Bleh joins India’s ambitious CS:GO League
The Skyesports Masters League is an ambitious CS:GO esports project in 2023. The franchised League has eight partnered teams that play through the league stages before a LAN finale in front of a live audience. And to top it off, the LAN finale will feature Sudhen "Bleh" Wahengbam.
Skyesports unveils venue for LAN Finale
The Skyesports Masters League stage takes place online having kicked off on July 8. The League stage takes place over the next month ending on August 13. Teams play in a double round-robin format where teams will play every other roster at least twice.
The top four teams will advance to the LAN finals where they have an opportunity to play in front of a live audience.
The Skyesports Masters LAN Playoffs will take place at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium on August 26 and 27.
Furthermore, fans will receive free entry to the event which should help boost viewership as well as attendance numbers. The stadium has a seating capacity of 2,000.
Bringing India's biggest gaming tournament to Bangalore, which has a lot of PC gaming fans, is a momentous occasion for Skyesports. We are looking forward to welcoming the top teams and passionate fans to witness the culmination of the Skyesports Masters at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium. We are grateful for the support of our partners, AMD, Windows 11, Flipkart, and Zebronics, who have helped make this tournament a reality and look forward to delivering an unforgettable experience for everyone involved and crowning the inaugural champions of the Skyesports Masters."
This is also the first LAN esports event in India to be hosted at a stadium since 2019. 2019 saw ESL One Mumbai take place at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai featuring some of the top Dota 2 teams in action.
Bleh joins the Skyesports Masters
Renowned caster, analyst, and desk host Sudhen "Bleh" Wahengbam will be joining the Skyesports Masters confirmed the League's CEO. There there is yet to be an official announcement of the same.
The playoffs will also feature several activities to engage Indian fans. There are also live performances set to take place on the sidelines although we don’t have more details at the moment.
The Skyesports Masters group stage is currently underway with eight teams battling it out in the online matches.
The Eight Skyesports teams
- 7Sea Esports
- Enigma Gaming
- Gods Reign
- Marcos Gaming
- Medal Esports
- Reckoning Esports
- Revenant Esports
- Velocity Gaming
The entire League is streaming live on various broadcast platforms including Skyesports Twitch, YouTube, and FaceBook.