Guild Esports and Sky Broadband are delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural Rocket League Increase Championship, which can see girls’s groups compete for a share of £5,000 in prize cash. The grassroots league, which kicks off with open qualifiers on 5 August, is open to feminine avid gamers trying to flip skilled and represents Guild and Sky’s dedication to growing variety in esports by offering extra help and alternatives for girls to compete in a secure on-line house.
Guild and Sky Broadband are dedicated to making sure that ladies and folks from marginalised genders have the chance to compete repeatedly in a completely staffed and org-supported competitors, serving to to professionalise esport.
The league will happen in a secure on-line house for girls, with safeguards in place, together with feminine and non-binary workers working the competitors. 4 elite European groups will take part, with an additional 4 locations up for grabs for individuals who win their spots within the open qualifiers.
The highest 4 groups will compete for a share of the £5,000 prize pool, enjoying two video games every week for the prospect to achieve the ultimate and win the grand prize. Every week, Guild will broadcast a recap present highlighting the very best moments and matches of the week.
CEO of Guild Esports Jasmine Skee, stated:
Managing Director of Broadband and Connectivity at Sky Broadband Amber Pine, stated:
The Increase Championship will fulfill the rising demand for alternatives to develop feminine and under-represented expertise in esports. Guild and Sky Broadband’s dedication to creating extra alternatives for girls and growing variety in esports stays a key precedence. This competitors is only one of many initiatives the Guild and Sky Broadband are growing to assist extra girls think about gaming as a viable profession path. Earlier this summer season, the partnership hosted The Foyer Dwell gaming evenings on the Sky Guild Gaming Centre as a part of the #NoRoomForAbuse marketing campaign to assist create a safer and extra inclusive gaming setting for girls and allies.
Extra particulars on the groups and match-ups can be accessible within the run-up to the primary league match on 25 August. Followers can watch and be taught extra each week on the Guild’s Twitch and Twitter feeds.