NODWIN Gaming Private Limited (NODWIN), pioneer of Esports in India and a subsidiary of Nazara Technologies Limited (Nazara) announce yet another season finale in the ESL India Premiership 2018 by Omen by HP calendar. The Fall Season Finale takes place on 13-14 October 2018 at the Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad. All the action from the LAN finale comes alive from 10 AM to 9 PM with premier esports action on all days.
“The ESL India Premiership, in its third year now has reached a vital point where it has the audience it needs, the coverage it requires, the quality content being delivered, what it needs is to bring all of that under the same roof more often. And Hyderabad is where we’ll sit back and watch our months of effort grow into this marvel of an event.” said Mr. Akshat Rathee, Founder & CEO of NODWIN Gaming.
ESL India Premiership 2018by Omen by HP is India’s flagship tournament and hosts an INR 1 crore prize pool ($155,000 USD). ESL India Premiership for the second consecutive year has Omen by HP as the title sponsors. This association exhibits HP’s support to the domestic competitive gaming scene. In addition to being the global technology partner of ESL, Intel has also extended its sponsorship of this tournament for a second season. Similarly, high-performance, gaming peripheral manufacturer, HyperX and leading energy drink brand, Red Bull continue their partnership with the Premiership.
“At HP, one of our key endeavours is to reinvent the gaming experience for our millennial customers in India. As a part of these efforts, HP is striving to expand the gaming ecosystem in the country by consistently supporting and associating with ESL India Premiership 2018, a truly unique platform for professional gamers“, said Neelima Burra, Country Marketing Director, HP Inc. India.
“Tapping on our involvement in gaming and esports for over 15 years as well as our long-time global partnership with ESL, Intel is excited to sponsor esports events like ESL Premiership Hyderabad that deliver exciting new gaming experiences through Intel® Core™ powered competition PCs to the rapidly growing esports community in India,” said Roshni Das, marketing director, Intel India.
The online phase comes to an end with the Fall Season Finale of ESL India Premiership 2018 by Omen by HP. The 2-day LAN tournament will host the ultimate championships for the games of Clash Royale, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and DOTA 2. The top four contestants from the Masters League of the different games will travel down to Hyderabad and fight for glory. Optic India, Entity Gaming, Signify, Alpha Gaming, Harshit Sangha and Kamil are few of the many top teams and players arriving to play. The Fall Season Finale will brandish 1/3rd of the total prize pool of INR 1 crore. And just like the Masters League, the progress of the Fall Season Finale too will be streamed exclusively on Hotstar, a leading digital and mobile entertainment platform in the country.
“HyperX is delighted to partner with ESL in India with high-performance gaming peripherals. It is a well-directed event and has synergy with our vision of fuelling the growth of gaming communities in the country. With the pouring participation and gamer engagements, the ESL Fall Season looks promising and is bringing the best out of Indian gaming. We are a brand, passionate about gaming, and hope the gamers fine tune their learning curve in this ESL Season.” said Vishal Parekh, Marketing Director, Kingston Technology and HyperX – India.
The juncture will be apace with Comic Con, Hyderabad. The attendees will automatically have access to the Premiership with the Comic Con ticket. At the Premiership, attending crowds can get their hands on the latest tech available at the exclusive experience booths managed by HyperX and Omen by HP. Also on the cards is a cosplay contest which allows fans to see their favourite video game characters come to life. The second tournament in this year’s calendar, with its magnanimous prize pool, rising standards of competition and the growing popularity of the profession in the country, our budding gamers be able to confidently follow their passion for an esports career.