- The largest Mercantile-level sporting event returns for its 6th consecutive year
- Players can represent their companies and workplaces across 20 different game titles
- Over 100 companies are expected to take part with the event being held online due to the current pandemic situation
Gamer.LK, the leader in Esports and Digital Entertainment experiences in Sri Lanka has announced the return of the Mercantile Esports Championship for 2021 powered by Samsung Sri Lanka. The Mercantile Esports Championship is recognised as the largest annual Mercantile-level sporting event, with 20 different game titles to choose from this year. This year’s Mercantile Esports Championship marks the 6th consecutive year the event has been held since its start back in 2016.
The 2020 Mercantile Esports Championship, was the first time the event was moved to a completely online setting due to the global pandemic. This year’s event remains an online event, allowing everyone to participate from the safety of their own home or office. This move brought many participants to last year’s championship, with over 800 registered players and a new champion being crowned.
PREVIOUS WINNERS OF THE MERCANTILE ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP:
- 2016 – Virtusa
- 2017 – Virtusa
- 2018 – MillenniumIT
- 2019 – Orel IT
- 2020 – Global Systems Solutions
Samsung Sri Lanka comes onboard as the title sponsor for the Mercantile Esports Championship. Samsung has been at the forefront of developing products and services for gamers and promoting E-sports in Sri Lanka over the years, as it was identified that the youth are very passionate about it. As a result, Samsung in partnership with Gamer.LK have successfully initiated and completed many large scale gaming tournaments, amassing over 1,000 participants from around the country and a staggering 175,000 people streaming the tournaments each time.
To Energize the championship, Red Bull steps up with their signature brand of flair and energy. They have also been a significant part of Sri Lanka’s Esports growth over the years, giving wings to Sri Lankan gamers by partnering with & conducting unique Esports events.
GAME TITLES AT THIS YEAR’S MERCANTILE ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP
- Call of Duty 4
- League of Legends
- DOTA 2
- Rainbow Six Siege
- Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
- Call of Duty Mobile
- Free Fire
- PUBG Mobile
- Clash Royale
- eRacer (Assetto Corsa)
- eFootball (FIFA ‘21)
- Real Cricket
- Rocket League
Women’s League Titles
- Mario Kart Tour
- Valorant Deathmatch
- League of Legends 1v1
- DOTA 2 1v1
- Clash Royale
- Call of Duty: Warzone
Register now for the Mercantile Esports Championship 2021 at – https://ingame.gg/event/mercantile-esports-championship-21
Be sure to stay tuned to Gamer.LK’s website and social media for updates regarding the 2021 Mercantile Esports Championship, other tournaments and Esports news.