Gods Reign has been crowned champions of India’s first franchise eSports tournament
Bengaluru, August 28: Skyesports Masters, the Indian esports tournament with a prize pool of INR 2 crore, has come to an exhilarating conclusion as Gods Reign takes the crown at the Koramangala indoor stadium here.
The team ousted Revenant Esports in the thrilling two-day Grand Final to become the inaugural champions of India’s first-ever esports tournament on Sunday.
The Skyesports Masters Grand Finale at Koramangala Indoor Stadium was the country’s first post-pandemic esports event to be held at the stadium. With more than 7,100 people signed up to attend the live event, the match got under way in front of a huge crowd gathered to cheer on their favorite CS:GO team.
The finals featuring Revenant Esports and Gods Reign turned out to be an exciting affair between the two giants of India’s CS:GO scene. The star-studded team led by Hrishikesh “Crazy_Gamer” Shenoy and featuring Anshul “KiiLSwitCh” Adarkar, Piyush “Cclouda” Kalwania, Akash “Ph1NN” Bose, and Parijaat “Rev3nn” Banerjee performed their best to close out the series 2.-0 against the formidable esports Revenant.
Commenting on the win, Gods Reign CS:GO captain Hrishikesh “Crazy_Gamer” Shenoy said: “We’ve come to the grand final to win it all and I’m glad my team managed to do it. It feels really good” to win the season inaugural Skyesports Masters after hours The countless training and dedication we’ve put in. We are grateful to all of our fans who have come to the venue to support us and the others who are watching from home. This victory goes to them. “
The finals began with both teams trading rounds at the start to set up an exciting action in the first map. However, Reign of the Gods was able to take the final round of the match towards victory. However, the second map was relatively one-sided as Gods Reign initially took over and prevented the Revenant from returning, similar to the semifinals.
The event was also attended by NA Haris, Member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Vice President of the Indian Football Association (AIFF) who congratulated the Gods Reign players. “I wish all the best for esports and our government supports you and anything we can do. We are always here for you,” he said.
Skyesports Masters was one of the biggest gaming tournaments in India. The event kicked off with a league stage from July 8 to August 17 where the eight franchise teams battled for the four spots in the Grand Final. With over 50 matches played, the tournament was a testament to the competitiveness of Counter-Strike Esports.
“Congratulations to Gods Reign for their victory in the biggest CS:GO tournament in the country. Skyesports Masters was a platform that showcased the talent and competitive spirit that runs through the veins of the country’s esports community. We are also grateful to Mr. NA Harris for gracing the event with his presence and reaffirming the government’s commitment to developing the system The esports ecosystem in India Skyesports will continue to nurture the growth of esports by organizing high-profile tournaments that enable competitive gamers along with their teams to thrive and create a esports universe They call themselves Skyesports founder and CEO Shiva Nandi.
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