PTW Announces the Launch of Esports Team - OR Esports
Aug 29, 2019
PTW is thrilled to announce the launch of their first Esports team, OR Esports!
The team is composed of former members from the Indian Tigers as well as other top pro players. The team is already one of the top three teams in India, qualified for the ESL championship in Milan and trending as the fan favorite in India.
“The growth and potential of Esports is phenomenal,” said Deborah Kirkham, CEO of PTW. “OR Esports represents our first foray into an incredibly exciting arena. We are thrilled to join this rapidly-growing industry and ready to cheer on our talented team.”
Kasturi Rangan, President of PTW America and India added, “At PTW, we are all gamers at heart, which makes this an extra exciting move for us. There was a recent PMCO event where the team attracted over 3.7 million viewers and was voted as the fan favorite by over 660,000 votes. Many of us have been fans of the Indian Tigers, and now we look forward to directly supporting the success of our team, under PTW’s newly-formed OR Esports.”
The OR Esports team is currently undergoing in an exclusive bootcamp in Hyderabad, India. They will be training together for the next two months under the management of Bharat Kiran Reddy (also known as Ribbi) who is a legend in the pro Esports community in India. OR Esports will have it’s first chance to compete as a team in late September, having qualified for the Vodafone 5G PUBG Mobile finals in Milan, representing India. OR has already prevailed over 500 other teams playing in India to place first in the qualifying rounds.
“Now that we have spent time coalescing as a team, we are stronger than ever and ready to dominate the PUBG Mobile arena. We are so excited to be working with PTW to build the future of Esports as OR Esports,” said Bharat Kiran Reddy, OR’s team coach and spokesperson.