Hosted by Technoblood Inc, the World Esports League 2021 (WSL 2021) is organised by the WSL Organising Committee in partnership with the International Esports Federation (IESF). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Esports League 2021’s India Qualifiers will be held virtually. Top athletes from across the country will be competing and showcasing their skills and strategies in WSL 2021. The popular fighting game TEKKEN7 and multiplayer online battle arena and third-person hero shooter video game Brawl Stars (3V3) will also be part of the event.
Fighting game TEKKEN7 will be played in double-elimination format whereas athletes can compete in Brawl Stars in Single elimination format. “A tight-knit fight gaming community in India has extreme potential, one that we keep witnessing in many esports tournaments in the country. Tekken7 has a legacy of being the best fighting game and we are confident that esports athletes coming over from across the country will be putting up a spectacle of their own. Brawl Stars is a very popular game among children between 16-21 years of age and we will witness some budding superstars coming out as national champions and bringing the laurels for our country at the Global Finals. This is a very interesting time for esports in India and we are already looking forward to our national qualifiers for WSL ’21,” said Mr. Prabhat Kumar, Director of Esports Federation of India.
The winners of the India qualifiers will be selected to represent the country at the Global Finals of WSL 2021 which are scheduled to take place in Korea from 16th to 19th December. The air travel expenses and accommodation of the athletes travelling to Korea will be covered. In order to take part in the prestigious event, country’s esports athletes and enthusiasts can register themselves on ESFI’s Discord till 26th September 2021
ESFI continues its partnership with Artsmith-Concepts & Visions as the country’s one of the top esports and sports-specialised PR firms will extend its support as the communication partner. The qualifiers will be streamed live on ESFI’s official channels on YouTube and Twitch as well as on their Facebook page. Registrations are open as TEKKEN7 and Brawl Stars are included in World Esports League 2021.
About Esports Federation of India:
The Esports Federation of India (ESFI), a non-profit organisation, is a full member of International Esports Federation (IESF), Global Esports Federation (GEF) and Asian Esports Federation (AESF).
To promote, encourage, organise, educate, train and control esports in India and to provide facilities for training in esports, build and sustain the esports eco-system in India, not limiting to providing, conceptualising, opening, managing, running, developing, facilitating, and promoting all areas of esports and to provide all other possible and related form of esports.
Donna Amo is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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