India-based entertainment brand, 7Sea Esports, has expanded its esports offerings by venturing into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO). The 7Seas franchise has recently finalized a five-man roster and is all set to compete as one of the eight franchised teams vying for the Rs. 2 Crore Prize Pool at Skyesports Masters 2023.
India’s Biggest Gaming Tournament: Skyesports Masters
The Skyesports Masters, scheduled to kick off on July 1, promises to be India’s most significant gaming tournament to date. The action-packed League Stage will run from July 1 to August 17, where eight franchised teams will battle it out for supremacy and a share of the impressive Rs. 2,00,00,000 prize pool. The top four teams from the League Stage will advance to the Playoffs, which will be held on August 26 and 27 as a grand on-ground event in front of a live audience.
Introducing 7Sea Esports CSGO Roster
7Sea Esports has assembled a talented CSGO roster consisting of the following players:
- Yash “Benzene” Kumar Singh
- Vishvesh “CycloneF”
- Bhavesh “Bhavi” Sejwani
- Prateek “DiceDealer” Saini
- Elvis “ELV1S” Eric Soans
7Sea’s focus on nurturing India’s youth and providing them with a platform to showcase their talents is reflected in the young roster they have signed. These players have been competing professionally for over two years, with notable achievements to their names.
Benzene, CycloneF, and Bhavi previously played together, securing second place in both the WD Black Cup 2023 and the Taiwan Excellence Cup 2022. DiceDealer, on the other hand, emerged victorious in the Taiwan Excellence Cup 2022 and the ROG Showdown Summer 2022.
ELV1S has also made a mark in the esports scene with second-place finishes in the ROG Showdown Fall 2021 and the Logitech Loco Cup 2022.
Excitement Surrounding Skyesports Masters
Ashwin Haryani, the Country Head (India) at Ampverse, expressed his enthusiasm for joining the Skyesports Masters and commended the franchise format’s grand entry into the Indian esports industry.
Haryani acknowledged Skyesports’ track record of delivering amazing IPs in the past and expressed optimism. Events like these will contribute to a more profitable, mature, and stable esports ecosystem.
As part of their commitment to promoting talent, 7Sea Esports will be recruiting two players from the open-for-all Skyesports Masters cafe qualifiers. These qualifiers will take place in gaming cafes across 20 cities in India.
Aiming to identify the best CSGO talent from the grassroots level. Registrations for the cafe qualifiers are currently open on the official Skyesports Masters website.
The Skyesports Masters, a multi week esports contest, allows organizations to connect with vast audiences and enhance their digital presence. It serves as an ideal platform for brands like 7Sea Esports to bridge the gap between esports and entertainment.
Praise for 7Sea Esports Inclusion
Shiva Nandy, Founder and CEO of Skyesports, expressed pleasure in welcoming 7Sea Esports to the Skyesports Masters. Nandy acknowledged 7Sea’s remarkable progress in the realms of esports, lifestyle, and entertainment.
The addition of brands like 7Sea Esports emphasizes the Skyesports Masters ability to captivate young audiences and foster significant growth. Nandy wished 7Sea Esports and praised their decision to invest in young talent for success in industry.