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Skyesports Championship 5.0 BGMI Announced: Prize Pool, Teams, Schedule

Mrinal Baranwal   |  October 10th, 2023, 7:56  |  2 min read

 

With its fifth annual season, Skyesports Championship 5.0, India's longest-running esports IP is set to make a successful comeback. With a staggering INR 1.25 Crore Prize Pool, grassroots-level qualifiers, and heart-pounding esports action, this year's championship promises to be bigger and better than ever. Notably, the BGMI Finals will take place at Bangalore's famous Koramangala Indoor Stadium, providing esports fans with a free live event from November 1 through November 5.

 

Also Read: BGIS 2023 Mid-Tournament Recap: Here's Everything That Happened So Far
 

Skyesports Championship 5.0 Details Announced

 

 

Skyesports has announced that entry for the LAN event is absolutely free and registrations will be opening up soon for the same. A total of 16 teams will battle it out to take a huge chunk of the INR 1.25 Crore prize pool and lift the trophy as the champions after five days of extreme competition. So far, four teams have qualified for the BGMI LAN Finals. These are as follows:

  • GodLike Esports: Defending Skyesports Championship BGMI Winners
  • Big Brothers Esports: Champions of the Skyesports Skirmish Series 2023
  • Soul Esports: Top 2 teams of the Skyesports Champions Series (SCS) 2023
  • Blind Esports: Top 2 teams of the Skyesports Champions Series (SCS) 2023

 

Watching GodLike Esports and Soul Esports battling on LAN after their series of controversies has definitely caught the eye of the community. Loco is the official streaming partner for the tournament and the event will be streamed in three different languages: Hindi, English, and Tamil. Speaking about the partnership, Firasat Durrani, the Co-founder and Vice President Business Operations at LOCO, commented:

"We are thrilled to take the stage as the exclusive streaming partner for Skyesports Championship 5.0. This partnership is a testament to our unwavering dedication to delivering a diverse range of content to our viewers, especially in the realm of esteemed esports like BGMI. Our mission has always been to bring the pulse-pounding world of esports to fans far and wide, and this collaboration marks a significant milestone in our journey. Through the Skyesports Championship 5.0 we’re also presenting an excellent opportunity for advertising brands to connect with the gaming community through our comprehensive media solutions. Loco is thrilled to be a part of this journey, raising the bar for esports entertainment in India."

 

The CEO and Founder of Skyesports, Shiva 'Marvel' Nandy commented the following on the return of the tournament

"From a mere Rs. 3 Lakhs prize pool at the Skyesports Championship 1.0 in 2019, we now proudly present an astounding Rs. 2.12 Crore prize pool, a 70x growth since our first edition and one of the biggest in the history of Indian esports. This tournament is designed to provide aspiring gamers with grassroots-level qualifiers, serving as a #PathtoPro for those who dream of achieving greatness in the esports arena. We are absolutely delighted to welcome Loco and AMD as our partners, as they play an integral role in showcasing the immense potential of India's longest-running homegrown esports intellectual property. Lastly, with our LAN Finals for BGMI at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium, we look forward to putting on a thrilling show for esports audiences."

 

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