World Esports Cup 2021: India beats Pakistan and Nepal to win the Title

India’s Total Gaming lifted the title as the action-packed inaugural edition of the World Esports Cup 2021 (WEC ’21) concluded with a bang.

Demonstrating top skills and outclassing opponents from Pakistan and Nepal in the Global Finals, India’s Total Gaming lifted the title as the action-packed inaugural edition of the World Esports Cup 2021 (WEC ’21) concluded with a bang. Total Gaming’s Daksh Garg was adjudged Most Valuable Player and captain Ajay Sharma won the Best IGL of the Tournament award while Team Khelmandap Brotherhood from Nepal secure the Best Underdog Team of the Tournament award. Here are all details about the event. 

The South Asia’s premier tri-nation esports tournament, WEC ’21, which was sponsored by smartphone maker Infinix Smartphones, witnessed huge participation with 1.2 million registrations from India, Pakistan, and Nepal and also saw a massive viewership across the social channels of India Today Gaming (ITG). 

World Esports Cup 2021: India beats Pakistan and Nepal to win the Title

Global Finals saw a thrilling competition between twelve of the most impressive and skilled teams from India, Pakistan, and Nepal. Teams from India—Total Gaming, Chemin Esports, Orangutan Elite, and Arrow Esports—put up a solid show right from the Day 1 of the five-day final stage. With a brilliant attacking as well as defensive strategy, tactics and coordination, they dominated the teams from Pakistan and Nepal and finished in the top four. 

A neck-to-neck competition saw Total Gaming, comprising of skilled and renowned players including captain Ajay Sharma, Hora Vetkumar, Narai Yadav, Daksh Garg, and Rohit Sarraf (sub), getting past the other teams across three countries for the prestigious title with 342 total points (RP 198, KP 144) as they also took home the INR 35 lakh for their top spot finish. Chemin Esports and Orangutan Elite secured second and third position respectively and won prize money of INR 15 lakh and INR 8 lakh. 

Talking about a successful conclusion of the World Esports Cup 2021, Mr. Vishwalok Nath, Director, WEC ’21 said: The esports athletes across three countries showcased their A-game in the global finals and the competition was nothing short of top-class. We are driven by our association by working with a bunch of talented players across India, Pakistan, and Nepal and this serves as the perfect setup to take our marque property to new heights. The five-day global finals witnessed top-notch performances by the participating teams and players. I congratulate all the teams as there is nothing called losing but learning which everyone got from this tournament. I hope these athletes will further utilize this experience and win medals for their country in the coming time,”

WEC 2021 | FINAL LEADERBOARD
CountryTeamsTotal PointsRank PointsKill PointsPrize Money
IndiaTotal Gaming34219814435,00,000
IndiaChemin Esports31417613815,00,000
IndiaOrangutan Elite3041761288,00,000
IndiaArrow Esports2991591406,00,000
Nepal2B Gamers2731491244,00,000
PakistanLegend Style ES258162962,00,000
NepalDADA Gang220129911,50,000
NepalKM Brotherhood219124951,00,000

The World Esports Cup 2021, which had Infinix smartphone as the presenting sponsor, was played under the aegis of gamer-centric campaign #GameHaiToFameHai with Tiger Shroff as the inimitable brand ambassador that encouraged players to showcase their top game and get recognized in the industry.



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