Tata Motors enters Esports domain, becomes title sponsor of Yuvin Valorant Invitational

Updated on Sep 02, 2021 06:31 PM IST  |  88.6K
   
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Tata Motors enters Esports domain, becomes title sponsor of Yuvin Valorant Invitational
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Yuvin Esports, an Indian esports organisation, has announced Tata Motors as the title sponsors for the upcoming Yuvin Valorant Invitational (YVI) tournament, scheduled from September 2nd to 5th, 2021. This partnership also marks the entry of the country’s biggest automobile manufacturing company Tata Motors into the esports domain which has seen a rapid rise in the recent past.

Founded by the ex-pro gamer Naicker in 2018, Yuvin Esports has been focussing on building and grooming talent from India, South Asia and Southeast Asia for the competitive international arena. The competition will feature India’s top eight Valorant teams battling it out in a single-elimination format for a prize pool of Rs1 lakh. The teams will be contesting in a best-of-three format while the grand finale will have a best-of-five format on September 5th.

India’s one of the most popular and trusted brands, Tata Motors has been contributing to the growth of the Indian sporting industry with its support to many sports over the past many years and through this association, the brand will look to encourage the Indian Esports ecosystem. 

RedBull is an official Energy Drink Partner of the Yuvin Valorant Invitational Tournament. Released in June last year, the FPS game Valorant has been one of the most popular esports titles not only in India as well as across the globe.  

Esports enthusiasts and fans can now not only play but enjoy the thrilling action as the tournament will be streamed live on Yuvin Esports’ YouTube channel in English as well as in Hindi.

THE INVITED TEAMS ARE: 

1. Team T69 

2. Enigma Gaming 

3. Team Cohesion

4. Reckoning Esports 

5. Team XO 

6. ForceOne X LegStump Esports 

7. Team Valor 

8. True Rippers Esports

Yuvin Esports’ this invitational Valorant Tournament is an engagement with Tata Motors that will coincide with the recently launched all-new Tata Tiago NRG. “Tata Tiago NRG is a perfect car to own for our young, dynamic, tech-savvy Esports enthusiasts. We are extremely proud and excited that Tata Motors has partnered with us to promote Tiago NRG through a modern medium of Esports. This is the first of many events we have planned for the massive Esports enthusiasts’ community. With your love and support, we are sure to build an immensely respected brand,” Sharang Naicker further added.

What is the prize pool of Yuvin Valorant Invitational?
The competition will feature India’s top eight Valorant teams battling it out in a single-elimination format for a prize pool of Rs1 lakh.

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