Orangutan has added No Lucario as its fifth roster, which enables them to enter directly into the Pokemon UNITE World Championship 2022, which is going to take place in London from the 18-21 August.
The Pokemon UNITE World Championship is the final event and the World Championship of the 2022 UNITE Championship Series, with a prize pool of $500,000. The best teams throughout the year have been qualified for this event. 16 teams are invited to this tournament, namely No Lucario, Secret Ship, Renaissance, Eternity, Revenant Esports, IX Gaming to name a few. The winners of the tournament will bag a prize pool of $100,000.
No Lucario is the team from Singapore and have played in the Asian Pacific qualifier. They were also the Asian Pacific Champions of the Pokemon UNITE Asian Pacific Championship. This shows the intent of Orangutan to enter the international esports market. With this never backing down thought, even though recently the Indian esports industry was shaken due to the news around Battlegrounds Mobile India, Orangutan has expanded internationally and is targeting a new market.
Orangutan’s team, No Lucario consists of:
- Bryan Khoo Chin How
- Tay Leong Jie
- Chuang Fu Yuan
- Tang Khoon Seng
- Devsen Putra Lie
Orangutan founder Yash Bhanushali said, “Pokemon as a word has immense nostalgic value, and the fact that we can have a team represent our country while celebrating our nation’s 75th year of Independence gives me a lot of pride.”
Orangutan has now entered the fourth game in competitive esports by adding Pokemon UNITE. Orangutan now comprises esports teams in thre mobile games: Battlegrounds Mobile India, Free Fire, Pokemon UNITE and a competitive team in the PC Game- Valorant as well. Orangutan looks forward to entering many more esports tournaments in the coming years.
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