OpTic India announces final roster and teases India merch!

Nishant Patel

1st, Jun, 2018
Last month, OpTic Gaming, one of the largest esports organizations in the world, had announced its plans to hold tryouts for an Indian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team. The rigorous selection process involved a psychometric evaluation with theoretical tests and a practical evaluation monitored by industry professionals.
The final five players that have been selected for the OpTic India squad are :
Name : Vishal ‘HAIVAAN’ Sharma
Age : 21
Role : In-Game Leader
Name : Sabyasachi ‘ANTIDOTE’ Bose
Age : 21
Role : Primary AWPer
Name : Agneya ‘MARZIL’ Koushik
Age : 20
Role : Entry Fragger / Lurker
Name : Nikhil ‘FORSAKEN’ Kumawat
Age : 21
Role : Support / Lurker
Name : Rishab ‘FORMLESS’ Tomar
Age : 21
Role : Lurker
The team will play under the title ‘OpTic India’ and in addition to being paid competitive salaries, they will be provided with a state of the art team house in Bangalore where they will stay and train together. They will also have access to OpTic Gaming’s international coaches and analysts. Additionally, the team will have technical and coaching support from SoStronk along with content and marketing support from AFK Gaming.

"The tryouts were a super success and we believe that this roster has immense potential. That said, the selection was only the beginning and the real journey for OpTic India has just begun. The support from the local CS:GO community has been overwhelming so far and we're honoured to be able to contribute to the growth of Indian esports." - Jesal J Parekh, International Development Manager

OpTic Gaming encourages Indian gaming and esports enthusiasts to follow its journey via the following social media handles :
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/OpTicIndia/
Twitter : https://twitter.com/OpTicIndia
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/optic.india/
OpTic India Merch Incoming?

Shortly after the official roster reveal, OpTic Gaming's global social media pages posted a video announcing their 2018 line of jerseys. The end of the video features a special teaser for Indian fans of the team!

#ChampionshipBlue anyone?


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