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Esports Federation of India (ESFI), earlier on 18th Aug had announced the registrations for the India qualifiers “National eSports Championship (NeSC) – 2017” for the 9th Esports World Championship organized by International eSports Federation (IeSF) at Busan, Korea in the month of November this year.

(Left to Right) Abhinav Tejan, Loveneet, Lokesh Suji & Gurneet Singh

NeSC-Tekken Qualifiers were held at BattleGround Esports Cafe in Delhi on 10th September. It was a power packed show where 60 Top Tekkeners from all over India came and battled it out. We saw some of the most intense matches between the athletes with Loveneet Dogra emerging as the Winner, followed by Abhinav Tejan and Gurneet Singh taking the third place. This event was also the most successful Tekken Championship so far in India. Loveneet and Abhinav have been dominating the Fighting Games scene in India for quite a long time along with Simran. Abhinav had been part of Team India for the 6th Esports World Championship’2014 held at Baku. Loveneet has also played many International Championships. Gurneet was the underdog and gave all the top players a tough fight and emerged third.

NeSC-LOL Qualifiers had top team and players registered including teams like Tyranny, C4Gaming, Dominance, Frost Academy. Overall there were approx 50 players who had registered and 8 teams finally played the online qualifiers on 2nd/3rd September. These qualifiers also had GirlaxyIN, which is an all Female Team and was placed third in the NeSC, with Frost Academy taking the second place and the winners were Team Tyranny which consisted of India’s best esports athletes of League of Legends, Siddharth Ranjan, Samarth Trivedi, Abhishek Sharma, Aly Hajiani, Steve D’Souza, Pankaj Upadhyay.

Five players from Team Tyranny and Mr. Abhinav Tejan (as Loveneet will not be able to go) will be part of the “Team India” contingent for the 9th Esports World Championship to be held at Busan, Korea from 8th-12th November 2017.

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