NEW DELHI: Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) has actually revealed the finalists who will be taking part in the first batch of India’s very first virtual Academy program for gamers- ROG Academy. The business received registrations from over 2350 experts and Asus ROG has chosen its very first batch of 6 finalists who will be trained for the next esports battle.

Amongst the selected are, Aniket Laxman Jawkar (KRACKER) from Mumbai (Age: 32), Shaunak Mandar Joshi (SHAUNAK07) from Pune (Age: 18), Shashank Lele (PROD _) from Nagpur (Age: 27), Suraj Singh (GHOSTXD) from Chennai (Age: 19), Arijit Halder (R3KT3R) from Kalyani (Age: 20) and Hrishikesh (CRAZY_GAMER) from Mumbai (Age: 22).

The six finalists will get the tournament prepared gears to get trained during the course. They will likewise get a monthly stipend of Rs 15,000/- for the duration of their training. Furthermore, all the six finalists will get a Ex Gratia quantity of Rs 100,000/ and a chance to represent the ASUS ROG in esports tournaments for the next 3 months.

The first session of the ROG Academy will focus on “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” as the main title. Each of the chosen players will have a particular role in their team.

“esports is one of the fastest growing sectors throughout the world and India is still quite nascent. ROG Academy is created to supply a platform to young gifted players to become full-fledged esports professional athletes,” business stated in a declaration.