India’s first-ever Tri-Nation Invitational ‘Valorant’ Esports Championship announced. Cash prize pool of ₹ 4,00,000 up for grabs.

Rooter, which is one of India’s leading game-streaming and Esports platform has announced India’s first Tri-nation Invitational Valorant Esports Championship, Rise of Legends 2021. 16 teams will be competing in the tournament. These participating teams come from Bangladesh, India & Sri Lanka. and will face off in the 8-day tournament scheduled to commence from June 3rd.

Headhunters are the top team from Bangladesh. India is being represented by Team Mahi, Rebellious Gaming, Enigma Gaming, ForceOne Esports, Global Esports, Reckoning Esports, GodLike Esports & Samurai Esports. And joining in from Sri Lanka are Zegg eSports, Xiphos Outplay, WG Gunslingers & Mist Walkers.

Valorant has been growing rapidly even though it is a relatively new game. It is a free-to-play multiplayer tactical first-person shooter developed and published by Riot Games. You simply need to sign-in to Riot Games to be able to download the game. Participants play as one of a set of agents having unique abilities, characters designed based on several countries and cultures around the world. In the main game mode, players are assigned to either the attacking or defending team with each team having five players on it. It is currently only available for Microsoft Windows & was officially released on June 2nd, 2020.

Rooter recently released a musical teaser for the competition. This competition is a healthy, good news for the growing popularity of the gaming culture in India. It is also pleasant to see new games rise, new teams forming, new players doing well because that means the overall growth of the gaming phenomenon. Monopolies aren’t usually good for healthy development.

The 16 teams will compete against each other in the league-cum-knockout tournament for a massive prize pool worth ₹4,00,000.

  • From day 1 to day 4, four groups of four teams will play against each other.
    • The top teams from each group will face off in the Semi-finals, where the winning teams will move on to the Winner Bracket Grand Finals, and the losing teams will face off for the Loser Bracket Final.
  • From the Winner Bracket, the champions will be taking away 1, 40, 000 INR and the runners up team will carry 1, 10,100 INR.
  • Meanwhile, in the loser bracket, the champions and the runners-up will be receiving 90,000 INR and 60,000 INR respectively.

Shunya is an Associate Sponsor of the event and 150 Shunya Hampers will be given away as gifts for viewers during the tournament. Officially licensed by Riot Games, The Rise of Legends 2021 will be a compilation of 48 hours of premium-produced content to be streamed across 20 Channels and 3 Platforms; Rooter, Facebook & YouTube.

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