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IIT takes on SLIIT at Gamer.LK’s Inter-University Esports finals

50 universities signed up to take part in the Inter-University Esports Championship held on the 15th and 16th of June - the largest University-level sporting event in Sri Lanka organised by Gamer.LK and powered by Sri Lanka Telecom PLC. The qualifiers crowned the best Esporting universities in the country over a period of two days at Stein Studios. IIT and SLIIT qualified for the grand finals after placing top amongst video-game titles that were played at the event.

The grand final will be held on the July 6 at Stein Studios from 10am onwards, with a full day of activities, musical entertainment, give-aways and nail biting Esports action as the two universities battle it out across 4 titles to take home the Inter-University Esports Championship trophy.

The 4 selected titles are Call of Duty, DOTA 2, Mario Kart (women’s) and PUBG Mobile, with FIFA 19 being played as the tie-breaker. Tickets for the event are available for purchase online at university.gamer.lk or at the gate.

The Inter-University Esports Championship will be streamed live on Gamer.LK facebook and YouTube channels, and also televised as a 1-hour TV programme on TV1 on July 14th at 9.30pm. Gamer.LK has partnered with Maharaja in order to take Esports to a mainstream audience.

This years championship is powered by Sri Lanka Telecom PLC who comes onboard as the title partner for the event. All games and live streams will be run via super-fast SLT Fibre connectivity allowing low latency, lagless gameplay and streaming. Sri Lanka Telecom PLC has been at the forefront of empowering digital entertainment and Esports in Sri Lanka with product offerings catering to gamers in the country.

A trusted brand in the technology sector, DELL is the gaming Laptop partner for the event.

DELL is delving into the gaming space with their DELL Gaming line of Laptops - premium design with thin bezels and lightweight for portability. These machines have unrivaled power with gaming-grade internals that will pump out fluid graphics with even the most demanding games thrown at them.

Red Bull comes onboard as the official Energy Drink partner - giving wiiings to the gamers’ Esports sessions and facilitating performance at the next level.

Samsung joins as the Mobile gaming partner featuring the Galaxy A80, the World’s first Rotating Triple Camera with 48 Megapixels. Samsung will be giving away a brand new galaxy A80 at the grand finals to one lucky winner of its Facebook competition.

FriMi comes onboard as the official Digital Banking partner for the event. Ticket and food purchases at the venue are seamless with the FriMi app, along with great cashback offers for all participants paying using FriMi. Enabling today’s youth with an end to end digital experience, from opening their primary banking account to handling all their day to day financial transactions, payments and money management all on their mobile phone.

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are the official food partners at the event with food stalls situated inside the tournament premises. Scope Cinemas is Cinema partner and Atom Media is digital signage partner for the event.

For more information visit https://university.gamer.lk and follow Gamer.LK on Facebook via www.fb.com/gamerlk for updates.

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