The Esports Club to host ‘Valorant’ tournament TEC Gauntlet with a prize pool of Rs52 Lakhs

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The Esports Club has announced a Esports event, The Esports Club Gauntlet. The tournament is  powered by WD BLACK and AMD Ryzen and it is set to be South Asia’s largest Valorant event with a prize pool of Rs52 Lakhs. 

The TEC Gauntlet powered by WD BLACK and AMD Ryzen is set to run from June 2021 till January 2022. Registration for qualifiers are now open on The Esports Club Website. 

The Esports Club co-founder Ishaan Arya said, “The TEC Gauntlet truly is the crown jewel for us at The Esports Club. We’ve been working hard over the past year running some of the largest Valorant events in the region, understanding what the players and fans are looking for and of course coming up with a great competitive format that enables us to create something that is truly exciting without a dull moment!”

Commenting on their partnership Western Digital director marketing India Jaganathan Chelliah,  shared, “We at Western Digital, are deeply focused and connected with the gaming community. Our innovative WD BLACK portfolio is built ground up for gamers and offers them lightning-fast speed. We are excited to work with The Esports Club on the TEC Gauntlet and to provide gamers with an amazing opportunity to kick start their esports careers.”

“As we build both high performance Ryzen CPUs and Radeon GPUs – the quintessential building blocks for the ultimate gaming experience, the esports industry is a significant part of our ecosystem.Our strong ties with OEM partners, game developers and the esports community has enabled us to elevate and deliver immersive experiences. The TEC Gauntlet is a fantastic platform to strengthen our connection with the gaming community in the region as Esports gains significant momentum in India,” said AMD marketing head – India Mukesh Bajpai. 

The Esports Club, director of esports, Mansoor ‘Nabu’ Ahmed’speaking on the need for proper competitive opportunities said, “At The Esports Club we’ve always put players first. Our Aim has always been to create proper competitive esports opportunities for teams and players to be able to make a living off esports with no frills attached. With the TEC Gauntlet our goal is to provide the ultimate competitive platform for Valorant players in South Asia to aspire towards, without keeping it out of reach for amateur teams thanks to our regular open qualifiers.”