Lenovo , in association with Intel, has announced the local winners of its third edition of e-sport tournament “Legion of Champions” (LoC).
Lenovo , in association with Intel, has announced the local winners of its third edition of e-sport tournament “Legion of Champions” (LoC). The tournament kept running over three weeks and was concluded on December 24, 2018. White Shadows emerged winners out of the 58 teams who were a piece of the India tournament alongside Team 9 and Entity Gaming who held the first and second runner up spots respectively. The triumphant teams will receive a cash prize of USD 500, USD 250 and USD 150 respectively.
White Shadows would now be representing India in the grand finale which will be held in Central Plaza Ladprao, Bangkok, from 25 – 27 January 2019. This is the first time India will be partaking in the tournament alongside other first-time competitors, for example, Japan and Korea,notwithstanding Hong Kong/Macau, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines,Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
The winners of the finale would be awarded with USD$7,000 and USD $5,000 worth of Legion Y530 notebooks, while the first and second runners-up will take home awards worth USD $3,000 and USD $2,000,respectively.
While declaring the winners of the tournament, Amit Doshi, Chief Marketing Officer, Lenovo India stated, “LoC has become a yearly feature of Asia’s gaming calendar, and we are enthralled with the response to India’s maiden participation in the tournament. It was exciting to see the gaming enthusiast community battle it for the main spot and I might want to thank each team that became a piece of this gaming extravaganza. I might likewise want to extend my congratulations to the triumphant teams. These events demonstration like stages where Lenovo can actively engage and interact with the gaming community and better understand their needs.”
“This is a glad moment for our team and we are excited to represent India at the finale in Bangkok. We anticipate meeting the other teams will’s identity going along with us for battle and will put our best effort to make our nation glad.” said Suvodeep Ghosh, Captain of White Shadows.
A year ago the tournament had welcomed participation from close to 7,000 gamers and 20,000 on-site attendees.