World Esports Cup Virtual Finale from January 10 to 14
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | January 11, 2022 | News
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The inaugural edition of World Esports Cup (WEC '21), a tri-nation esports tournament featuring four finalist teams each from India, Pakistan and Nepal, is hosting its virtual finale from 10 to 14 January 2022.
Organisers India Today Gaming (ITG), the gaming and esports division of India Today Group, divided WEC in different segments including qualifiers, country group stages and country finals. The tournament kicked off on 25 November 2021.
From India, Arrow Esports, Chemin Esports, Total Gaming and Orangutan Elite qualified for the finale.
Team Hotshot, The Guardians, Five mutants and Legend Style ES have qualified from Pakistan while 2b Gamer, Tonde Gamer, Dada Gang and KM Brotherhood will represent Nepal.
“We’ve got some of the most recognised Free Fire teams from across India, Pakistan, and Nepal through the tournament and it's heartening to see that the best and the most skilled ones will be taking on each other. With Indian and Pakistan clashes along with the teams from Nepal on the card, we promise an edge-of-the-seat thriller as you watch the global finals. I congratulate each team who made it to the grand finale and I wish each of them the best of luck for the final showdown. I personally look forward to the epic clash of India vs Pakistan in this last leg,” said Vishwalok Nath, Director, World Esports Cup.
The WEC's inaugural edition is sponsored by Infinix Smartphones and features a prize pool of INR 75 lakh.
The tournament will be played virtually and will be streamed live on India Today Gaming’s YouTube channel, as well as the India Today and Aaj Tak Facebook pages.
The inaugural edition of the Free Fire gaming tournament features four finalists each from India, Pakistan and Nepal competing for a prize pool of INR 75 lakh.