Mumbai : The finale of UTV Indiagames’ Parle G Cyber Open saw a grand conclusion ceremony with the young star of the critically acclaimed film Udaan, Rajat Barmecha, felicitating the winners of the tournament this evening. The tournament was held at Sobo Central, Mumbai with finalists from 6 cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai battling it out to win the UTV Indiagames Parle G Cyber Open titles.
The tennis tournament, which kick started on November 20th saw fantastic response with a whopping one million game plays since day one till date. The finale saw high voltage energy and fierce competition amongst the 6 teams battling it out to win the title the Cyber open titles. Rajat did rounds across the floor intrigued with the immense talent and even tried his hand at the game.
The tournament concluded with the young actor Rajat Barmecha announcing the winners for both online (PC) and offline wii console competition. The offline winner from won a grand prize of a trip to Hong Kong’s Disneyland and the online winner won a brand new wii console. Apart from these winners, the runners up for both online and offline were rewarded too with gameboy units. The prize distribution was followed by Rajat interacting with the winners and participants, congratulating them and wishing them good luck with many more such tournaments.
Speaking on the occasion, actor Rajat Barmecha, said, “It’s been a long time I have had the time to try my hand at playing games due to the shooting and hectic travel schedules. I’ve been quite an avid gamer since childhood, be it outdoor, indoor or at playing games at home on my PC. I am so glad that I am here amongst these talented players today, and brought back many memories to life that I couldn’t resist myself to play the game.”
“Introducing the online element in addition to the offline competition held last year with kids as our key target has extended this platform to a much wider audience. Moreover, tennis being the most popular game after cricket across all ages, and associating with Parle G, this tournament has helped us create a platform for the age group of 9-14 years to showcase their gaming skills at such a young age. Considering the remarkable response we received from both online and offline platforms right from day one, we plan to make the Tennis Cyber Open tournament an annual property with Parle G as our partner” said Vishal Gondal, Founder and CEO UTV Indiagames.
“We are very thrilled to see such a grand response to both online and offline competition, where kids have showcased immense talent and enthusiasm right from stage one of this tournament. Our association with Indiagames has been very fruitful, where the property as a whole met with our brand objective very well. We will continue to associate with brands as such keeping in mind our objective as well as retaining the fun element with every initiative we undertake.” Pravin Kulkarnii, GM Marketing Parle Products Pvt Ltd.