Sports News

Pakistan to hold first-ever national e-sports tournament

Pakistan to hold first-ever national e-sports tournament!

Around 567 teams will be participating in the national tournament according to the ministry of Information and Broadcast.

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry announced the development on Monday saying that Pakistans has entered into the area of e-sports for the first time, Free Fire League.

“There are prizes of Rs 10 million in this game, the winning team will be able to participate in a global competition with a prize of 2 million dollars,” the Federal Minister said.

“Children, as young as 12-years-old, who are interested in E-sports have a chance to become millionaires through e-sports,” said the information minister.

“This is a great opportunity for the youth of Pakistan and it will give the e-sports industry a boost, while other gaming companies will also be able to enter the market,” he added.

Related Post

The representative for Garena said, “Special thanks to Fawad and Ministry of Information Pakistan for setting up this great opportunity for Bigo, Garena, and especially for the e-sports industry.”

E-sports has been declared regular sports in Pakistan on January 13 after a memorandum signed between Pakistan Sports Board and Pakistan Science Foundation.




Saman Siddiqui

Recent Posts

  • Sports News

Rawalpindi test Day-4: England set Pakistan a target of 343 to win

England declared their second innings on 264-7 to set Pakistan a victory target of 343…

14 mins ago
  • Latest News

Faisal Vawda Disqualification Case: SC issues short judgement

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Sunday issued a short written verdict in the disqualification…

2 hours ago
  • Latest News

Quetta court sends Azam Swati in police remands for 5 days

Quetta court on Sunday has sent PTI Senator Azam Swati in police remands for 5…

3 hours ago
  • Sports News

Pelé moved to end-of-life palliative care after he stopped responding to chemotherapy

Pelé has been moved to end-of-life palliative care after he stopped responding to chemotherapy!The reports…

14 hours ago
  • Entertainment News

Jordanian film Farha released on Netflix, sparks outrage among Israeli officials

Jordanian film "Farha" released on Netflix has sparked outrage among Israeli officials! Farha sheds light…

15 hours ago
  • Latest News

COAS Gen Asim Munir visits Rakhchikri Sector along LOC

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir on Saturday visited frontline troops in…

19 hours ago