The groundbreaking Esports event, the India-Korea Invitational, held at Delhi’s Pragati Maidan concluded on an exciting note, on its third and final day on Saturday. This three-day contest hosted by Krafton brought together eight teams from India and Korea, competing in various Esports games such as BGMI, Road To Valor: Empires, and Real Cricket. The event attracted over 12,000 attendees who gathered to witness this encounter between the two nations, unified through their shared love for gaming. Yuzvendra Chahal, Indian cricketer, made a special appearance on the third day to support the evolving industry.
Chang Jae-bok, the Korean Ambassador to India, was present at the BGMI Official India-Korea Invitational Event on October 26th, as announced by the Korean Embassy in India via Twitter. He enjoyed the games and expressed support for the event, organized by Krafton, a Korean company, with a jovial cheer of “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! Let’s go!”
Ambassador @ChangJaebok1 joined the @BGMI_Official India-Korea Invitational Event on October 26th. ” Two Nations, One Passion!” He enjoyed the games and the event by @Krafton_inc, Korean company. “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! Let’s go!” #BGMI @PUBG pic.twitter.com/nKj6ALs0Ad
— Korean Embassy India (@RokEmbIndia) October 28, 2023
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The three-day event witnessed the presence of several government officials and significant personalities, endorsing this cultural and competitive amalgamation. Among the eminent names present were Chang Jae-bok, the Korean Ambassador to India, Nivruti Rai, MD and CEO of Invest India, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the goalkeeper of the Indian national football team, and Yuzvendra Chahal, an Indian cricketer, all of whom acknowledged the growing importance of Esports during this tournament.
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Krafton hosted the event as part of its dedication to nurturing and celebrating the Indian Esports community, contributing to its global recognition and growth.
The Invitational was streamed live on the KRAFTON INDIA ESPORTS Youtube channel and on JioCinemas in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, Mizo, Kannada, Tamil, Gujarati, and Telugu.
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