Paytm First Games partners Riot Games for e-sports tournament

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TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Jun 10, 2020, 00:29 IST

Paytm First Games

has partnered

Riot Games

to organize what it claims to be the region's first Teamfight Tactics mobile tournament. The mobile gaming tournament will be held from June 17 to 21. As per the company, 512 Indian gamers will compete to win a prize pool of Rs 75,000/- in this first edition of the tournament. Interested gaming enthusiasts can participate in the game by registering on Paytm First Games app. The registrations are already live. The tournament will be held online. There will be multiple elimination formats depending upon the rounds.
Teamfight Tactics is an eight-person free-for-all strategy game where players combine League of Legends champions and items in different formations to defeat the seven other players in a match. Players tactically place an army of characters on a grid-shaped game board for a last-player-standing automated battle. Teamfight Tactics claims to have 80 million players globally.
Sudhanshu Gupta, COO, Paytm First Games said, "We continue to stay committed to our mission of bringing world-class gaming experience to our users and this partnership will help us to move a step ahead in this direction. This Teamfight Tactics tournament will be the biggest one ever organized in India in terms of prize money and participation. We are going to live with it in the next 2 days and hope to expand our partnership with Riot in the near future."
Riot Games South Asia’s Publishing Head, Sukamal Pegu said, "Namaste India. We are extremely proud to partner with PFG to bring TFTm to where it matters most to us at Riot, which is our players. We have great plans for India considering that we have just started our journey on mobile this year. Our relationship with India is just starting and we will work hard to constantly delight our fans and players here."

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