The Playoffs will feature 6 invited teams from India and 1 from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka each
The final will feature 2 playoff certified South Asian teams and a couple of invited Southeast Asian groups.
Esports and gaming firm, Penta Esports, has unveiled the release of its newest IP, the ‘Penta Professional Collection’. The match is an official VCT Off//Season event of Riot Games and encompasses a $30,000 prize pool.
Starting December 12, 8 teams from South Asia, 6 from India and 1 from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka each, will meet in the playoffs until December 18, in a double-elimination format. Two groups that can qualify from the playoffs will be part of the 2 invited groups from Southeast Asia in the final. The Finale will probably take place from December 21 to 24. The 4 groups will play in a round-robin format from December 21-23, with the top 2 round-robin groups enjoying the Grand Final on December 24.
The 8 South Asian groups that have been invited for the match are Velocity Gaming, One Probability, Revenant Esports, Gods Reign, Vast Swing, and India’s Reckoning Esports. Exceli Esports and Vorpal Swords will participate from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka respectively. The two groups from Southeast Asia invited to the final are Growth Esports from Indonesia and Bleed Esports from Singapore.
Says Penta Esports, CEO and Founder, Anurag Khurana, “With ‘Penta Professional Collection – Valorant’ we need to push the boundaries of geography and give Indian players the ability to compete with groups from all over the world. This can be a great way for players and fans to end the year on a high note! I want to thank Riot Games for giving us this opportunity to host a VCT off-season event.”
All the matches will be broadcast live on Penta Esports official Facebook page, YouTube, Twitch, in English, while the Hindi broadcast will be on Penta Esports channel on Loco only.
Full match details can be found on the Penta Esports platform, pentaesports.com. The platform is a one-stop vacation spot for all things Penta, including match schedules, match results, tournament and league VODs, content, news, newsletters, and much more.
Based on business veterans Anurag Khurana, Kiran Noojibail, Akshay Paul and Krishanu Ghosal, Penta Esports aims to disrupt the ecosystem in India with a holistic approach towards the sector, including leagues, tournaments, content and much more.