THA Takes Gold in Tekken 7 at the 2019 SEA Games, PH Follows With Silver and Bronze
Thailand takes home their second esports Gold medal at the 2019 SEA Games as Nopparut “Book” Hempamorn wins the Grand Finals 3-1 at the FilOil Flying VCentre in San Juan Manila.
Book took down the Philippine representatives Alexandre Gabrielle “AK” Laverez and Andreij Hosea “PBE Doujin” Albar in the Playoffs 3-2 and 3-1 respectively to earn the elusive Gold finish. With his decisive Akuma play, Book won his matches with relative ease with a bracket reset to spare in the Grand Finals.
Thailand’s golden finish in Tekken 7 concludes the historic debut of esports at the 2019 SEA Games.
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