United Arab Emirates, 9 August 2023 - Calyx, the premier esports agency in MENA, in collaboration with Clear Arabia, the #1 men’s shampoo brand in the world, and Etisalat's Arena Gaming Platform, is bringing the region's top League of Legends teams to clash in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event is set to take place from 8th of August to 11th of August, promising intense battles, skillful gameplay, and unmatched excitement. The winners of the highly anticipated tournament will qualify for the global EMEA Masters.
Four of the most prominent teams in the MENA esports scene, including Team RAAD, Geekay Esports, Nigma Galaxy, and Anubis Gaming, will converge at the prestigious Challenge Zone on Boulevard, Riyadh, from August 8th to August 11th. The stakes are high, as the victorious team will secure a coveted spot in the global EMEA Masters, further solidifying their position as a force to be reckoned with in the global esports arena, and be the ambassadors for the MENA region.
The tournament is set to attract fervent esports enthusiasts and casual gamers alike. The exhilarating matches will unfold every evening starting from 6:00 PM onwards, allowing fans to witness the intensity and passion of esports at its finest. The competition will follow the dynamic Page Mcintyre playoff format, featuring one Best-of-5 match per day, ensuring non-stop action and unpredictability throughout the event for fans on-stage or online.
'This tournament not only showcases the immense skill and dedication of MENA's esports players but also underscores the thriving esports ecosystem in the region.” said Aravind Swaminathan, Co-founder of Calyx. “We believe in the potential of our players to compete on the world stage, and this collaboration is a testament to that belief.'
The synergy of Calyx's esports expertise, Clear Arabia's brand excellence, and Etisalat's cutting-edge gaming platform ensures a tournament that will set new standards for esports events in the region. The event not only celebrates competitive gaming but also serves as a hub for networking, learning, and elevating the MENA to a global standard.