Carlos Alimurung at Univision on March 19, 2012 in New York City. (PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL NAGLE)
The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship (ONE), has announced the official launch of Asia’s largest esports world championship series with ONE Esports’ first confirmed events of the 2019-2020 season. In addition, Carlos Alimurung has been named CEO of ONE Esports, and will be responsible for designing ONE Esports’ vision and strategy, setting the company’s goals, and supporting the team to execute and deliver.
ONE Esports will be organizing a series of Dota 2 World Pro Invitationals featuring the top teams in the world. The ONE Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on December 20-22, 2019 and the ONE Dota 2 Jakarta World Pro Invitational will be held at ICE BSD on April 17-19, 2020. Each Invitational will see the world’s best professional Dota 2 teams compete for a prize pool of USD 500,000.
In addition, as part of ONE Championship’s commemorative activities for its 100th event to be held later this year in Tokyo, Japan on October 13, ONE Esports will be hosting the ONE TEKKEN Tokyo Invitational and ONE Street Fighter Tokyo Challenge on October 5 and 6 respectively. Each tournament will give members of the fighting games community to take on 9 top-ranking fighting games esports professionals in a 3 v 3 team format.
ONE Esports will be announcing shortly its packed schedule for 2020 and beyond, featuring some of the world’s biggest game titles with the world’s best teams and players in the coming months.
Before joining ONE Esports as CEO, Carlos served as the Chief Business Officer for Battlefy – the world’s largest open esports competition platform. He held P&L responsibility, and his team handled revenue generation, business development, marketing, and social media.