Who Is Gladiators Esports?

Umesh Borkar
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Highlights
Gladiators Esports was an upcoming esports organization that was able to showcase its dominance in the mobile gaming industry in a short span of time.
The team was able to grab the attention of fans and other teams due to its aggressive gameplay which made it a contender to win multiple titles.
It ended its operations in the Indian esports scene in December 2023.

The Indian esports scene has seen significant growth since the unban of BGMI in May 2023. Multiple organizations have come forth to establish themselves as leading competitors in various gaming titles. Be it mobile gaming titles such as Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) or PC gaming titles like Valorant or Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO), organizations have invested in multiple titles to showcase their dominance.

Gladiators Esports was one such organization that left its mark in the Indian esports scene in a very short span of time. Gladiators Esports ended the 2023 BGMI season at the number one spot with a score of 271.47 in the AFK Gaming BGMI Team Ranking.

Gladiators Esports: Roster and Achievements

There are many esports organizations who have looked to establish their authority in the mobile gaming industry but not many have been able to do so. The mobile gaming industry is a vast space and every other tournament a new team or organization can be spotted. 

Gladiators Esports was one of the upcoming esports organizations and it was able to make a significant impact on the Indian esports scene in a short span of time. The organization made its BGMI (Battlegrounds Mobile India) debut on 9th June 2023, after it had announced the signing of three former Chemin Esports players. 

This was Gladiators Esports’ BGMI roster:

It signed DeltaPG, Destro, and Justin from Chemin Esports . Apart from them, it also signed an underdog player named Shogun to its roster. The Skyesports Champions Series was the team’s first tournament and it was directly seeded into the Semifinals.

Gladiators Esports had a combination of three experienced players and one rising player who looked promising. It was expected that this lineup would dominate straight away against seasoned teams. The team showed the first signs of dominance when it was crowned the champion in the Nodwin Championship Cup which had a prize pool of INR 27 Lakhs. The team also went on to win the India Today League Invitational which was a mixture of experienced and underdog teams. 

Gladiators Esports parted ways with its BGMI roster on 25th December 2023 and also announced that it had ended its operations completely.

These were Gladiators Esports’ results in some of the major BGMI events:

Gladiators Esports won the Battlegrounds Mobile India Masters Series (BGMS) Season 2. The tournament boasted a massive prizepool of INR 2.1 Crores. The initial stages of the tournament were not the best for the team as the performance was inconsistent. The team slowly and steadily started to gain momentum and placed in the top four after Super Weekend 2 which earned it a direct slot in the Grand Finals. Gladiators Esports was able to clinch the championship in the Grand Final by just 1 point and took home INR 1 Crore.    

Gladiators Esports was also invited to participate in the Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGIS) 2023 and was crowned the champion of the event's LAN Grand Final.

The BGMI Pro Series (BMPS) 2023 event was the last event for the Gladiators Esports squad and it was able to put forth consistent performances and grab the second spot in the event's LAN Grand Finals.

Gladiators Esports Owners and Other Details

Gladiators Esports, is led by CEO Punith Kumar TS. The organization's strategic direction and operations are further strengthened by director Kalikiri Raghunath Pradeep.

Gladiators Esports Socials:

Since the announcement of the Gladiators Esports BGMI roster, it garnered attention from players and teams and became one of the top contenders to win multiple titles. In this short period of time it was also able to impress fans with its aggressive gameplay.

Gladiators Esports was the most consistent team in the 2023 BGMI season and was placed at the number one spot with a score of 271.47 in the AFK Gaming BGMI Team Ranking.


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Umesh is a passionate gamer having experience in a variety of mobile and PC gaming titles. Having played his fare share of games has allowed him to express his thoughts with ease. His present focus is on the Indian region.

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