Gods Reign, an Indian esports organisation based in Bangalore, has been announced as the latest franchise of the Skyesports Masters, the country’s biggest gaming tournament. Gods Reign’s star-studded Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team are gearing up to make waves at the prominent tournament.
The Gods Reign CS:GO team comprise:
● Anshul KiiLSwitCh Adarkar (IGL / Support)
● Hrishikesh Crazy_Gamer Shenoy (Rifler)
● Piyush Clouda Kalwania (Rifler)
● Akash Ph1NN Bose (Rifler)
● Parijaat Rev3nn Banerjee (Awper/ Secondary IGL / Support)
The Skyesports Masters is India’s first-ever franchised featuring eight teams and is set to begin soon, with its League Stage spanning multiple weeks. From here, the top teams will advance to the Playoffs, which will be a LAN event. With a total prize pool of ₹2 crore and some of the biggest names in gaming set to compete, the tournament will be a spectacle for esports audiences across the country.
The Gods Reign CS:GO team’s notable players, including team captain KiiLSwitCh and rifler Crazy_Gamer, have represented India on the international stage in CS:GO at the World Esports Championships in 2021 and 2022, while star rifler Clouda is part of the team that will be competing to secure their berth in the title at the prestigious tournament this year.
Gods Reign will further be making two additions to the team from the open-for-all cafe qualifiers to abide by the Skyesports Masters roster rules. The Skyesports Masters cafe qualifiers are set to happen across 20 Indian cities.
Commenting on the development, KR Rohith, CEO of Gods Reign, stated:
“We are incredibly delighted to announce our participation in the biggest Esports tournament. Our organisation is committed to contributing to the growth of CS:GO’s ecosystem in the country and Skyesports Masters will act as the perfect catalyst for it. The tournament is not just an opportunity to compete with India’s best CS:GO teams, but a chance to showcase the immense potential of Esports and the incredible talent of our team. We believe in the ability of our supremely skilled athletes and cannot wait to show the nation what we’re made of.”
Anshul Adarkar, Captain of the Gods Reign CS:GO team, said:
“Representing our organisation in this revolutionary tournament is a feeling of great pride for the entire team. All of us will be pouring our hearts and souls into preparing for the league by developing strategies, perfecting our teamwork to excel as a team and improving our individual gameplay. We are looking forward to making our fans proud and proving our mettle against the very best in the game.”