For the fifth consecutive year, Gamer.LK has announced it’s annual Inter-University Esports Championship which will be played completely online. Considered the largest university-level sports event in the country, last year’s event drew 50 universities and higher education institutes from across the island with Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) emerging as the overall champions. The 2018 trophy was secured by Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), 2017 by International College of Business & Technology (ICBT) and 2016 by Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT).
Esports has been recognised as the fastest growing sport in Sri Lanka and has been officially recognised as a sport by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Sports last year.
Registrations have opened across 12 titles for students of any university or higher education institute to participate and compete from home.
Call of Duty 4
League of Legends
Rainbow Six Siege
PUBG Mobile will be held as a separate event – PUBG Mobile Inter-University Cup
Call of Duty Mobile (Solo Battle-royale)
Fortnite (Solo Battle-royale)
Free Fire (Solo Battle-royale)
Mario Kart Tour
Call of Duty 4 (Free For All)
The Inter-University Esports Championship is sponsored by Red Bull.
For more information and registration, visit https://university.gamer.lk.
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