Top-G becomes India's First Female CS:GO Team to Qualifies for World Esports Championship

Top-G becomes India’s First Female CS:GO Team to Qualifies for World Esports Championship

The National Esports Championship 2023 (NESC) is currently taking place acting as the qualifier for the upcoming 15th World Esports Championship (WEC) which is scheduled to take place from 24th August to 4thSeptember.

On 20th March, the first-ever Indian female CS:GO qualifiers for the WEC 2023 concluded with Team Top-G handing a 2-1 defeat to Team Purr-ple in the grand finals.

With this win, Top-G has created history by becoming the first female CS:GO team from India to qualify for the global finals of the WEC 2023, ready to take on international teams for a piece of the $500,000 USD (INR 4,12,90,725) total prize pool.

Top-G defeats Purr-ple to qualify for Female CS:GO Tournament at the WEC 2023

Top-G becomes India's First Female CS:GO Team to Qualifies for World Esports Championship

Multiple esports titles like CS:GO, Dota 2, Tekken 7, and eFootball 2023 will be featured in the 15th edition of the World Esports Championship global finals which will be held from 24th August to 4th September featuring a total prize pool of $500,000 USD (INR 4,12,90,725).

The Women’s CS:GO Tournament is one of the events which will witness global participation from multiple countries. Team Top-G will be the Indian representative and has created history by becoming the first female team from the country to do so.

The qualifiers were held as part of the ongoing National Esports Championships and the grand finals were a really close affair going down to the last map of the best-of-three series between Top-G and Purr-ple.

Top-G won the first map with a score of ’16-10′ but missed out on an opportunity to close the deal on the second map which was won by Purr-ple by a score of ’16-14′.

The last map was a thriller and was made more exciting as it went into overtime before Top-G was able to finally close it down with a 19-15 score line, winning the series 2-1 and getting ready to travel all the way to Lași, Romania.

Team Top-G consists of the following female CS:GO players:

  1. Swayambika “Sway” Sachar – IGL
  2. Shagufta “Xyaa” Iqbal
  3. Nidhi “Stormyyy” Salekar
  4. Dilraj “COCO” Kaur Matharu
  5. Aastha “CrackShot” Nangia
  6. Priyanka “ALEXAA” Choudhary – Substitute

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