GIGABYTE Joins Forces with Skyesports to Present the GIGABYTE Cafe League 2024, a Nationwide Esports Competition

Author: esports91


Published at: 08 Feb 2024

GIGABYTE, a renowned global computer hardware manufacturer, has teamed up with Skyesports, a leading esports tournament organizer in India, to introduce the highly anticipated GIGABYTE Cafe League 2024. This grassroots-level esports extravaganza is slated to unfold across five different cities in India, offering gamers the chance to compete in local gaming cafes for a share of the impressive Rs. 1,25,000 Prize Pool.

The GIGABYTE Cafe League 2024 will unfold in the following cities, each featuring an open-for-all Counter-Strike 2 tournament with an enticing Rs. 25,000 Prize Pool:

  • Kolkata (Fusion Max Cafe): January 19th to January 21st

  • Mumbai (Next Level Gaming, Goregaon): January 26th to January 28th

  • Nasik (Next Level Gaming, Yeolekar Mala): February 2nd to February 4th

  • Faridabad (The Cabal): February 9th to February 11th

  • Pune (Rapid Rounds Gaming Cafe): February 16th to February 18th

Enthusiastic players can currently register for the tournament and immerse themselves in the exhilarating competition at the designated cafes. Furthermore, each city will host a dedicated experience zone, allowing players to explore and experience the cutting-edge GIGABYTE laptops firsthand.

Supriya Gawde Mankame, Assistant General Manager at GIGABYTE India, expressed her excitement about the tournament, underlining GIGABYTE’s pivotal role in rejuvenating the gaming cafe culture in India post-COVID-19. Mankame envisions the GIGABYTE Cafe League 2024 not only as an esports event but also as a vibrant celebration of the local gaming community in cafes, perfectly aligning with GIGABYTE’s commitment to “Upgrading Your Life.”

Sashank Bhandaru, Head of Global Business Partnerships at Skyesports, emphasized the significance of gaming cafes in Indian PC gaming culture. Bhandaru voiced his enthusiasm about the collaboration with GIGABYTE, highlighting their joint effort to elevate esports from grassroots levels and showcase GIGABYTE laptops to gamers. He also reiterated their dedication to supporting grassroots initiatives for the Counter-Strike 2 Esports ecosystem.

Each leg of the GIGABYTE Cafe League in every city spans three days, featuring offline qualifiers during the initial two days as local teams vie for a coveted spot in the thrilling Finale on Day 3. The electrifying Finale will be live-streamed, offering spectators a front-row seat to witness the top teams battle it out in action-packed matches.