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The NVIDIA GeForce Cup comes to India

September 16, 2016 — by Manish "Trigger-Happy" Rajesh0

Watch teams across the country duke it out in Overwatch in the NVIDIA GeForce Cup

NVIDIA will be hosting the inaugural edition of the NVIDIA GeForce Cup in India. The NVIDIA GeForce Cup is aimed at promoting new games in eSports and improving the gaming experience for PC gamers in India.

Eight selected cafes across the country will play host to teams of gamers who will compete against each other in Overwatch. All the selected cafes hosting NVIDIA GeForce Cup will be NVIDIA certified, so you can be sure they’ll all be using GTX graphics cards.

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Dell Alienware has also jumped aboard as a partner. The brand has completed 20 years in the gaming industry as of this year and looking to improve the gaming experience and focus on what makes gamers thrive.

“eSports have taken the world by storm and India is no exception. The format attracts gamers as they get to showcase their skills, compete with each other, and gain recognition from their peer gaming community. At NVIDIA, we see immense market potential in India and through NVIDIA GeForce Cup, we want Indian gamers to experience the latest eSport games on the best platform. This will also pave the way for them to compete at international competitions.
On the other hand, it will encourage gaming cafes to keep abreast with the latest developments in the gaming scene and improve the experience for their customers. This invariably results in higher footfall, and increased revenue,” said Vamsi Krishna, Head – Consumer Marketing, South Asia, NVIDIA.

“The Gaming industry has always been at the center of technology evolution, driving technological improvements in development, screen resolutions and graphic technology. Our Alienware notebooks are created to not only match the demands and expectations of gamers today but surpass them. The NVIDIA GeForce Cup gives gamers a unique platform to show off their skills and through our association with the event, we aim to stay true to what Alienware is all about and what keeps our fans loyal to our brand,” said Ritu Gupta, Director- Marketing, Consumer & Small Business, Dell India.

You can watch the NVIDIA GeForce Cup matches live here.

The match schedule is as follows:

23/9 – Qualifier – ARG Bangalore Vs LXG Chennai
24/9 – Qualifier – Kurkshatra Mumbai Vs Game Guardian Bangalore
30/9 – Qualifier – LXG Bangalore Vs AR Gaming Asylum Cuttack
1/10 – Qualifier – ARG Mysore Vs Playerz Gaming Chennai
6/10 – Semi Final – Winners of first two matches face off
7/10 – Semi Final – Winners of third and fourth matches face off
8/10 – Finals – Winners of the semi-finals face off

The matches are all scheduled to start at 6:30 pm with the pre-show scheduled to start at 6pm.

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Manish "Trigger-Happy" Rajesh

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