Delhi-based esports organization, Medal Esports, has officially become the sixth franchise to participate in the Skyesports Masters tournament.
With their sights set on conquering India’s inaugural franchised esports league, Medal Esports will be competing in the popular game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) for a chance to claim both glory and a substantial share of the impressive Rs. 2,00,00,000 prize pool.
Scheduled to commence on July 8 and run until August 17, the Skyesports Masters will feature an intense League Stage where eight franchised teams will engage in exhilarating round-robin action over the course of several weeks.
The top 4 teams from the League Stage will move to the Playoffs. It will take place on August 26 and 27. These Playoffs will showcase the nation’s finest CS: GO rosters as they vie for the coveted title of champions.
Anticipated to be a groundbreaking LAN event for Indian esports, the Skyesports Masters is poised to captivate audiences like never before.
Expressing his excitement about Medal Esports’ inclusion in the Skyesports Masters, Kabir Kohli, Founder and CEO of Medal Esports, highlighted the significance of this tournament for Indian esports.
Kohli stated, “Our participation in the Skyesports Masters not only fulfills our long-standing dream of having a team in CS: GO but also aligns perfectly with our vision of competing in top-tier tournaments.
With its franchised model, this event holds great significance for Indian esports as it will promote Counter-Strike from the grassroots with the cafe qualifiers and provide commercial viability to the teams.
Additionally, we believe in the long-term vision of the tournament and hope to contribute to the growth of Counter-Strike in India.”
Medal Esports Plans
Medal Esports plans to unveil its seven-man roster for the Skyesports Masters in the near future.
The ongoing open-for-all cafe qualifiers, taking place across 20 cities in India, will select two players. Visit the official Skyesports Masters website for more details.
Demonstrating their commitment to Counter-Strike, Medal Esports will employ a proven approach to nurturing their new roster.
The team will foster an environment of trust and open communication, allowing them to learn from their mistakes and solidify their position as one of the top Counter-Strike rosters in the country.
Shiva Nandy, Founder, and CEO of Skyesports, expressed delight in welcoming Medal Esports as the sixth franchise in the Skyesports Masters.
Nandy highlighted the alignment of Medal Esports’ long-term commitment to Counter-Strike with their vision of fostering growth in India.
However, With the upcoming Skyesports Masters, Nandy believes they are set to redefine the esports landscape of India. He expressed enthusiasm about having Medal Esports join them on this journey.
Medal Esports now joins the ranks of renowned teams such as Revenant Esports, Gods Reign, 7Sea Esports, Marcos Gaming, and Reckoning Esports in the Skyesports Masters.