TECNO Mobile and Skyesports unite for return of BGMI with Skyesports Champions Series

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Smartphone brand TECNO Mobile has joined forces with esports tournament organizer Skyesports as the title sponsor for the Skyesports Champions Series (SCS). The 10-day Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) tournament features one of the best Indian esports teams vying for glory and a share of the Rs. 25 lakh prize pool.

The SCS pits the esports teams including GodLike, Team Soul, Blind Esports, and more against each other The tournament is one of the biggest esports events for BGMI ever since the battle royale title was relaunched last month.

Talking about the association Arijeet Talapatra, CEO, TECNO Mobile India commented, “As a smartphone brand driven by consumer insights, we strive to cater to the diverse needs of smartphone consumers from all walks of life. In line with the rapid growth of the gaming sector in India, where a significant portion of Zillennials now view gaming as both a leisure activity and a means of livelihood, we are dedicated to further enhancing our POVA lineup through upcoming launches.”

“Our phased releases are aimed at empowering the unwavering determination of Zillenials who refuse to settle for mediocrity. By partnering with Skyesports, we take a significant leap forward in accomplishing this shared objective. This collaboration promises to foster a more thrilling online gaming ecosystem, and we eagerly anticipate a valuable partnership that will bring excitement and innovation to gamers across the country,” he added.

Commenting on the remarkable partnership, Shiva Nandy, Founder and CEO, Skyesports, said, “We are thrilled to partner with TECNO POVA for the Skyesports Champions Series, as we embark on a journey to bring a structured roadmap for BGMI esports with the return of the game through our original IPs. This collaboration signifies our commitment to providing a platform for the country’s top esports teams, while TECNO POVA’s cutting-edge technology resonates with the aspirations of Gen Z gamers. With our 16 finalists locked in, I wish them the best of luck as they vie for the coveted title of champions.”

The Skyesports Champions Series BGMI has currently wrapped up with its five-day semifinals stage, which saw 24 teams compete for the 16 spots in the finals. Squads like Orangutan, Blind Esports, and GodLike Esports have all booked their berths in the finals. Team Soul also managed to push through into the finals after an impressive final game of the semifinals. Only 30 matches separate the 16 teams from winning the tournament.

The 16 Grand Finalists are Team Soul, GodLike Esports, Revenant Esports, Orangutan Gaming, Blind Esports, Obey Esports, Insane Esports, Gladiators Esports, Medal Esports, OR Esports, Team Misfits, 7Sea Esports, Velocity Gaming, Gods Reign, Reckoning Esports, and Team VST.

From June 14 to 18, fans can watch the tournament live on the official Skyesports Loco channel from 1PM onwards. Additionally, the top teams of the Skyesports Champions Series (SCS) BGMI will be felicitated in an award ceremony in Bangalore on August 27.