“Esport deserves all the support and recognition” Manish Sisodiya on ESPL 2021

Esports Premier League 2021 concluded with Mumbai Marshals taking home the first edition. The prize distribution ceremony took place at a city hotel on Monday embraced by the presence of Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Mr. Manish Sisodia and Ms. Kalli Purie, Vice Chairperson, India Today Group, who handed the awards.

“It was like a festival of Esports, playing out in the last couple of months. There was an overwhelming response coming from all over the country. The gamers showcased their A- game and the competition was nothing short of top class. I hope these athletes will further utilise this experience and win medals for the country in the coming time” said Mr. Vishwalok Nath, Director, ESPL.

ESPL 2021 was a tournament that ran for a period of two months. ESPL 2021 boasted a massive prize pool of Rs 25,00,000 distributed among the top 8 teams. The league was divided into four phases that lasted over a period of two months, the best Free Fire teams of the country made it to the finals on 29th Aug 2021. 

Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, said “Esports now is growing very fast. I am convinced that this “E” sport deserves all the support and recognition. I promise that the Delhi government will encourage Esports in every possible manner. We will be happy to encourage all the initiatives that will help the industry and the sector to grow.”

ESPL 2021 Level 3 matches will be broadcasted on multiple platforms for fans to enjoy. The matches will be cased in six languages including Hindi, English, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and Bengali. The broadcasts will be available on the YouTube and Facebook channels of India Today Gaming as well as the India Today and AajTak in the links given below.