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Esports Club concludes longest-running Valorant tournament in India

Esports Club concludes longest-running Valorant tournament in India

The Bridge Desk

Published: 30 Dec 2020 9:11 AM GMT

The Esports Club has concluded their five-month long Valorant tournament, The Esports Club Challenger Series. The LG Ultragear TEC Challenger Series powered by Ideapad Gaming and AMD witnessed exponential surge in participation, and was a first of it’s kind esports event in India.

Team Velocity Gaming picked up their 4th Championship out of the 5 month series, with Team Tamilas being the only other team who managed to claim the top prize during series 3.

Spanned over a duration of 5 months, the event played host to over 5000 players with an average of 200 teams signing up for each event, making it one of the largest PC esports events in India! The overall prize pool for the event was INR 9 Lakhs that was split over 5 monthly series. The event recorded nearly 3 Million combined views and a total watch time of over 13 Million minutes! The Esports Club is looking to continue supporting the budding Valorant esports ecosystem with multiple tournaments and opportunities for players through events like the TEC challenger series in 2021.

Ishaan Arya, Co-Founder & Head of Business Development, The Esports Club, said, “We are thrilled with the response to the TEC Challenger Series. We envisioned great success for Valorant and bet early and are grateful to our partners LG Ultragear, Lenovo and AMD for believing in our vision and helping make the TEC Challenger Series one of the largest PC esports events in the region! ”

Mansoor ‘Nabu’ Ahmed, Director of Esports, The Esports Club said “The growth for the TEC Challenger Series has been massive, nobody expected a PC esports event to be this popular, but we had a vision for Valorant and are extremely happy with the results. We’re looking forward to even more exciting events around Valorant in 2021!”

About The Esports Club

Started in August 2019, The Esports Club (www.theesports.club) is a community first esports platform aimed at helping develop the esports ecosystem in India in a sustainable and scalable manner. Run by gaming and esports veterans, TEC brings a unique perspective to ensure smooth esports operations for both the community and the brands supporting the esports ecosystem.

Also read: India has the potential to become the Esports powerhouse: IESF General Secretary Totovski

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