Penta Esports, in collaboration with the game streaming platform, Loco, has announced its first Valorant Invitational for the Indian esports scene. Named “Penta Esports Valorant Invitational”, the tournament will be showcasing the eight best performing teams competing for a total prize pool of INR 3,00,000. It is a three-day event that begins on June 11, 2020, and ends with the grand final on Sunday, June 13, 2021. There will also be a music event featuring indie artist, Gamini before the grand final.
“We’re excited to launch Penta Esports. While we have a lot planned for the near future, which I can’t wait to share, we look forward to an amazing show with our Valorant Invitational,” said Kiran Noojibail, co-founder and head of esports at Newgen Gaming. “With some of the top teams from India competing on the same stage, it’ll surely be an amazing watch!”
All eight teams competing in the tournament have been directly invited. Here are the teams invited to compete in the Penta Esports Valorant Invitational.
The total prize pool of the Penta Esports Valorant Invitational is INR 3,00,000. It will be split among the top four teams.
Here’s the schedule for the Penta Esports Valorant Invitational:
|June 11 (Friday)|
|4:00 PM||Velocity Gaming vs Force One||Quarterfinals|
|5:15 PM||Samurai Esports vs Villainous||Quarterfinals|
|6:30 PM||Team T69 vs Enigma Gaming||Quarterfinals|
|7:45 PM||Global Esports vs Reckoning Esports||Quarterfinals|
|June 12 (Saturday)|
|4:00 PM||TBD vs TBD||Semifinals|
|7:00 PM||TBD vs TBD||Semifinals|
|June 13 (Sunday)|
|4:00 PM||TBD vs TBD||Grand Final|
The games of the Penta Esports Valorant Invitational will be live-streamed from 4:00 PM IST on Loco as well as on Penta Esports’ official YouTube and Facebook handles. You can find the links below:
Newgen Gaming was established by a team of gamers and esports enthusiasts with the intention to “disrupt the Indian esports ecosystem”, with a view to assisting young professionals in the country wishing to pursue an esports career.
Penta Esports is the esports arm of Newgen Gaming. Founded by industry veterans Anurag Khurana and Kiran Noojibail, the company aims to disrupt the ecosystem in India with a holistic approach towards the sector, including leagues, tournaments, content, and much more.