Taiwan Excellence (TE) is all set to roll out the eighth edition of their annual and India’s longest-running gaming championship — Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup (TEGC) 2021.
Sticking to the virtual format yet maintaining the excitement of the competition, TEGC will discover, promote and celebrate the best Indian gamers and teams. The teams will be battling for the ultimate championship in top Esports games such as Valorant, Rainbow 6 Siege and Call of Duty Mobile.
Despite the pandemic, gaming industry is reported to be at an all-time high. As per an EY report, India’s Esports industry is estimated to produce an economic impact of over Rs 100 billion in the next four years through investments, in-app purchases, direct industry revenues and additional revenues. Games popularized by Esports tournaments will generate revenue worth Rs 14 billion through in-app purchases. The industry is also expected to grow over Rs 300 million of ancillary revenue by 2025.
The teams will separately participate in four qualifier rounds; subsequently the winning teams from each qualifier will compete in white-knuckle finale rounds to be held on 4 and 5 December. The registrations will start from 17 August and the qualifier rounds will start from 16 September, continuing till 21 November. The finale of Valorant and CODM will be broadcasted online on the official Taiwan Excellence India channels and, the winners will be presented with a huge prize pool of Rs 10,00,000/-.
This year TEGC will be power-driven by some of the most acclaimed Taiwanese brands like Acer, ADATA, ASUS, AVerMedia, BenQ, D-Link, Gigabyte, InWin, MSI, Team Group, Thermaltake, Silicon Power, Transcend, Zadak and Zyxel.
Since the past seven years, Taiwan Excellence has been convening the TEGC tournament to provide an international level championship environment to Esports aficionados from across India. The tournament has also lent the gamers an opportunity to experience the best-in-class Taiwanese technology, and provided them with a pro level platform for grooming themselves and emerge as professional athletes. TEGC has also given top gamers the opportunity to compete at international level against the winners of TEGC from other countries. More than many TEGC former participants and winners have excelled in the field and are doing well. Organised virtually or physically, TEGC has been able to keep up the essence of gaming and their promise of organising the most stimulating and rousing gaming tournament.
After a raging glory in 2020, TE is all prepped up for a power-packed eight edition with new set of games, a huge prize pool, exciting gifts and prizes and an all-new level of excitement among participants and viewers. Players wielding a sword or armed with a gun will gather in a virtual setting, trying hard to prove their prowess while fans brimming with passion and excitement wait all year round for this nerve-wrecking battle between the ace players. Just like the past, this year too, the participants are all geared up to kick-start the most awaited gaming tournament of the year.