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The much-anticipated Super Six LAN phase of The Draft is scheduled to commence its thrilling four-day run on February 8, 2024

Blast and NODWIN Gaming reveal an iconic Counter-Strike legends roster that will mentor and lead the six qualified teams

True Rippers Esports, Marcos Gaming and Gods Reign to represent India while Pak Boyz, Team Wah Wah and Com Mid to represent Pakistan at the Super Six LAN phase of The Draft

Blast and NODWIN Gaming proudly welcome popular energy drink manufacturer Red Bull as the official energy drink partner for The Draft

South Asia’s leading gaming and eSports media company, NODWIN Gaming, in partnership with global eSports entertainment company, Blast, is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Super Six LAN phase of The Draft. Set to kick off from February 8 to February 11 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this ground-breaking eSports extravaganza aims to propel Indian and Pakistani Counter-Strike teams onto the global eSports stage, offering a remarkable USD$50,000 prize pool alongside the opportunity to compete alongside revered Counter-Strike icons.

Putting an end to all speculation and fueling the excitement surrounding the event, NODWIN Gaming and Blast have officially unveiled the much-anticipated lineup of seasoned Counter-Strike legends for The Draft’s Super Six LAN phase. Adam ‘friberg’ Friberg, Ladislav ‘GuardiaN’ Kovacs, Richard ‘shox’ Papillon, Olof ‘olofmeister’ Gustafsson, Christopher ‘GeT_RiGhT’ Alesund and Kenny ‘kennyS’ Schrub compose this formidable legends roster, boasting an impressive tally of six majors among them. Tasked with mentoring and guiding the subcontinental Counter-Strike teams, these veterans of the game are set to lead them to global success.

NODWIN Gaming and Blast have also announced world-renowned energy drink manufacturer Red Bull, a name synonymous with the global eSports circuit, as the official energy drink partner for The Draft.

“We’re thrilled to kick off the Super Six LAN phase of The Draft,” the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer for NODWIN Gaming, Gautam Virk, said. “After weeks of intense Counter-Strike action, the top three teams from India and Pakistan are ready to battle it out for the title of the inaugural champions of The Draft. We feel this to be a momentous occasion for the region’s eSports ecosystem. The opportunity to showcase the subcontinent’s best Counter-Strike talents in front of a global audience while playing against and alongside some of the legends of the game is truly an incredible opportunity. We cannot wait to present the Super Six LAN phase of The Draft to our community.”

“The Super Six is finally upon us after a few weeks of intense Counter-Strike action from India and Pakistan’s very best teams,” the Brand Director for Blast, Faye Marlborough, said. “These successful teams will now get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete with one of our six Counter-Strike legends in Kuala Lumpur in a LAN setting with the world watching on. We have been delighted with the level of interest, viewership and entertainment that has been on show so far and are excited to see what this global stage can do for the South Asian eSports and gaming region.”

Speaking on representing the region for The Draft, Counter-Strike legend Kenny ‘kennyS’ Schrub said: “The Indian eSports scene is really important for the Counter-Strike ecosystem due to the number of people who are engaged in it and we must ensure they get the recognition they deserve. I’m really happy to represent the region and enable the Counter-Strike scene. It’s really exciting to meet the Asian Counter-Strike community in general and I am really happy to represent an Indian organization as it’s a huge part of Counter-Strike and deserves recognition. I would gladly travel all over Asia to meet more passionate members of our Counter-Strike community.”

True Rippers Esports, Marcos Gaming and Gods Reign have emerged as the three teams who will represent India while Pak Boyz, Team Wah Wah and Com Mid will carry the Pakistani flag at the Super Six LAN phase of The Draft. The teams have shown exceptional skill in their respective group-stage battles and have earned their spots among the top contenders to lay claim to the title.

The Super Six LAN phase of The Draft promises a riveting Counter-Strike eSports spectacle with six of the best Counter-Strike teams from India and Pakistan engaging in fierce competition over four action-packed days. Contending not only for the substantial prize pool of USD$50,000 but the opportunity to etch their names in history as the inaugural champions of The Draft.

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By Niji Narayan

Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.