PTW International Announces the Launch of Esports Team – Orange Rock Esports

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Deborah Kirkham (4th from left), CEO; Kasturi Rangan (5th from left), President – Americas & India & Raviteja Mantena, (extreme right) Director of Product; Pole to Win; with the Orange Rock's Esports team members (L-R) Harmandeep Singh; Chisin Raingam; Gopal Gajanand Sarda; Arasmeet Sandhu & Bharath Kiran Reddy; at the launch of Orange Rock's Esports Division by Pole To Win International, Ltd., on Friday at Park Hyatt, Banjara Hills.

Hyderabad, August 29th, 2019: Pole to Win International, Ltd. (PTW), the industry-leading video games and tech services outsourcer, today announced that it is launching a top-tier Esports team. The team is composed of former members from the Indian Tigers as well as other top pro players. The team is already one of the top three teams in India, qualified for the ESL championship in Milan and trending as the fan favorite in India.

“The growth and potential of Esports is phenomenal,” said Deborah Kirkham, CEO of PTW. “Orange Rock Esports represents our first foray into an incredibly exciting arena. We are thrilled to join this rapidly-growing industry and ready to cheer on our talented team.”

“It’s predicted that there will be 557 million Esports enthusiasts by 2021 and PTW is eager to play a role in capturing the hearts and minds of Esports viewers,” added Kasturi Rangan, President of PTW America and India. “At PTW, we are all gamers at heart, which makes this an extra exciting move for us. There was a recent PMCO event where the team attracted over 3.7 million viewers and was voted as the fan favorite by over 660,000 votes. Many of us have been fans of the Indian Tigers, and now we look forward to directly supporting the success of our team, under PTW’s newly-formed Orange Rock Esports.”

The Orange Rock Esports team is currently undergoing in an exclusive bootcamp in Hyderabad, India. They will be training together for the next two months under the management of Bharat Kiran Reddy (also known as Ribbi) who is a legend in the pro Esports community in India. Orange Rock Esports will have it’s first chance to compete as a team in late September, having qualified for the Vodaphone 5G PUBG Mobile finals in Milan, representing India. Orange Rock has already prevailed over 500 other teams playing in India to place first in the qualifying rounds.

“Now that we have spent time coalescing as a team, we are stronger than ever and ready to dominate the PUBG Mobile arena. We are so excited to be working with PTW to build the future of Esports as Orange Rock Esports,” said Bharat Kiran Reddy, Orange Rock’s team coach and spokesperson.