Indian Gaming League (IGL), India’s fastest growing ESports platform organized the “Quarantine International Gaming Tournament” to raise funds for COVID relief
- In collaboration with Round Table Asia Pacific
- Raised 75K for COVID-19 relief
- Three games with a total pool of 90K
India, May 18, 2020: Indian Gaming League (IGL), India’s fastest growing e-sports platform tied up with Round Table Asia Pacific, a global non-profit organization to host a Quarantine International Gaming Tournament from 15th – 17th May 2020. The tournament was attended by international participants along with the regular users of IGL. IGL conducted one game a day and managed to raise close to 75K that will be donated towards COVID-19 relief with the help of Round Table. There were a total of 150 participants from all across the world with gamers from India securing the winning positions.
IGL live streamed the tournament on their YouTube channel which witnessed 80K Views. The tournament started at 18:00 hrs and required a registration fee of INR. 500/- which was made on www.iglnetwork.com. With a total pool of 90K for 3 games, 30K was allotted per game from which 15K was awarded to the winner; 10K to the 1st runner up and 2nd runner up awarded 5K.
Yash Pariani, Founder & Director, Indian Gaming League (IGL) says “We wanted to curate a concept revolving around gaming with a cause and an initiative aiding healthcare workers and Covid-19 relief. It shows the power of the e-sports community and how we were able to organise this tournament in less than a week and raise raise these funds in just under 3 days.”
Yash further added “We look forward to hosting an even bigger tournament in the coming weeks to aid the true heroes, the health workers who are actively combating Covid-19 on the front lines.”
IGL is India’s most popular competitive gaming and e-sports league that hosts gaming tournaments online. Games on IGL can be played on any platform including Xbox, Playstation 4, PC and smartphones. IGL is created by gamers for gamers to have a high-quality competitive gaming experience whilst opening up the doors to a career in the multi-billion dollar e-sports industry.