ESFI Opens Registrations for National Esports Championships 2024

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The Esports Federation of India (ESFI) has announced the opening of registrations for the highly anticipated National Esports Championships (NESC) 2024. This marks the beginning of the journey towards the 16th World Esports Championships (WEC), which will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

NESC provides a platform for Esports enthusiasts

The NESC 2024 will provide a platform for players across India to showcase their skills in DOTA 2 (Open), eFootball (Open), and Counter-Strike 2 in both open and female categories. The winners will advance to the regional qualifiers, where they will compete against other Asian countries to secure their spot for the global finals of the WEC 2024.

The WEC 2024, organized by the International Esports Federation (IESF), will witness a total of 609 teams representing their countries across five game titles – Counter Strike 2 (Open and Female), Dota2, eFootball™ series, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (Open and Female), and PUBG MOBILE. The prestigious tournament will kick off on November 11 and feature a whopping prize pool of $1 million, distributed among the top 8 teams in each game title and category for the first time.

Vinod Tiwari, President of Esports Federation of India, expressed his excitement about the NESC 2024, stating, “After a historic 2023, where India made its debut at the Asian Games 2022, we are excited to embark on a new year of opportunities with the NESC 2024. Last year, we hosted the country’s inaugural female CS:GO qualifiers, where the winning team made it all the way to the Asian qualifiers. This time, we anticipate even greater achievements from our country’s talented female athletes. Overall, we are looking forward to witnessing the talent and passion of all Esports players throughout the qualifiers.”

The registrations for NESC 2024 are now open and will continue until April 15. All details about the registrations will be available on ESFI’s discord server. The online qualifiers will kick off on April 18 and will be played in a double-elimination format. The exciting action from the Championships will be streamed live on ESFI’s official YouTube and Facebook pages.

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