The OMEN by HP ESL India Premiership is India’s flagship esports tournament that attracts thousands of professional gamers from the country all throughout the year. Since its inception in 2016, the tournament has grown into the longest running esports league in the country. The tournament has a 1.1 Crore INR overall prize pool for 3 seasons across 4 game titles.
Duration: 1 year
Seasons: 3 (Summer, Fall, Winter)
A single season has 3 leagues:
Starter Cup is where new teams join the tournament, the top teams will climb up the ladder to reach the challenger cup and further on to the Masters League.
The top 4 teams from the Masters League will move to the LAN finale. There will be a LAN finale after the online phase(conclusion of Masters League) in every season.
Till 2018, the online phases (Starter, Challenger, Masters) were played in a single stretch, from 2019 onwards, the online phase will be divided into 2 separate phases.
The ESL India Premiership Summer Season is underway. Phase 1 has been done and dusted, the top teams have moved on to Phase 2. The top 4 teams from phase 2 of the masters league will book a slot in the Summer Season LAN finale.
Sponsors: OMEN by HP, Hotstar, Mercedes Benz(only for Brawl Stars, Clash Royale and Dota 2), HyperX and ESL.
Organiser: NODWIN Gaming