At a time when there are a number of leagues are mushrooming, India is all set to witness country’s biggest eSports league, scheduled to start from 26th April.
Carrying a huge prize pool of Rs 1.1 crore, India’s longest running eSports league viz. ESL India Premiership is going to have three seasons spanning over a length of a year.
The eSports flagship league will be conducted in association with NODWIN Gaming that Has helped to consolidate the Indian gaming community with ESL India Premiership.
HP Omen who happens to be the title sponsor of the event, is also playing as another sponsor besides NODWIN Gaming.
The eSports League will feature four different games including Counter Strike Global Offensive, Dota 2, Brawl Stars, and Clash Royale.
Segregated in three different segments, the prize pool goes like Masters League worth Rs 3,366,000, Challenger Cup worth Rs 148,000 and Starter Cup worth around Rs. 70,000.
As for the prize pool distribution for the year, it would be in four categories, Masters League worth Rs 10,098,000, Challenger Cup worth Rs 445,500, Starter Cup worth Rs 210,000, Cosplay worth Rs 150,000, which means that the total comes down to Rs 10,903,500.
All the different cups will have phases and here’s what the blog on the ESL India website has to say, “At the end of Phase 1 of the Masters League, the top team will claim a fixed amount of prize money, called the bounty. The bounty holder will then have to defend that prize money in Phase 2. However, the bounty is not a part of the overall prize pool.”