For the first time, the National Esports Championship 2023 is set to have clash between two female Counter Strike Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams at the National Championships.
The winner of the contest, according to Sportstar, will be competing in a friendly match with another female side from a different country in order to confirm its place at WEC 2023, making it the first all-female CS:GO team from India at the event.
“The ongoing NESC 2023 organized by the Esports Federation of India (ESFI) will be selecting the Indian contingent for the upcoming 15th WEC in Iasi, Romania. The competition is witnessing the participation of 275 athletes across four different titles – CS:GO, DOTA 2, Tekken7, and eFootball 2023,” Sportstar reported.
The match will be played in a best-of-3 format and will begin at 8pm with its enthralling action being streamed live on ESFI’s Youtube, Facebook, and Glance Gaming channels.
The 15th World Esports Championship 2023 will have a prize pool of $500,000 (INR 4.12 crore) and is set to be the largest edition of the tournament to date with at least 130 countries participating in it.
The global finals of the prestigious tournament will take place from August 24 – September 4.