Feg, a professional gamer, won the largest gaming reward of 100 million JPY in Shadowverse World Grand Prix 2018

Feg, a professional gamer, won the largest gaming reward of 100 million JPY in Shadowverse World Grand Prix 2018

Shadowverse World Grand Prix 2018 was held at Makuhari Messe, Japan on 15 -16 December 2018. Among 24 players from Japan, America, France, and China, Feg from the team, Yoshimoto Libalent, have won the Shadowverse World Grand Prix 2018 and 1 million USD (equivalent to 100 million JPY), which have broken the record of the highest amount of reward won by a Japanese player. Compare with the old record,30 million JPY, it is great progress, even mainstream media have reported this news.

The following are brief introductions of Shadowverse and Feg.

What is Shadowverse?

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Shadowverse World Grand Prix 2018
Press release by Cygames

Shadowverse is a trading card game for smartphones released on 17 June 2016 by Cygames, a Japanese game company.

“Player can enjoy tactic battles by making use of the card exchange in the first term, evolution system and other features in the game.
There is a scenario mode for solo play, the stories of characters and their voice are prepared. The graphics of each card is stunning, not only battle, players can enjoy the story and collect the cards they like.

With collaborating with other works, players can change the appearances of the characters in used into special characters. Shadowverse provides the excitement of card battle and the beauty of graphics.

The total reward of Shadowverse World Grand Prix 2017 as 120,000 USD, this year, the reward of only the champion was 1 million USD, it became the esports card game competition with the highest individual reward.
esports event in Japan was not able to provide larget amount of reward due to the law, with the help of Japan esports Union, licensed gamers are able to large rewards in esports events, esports events could attract much more attention in the near future.

Who is Feg?

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Feg From「Yoshimoto Libalent」
Press release by Libalent

Feg(@feeeeeeeeeg) a team member of the professional gaming team, Yoshimoto Libalent, funded by Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd. He is also active at RAGE Shadowverse Pro League(RSPL)He is the champion of Shadowverse Rise of Bahamut~FamitsuCUP2017~, the best 8 In Shadowverse World Grand Prix 2017 held on 23 – 24 December 2017.