Gamer.LK, Sri Lanka’s premier Games & Esports organisation has opened registrations for the
sixth edition of its Inter-School Esports Championship (ISEC) ’22 powered by SLT-MOBITEL.
This Championship brings the excitement and thrill of Esports to over 150 schools across Sri
Lanka as the country’s largest school-level sporting event. The Championship will be held online
and is open to students enrolled in public and private schools in Sri Lanka.
The Ministry of Sports has also recognized Esports as a key focus sport, recognizing that
exposing young people to Esports in school is crucial to giving them a competitive edge as Sri
Lanka strives to excel internationally in Esports.
Students will register and compete online in 19 popular games, continuing the 2021 decision to
hold the event online. Esports athletes from any government or private school can represent
their school in team and individual games including Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty
Mobile, Dota 2, Free Fire, League of Legends, Mobile Legends, PUBG Mobile, Rainbow Six
Siege, Arena of Valor, and Valorant (Assetto Corsa eRacing, Clash Royale, FIFA 21, Real
Cricket and Rocket League). Promotional titles Fall Guys and Overwatch will also be
showcased. The Championship will also include a Women’s League including Clash Royale and
Mario Kart Tour to recognise Sri Lanka’s top female student Esports athletes.
The Championship series was launched by Gamer.LK in 2016 to promote the benefits of well-
organized and monitored school-level Esports. Studies have revealed that Esports have a
number of benefits, including improved hand-eye coordination, team communication, problem-
solving and critical thinking. The mission of Gamer.LK is to assist and promote students with an
interest for Esports which is geared to be the sport of the future.
“With Esports being embraced by global sporting events like the Asian Games, we’re making
best efforts to make sure Sri Lankan students are not left behind by the rest of the world. We
have been organising the Inter-School Esports Championship since 2016 and have seen
tremendous growth in students participating, and also parents and teachers understanding the
importance of supporting the integration of Esports into the school system.” says Raveen
Wijayatilake, CEO of Gamer.LK & InGame Esports, and President, Sri Lanka Esports
“We are pleased to be able to partner with a tournament created for this growing Esports
segment. We believe it will provide an incredible tournament experience for the students,
inspiring and driving them to the next level. We know our robust network will play a key role in
facilitating the future of the Esports industry and we look forward to playing our part in supporting their passion for Esports and helping them reach their full potential,” stated Prabhath
Dahanayke, Group Chief Marketing Officer, SLT-MOBITEL
This year’s Championship is powered by SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT Solutions Provider
who comes onboard as the title partner. SLT-MOBITEL has been at the forefront of empowering
digital entertainment and Esports in Sri Lanka with product offerings catering to gamers in the
Matches begin in March 2023 with updates and more information on the Championship can be
found at https://school.gamer.lk/.
Gamer.LK is Sri Lanka’s premier Games & Esports organisation with over 15 years of
experience in organising Esports activities and tournaments in Sri Lanka. Gamer.LK’s
consistent efforts in organising Esports events and creating a holistic ecosystem around Esports
and related activities have led to rapid growth in Esports in Sri Lanka. Gamer.LK has also
extended its industry expertise to international markets, mainly in South Asia by creating
experiences for the region such as the IGE South Asia Cup.
For more updates on Gamer.LK, visit www.gamer.lk, follow us on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/gamerlk and Instagram @gamer.lk.