India-based entertainment brand, 7Sea Esports, continues to make waves in the world of esports with its latest venture into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO). The organization has successfully signed a talented five-man roster, positioning itself as one of the top eight franchised teams competing for the impressive Rs. 2 Crore Prize Pool at the highly anticipated Skyesports Masters 2023.
The Skyesports Masters stands as the largest gaming tournament to date in India, promising an unparalleled display of skill and competition. The event kicks off on July 1, featuring an action-packed League Stage that will run until August 17. Following this stage, the top four teams will advance to the Playoffs, scheduled for August 26 and 27. This grand on-ground event will captivate a live audience as eight franchised teams vie for the title of champions and a share of the impressive Rs. 2,00,00,000 prize pool.
7Sea Esports’ CSGO Roster
7Sea Esports’ CSGO roster boasts an exceptional lineup of talented players who have honed their skills for over two years in the professional scene. The team includes Yash “Benzene” Kumar Singh, Vishvesh “CycloneF,” Bhavesh “Bhavi” Sejwani, Prateek “DiceDealer” Saini, and Elvis “ELV1S” Eric Soans. This young and dynamic roster aligns perfectly with 7Sea Esports’ vision of providing a platform for India’s youth to showcase their talents on a global stage.
Several members of the roster have already achieved notable success in their careers. Benzene, CycloneF, and Bhavi previously played together and secured a commendable second-place finish in both the WD Black Cup 2023 and the Taiwan Excellence Cup 2022. DiceDealer, on the other hand, claimed victory in the Taiwan Excellence Cup 2022 and the ROG Showdown Summer 2022. Lastly, ELV1S boasts an impressive list of accolades, including second-place finishes in the ROG Showdown Fall 2021 and the Logitech Loco Cup 2022.
Ashwin Haryani, the Country Head (India) at Ampverse, expressed excitement about participating in the Skyesports Masters, emphasizing the significance of the franchise format’s introduction to the Indian esports industry. Haryani believes that events like the Skyesports Masters have the potential to drive the esports ecosystem towards profitability, maturity, and stability, while also delivering captivating experiences to fans.
In addition to their existing roster, 7Sea Esports plans to sign two additional players from the open-for-all Skyesports Masters cafe qualifiers. These qualifiers will take place in gaming cafes across 20 cities in India, aiming to identify and nurture the best CSGO talent from grassroots levels. Registration for the cafe qualifiers is currently underway on the official Skyesports Masters website.
The Skyesports Masters not only serves as an exhilarating multi-week esports event filled with non-stop action but also provides an ideal platform for organizations to connect with a wide audience and enhance their digital presence. For brands like 7Sea Esports, the league offers a unique opportunity to bridge the gap between esports and entertainment, fostering growth and engagement among enthusiasts.
Shiva Nandy, the Founder and CEO of Skyesports, expressed delight in welcoming 7Sea Esports to the Skyesports Masters. Nandy believes that 7Sea Esports’ holistic brand, which encompasses esports, lifestyle, and entertainment, exemplifies the captivating nature of the Skyesports Masters in captivating young audiences and driving growth. Nandy further commends 7Sea Esports for their commitment to nurturing young talent, wishing them the best of luck in their endeavors.
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