UNAIR NEWS – The community enthusiasm, especially for students participated in eSports was the reason for Student Executive Board (BEM) Faculty Vocational Studies Student (FV) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) to include eSports in 2019 FV Dean Cup. Explained by Rifqi Abiyyu G as Head of the event at opening ceremony FV Cup Dean at FV Hall in UNAIR April, 15.
“The tag line that we carried out on Dean Cup activity brought something new related to the rapid change of technology, namely eSport. Besides that, we are also adjusting the development of the times where eSports is currently one of the sports that are popular among milennial “said Abiyyu.
In Cup Dean, BEM FV competes 3 types of eSports. Among other things, Mobile Legends, Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG), and Pro Evolution Soccer (PES). The three games gained very large interest from FV UNAIR students. This can be seen from the large number of registrants who register more than one team.
“Because of the high enthusiasm, we as organizers prepared qualified jury in the field of eSports. On the other hand, we choosed a person in charge who already has experience in eSports. “Hopefully, eSports can become a prestigious sports branch besides soccer, volleyball and table tennis,” he added.
In the end of the interview, Aditya Nurjulian who served as Head of BEM FV UNAIR explained that the main purpose of Dean Cup was to foster a sense of unity among students, especially FV UNAIR students.
“This Dean Cup was an event to strengthen the relation with another student. Thus, the activity aims to foster a sense of kinship between Hima, “Aditya explained.
“Victory is something that needs to be achieved, but sportsmanship is the main thing in a competition.” he added. (*)
Author: Faisal Dika Utama
Editor: Binti Q Masruroh