In India, the national finals of the 4th edition of Red Bull MEO (Mobile Esports Open), the largest mobile esports competition in the world, took place from December 03 to 05.
After 6 intensely fought matches in the finals on day 3, Enigma Gaming emerged champions of the Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) tournament. Skylightz gaming finished runners-up having lost the championship by a narrow margin of 1 point.
Jonathan Gaming of GodLike was awarded as the most valuable player of the BGMI tournament. Parad1ddle and Hackershrey9 triumphed in Teamfight Tactics (TFT) and World Cricket Championship (WCC) respectively.
The three-day event featured some of the best e-sports teams in India like Skylightz Gaming, GodLike, TSM and 8bit. There was also an invitational WCC3 tournament featuring 4 of the biggest gaming creators in the country: Mortal, Payal, Gareeboo & Red Bull Athlete Ankit ‘V3nom’ Panth.
Celsius Esports team (Yushar ‘CelsiusDreamS’ Jain, Deepanshu ‘CelsiusWIXXKY’ Yadav, Karthik ‘CelsiusKARTHIK’ Yadav and Nishant ‘CelsiusAPOLLO’ Singh Laspal) emerged with their outstanding performance from the online qualifiers to be among the 24 teams competing in Battlegrounds Mobile India at the Red Bull MEO season 4 India finals and compete against the best teams.
Season 4 featured competitions across 3 gaming titles: Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), Teamfight Tactics (TFT) and World Cricket Championship (WCC). Qualifiers were held from October to mid-November across these 3 titles in which over 253,000 gamers participated. Winners of these qualifiers progressed to the National Finals.
On Day 3, renowned content creator Techno Gamerz aka Ujjwal Chaurasia was welcomed as a Red Bull Player.
“I am delighted that Red Bull invited me to the National Finals of Red Bull M.E.O. It is a really special feeling to be part of the Red Bull family, especially when I was welcomed in by two superstars of their respective fields- KL Rahul and Ankit Panth. I would like to thank the brand for welcoming me into their family and showing faith in my content,” said Chaurasia.
On winning the MVP award at the National Finals of Red Bull M.E.O. Season 4, Jonathan Gaming said, “I am kind of disappointed that we could not win the tournament however on a personal level this feels good. I would like to apologize to the fans on behalf of the team, we will come back stronger in the next edition.”