Vermilion at IESF World Championships

Raphael “Vermilion” Cueva, Tekken 7 Philippine representative in the 13th International Esports Federation (IESF) Esports World Championships, claimed 5th place.

In the first match, Vermilion won against India’s Hitesh “Rcool” Khorwal with a 3-1 set. However, he lost to Korea’s “Jokre” which ended his tournament run. As a result, he took 5th place, tying him with the players who were also eliminated in the top 8. Overall, he won all 4 of his matches at IESF Tekken 7 World Championship Group Stage.

Tekken7 Vermilion EWC 2021 Match Results
(Source: GrindSky)

Vermilion is a professional Tekken 7 player for Grindsky Esports, known for being a Devil Jin main great at long sets and the last Filipino player standing in REV Major 2019.

(Source: IESF)

IESF Esports World Championships gathered 500 Esports athletes from 85 different countries, including Tekken 7, eFootball 2022, Dota 2, and Counter Strike: Global Offensive.

Besides Vermilion representing the Philippines, Jorrel “RellyClips” Aristorenas is also a Philippine representative for eFootball 2022 at the tournament.

Watch the heated battle through IESF’s official Twitch channel or on IESF’s official website.


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