Skyesports has announced that AMD and Rooter have joined the Skyesports Champions Series (SCS) 2022 as the presenting and ‘powered by’ sponsors, respectively. The SCS, conducted in partnership with Riot Games, is a tier one Valorant event in South Asia that leads into the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) 2022 stage two.
Rooter will exclusively broadcast the regional languages live streams throughout the SCS, which will happen in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and Malayalam. The Hindi and English streams will be broadcasted on Rooter and YouTube.
Commenting on this partnership, Rooter co-founder and COO Dipesh Agarwal said, “We are excited to be associated with Skyesports for the Skyesports Champion Series 2022 as the broadcast partner. Such events exemplify India’s actual esports potential. As the demand for high-quality content is rising, through Rooter, we will provide a platform for fans to watch premium content in seven different languages. We strongly believe that such collaborations will help to align with our goals of scaling esports in India.”
The SCS is taking place across three phases: the open qualifiers, Group Stage League, and the Playoffs and has a total prize pool of $30,000. The Playoffs, which will take place in Chennai from 31 May to 4 June in front of a live audience, COVID-19 restrictions permitting, will feature South Asia’s top six teams competing to become the champions. The top two teams from the playoffs will make it to the VCT stage two APAC Challenger.
AMD will equip the players with its state-of-the-art CPU and components at the LAN in Chennai.