Velocity Gaming and GodSquad Qualify for Skyesports SEA Championship
The Indian representatives are set for the main event.
The India qualifier for Skyesports SEA Championship 2022 concluded yesterday (16th Nov) with Velocity Gaming and GodSquad (Global Esports) moving ahead to the main event which is scheduled to run from 23rd to 25th November.
Despite the final stage of the tournament taking place online, both teams will be flying out to Thailand so that no ping difference is noticed during competitive play and everything takes place on an even playing field.
The Skyesports SEA Championship 2022 is officially a part of the VAlorant Champions Tour (VCT) Offseason circuit and has been organized in partnership with Ampverse. This Indian esports tournament organizer is expanding into the Southeast Asia (SEA) region.
Skyesports SEA Championship India Qualifier - Velocity Gaming and GodSquad to visit Thailand for main event
The Indian qualifiers of the Skyesports SEA Championship took place online from 12th to 16th November between four directly invited teams - Velocity Gaming, GodSquad, Enigma Gaming, and Revenant Esports.
The qualifier held a total prize pool of $2,500 USD (INR 2,04,105) and offered the top two teams slots in the main event. Additonally, Skyesports in its efforts to maintain the competitive integrity of this tournament is flying out the two qualified Indian teams to Bangkok, Thailand where the tournament organizer has set up a new office as part of its expansion in the region.
The national qualifier between the Indian teams was highly competitive as all of them lost at least one series during the round-robin league stage. However, GodSquad and Velocity Gaming were able to win their respective decider matches which resulted in them moving ahead in the event.
MiTH (Made in Thailand) and Bleed Esports are the two teams that managed to qualify through the SEA qualifier and will be joining the Indian teams for the main tournament, featuring a separate total prize pool of $22,500 USD (INR 18,36,837).