Commemorating Kartini Day, Successful Kartini Day Esports Tournament Held

COLLABORATION UNIPin Communit, Women Jenggala, and MPL Indonesia, held a tournament titled Charity Match Kartini Day which also aims to increase awareness of gender equality in the electronic game industry (eSports). As many as 10 pro players from big teams in Indonesia enlivened this match and competed with their abilities through the game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.

The 10 pro players who competed were divided into two teams of five people. The first is Team Fearless, consisting of Vall from Rebellion, RenV from Geek Fam, Kenn from Bigetron, RuneRune from Alter Ego, and Crunchy ex-player Onic Zenith. They faced off against a Flawless team consisting of Kitty from Luna Nera, Chincaaw from GPX, SwayLow from Rebellion, Rippo from Bigetron, and Rupture from Geek Fam.

By using the best-of-three system, the Fearless team managed to dominate the match and made the Flawless team unable to move with the final score of 2-0.

The two team members who competed came from a combination of MPL players and ladies from various top teams in Indonesia.

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Furthermore, the winning team will donate the entire prize pool with a total value of Rp. 33,922,552 to the social organization Wanita Jenggala. All donations collected will be donated to the Women’s Economy Mandiri program in the village for creative training for women who experience discrimination and become the breadwinners of their families, so that they can acquire basic skills to survive and support their families in the future.

UniPin Community SVP Debora Imanuella said that the charity match was aimed at building awareness about gender equality, especially in the esports industry, as well as providing support to all female gamers in the country to be able to advance and compete at a higher level of competition.

“This charity match combines male and female players in one team. We do this to show that women can actually compete if given the opportunity. Hopefully in the future there will be no more discrimination for women, hopefully they can be given the opportunity to show their talents and abilities at a higher level,” concluded Debora. (RO/OL-7)

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