bad”.
It’s been 3 years since GAM last competed internationally, how is GAM positioning itself compared to the strength of teams around the world?
Jackiewind: “After 3 years of not being able to participate in international tournaments, I think it is a disadvantage for GAM. I am always confident that not only GAM players but also VCS players have quite good skills compared to the average level of teams in the world. What we lack is just the opportunity to compete in the big tournaments, but I am confident that GAM and SGB will not be inferior to any team in the world and we will play fair with them.”
CMG Asia is a corporation that has invested in many industries such as Sports and cosmetics, so why do we choose Esports to invest and why NRG?
Randy Dobson – President of NRG Asia: “At CMG, we look for emerging industries to invest in and grow across Vietnam and the wider APAC region. We invested in NRG North America many years ago with the aim of bringing esports entertainment to Vietnam when the time was right and we have found the right local partner to lead that business. TK, who has a history of success as an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry, is a perfect fit and has far exceeded our initial expectations and we look forward to the positive impact he has had. will continue to be available for esports in the region.”
In the upcoming Worlds, the opponent that Kati will face will be Knight, who is considered the best mid laner of the LPL (league of legends), is this pressure on you?
Kati: “I also had the opportunity to practice with Knight and I also learned a lot of lessons. So when I meet Knight again at Worlds, I have learned my lesson and I will have a lot of experience to minimize mistakes.”
During the times when Vietnam went to the world, international fans were very impressed with the so-called “VCS identity”, so this time, are you planning to bring that to Worlds?
Sty1e: “Other people’s opinions don’t really matter. This is my first time going out into the world, I am very confident to bring about the most victories there is in this tournament.”
Ren: “VCS’s identity is adventurous, fast, and risk-taking. Both SGB and GAM teams are fast, strong early game teams, so in this world, we will still keep this style. We only play our best against them, if we don’t play their style, then we have a better chance of winning.”
Levi showed determination, “We can’t promise that we’ll get good results or make it to the next round, but we promise that we’ll do our best to not let everyone down.”
Ms. Hoang Thi Thuy – Sty1e player’s mother shared: “At first, my family didn’t know much about the game, so they also stopped me. But after watching you for a while, seeing you as stable as you are today, my family is very happy and wishes for me to develop further… I hope that the two teams of Vietnam going to the world will have a lot of strength. health and bring a lot of victories to the Vietnamese team.”