Inaugural K-State esports tournament aims to be the first of many

The organizers of an “esports” tournament at Kansas State University said they’re making plans for future events as the field of competitive gaming grows on a collegiate level.

With streaming becoming more and more popular, there is more reach and scope for esports
PUBLISHED: Oct 16, 20213 MINUTE READ

The organisers of an “esports” tournament at Kansas State University stated that they are making plans for future events. The field of competitive gaming is growing at a rapid pace, making it all the more interesting and popular. K-State recently hosted the inaugural WTC Fiber Cup esports tournament, with fifteen students participating in the tournament. It was sponsored by WTC Communications of Wamego. The tournament was further broadcast live on streaming platform Twitch by Wildcat 91.9 FM. Students provided colour commentary of the tournament. The event witnessed five teams of three people being pitted against each other in the game Rocket League. It witnessed an arcade-style game combining elements of soccer and auto racing.

Registrations start for inaugural edition of All India Esports League (AIEL) by Ultimate Battle

India’s first-ever one-stop online Esports platform Ultimate Battle (UB) is all set to host the inaugural edition of the All India Esports League (AIEL). AIEL aims to support and encourage the esports ecosystem, with athletes competing and showcasing their skills on popular multiplayer games namely BGMI, Free Fire, Valorant, FIFA 21, and Chess. The high-energy gaming action will be hosted on the Ultimate Battle platform, to bolster and encourage more esports athletes to establish themselves. The tournament will prove to be a single platform with professional esports players connecting and giving some exciting moments, to sit back and enjoy the highly engaging virtual gaming stream to their loyal fans. The league also boasts of awarding a massive total prize pool WORTH INR 5 lakhs.

“These nation-wide tournaments will stage as a perfect pillar’

“All India Esports league (AIEL) is the flagship tournament of Ultimate Battle which is a milestone on our road map to take Indian esports to a more superior platform. These nation-wide tournaments will stage as a perfect pillar, taking it closer to a well-defined establishment. We are constantly working on sustained initiatives and hope to see the gaming segment in a more profound manner. We want people to grow in a sector which they enjoy and have a deep passion towards it. We have been consistently hosting tournaments on our platform in the past year and we plan on establishing more similar platforms in future. We want to be protagonists in the business of gaming in India,” said Tarun Gupta, Founder of Ultimate Battle.

Ultimate Battle is India’s first-ever one-stop online esports platform for players to connect, interact and compete with each other in their favourite esports title games for entertainment and rewards. The company is focused to design, develop, and deliver unparalleled competitive gaming experiences for gamers, the esports community, and millions of esports fans around the world via esports tournaments and industry-leading content production. Ultimate Battle, as an esports ecosystem, also caters to the Esports community with gaming news content and an E-commerce portal. This helps in provisioning a 360-degree platform for gaming enthusiasts to get news on the latest esports trends, consume high-quality gaming content as well as an environment to compete, and bud new talents for the Esports competitive scene.



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