ESports Premier League schedule out along with information on how to complete the registration
The event will start on Jun 16 and conclude with Grand Finals on August 29. Here is everything we know about the different levels and rounds that will take place during ESports Premier League (ESPL) 2021.
Gaming and eSports platform India Today Gaming has just shared the schedule for its upcoming eSports tournament, ESports Premier League. As previously reported, we have already shared a brief regarding the nationwide IPL-format tournament. The event will start on June 16 and conclude with Grand Finals on August 29. Dissecting the schedule, the first round of ESPL will start on June 16 and will conclude on July 27. We have divided this round into four different phases and players will the seeding information after the event registration. Here is everything we know about the ESports Premier League (ESPL) 2021 schedule.
ESPL 2021 schedule out; details
The first level of the event is aimed at selecting the best teams from the initial registration lot for the event. All four phases of Level 1 will go on for up to 10 days each with multiple chances to teams. The matches will start at 4 PM every day and conclude at 10 PM. Moving on from the first level, the second level will further consolidate the lineup of teams for all eight cities. It will follow Best of 8 format across the multiple groups. This level is set to start on August 1, four days after the conclusion of Level 1, and will go on till August 8, 2021.
Level 3 will follow the Best of 5 series format to further filter out the teams. Unlike Level 2, this one will start matches a bit early at 3 PM with the conclusion time of 10 PM. We will convene back on August 16 for this round after a short break and the level will go on till August 22. This group will conclude to create a path for Level 4, the final round of ESPL 2021.
The final stage for ESPL will start in August to finally conclude on August 29, 2021. It will follow the Best of 3 and Best of 5 formats. Some parts of this schedule are subject to change based on the number of teams. However, the format and streaming schedule will likely remain the same. Finally, Level 2, 3, and 4 will be stream on the India Today Gaming YouTube channel. We will expand the live stream to more platforms as we draw closer to the conclusion including Hotstar.