The Animax Grand Gaming Championship finale that was held in Mumbai recently, saw Team Temple of 7, the talent platform launched by Games2win for professional gamers, finishing on a strong note.
The Counter-Strike team that won the National Championship defeating the Bangalore team comprised five members: Ben Varghese, Amar Ratnam, Mikhail Mehra, Ritesh Shah and Bimal Shah. Need For Speed member, Dhruv Mody who won the western zone championship for Need for Speed Underground 2, stood second in the National Championship.
Alok Kejriwal, CEO, Games2win.com, said, “We are very pleased with the performance of Team T7. The results of this competition showcase the quality of gamers present in T7.”
Conducted by Sify Gamedromes across 240 outlets and 66 cities, the Animax Grand Gaming Championship was the first event of its kind to be rolled out on such a scale.
Supriya Bambawale, Marketing Manager, Animax, said, “The Animax Grand Gaming Challenge 2007 was devised to tap into the gaming phenomenon that has invaded the lives of Animax’s core audience – the wired generation, comprising 15-24 year olds who are tech savvy, gadget friendly and trend conscious youngsters in the country. Overall, the entire AGGC evoked a stupendous response with hordes of registrations, premier gaming clans and proficient gamers. It has clearly reinforced the position of Animax as a youth channel that’s a lifestyle destination for our wired generation.”