Underdogs GOG and Dragon seal berth for ESPL 2 Ultimate
In its bid to present promising players an opportunity to showcase their abilities on a nationwide platform, the second version of the Esports Premier League organized the Underdog Section, the place Crew GOG Esports and Dragon Esports put up a stellar show of expertise to beat the open qualifiers. Each groups completed within the prime two positions with their dominant performances within the open qualifiers.
ESports Premier League envisioned this “Underdog Section” to make sure that non-established BGMI Esports gamers and groups from throughout the nation get a possibility to point out their expertise and talent. This shall be for the primary time such an initiative was taken to present alternative for the Underdogs solely by way of open qualifiers.
Led by Manish Jangid, group GOG Esports topped the chart with a complete tally of 142 factors (End Factors – 52 + Place Factors – 90) whereas Crew Dragon Esports led by Ritik Rawat completed second with 130 factors (End Factors – 70 + Place Factors – 60). Each groups registered one WWCD (Winner Winner Rooster Dinner) every to their title too.
GOG Esports performed their first main event throughout BMPS (Battleground Cell Professional Collection) and completed that mega occasion with the twenty first rank. Buoyed by different proficient members in Nick, Bullet, and Trex, the group is at present prepping for the mega remaining in a Boot Camp in Bhopal. The entire group is practising for about 13 to 14 hours day by day to present a troublesome competitors to one of the best groups throughout the grand finals of the ESPL Season 2.
The group is happy to play of their first ever main LAN occasion as Manish Jangid, the group chief for GOG Esports added, “This second offers me a way of accomplishment and honor that our group’s diligence and dedication lastly paid off. We’re grinding actually exhausting collectively at our bootcamp and are actually excited as this shall be our first LAN occasion. The open qualifier was an eye-opener as a number of underdog groups had been enjoying like professionals and I’m positive all different groups discovered so much and can proceed their grid within the upcoming occasions.”
Crew Dragon Esports chief Ritik, son of a retired military officer opted out of schooling after twelfth to pursue a profession in gaming. His journey started in 2018 with PUBG. With Sanket Salam, Krishna Sharma, and Ashish Singh, Rawat fashioned the group Dragon Esports which is his third esports group. The 22-year-old additionally participated within the PMCO Open qualifiers 2019. He additionally joined NADE gaming in 2020 and now the Dehradun-based gamer is targeted on the upcoming LAN occasion in Delhi.
Talking on the success and response of the Open Qualifiers, ESPL director Vishwalok Nath famous, “We’ve got seen a number of tournaments solely catering to prime groups on an invitational foundation, and alternatives for underdog groups are very much less with regard to greater platforms. So, to present equal alternative to all of the groups, we performed open qualifiers for underdog groups throughout the nation to present them an even bigger platform to carry out. The Underdog part was one among its form, because it supplied budding players with a promise to get an opportunity to showcase their abilities on a nationwide platform. Each the groups that received totally deserve their success. Now, these groups will get an opportunity to place their abilities and methods to check in opposition to the highest names in BGMI Esports. Who is aware of, we might get our new BGMI heroes out of those two underdog groups.”
This yr’s league which carries an enormous prize pool of Rs. 1 crore is about to interact esports athletes throughout the nation in a high-voltage motion of the most well-liked battle royale sport, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA.
The league is being performed in two separate phases within the preliminary part — on-line qualifiers and invitational qualifiers — to shortlist the highest 16 groups. ESPL has already bought their 2 prime Underdog groups from on-line qualifiers. The invitational qualifiers are being performed in two phases; the primary part will choose prime 5 groups whereas within the second part, 8 prime groups shall be chosen from the leaderboard. The finals may also witness one direct invited group competing and vying for the title.