Skyesports Championship 3.0 will reportedly feature a massive ₹22 Lakh prize pool for its Valorant event. The overall prize pool stands at ₹55 Lakh. The organisers had earlier revealed a prize pool of ₹25 Lakh for Battlegrounds Mobile India. The Chennai-based esports organisation had announced previously that the AMD Ryzen Skyesports Championship 3.0 will take place from August to October 2021 and will feature a total prize pool of ₹55 Lakh. The championship will feature six games and the prize pool will be divided.
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So far the organisers have revealed four of the six games which will be played at the tournament namely, Battlegrounds Mobile India, Valorant, Brawl Stars, and Clash of Clans. Brawl Stars and Clash of Clans will feature a prize pool of ₹2 Lakh each. The remaining two games are expected to be revealed soon. After two successful seasons, the organisers have expanded the third edition of the tournament to the South Asian countries.
Teams from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Nepal will be competing at the regional qualifiers of this tournament. The teams will play in a best-of-three single-elimination knockout format, while the final will be played in a best-of-five format.
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The third-placed teams from India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and Bangladesh and Maldives qualifiers, and the runner-up team from Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Nepal qualifiers will make it to the wildcard qualifiers. The eight teams including two winning teams each from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Maldives qualifiers, one winning team from Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Nepal, and the winning team from the wildcard qualifiers will battle it out at the Skyesports Championship 3.0 Main Event.
AMDRyzen is the presenting partner, Logitech G is the gaming partner while WDBlack is the gaming storage partner for this tournament. The tournament will be streamed on the Skyesports’ Facebook page and YouTube channel in nine regional languages namely, Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Bengali, and Punjabi. The registrations for the Valorant event kick-started on August 18th. Interested players can visit the Skyesports’ website to get registered.
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