Renowned Esports Teams such as Hyderabad Hydras, Velocity Gaming, Reckoning Esports, Revenant Esports, and Orangutan will be participating in the tournament scheduled from January 9-14
FanClash, Asia’s largest esports fantasy platform has unveiled its exclusive tournament, “CS:GO Reignite” featuring top-notch participation from the country’s leading veteran CS:GO teams, competing for an overall prize pool of ₹1 lakh from January 9-15, 2022.
This tournament is a testament to FanClash’s vision to revive the popularity of PC gaming in the midst of mobile-dominated gaming scenarios in India. The objective is to create a strong ecosystem where gaming titles like CS:GO and DOTA 2 can see a strong revival in the community. FanClash’s recent partnership with AMD Skyesports Championship 4.0 was also with the objective to showcase their commitment to revitalizing the ecosystem of traditional Esports titles.
“In the wake of Esports officially being recognized as a multi-sport event by the government, we are extremely delighted to announce the launch of our premier Esports IP ‘CS:GO Reignite’. CS:GO is a legendary game deeply rooted within the Esports community. With teams in the country branching out into multiple rosters across different PC Esports titles, this will proliferate CS:GO’s importance in the community and make it a major title for Esports tournaments in 2023. Our ultimate vision is to make sure India wins the Olympics and Asian Gold Medals in esports right from day 1, the bus we missed in traditional sports and are still chasing. India has the opportunity to win the new sports and FanClash wants to enable this for India.” said Richa Singh, Co-Founder, and CEO of FanClash.
Athletes with a distinction like Tejas ‘Ace’ Sawant, Rishabh ‘Rakazone’ Karnal, Sayyed ‘Paradox’ Kasif, Manoj ‘Sentinel’ Kasyap, Harsh ‘Harshhh’ Arora, Swayambika ‘Sway’ Sachar, Nishant ‘iFlicks’ Murlidharan and many more will attend the high-profile tournament. Hyderabad Hydras, one of India’s first city-based Esports franchise outfits along with Revenant Esports, Velocity Gaming, Reckoning Esports, and Orangutan will be putting up a strong roster against each other to compete in a round-robin format starting on January 9.
The tournament’s grand finals will take place on January 15 starting from 5 PM wherein the winning team will take home ₹65,000 while runners-up will bag ₹35,000.