Nicholas Aaron Khoo on “Understanding Gamers and eSports”

Heard about eSports? Gaming?

This post is about the person who grew eSports in Singapore significantly! And he was very instrumental in making it a recognized sport in the SEA Games as well!

In the 2019 SEA games, eSports made its debut and we saw Singaporean athletes clinch two medals – Silver and Bronze.

This year the League of Legends (PC), League of Legends (Wild Rift) – Men’s, League of Legends (Wild Rift) – Women’s, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and Fifa Online 4 teams will be fielded!

Today!!! Two teams will be playing. He will definitely be watching closely.

I am speaking about Mr Nicholas Aaron Khoo!! He is one of the 7 speakers in the #YouthHack Series – Thriving With Youths learning videos.

Photo credit: Masters of AI

Mr Khoo will be speaking about “Understanding Gamers and Esports”. Obviously, right?!

Once a gamer himself, Mr Nicholas Khoo, is now known as an eSports Guru. He co-founded YUP.gg (a gaming and Esports Marketplace) and Singapore’s Cybersports and Online Gaming Association (SCOGA) (an Esports Academy), and he is the advisor to the Global Esports Federation (with Tencent as the founding global partner) and COMBACK (a gaming dependency support agency), amongst many other appointments and accolades.

A father of three, Nicholas is not only a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society, he is also both a Friend of Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and a Friend of the Ministry of Social and Family.

Mr Khoo will walk us through the following topics:

  • Understanding Gamers
  • Positives of Gaming
  • Managing the Challenges of Gaming
  • Empowering Youths
  • Future Trends
  • Understanding Esports

Here’s a snippet of the learning video:

For more details of all the learning videos and my book bundle, click here.

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