Sri Lanka’s largest mercantile-level sporting event, Gamer.LK’s Mercantile Esports
Championship powered by SLT-MOBITEL concluded recently with Global System Solutions
(GSS) emerging as the overall Champions for the third consecutive year.
GSS emerged victorious with the most gold medals and thereby securing the Championship for
the second year. Orel IT clinched second place and HSBC EDPL won third place.
“GSS takes pride in being the overall Mercantile Esports Champion successively for 3 years and
continues to participate in this great event. Our thanks to the organizing team for the excellent
work put in towards this year’s Championship as well as the constant support extended to all
participants.” said Ian Bertus, the Chief HR & Legal Officer of GSS.
MEC ‘22 drew more than 1300 employees from 80 companies participating in 22 game titles.
With over 250 matches played, the championship gave gaming enthusiasts the opportunity to
represent their companies in Esports.
Recognised in 2019 as the 70th official sport in Sri Lanka by the Ministry of Youth and Sports,
Esports continues to grow at a rapid pace and is widely regarded as the country’s ‘fastest-
“Gamer.LK’s Mercantile Esports Championship continues to grow in number of participants and
companies each year. Esports is increasingly becoming a core interest in the world of sport and
these numbers matter to the mercantile sector of Sri Lanka. We are very excited at the prospect
that more and more companies are understanding and integrating Esports into their workplace
models and we look forward to new ways of supplementing this growing interest.”, said Raveen
Wijayatilake, the Founder of Gamer.LK and CEO of InGame Esports.
“Telecom and the Internet are particularly essential to the esports industry. SLT-MOBITEL aims
to play a significant role as an enabler of esports and help to grow the local gaming ecosystem
collectively, We powered MEC ’22 as the title sponsor working closely with Gamer.LK as a
natural extension of our commitment to provide professional players and amateurs, connectivity
and skills to realize their potential, cultivate outstanding esports players and let them shine
internationally,” noted Prabhath Dahanayake, Group Chief Marketing Officer, SLT-MOBITEL.
The Championship was powered by SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT Solutions Provider who
were also the title partner. SLT-MOBITEL has been at the forefront of empowering digita
entertainment and Esports in Sri Lanka with a wide range of products and solutions catering to
gamers in the country.
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.
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