Australian esports organisation Chiefs Esports Membership has introduced the launch of Oceania-based VALORANT event, the L’Oréal Males Skilled Invitational.
The event will see eight of the area’s prime VALORANT groups compete over three days, with a prize pool of AU $10,000 (~£5,480) and 5 gaming PCs up for grabs.
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The eight invited groups will kick off the competitors on November 6, break up into two teams of 4. The 2 teams will compete in a round-robin format on the primary day, with the highest two in every group advancing to a double elimination knockout format.
The event’s important broadcast might be run through Go Subsequent Media‘s Josh ‘Swifty’ Swift, with group casters capable of run secondary streams to cowl all video games.
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Prize distribution will see AU $6,000 (~£3,288) and 5 Intel gaming PCs awarded to the winner, with $3000 and $1000 going to second and third place respectively.
On the event, Nick Bobir, CEO of The Chiefs commented that organisation has “wished to run a VALORANT occasion for months now and are excited to lastly unveil our efforts.
“Additional constructing on our dedication to group occasions that we’ve established with the Males Skilled Warzone Problem tournaments; we determined this was a good way to help a brand new esports title and particularly one which we hope to quickly be concerned in additional straight. We’ll be watching very carefully for a crew that we might need to recruit going into 2021.”
Esports Insider says: The event is a good transfer for Oceania VALORANT and The Chiefs. It offers gamers a possibility to indicate their price and provides The Chiefs a fantastic overview of the expertise pool within the area. In gentle of the closure of the OPL, the organisation will definitely be taking a look at the place it ought to make investments its time and sources subsequent.
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