Skyesports announces India's biggest Valorant Tournament with a prize pool of Rs 10 lakh
Skyesports has announced the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Skyesports League 2020 Valorant, an invitational Valorant tournament that will feature some of India's most popular & influential gamers- facing off for a prize pool of ₹10,00,000 making it India's biggest Valorant tournament in terms of prize pool.
The Skyesports League 2020 is based on the 'city/state vs city/state' model which means that the Invited players will be divided into teams that will represent a particular city or state.
Skyesports had organized a similar tournament in a few months ago called the Sky Showdown- which was a huge success as it broke Valorant viewership records for South Asia.
Here are the details of Skyesports League 2020 Valorant.
Skyesports League 2020 Teams
There will be 8 prominent cities in the tournament- Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Delhi, Punjab and Rajasthan and the lineup for each city/state is as follows:
Team Mumbai- Scout, Thug, Mortal, Rebel, Zeref
Team Bengaluru- Rushindra and Global Esports team
Team Hyderabad- Velocity Gaming
Team Chennai- MidFail and Team Tamilas
Team Pubjab- HydraFlick and team
Team Rajasthan- TSM Ghatak and team
Team Delhi- Simar Sethi and team
The full lineups will be revealed soon.
Skyesports League 2020 Prizepool
The prizepool of the event is ₹10,00,000 and the prizepool breakdown is as follows:
1st Prize- ₹400,000
2nd Prize- ₹250,000
3rd Prize- ₹100,000
4th Prize- ₹50,000
Star Player- ₹50,000
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th- ₹25,000 each team
Skyesports League 2020 Format
The tournament will be played online qualifiers in round-robin formation and each team will get to play two times against each other.
More details will be revealed soon.
SkyEsports League 2020 Dates
Yesterday Skyesports announced that the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series SkyEsports League 2020 will commence from December 4 2020. The Schedule of the tournament will be revealed soon.
The Skyesports League 2020 is officially acknowledged by Valorant through posts on their social media handles.
In a statement given to The Times of Esports, Shiva Nandy founder of Skyesports said that the organization plans to make this format into a "franchise-based premiere league" in India for the first time and will be a major step for esports in India.