OREANDA-NEWS. The organizers of the marathon of online tournaments «Moscow Esports» are creating a unique competition system for the growth of young talents, said the head of the Moscow Department of Sports Alexey Kondarantsev. «The first two seasons of «Moscow Esports», which took place in 2020, clearly demonstrated the demand for such a format of competitions among residents of the capital and other cities of Russia», said Kondarantsev, quoted by the Moscow Computer Sports Federation.

He added, that the number and sports skills of tournament participants are growing, and the winners receive invitations to professional teams and shine at all-Russian and international competitions. The third season of «Moscow Esports» started on March 1. Within three months, more than 160 tournaments will be held in 14 types of the program, the total prize fund will exceed $40,000.

The marathon will be joined by the battle arena for mobile devices League of Legends: Wild Rift, team shooter Valorant, real-time strategy Red Alert 3 and the most popular game in the style of «Battle Royale» Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Mobile.

At the same time, the classic disciplines and types of the program are preserved: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive shooter, Dota 2 and League of Legends battle arenas, StarCraft II and Warcraft III real-time strategies, as well as competitive puzzles Hearthstone, Hearthstone: Battlegrounds, Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics and Dota Underlords.