Heavy esports action will be raining down on Mumbai from July 1-2
- The event will run from July 1-2, 2017 at Phoenix MarketCity, Kurla, Mumbai
- The event is free for all
- The Summer Season finale will feature individual as well as team games
- Games to be played include CS:GO, DOTA 2 and Clash Royale
- Several popular teams and players will participate in this 2-day event
It may be raining in Mumbai, but its soon going to get very sunny! The Summer Season Finale of Omen by HP ESL India Premiership 2017 will soon be making its way to the City of Dreams. Mark your calendars for the 1st and 2nd July as the Phoenix MarketCity, Kurla, Mumbai comes alive from 11 AM to 8 PM with top-notch esports action.
ESL India Premiership is the flagship esports tournament in India. The 2017 edition boasts of a whopping $100,000* prize pool, which is shared between three competitive games, namely, Clash Royale, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and DOTA 2. Building upon last year’s edition, ESL India Premiership 2017 is a year-long tournament divided into three seasons – Summer, Fall and Winter. Along with a multi-tier league format, the Premiership is one of the most competitive and exciting competitive gaming events in the country. This year, OMEN by HP enters the tournament as the Title Sponsor. This partnership will allow gamers access to HP’s state-of-the-art gaming product range – the OMEN by HP, which in turn will propel the Indian e-sports scene to new heights. High performance gaming peripherals manufacturer, HyperX joins the journey again as a partner. Red Bull also rejoins the journey this year. Also on board is Zowie a brand by BenQ, who dons the role of the Monitor Partner. Finally, SoStronk will function as the Server Partner of the tournament.
The Summer Season Finale marks the successful completion of the online session and will be commemorated through the offline LAN event. Here, the top 8 contestants from the Master League of the different games will duke it out for ultimate glory in a double elimination format. Top Indian teams and players such as Entity Gaming, GoFigure, Brutality, SemperX, Tahir Shariff and Mrinmoy Lahkar will grace the event. Also in the mix are a few international teams from countries such as DOTA 2 team IQ from Cambodia and the UAE-based CS:GO team, Risky Gaming. The Summer Season Finale will be an INR 15,37,000 prize money event, which is sourced from the main prize pool.
Apart from the visiting esports crowd, this event will also be an absolute delight for gaming and tech enthusiasts alike. The event sponsors, Omen by HP, HyperX and Zowie a brand by BenQ will be setting up awesome stalls at the venue. Visitors can try out the latest and exclusive peripherals that will be on display!
The organisers also have a whole slew of activities planned for the crowd, who have come to celebrate the spirit of the competitive gaming and community. For a start, there will be an exclusive Cosplay Competition. Interested participants can dress-up as their favourite video characters and stand a chance to win INR 46,000! If you are a dancer, we have a gig for you! A Just Dance stage will be set up in the venue, and fans can dance their way to INR 33,000 in cash prizes. There will also be an online quiz, apart from multiple giveaways!
The Summer Season Finale is all about celebrating competitive gaming in the country, apart from ushering in the new season of Omen by HP ESL India Premiership 2017.