March 17, 2022, India: Gaming and esports company, Penta Esports, has announced its latest tournament IP titled ‘Penta Cup’. The inaugural edition features World Cricket Championship 3 (WCC 3) with a prize pool of ₹2,50,000. Registrations have started and players can enter the tournament by registering on Penta Esports’ platform, pentaesports.com.
The qualifiers of the tournament will run from 28th March to 5th April. The playoffs will be broadcast live on Penta Esports’ Facebook page and YouTube channel from 8th to 10th April.
Said Penta Esports co-founder and head of esports Kiran Noojibail “We’re excited to launch a brand new tournament IP for the aspiring esports athletes. World Cricket Championship 3 has been a popular title with the players and hence we are launching the first edition of ‘Penta Cup’ with this game. Going forward, we plan to bring in more esports titles with ‘Penta Cup’.”
World Cricket Championship 3 is the only esports title so far to be a part of two editions of the Penta Amateur League, which is exclusively for amateurs and semi-professional esports athletes and teams.
Said Nextwave Multimedia CEO and founder P.R. Rajendran, “We’re glad to have WCC 3 as the esports title of choice for the inaugural edition of the ‘Penta Cup’. WCC 3 has received very encouraging response from the players during the Penta Amateur League and I am sure ‘Penta Cup’ will bring even more opportunities to the players.”
The complete details about the tournament are available on Penta Esports’ platform, pentaesports.com. The platform is a one stop destination for all things esports, including match schedules, match results, VODs of tournaments and leagues, content, news, announcements and much more.
Founded by industry veterans Anurag Khurana, Kiran Noojibail and Akshay Paul, Penta Esports aims to disrupt the ecosystem in India with a holistic approach towards the sector, including leagues, tournaments, content and much more.