India Today League: Valorant Cup Announced with a Prize Pool of 200K INR

Shounak Sengupta
10/Sep/2020 07:32 am

India Today is hosting a Valorant tournament.
The tournament features a prize pool of 200K INR.

Registrations for the India Today League: VALORANT Cup powered by WD Black is set to close today. The tournament features a prize pool of 200K INR and will be played out between September 12 and 27. 

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Format and Prize Pool

The tournament is open to a maximum of 256 teams who will be playing in elimination rounds till the top 8 teams remain. These 8 teams will be seeded into 2 groups. Each group will play out a round robin system with the top two teams from each group moving onto the playoffs. 

The tournament features a prize pool of 200K INR of which the winner will get half. 

The Indian VALORANT community has shown that the game can be quite popular in the region. 

You can register for the tournament here.

The VALORANT community have really come together to help grow the competitive scene. The game has found popularity in the region and Riot have announced plans for South Asia servers by the end of 2020. Led by mobile first content creators, VALORANT has seen steady viewership and the ban on PUBG MOBILE has only furthered this cause. Teams like Velocity Gaming  have shown that they are the best in the region. having dominated the competition for the most part. However, the arrival of new challengers such as Noble will be crucial to building solid rivalries and entertaining narratives. 

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 The India Today League: Valorant Cup will be streamed live on the India Today Gaming YouTube channel.


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Shounak has been one of AFK Gaming’s longest-serving esports journalists. From Dota, to Counter Strike and now Mobile Titles, you can rely on him to bring you the latest scoop and news from the world of esports.