ESFI introduces national rankings for esports through weekly scrims in Valorant, CODM and Free Fire
Esports Federation of India (ESFI), in a bid to streamline esport as well as bring in legitimacy among the gamers involved, released the first-ever national ranking system based on the weekly open ranking tournaments played in the last two months to determine the best performing players.
ESFI released national rankings for games- Call of Duty Mobile (Battle Royale), FreeFire and Valorant, which are some of the most popular video games and played by many. The performances of 60, 65 and 26 open matches conducted for Call of Duty Mobile, FreeFire and Valorant respectively during the period of November to December in 2020 were considered while announcing these rankings.
Team Resilience, Checkmate and Adbhut Esports have topped the individual categories in the national rankings
Seven-member Team Resilience pitted themselves very strongly with 682 points and were declared the top team in the Call of Duty (Mobile) category followed by Team Revolution (629) and Zelotz 2EZ (627) taking the second and third position respectively. Checkmate (111) and Adbhut Esports (78) became the winners in the Freefire and Valorant categories respectively.
Details of teams at top:
Team Resilience (Call of Duty Mobile Battle Royale):
Sushain ‘Dexter’ Gupta
Mannat ‘Truman’ Khanna
Naurav ‘Pollax’ Kumar
Yash ‘Wizard’ Gupta
Shivansh ‘Skullxyy’ Kalra and
Ronit ‘Edith’ Kataria
Team Checkmate (FreeFire)
Team Adbhut (Valorant)
Hridya ‘RektyRowdyy’ Dham
Kunal ‘IshocKK’ Khandelwal
Bhavay ‘Fishy Bubbly’ Batra
Prashant ‘FranK’ Das
Mayank ‘Deadsec’ Roy
ESFI is set to release national rankings for more games soon
While Esports witnessed exponential rise in the pandemic which catapulted the urge to create a community closer and build a much bigger plethora of professional athletes in order to determine the future of Esports in India. ESFI will continue with the process of announcing national rankings for various games in the future as well.
While, Free Fire Daily T1/T2/T3, Call of Duty Mobile Battle Royale scrims season 2 and multiplayer are already underway, Valorant will also begin from the last week ofJanuary with more games like PES, DOTA 2, FIFA , CR, COC and Brawl Stars to take place soon.
ESFI aims to create a pool of credible national gamers
“Creating a pool of credible national gamers is a key responsibility that ESFI intends to shoulder in order to initiate and streamline a professional approach towards playing and organizing tournaments that are played in India. The athletes will help to maintain a certain standard of play, it will also regulate the esports ecosystem,” ESFI Director Lokesh Suji said.