Cobx Gaming announces Esports tournament with over Rs 1.4 crore prize money

Cobx Gaming has announced Cobx Masters 2018 Phase II, its flagship esports tournament. According to the company’s social media page, the tournament, which will be held from 1st to 3rd March will come with a prize pool of more than Rs 1.4 crore.

According to the company, the tournament will be the largest international Esports tournament in the country. This will be the second phase of the Cobx Masters 2018 tournament. The first phase was held across ten cities in the country.

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“Cobx has always strived towards the growth of esports in India, providing a platform to young talented players who want to pursue their passion. Cobx Masters 2018 is the realisation of that vision and we plan on continuing to grow the community in India and South Asia going forward. This event marks a stepping-stone towards many more milestones Cobx aims to achieve. With the aim to present esports for everyone, we want to lay the foundation by lighting the torch for similar international events to call South Asia their home,” said Rajdip Gupta, founder of Cobx Gaming.

The prize amount will be split equally between two titles; Dota 2 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive. Other details, including the structure of the tournament will be revealed later, said the company.