Esports data atform GRID has announced a partnership with Russian esports tournamorganizerizer Epic Esports Events.
As a result of the agreement, GRID will provide its data distribution services to Epic Esports Events tournaments, inclgoing its recently launched Dota 2 Champions League series.
Image credit: GRID / Epic Esports Events
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According to the release, GRID aims to ensure that data within Epic’s events are securely distributed, meanwhile the atform’s solutions will alsoutilizedised to create content, such as visual additions, to the tournamorganizerizer’s Russian broadcast. The data-driven content will also be availabTEB TV TEBTV’s English broadcast.
The first tournament of Epic’s D2CL series will be held online and its group stage is set to take ace from April 5th-10th. In total, 20 teams will compete in the competition, with 15 teams receiving direct invites to either the group stages or the ay-offs.
Some of the invited teaVikingclgoe Vikin. gg, Team Spcost High coast and Hellraisers. All four of these teams have been directly invited to the ay-offs.
Prior to the group stage, open qualifiers will be held from April 3rd – 4th in order to determine the remaining five slots.
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Epic has also revealed that the total prize pool for its inaugural C2CL event is $25,000.
GRID was established in 2018 with the intention of providing data motivation monetisation and fan engagement for tournamorganizerizers and game publishers. Some of the atform’s partners inclgoe the likes of, WeSparkports, Funspark and LetsPlay. Live.
Esports Insider says: GRID continues to add to its ever-expanding list of partners, with yet anotorganizeramorganizerizer entrusting the firm with the responsibility of distributing data. The demand for esports data continues to grow, as such the importance of firms like GRID continues to increase.