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Football goes virtual with Gamer.LK’s eFootball Championship on Playstation

Football goes virtual with Gamer.LK’s eFootball Championship on Playstation

Gamer.LK’s eFootball Championship will be kicking off on the 24th of January 2021. The virtual tournament will have the best players in Sri Lanka dribbling it out from the comfort of their home. Their goal – claim their stake in the Rs. 10,000 prize pool.

This Sri Lanka Esports Association (SLESA) ranked event will feature FIFA 21 as its gaming title. The tournament is sponsored by Red Bull Sri Lanka as its exclusive energy drink partner and will be streamed for everyone to witness the action. The points won from this event will go towards your National Esports ranking – registrations end on the 20th of January.

Register now on the InGame Esports platform @ https://ingame.gg/event/efootball-championship-2021-online

Gamer.LK announces first competitive simulation eRacing event

Gamer.LK announces first competitive simulation eRacing event

Racing goes virtual with Gamer.LK’s eRacer 2020 event powered by Logitech G and sponsored by Red Bull Sri Lanka. The best racers in Sri Lanka will go head-on with the best Esports athletes as they compete in a virtual race track from the safety of their homes.

Gamer.LK, having organised racing game competitions since 2010, will be making the move to a sim-racing game called Assetto Corsa. It has been announced as an official Esports title at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2021 in Bangkok as well, and Gamer.LK plans to promote the game and its community in preparation for sending the best racers in Sri Lanka for the event.

Register now on the InGame Esports platform @ https://ingame.gg/event/eracer-2020-online

Sri Lanka Esports Association successfully concludes first SLESA Invitational in association with the World Connected Series

Sri Lanka Esports Association successfully concludes first SLESA Invitational in association with the World Connected Series

  • The SLESA Invitational is organised by the Sri Lanka Esports Association
  • It is a part of the Global Esports Federation’s “World Connected” Series
  • Noob Alliance won the COD Mobile event, with Woflgang and Maximum Esports coming in 2nd and 3rd
  • Xiphos Esports won the Valorant event, with Phoenix Gaming and Wolfgang coming in 2nd and 3rd

The Sri Lanka Esports Association held the first ever SLESA Invitational Esports tournament as a part of the Global Esports Federation’s World Connected Series. 9 Sri Lankan clans, members of the Sri Lanka Esports Association, took part in the event by putting forth their best team for the titles Valorant and Call of Duty: Mobile.

Call of Duty Mobile was held on the 18th of December. Alpha Esports, Wolfgang, Noob Alliance and Maximum Esports faced off in the semi-finals, with Noob Alliance and Wolfgang making it to the finals, and Maximum Esports taking on Alpha Esports in the 3rd place decider. After an intense bo3 finals, we saw Noob Alliance coming out on top, with Wolfgang in second place. Maximum Esports overcame Alpha Esports to secure 3rd place.

Live stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmAnG8J5oGg

The Valorant event took place on the 20th of December. Wolfgang, Xiphos, Phoenix and Union Gaming make their way to the semi-finals. Xiphos Esports beat Wolfgang in a nailbiter overtime match with a score of 15-13, and Phoenix Gaming convincingly beat Union Gaming 13-2 to secure their spot in the finals. Phoenix Gaming succumbed to Xiphos Esports in the finals in a 2 matches to 0 series. Wolfgang Esports took 3rd place from Union Gaming in the 3rd place match.

Live stream 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKb8JJr3Jc4
Live stream 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAfe0imtxvk

Participating member clans

  • Alpha Esports
  • Death Pact
  • Maximum Esports
  • Noob Alliance
  • Phoenix Gaming
  • Tech Morph
  • Union Gaming
  • Wolfgang Esports
  • Xiphos Esports

The strategic partner for the event was Gamer.LK. The SLESA Invitational was a part of the Global Esports Federations’ World Connected Series, which had Esports Federations across the world conducting Esports competitions in association with the initiative.

WG B2R qualifies for Red Bull MEO PUBG Mobile World Finals after triumphant 1st place finish at Sri Lankan qualifier

WG B2R qualifies for Red Bull MEO PUBG Mobile World Finals after triumphant 1st place finish at Sri Lankan qualifier

The Red Bull MEO Sri Lanka finals concluded in the wee hours of 20th of December 2020, with 24 teams connecting remotely to compete for a spot in the Red Bull MEO World Finals. WG B2R came out on top in the points table after 6 matches of intense PUBG Mobile action. The leaderboard was in constant flux and a final winner didn’t stand out until the end of the 6th match – a testament to how close this competition was with Sri Lanka’s top competitive teams taking part.

The significance of WG B2R winning this event is the fact that they are a 100% Sri Lankan team. Red Bull MEO country qualifiers allowed non-Sri Lankan nationals in team rosters, therefore we saw mixed teams with players from the United States, India, Pakistan, Maldives, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

RANK TEAM NAME POINTS
1 WG B2R 101
2 nA | LND-Legends 96
3 E2S OPM 84
4 MAX|ZEUS 74
5 7Sea esports 70
6 OPMF | OPEX 63
7 nA | ISSL 60
8 nA|FRag CodeBlacks 49
9 OPMF Esports 44
10 Team SL 42
11 MeS | ZEUS | iMAX 37
12 nA | ERBIV 35
13 DEFEND JOKERS 31
14 WG ICONs 30
15 Max|4K|Guardians 23
16 NA|CLOUD 69 22
17 WGxNoRules 22
18 nA | Team Destiny 19
19 Team unknown 6 18
20 nA | FRag Retires 16
21 WG B2R TERMINATORS 15
22 MaX | SL FAMILY TITANS 14
23 WG | TeamX9 13
24 LND-FALLEN6 11

The Red Bull MEO World Finals, previously scheduled to be a physical in-person finals, has been postponed due to global safety concerns. Red Bull will be announcing the date and format of the World Finals when a final decision has been made about how to host it.

We wish WG B2R the best of luck!

Sri Lankan companies compete on the virtual stage in Gamer.LK’s Mercantile Esports Championship

Sri Lankan companies compete on the virtual stage in Gamer.LK’s Mercantile Esports Championship

  • Companies battle companies in Mercantile Electronic Sports
  • Close to 800 participants will compete
  • 15 game-titles
  • The company with the highest overall points wins the championship
  • Organised by Gamer.LK and sponsored by Red Bull

2020 has been a pandemic year. Curfews, lockdowns, quarantine zones and social distancing – the Sri Lankan workforce that is able to work from home have been getting used to a whole new concept of getting work done away from office. The annual company retreat and sportsmeet replaced by Whatsapp group forwards and Zoom calls. One activity however that is continuing despite all these changes is Electronic Sports – specifically, the Mercantile Esports Championship where companies battle companies in an Electronic Sports arena. Gamer.LK has moved the annual Mercantile Esports Championship, happening for the 5th consecutive time this year, to a completely online event.

The championship has employees from companies banding together to represent their organisation and win the championship trophy. Close to 800 participants will compete across 15 game titles to win points for their company. The company with the highest overall points will be crowned as the champion. All participants are able to participate from the safety of their own home or office.

Former winners

  • 2016: Virtusa
  • 2017: Virtusa
  • 2018: MIT
  • 2019: Orel IT

This years game titles (open):

  • Call of Duty 4 (PC)
  • DOTA 2 (PC)
  • Rainbow 6 Siege (PC)
  • Valorant (PC)
  • League of Legends (PC)
  • Mobile Legends (Mobile)
  • Clash Royale (Mobile)
  • Real Cricket (Mobile)
  • Mario Kart Tour (Mobile)
  • Fortnite (PC)
  • Free Fire (Mobile)
  • Call of Duty Mobile (Mobile)
  • Apex Legends (PC)
  • PUBG Mobile (Mobile)

Women’s League titles

  • Mario Kart Tour
  • Call of Duty 4 FFA

Registrations close on the 12th of December and games are scheduled to start from 17th December. The event is organised by Gamer.LK and sponsored by Red Bull.

Register now

Register now @ https://gamer.lk/go/mec2020

Alpha Esports dominate Free Fire @ P&S Mobile Contenders with SL RiderZ B & SL RiderZ D taking top 2 places

Alpha Esports dominate Free Fire @ P&S Mobile Contenders with SL RiderZ B & SL RiderZ D taking top 2 places

Team AE | SL RiderZ B walk away with Rs. 15,000 after placing first @ the Perera & Sons Mobile Contenders Free Fire. Teams AE | SL RIDERZ D and MAX | Suicide Squad finish in 2nd and 3rd respectively earning their shares of the Rs. 25,000 prize put up for Free Fire.

1st place: AE | SL RiderZ B
Kasun “SLR MR PODDA” Podda
Sadaru “SLR KAIZ” Vishmika
Lakshan “SLR LAKA” Kavinda
Chamal “SLR CJ” Bandara

2nd place: AE | SL RIDERZ D
Himansha “SLR AMITH” Buddika
Savidu “SLR DRACARYS” Chamalka
Maneesha “SLR DUMA 9XT” Madubashitha
Chamath “SLR BATHI” Pabasara

3rd place: MAX | Suicide Squad
Chehan “INF MR ZOMBI” Gamage
Pawan “INF MR UNICO” Madushanka
Avinash “INF NOMERCY” Darshana
Dilip “INF X-NEON” Madushanka

The P&S Mobile Contenders event was Perera & Sons first Esports event, organized in collaboration with Gamer.LK.