One of the mainstays in Indian Esports, Nodwin Gaming is set to host the Winter Season of Kingfisher India Premiership 2023. The tournament is set to be scheduled across the months of January, February, and March. The Starter Cup 1 leg of the tournament will soon be over, kicking off the Masters League Phase 1.
Nodwin Gaming chief Akshat Rathee expressed excitement about the tournament and said, “We can’t wait for the esports party to begin at the Kingfisher India Premiership that will hopefully set the mood high for the whole year. We’ve seen some amazing displays of talent across previous editions, with players making a name for themselves at global and national esports gatherings. We look forward to seeing what 2023 has in store for them!”
Here’s all you need about the schedule and format of the Kingfisher India Premiership 2023: Winter Season.
What are the esports titles played in the Kingfisher India Premiership 2023: Winter Season?
The Kingfisher India Premiership 2023: Winter Season will feature World Cricket Championship 3, Clash Royale, and Tekken.
What is the venue for the Kingfisher India Premiership 2023: Winter Season?
Barring the finals, all seasons of the Kingfisher India Premiership 2023: Winter Season will be conducted. The organisers haven’t confirmed the venue for the LAN finals.
What is the schedule for the Kingfisher India Premiership 2023: Winter Season?
Starter Cup 1 - 5th to 11th January
Masters League: Phase 1 - 14th January to 5th February
Starter Cup 2 - 8th to 13th February
Relegation Phase - 15th and 16th February
Masters League: Phase 2 - 18th February to 12th March
LAN Finals - 25th and 26th March
What is the format for the Kingfisher India Premiership 2023: Winter Season?
Starter Cup 1
This stage is an open qualifier with a single-elimination format where the top eight teams will qualify.
Masters League: Phase 1
These eight teams will play each other in a round-robin format. Out of these teams, the top six teams will move ahead to the Masters League: Phase 2 while the bottom two will drop down to the Relegation Phase.
Starter Cup 2
Another open qualifier will be held in February running for a duration of one week. It will again follow a single-elimination format, but only the top two teams will move ahead to the Relegation Phase.
The four losing teams from Masters League: Phase 1 and the top two from the Starter Cup 2 will play each other. The top two teams from this stage will qualify for the Masters League: Phase 2.
Masters League: Phase 2
The eight qualified teams, the top six from Masters League: Phase 1 and two from Relegation Phase, will play a round-robin format and the top four will qualify for the Winter LAN Finale.
Winter LAN Finale
The final four teams will play each other in a best-of-three single-elimination format and the top will be named the Winter Season Champion.