Valorant announces format for Power Up India tournament

8 Jan, 2021 Gaming Events 79 0 Comment
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ESPL will host the Valorant Power UP tournament in India with 256 teams playing for a prize money of Rs 7,50,000

Valorant Power Up India is slowly by steadily emerging to be one of the most anticipated Valorant tournaments. After the global success of First Strike, fans are eagerly waiting for more high profile and engaging Valorant tournaments. ESPL, a renowned international identity with a tested history of organizing tournaments, has recently announced its plans to host Valorant Power UP India.

With a prize pool of Rs 7,50,000, it is slated to be one of the top tournaments across the country and is expected to provide a positive momentum to Indian esports talent on a global platform. According to the format, the Valorant Power Up India tournament will consist of 256 teams battling it out over multiple qualifiers for the championship title.

Tournament structure

As per details shared by ESPL, the Production Partner of Valorant Power Up India would be Skyesports, who are credited with successfully concluding the recently held Valorant League 2020 esports tournament. The Qualifiers would consist of 256 teams facing off in a best of one format until only 16 teams remain. The 16 teams will then further be divided into four groups of four teams each for the group Stage matches.

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Two teams, one from the winner’s bracket and one from the loser’s bracket, will qualify for the playoffs. Finally, the eight of the top teams would face off each other in the quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals in a head-to-head format to become the champion of the tournament.

The qualifiers would be held at regular intervals. The first qualifier for ESPL India – Valorant Power Up started on January 5th, 2021, and is stipulated to run till the 10th. The second qualifier registration will be open until January 12th, 2021, with the qualifier taking place between January 14th and 19th.

A young success story

Even though Valorant is a relatively new entrant in the esports arena, a strong fan base is ensuring that a healthy competitive community thrives in India. ESPL India – Valorant Power Up tournament is sure to emerge as a great opportunity for the dedicated community to showcase their skills in a much-anticipated tournament.

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