Rise Of Legion Announces First Ever CS2 LAN Tournament In India


Rise of Legion Announces First Ever CS2 LAN Tournament in India

Are you ready for the switch?

Aditya Singh Rawat
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The Esports Club in partnership with Lenovo and Intel will be organizing the first CS2 LAN tournament of India.
After facing success in Hyderabad, Rise of Legion will be moving to Kolkata where CS2 will be the main competing event.
The tournament featuring a total prize pool of INR 2,00,000 is scheduled to take place in Raajkutir Swabhumi, Kolkata.

Counter-Strike 2 (CS2) has officially been released and while the players try out this new version of the game, tournament organizers have also started making the switch with Rise of Legion becoming the first CS2 tournament to take place on LAN in India.

This event is being organized by The Esports Club (TEC) in collaboration with Lenovo and Intel, featuring a total prize pool of INR 2,00,000, all set to take place at the luxurious Raajkutir Swabhumi in Kolkata on 29th October, Sunday.

Here is everything you need to know about this Rise of Legion: Kolkata, which is going to be the first-ever Counter-Strike 2 tournament to take place on LAN within the country!

Rise of Legion: Kolkata - The First CS2 Tournament to Take Place in India

Rise of Legion is actually a series of tournaments and after its success in Hyderabad, where Valorant was the main competitive title, it will be moving to Kolkata with CS2 being the showstopper alongside other community events, meet-and-greet sessions, experience zone, and much more.

The CS2 event features open qualifiers that will be held online and all those interested can register for the Rise of Legion: Kolkata by visiting the official website.

All teams that eventually get an opportunity to compete on LAN will be shortlisted through these qualifiers. Basically, the top four teams will be the ones to advance automatically but this will not be an easy task as the qualifiers feature a best-of-one, single-elimination format.

Rise Of Legion Kolkata: First Indian CS2 LAN Event

The tournament is scheduled to take place on 29th October at Raajkutir Swabhumi from 10:00 AM (IST) onwards. All those interested in attending the event can grab their free tickets from PayTm Insider, simply visit the link and get your entry passes at absolutely no cost.

Apart from the first-ever CS2 tournament to take place on LAN in India, this event will also feature the following community tournaments,

  1. EA FC 24

    Players get a chance to showcase their FIFA skills and stand a chance to win a share of the INR 25,000 total prize pool.

  2. Mortal Kombat 1

    Players can test their might in this iconic fighting game and make their way to victory for a piece of the INR 25,000 total prize pool.

  3. Valorant Team Death Match Tournament 5v5

    Players can form their squads and compete in this Valorant tournament for glory and a total prize pool of INR 25,000.

There will also be various experience zones offering immersive gaming experiences, the latest gaming hardware, cutting-edge technology, and a chance to engage with fellow gaming enthusiasts.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.

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