Penta Esports Valorant Invitational Announced With INR 3,00,000 Prize Pool

Rakshak Kathuria
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  • 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.
  • The games will be live-streamed from 4:00 PM IST on Loco as well as on Penta Esports’ official YouTube and Facebook handles.

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!”

Penta Esports Valorant Invitational: All you need to know

Teams

All eight teams competing in the tournament have been directly invited. Here are the teams invited to compete in the Penta Esports Valorant Invitational.

  1. Global Esports
  2. Samurai Esports
  3. Velocity Gaming
  4. Enigma Gaming
  5. Reckoning Esports
  6. Team T69
  7. Force One 
  8. Villainous
Penta Esports Valorant Invitational Announced With INR 3,00,000 Prize Pool
Penta Esports Valorant Invitational's invited teams 

Prize Pool

The total prize pool of the Penta Esports Valorant Invitational is INR 3,00,000. It will be split among the top four teams.

  • 1st place - 1,50,000
  • 2nd place - 1,00,000
  • 3rd place - 25,000
  • 4th place - 25,000

Schedule (All times are in Ist)

Here’s the schedule for the Penta Esports Valorant Invitational:

June 11 (Friday)
TimeMatchBracket Round
4:00 PMVelocity Gaming vs Force OneQuarterfinals
5:15 PMSamurai Esports vs VillainousQuarterfinals
6:30 PMTeam T69 vs Enigma GamingQuarterfinals
7:45 PMGlobal Esports vs Reckoning EsportsQuarterfinals
June 12 (Saturday)
4:00 PMTBD vs TBDSemifinals
7:00 PMTBD vs TBDSemifinals
June 13 (Sunday)
4:00 PMTBD vs TBDGrand Final

Where to Watch?

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:


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About Penta Esports and Newgen Gaming

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.


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Rakshak is an undergrad, an inquisitive person who likes to acquire information and knowledge of varied sectors in esports. However, his current focus is specifically on Dota 2.

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