· From 26th-28th October, the Ind-Korea Invitational will be held at Pragati Maidan, Delhi
· The Invitational will feature 8 teams from India and Korea each playing BGMI and Road To Valor: Empires amongst other games
New Delhi, 20th October 2023 — Further bolstering its efforts towards creating a global esports landscape in India, KRAFTON, makers of the widely popular mobile game BGMI are thrilled to announce a global esports championship titled India-Korea Invitational. This celebration of Esports is taking place from the 26th to 28th October 2023 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Eight top-tier Esports teams from India will play against the top-rated esports teams from Korea, in BGMI, Road To Valor: Empires, and other key esports titles for a generous prize pool of INR 10,000,000.
The tournament promises intense clashes, a promising display of skill, and a thrilling experience that only Esports can deliver. As a testament to the importance and recognition of this event, senior government officials from both India and Korea will be joining to extend their support to this one-of-a-kind event. The event promises to be a fusion of gaming and culture and reiterates KRAFTON’s commitment to nurturing and celebrating the talent of India’s growing Esports community.
“The India-Korea Invitational is yet another defining milestone in our ongoing journey of propelling Esports into the mainstream, steadily garnering the recognition it deserves. This event represents the fusion of cultural and competitive elements, and we’re honored to have senior government officials from both India and Korea in attendance, highlighting the growing prominence of Esports. We remain committed to nurturing and promoting Esports talent in India and eagerly await welcoming our community to this one-of-a-kind Esports celebration,” said Sean Hyunil Sohn, CEO, KRAFTON India.
The eight teams representing India include:
1. GLADIATORS ESPORTS
2. BIG BROTHER ESPORTS
3. TEAM X SPARK
4. BLIND ESPORTS
5. GODS REIGN
6. MEDAL ESPORTS
7. REVENANT ESPORTS
8. TWM GAMING
The Korean teams participating in the India-Korea Invitational are:
2. NS RedForce
3. Dplus KIA
4. Eagle Owls
5. MARU GAMING
6. DUKSAN ESPORTS
7. emTek StormX
The breakdown of the prize pool is as follows:
BGMI INVITATIONAL: INR 10,000,000
RTV Empires: INR 1,000,000
Real Cricket’22: TBD
Cosplay: INR 500,000
The event will be open to the public and registration details will follow shortly.
Stay tuned for this grand celebration of Esports, as KRAFTON elevates the gaming experience to a whole new level.