India’s feminine CS:GO group has achieved a big victory within the South Asian Qualifiers, securing their spot within the IESF Asian Championship to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from July 10-17, 2023. Led by group captain Swayambika Sachar, the group comprising Nidhi Salekar, Shagufta Iqbal, Dilraj Kaur Matharu, and Aastha Nangia displayed distinctive ability, defeating Sri Lanka convincingly with scores of 16-3 and 16-0 within the best-of-three matchup.
The group misplaced solely three rounds all through the whole sequence. Sachar expressed her pleasure within the group’s achievement, stating, “We’re extraordinarily proud to have secured our spot within the Asian qualifiers and to characterize India amongst all of the elite groups from the continent.” She highlighted the group’s dedication to enchancment, emphasizing their purpose to safe a spot within the Grand Finals in Romania.
This all-female CS:GO group made historical past by changing into the primary of its sort to qualify for the South Asian regional qualifiers. Their victory in opposition to Workforce Purr-ple within the finals of the Nationwide Esports Championships (NESC) 2023 earlier this 12 months paved their method to the South Asian qualifiers. Their subsequent problem is to compete in opposition to feminine CS:GO groups from Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong for an opportunity to qualify for the fifteenth World Esports Championships (WEC) in Iași, Romania, from August 24 to September 4, 2023.
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Vinod Tiwari, President of the Esports Federation of India (ESFI), recommended the group’s progress and success, expressing his confidence of their talents. He said, “As they embark on the upcoming Asian Championship, we lengthen our heartfelt needs for his or her continued success and firmly consider of their capacity that can assist them advance to the fifteenth WEC.”
Along with the CS:GO group, India’s DOTA 2 group, led by captain Manav Kunte, will begin their South Asian qualifiers on Might 15. The Indian CS:GO (Open) group, captained by Harsh Jain, has already secured their place within the Asian Regionals on Might 8.
Moreover, India’s famend Tekken 7 skilled, Abhinav Tejan, and eFootball athlete, Ibrahim Gulrez, have already certified for the fifteenth WEC. The event is anticipated to be the biggest version up to now, with a prize pool of $500,000 (roughly Rs 4.12 crore) and participation from no less than 130 nations throughout eFootball, DOTA 2, Tekken 7, Cellular Legends, PUBG: Cellular, and CS:GO.