Bangalore: More than 10o video game enthusiasts spent the saturday gaming at the Dota 2 Lan Gaming Tournament organised by Comic Con India, at League of Extraordinary Gamers. It was for the first time that Comic Con India had organised a gaming tournament in Bangalore. The event was thoroughly enjoyed by the gaming fanatics in city.
This tournament was organised for Setting the stage for Bangalore Comic Con 2015 to be held from 3rd- 5th April 2015. It was a warm for all the gamers for our special gaming arena in partnership with Xtreme gaming at the Bangalore Comic Con, with a total prize pool of 1.5 lac rupees. The main tournament is around DOTA 2, which will be for teams of gamers. For regular visitors as well as gamers, there will be casual gaming competitions on Fifa 14 and Counter Strike GO.
The original timings of the event were 10am – 7pm, but because of the presence of huge crowd at the tournament, it got extended till 3 am in the morning. Prize money of Rs 10000 (First Prize), Rs 7000 (Second Prize) & Rs 5000 (Third Prize) was up for the grabs at the tournament.
Stephen Samuel, Team Leader – Full Meals, Winner of 1st prize, said, “Thanks to Comic Con India for such a spectacular pre comic con gaming event. Feeling awesome to take the 1st place out of 32 teams. My whole team is a fan of Comic Con & you guys share our passion. Looking forward to the main event! ”
There were nearly about 40 consoles at the Tournament. People participated individually and even in a team of five. People brought their own computers or compatible gaming consoles between which they established Local Area network(LAN) to play multiple video games. The participants enjoyed the gaming tournament to the fullest.