Esports Club concludes India’s longest running Esports league in Bengaluru


Bengaluru: The Esports Club, an esports platform based in Bangalore proclaimed the end of their 5-month esports league for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. The WD Black TEC League was powered by LG Ultragear in association with ZOTAC Gaming, ACT Fibernet & Games The Shop, considered to be the first of its kind esports league in India.

It was held for a time period of 5 months, the platform played host for over 2000 individual players. The overall prize pool for the event was a total of 6.75 Lakh which was split over five different monthly seasons, while the MVPs in each division got a brand new WD SSD every single month as take away.

The League had a distinct three-tier division technique, that enabled players to get a taste of both esports and a platform offered for a rare opportunity to play and try to win every single month, besides the level of their skill.

Amongst all the teams, Team Union Gaming from Sri Lanka conquered the league with 4 back to back championships and took off to conquer the Ubisoft’s official Rainbow Six Siege Major for South Asia. Surprisingly, the league observed some great fairytale stories when the partaking teams fought their way up from Division 3 to fight with the best in Division 1 throughout the campaign.

Ishaan Arya,  Co-Founder & Head of Business Development, The Esports Club, said, “We’ve always enjoyed working on campaigns around Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the WD Black TEC League was a pivotal moment for us. Not only did we help establish a solid base for Rainbow Six Siege esports in India but also proved that a long format esports league is not only viable but a much better proposition for both players and sponsors. The icing on the cake was watching our league champions go and dominate the Six Major South Asia Division ”.

Mansoor ‘Nabu’ Ahmed, Director of Esports at The Esports Club said“As a former esports athlete I can’t stress enough on the importance of a competitive base to help grow the talent in a region. Our goal with the WD Black league was to ensure there are enough competitive opportunities for Rainbow Six Siege players in South Asia to continue to improve by constantly competing”.

Vamsi Krishna, Founder of The Esports Club, said, “From a business standpoint our objective has always been to create new IP’s & formats that work for both players and sponsors. The WD Black TEC League was just our first step in introducing more amazing long term opportunities for players while helping expand the Esports Base in India with commercially successful esports IP’s. ”

The WD Black TEC League was held from April 2020 till August 2020 with 5 Seasons broadcast on a daily on a daily basis in The Esports Club’s Facebook & YouTube pages.


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