Playbook Esports’ Doujin Wins the IESF PH Tekken 7 Qualifiers

Andreij “Doujin” Albar is the Philippines’ representative to the International Esports Federation (IESF) World Championship 2022 for Tekken 7 after winning Sibol’s qualifiers last July 31, 2022. The grand finals saw Doujin pitted against Hapon with Doujin dominating with a 3-1 victory.

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Andreij “Doujin” Albar is the Philippines’ representative to the International Esports Federation (IESF) World Championship 2022 for Tekken 7 after winning Sibol’s qualifiers last July 31, 2022. The grand finals saw Doujin pitted against Hapon with Doujin dominating with a 3-1 victory.

There were a lot of notable Tekken 7 players in the qualifiers. The top 8 players of the qualifiers were Maru, AK, Hapon, Doujin, Coffee_Prinz, Adrian, Bakalnation, and RGN. The top 8 was played in a double elimination format with Maru, AK, Hapon, and Doujin in the upper bracket. AK first defeated Maru with a 2-1 score. This was followed by Doujin’s win against Hapon (2-0). Longtime teammates AK and Doujin battled in the semifinals where Doujin prevailed with a 3-2 victory and sent AK to the lower bracket finals while he advanced to the grand finals.

In the lower bracket, Adrian & RGN knocked out Bakalnation & Coffee_Prinz respectively from the qualifiers. Hapon defeated Adrian (2-0) while Maru bowed out of the qualifiers after a 0-2 loss against RGN. Hapon met RGN in the lower bracket semifinals and escaped with a 2-1 victory. In the lower bracket finals, Hapon continued his miracle run when he won against AK in a 3-1 fashion and earned his way to the grand finals.

The grand finals match was a tense fight. At first, Doujin got an early 2-0 lead but Hapon fought back in the 3rd round. However, in the end, Doujin’s Anna was too much to handle for Hapon and Doujin claimed the championship and secured his slot as the Philippine representative. Doujin was also part of Sibol in the 2019 SEA Games where he got the bronze medal for Tekken 7. The IESF World Esports Championship 2022 will be held in Bali, Indonesia from November 30, 2022 to December 12, 2022.

Em Dangla

Em "Kaisaya" Dangla is an esports shoutcaster on different mobile MOBA game titles. She also has experience in various aspects of the industry, from professionally competing in tournaments, managing esports players and teams, and organizing online tournaments. The former game developer also advocates for women in esports and safe spaces.