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Fnatic and Loco to raise funds for coronavirus affected through PUBG tournament

The winning teams will go on to donate the prize money to any of the two non-profits organizations Zomato feeding India and 4DOG’SAKE India.

Fnatic and Loco to raise funds for coronavirus affected through PUBG tournament
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The Bridge Desk

Published: 1 April 2020 1:11 PM GMT

As India continues its fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, Esports market too is stepping up to help the nation in this fight through financial aid.

Fnatic and Loco has teamed up with a charity PUBG Mobile tournament to raise funds for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be also be in association with OnePlus, Homegrown, AFK Gaming, Villager Esports and BookMyShow. The PUBG will be streamed live on Loco and Pocket Aces'.

A total combined prize amount of Rs 2 lakh will be split between the top three winners along with an award for the ‘Best Fragger’ and the ‘Best Fan’.

The winning teams will then go on to donate the prize money to any of the two non-profits organizations Zomato feeding India and 4DOG’SAKE India. The former is raising funds to support families of the daily wage workers in India in the absence of employment opportunities while 4DOG'S SAKE is supporting stray dogs.

Fnatic India boss, Nish Raut said,"Fnatic has always been a team that’s built by the fans. I believe that with the thousands of gamers across India coming together, we could truly showcase the power of the Indian esports community and contribute in a way that benefits the people who are most in need."

Those viewing it live can also donate through paytm donations.

Also Read: Top 5 highest earning Indian gamers

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