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Mumbai gamers to rejoice ! The City Will Soon host the finals of Asia’s largest Esports League.

Mumbai gamers to rejoice ! The City Will Soon host the finals of Asia’s largest Esports League.

·         The event will run from July 1-2, 2017 at Phoenix MarketCity, Kurla, Mumbai
·         The event is free for all
·         The Summer Season finale will feature individual as well as team games
·         Games to be played include CS:GO, DOTA 2 and Clash Royale
·         Several popular esports athletes from India & abroad will participate in this 2-day event
·         Some of the best gaming Cosplay at sight at the Summer Season Cosplay Competition.

It may be raining in Mumbai, but its soon going to get very sunny! The Summer Season Finale of ESL India Premiership 2017 will soon be making its way to the City of Dreams. Mark your calendars for the 1st and 2nd July as the Phoenix MarketCity, Kurla, Mumbai comes alive from 11 AM to 8 PM with top-notch esports action.

ESL India Premiership is the flagship esports tournament in India. The 2017 edition boasts of a whopping $100,000* prize pool, which is shared between three competitive games, namely, Clash Royale, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and DOTA 2. Building upon last year’s edition, ESL India Premiership 2017 is a year-long tournament divided into three seasons – Summer, Fall and Winter. Along with a multi-tier league format, the Premiership is one of the most competitive and exciting competitive gaming events in the country.

The Summer Season Finale marks the successful completion of the online session and will be commemorated through the offline LAN event. Here, the top 8 contestants from the Master League of the different games will duke it out for ultimate glory. Top Indian teams and players such as Entity Gaming, GoFigure, Brutality, SemperX, Tahir Shariff and Mrinmoy Lahkar will grace the event. Also in the mix are a few international teams from countries such as DOTA 2 team IQ from Cambodia and the UAE-based CS:GO team, Risky Gaming. The Summer Season Finale will be an INR 15,37,000 prize money event, which is sourced from the main prize pool.
Apart from the visiting esports crowd, this event will also be an absolute delight for gaming and tech enthusiasts alike. The event sponsors, HP, HyperX and Zowie will be setting up awesome stalls at the venue. Visitors can try out the latest and exclusive peripherals that will be on display!
The organisers also have a whole slew of activities planned for the crowd, who have come to celebrate the spirit of the competitive gaming and community. For a start, there will be an exclusive Cosplay Contest. Interested participants can dress-up as their favourite video characters and stand a chance to win INR 46,000! If you are a dancer, we have a gig for you! A Just Dance stage will be set up in the venue, and fans can dance their way to INR 33,000 in cash prizes. There will also be an online quiz, apart from multiple giveaways!

The Summer Season Finale is all about celebrating competitive gaming in the country, apart from ushering in the new season of ESL India Premiership 2017.

About ESL

ESL, a part of the international digital entertainment group MTG, is the world's largest esports company, leading the industry across the most popular video games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL National Championships and other top tier stadium-size events, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and television production, fully catering to the needs of the esports ecosystem. With offices in North America, Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Spain, China, and partners in many other countries, it has a truly global footprint.

About NODWIN Gaming

The premier and most recognised esports company in India, NODWIN Gaming has played a pivotal role in developing the esports scene in the country. The Company has been instrumental in popularising competitive gaming in the country through its exclusive license partnerships with ESL and ESWC.  NODWIN Gaming works actively to run other marquee esports IPs such as the Mountain Dew Arena, The CII India Gaming Show among others. NODWIN Gaming additionally produces online content on gaming and esports such as Esports Center, The Games & Gadget Show, The Cosplay Genie Show and Live content from pop culture events such as Comicon India.

About OMEN by HP

Developed by leading computer manufacturer, Hewlett-Packard, the OMEN by HP is a series of computers focused primarily on the video gaming segment. OMEN by HP celebrates gaming by delivering high-quality desktops, laptops and other essential gaming peripherals. With a unique blend of quality and affordability, the OMEN by HP caters to both hardcore as well as casual gamers. Visit OMEN by HP for more information or socially connect with OMEN by HP on: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About HyperX

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, and gaming accessories. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including China Joy, PAX, Davao Cyber Expo, and TGS & Big Fest.

About ZOWIE by BenQ

Introduced in late 2008, ZOWIE is a brand dedicated to the development of the best competitive gaming gears available that compliment eSports athletes’ combating performance. From 2015 on, ZOWIE brand was acquired by BenQ Corp to represent the company’s eSports product line that delivers a truly competitive experience and enjoyment. Visit ZOWIE by BenQ for more information or socially connect with ZOWIE by BenQ on: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About SoStronk

SoStronk is the eSports freemium platform of choice for counter strike players in India & SEA. A multi-faceted platform that is live on the market since 2015 and in doing so has established itself at the forefront of technological innovation for eSports. Gamers of all shapes and sizes; whether they are just being introduced to the eSports pipeline to the aged veterans have something to appease their fancies on SoStronk. In-depth statistics, innovative matchmaking, tournaments & leagues, daily events, reward mechanisms, marketplace, practice wizard and many more features await you at SoStronk. Visit SoStronk for more information or socially connect with SoStronk on: Facebook, and Twitter.