Skyesports companions with Riot Games for South Asian VALORANT event

Indian esports and gaming company Skyesports has introduced a partnership with video games publisher Riot Game titles that will see the Skyesports Champions Sequence (SCS) 2022 lead into VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) 2022 Stage 2.

The South Asian tournament will characteristic a whole prize pool of $30,000 (~£23,950), with its last stage commencing as a LAN celebration in Chennai, India.

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According to the launch, registrations for the SCS have already opened for India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Bangladesh. Collaborating groups will compete across two open up qualifiers that will be held separately for India.

Two groups from the Indian qualifier and two groups from the South Asian qualifier will advance to Stage 2 (Team Phase League). In Section 2, the competition will battle 8 teams from the previous South Asian Qualifiers’ Playoff Stage. 

The leading two groups from the Skyesports Championship Series will qualify for VCT APAC Challengers 2022 Phase 2.

Shiva Nandy, CEO and Founder of Skyesports, commented: “We are thrilled to be a aspect of VALORANT’s huge development in South Asia and are over and above fired up to be furnishing a route to the groups into the VCT APAC Challenger Phase 2. The Skyesports Champions Collection will established a new benchmark for VALORANT esports in South Asia with best-notch creation and reside streams in several regional languages.”

Furthermore, Skyesports will be web hosting a Draw Present before Section 2 to divide the 12 teams into two groups of six groups each. The clearly show will be broadcasted on YouTube and Rooter, which not long ago entered a a person-year media rights deal with the enterprise.

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Sukamal Pegu, Publishing Chief, India and South Asia at Riot Game titles, additional: “We’ve been supporting Skyesports’ VALORANT events for the previous two years, and we are thrilled to be lastly associating with them for the Skyesports Champions Series (SCS) 2022, for our VCT 2022.

“The SCS will deliver a system to all gamers throughout South Asia with a likelihood to development to the future phase of the VCT, the APAC Challengers Stage 2. I want the participating teams from the location the incredibly very best of luck.”

In 2021, JetSynthesys acquired Skyesports with the match organiser’s founding customers keeping a 35 for each cent stake.

Esports Insider suggests: Skyesports has significant designs for India and surrounding South Asian nations around the world. The organisation has kicked off its competitive yr with novel VALORANT gatherings, which are set to showcase regional talent and excite the neighborhood esports neighborhood. It’s enjoyable to see how the Skyesports Champions Sequence (SCS), and the company’s other events, will turn out.

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