Virtusa crowned champions at first ever Dialog Gaming Mercantile eSports Championship by Gamer.LK

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Gamer.LK took a first historical step to bring the thrill of competitive gaming to your work place with the Dialog Gaming Mercantile eSports Championship. The doors were opened to all industrial experts of the IT sector in Sri Lanka to represent their organisation across a number of team and individual titles to compete for the overall championship trophy. The tournament was held on 6-7 August at Trace Expert – City. 

Competitors representing top IT firms such as MillenniumIT, WSO2, Virtusa, CAKE LABS, 99x Technologies, Pyxle and many more participated, and were well prepared to give their best to bring victory to their workplace. A total of 30 companies took part in the event. 

The event was supported by Title Sponsors Dialog Gaming, Technology partners Intel, Night Life Partners, Official Energy Drink Buffalo, Digital Services provider Pyxle, PC Partner RLG Gaming PCs and Digital Media Partner

The event was declared open at the opening ceremony by Chief Guest FITIS Chairman Wasantha Weerakoone who pledged support for eSports and Gamification efforts in Sri Lanka. Supun Jayasinghe head of Dialog Gaming, Amila Pathirana - Marketing Manager, Intel EM Ltd. – Sri Lanka Liaison Office, Oshada Senanayake from Pyxle and, and Raveen Wijayatilake from Gamer.LK lit the traditional oil lamp. The action started with the five titles being displayed on a beautiful giant screen at the venue, as well as being live streamed by for viewers at home. The action of the matches was brought to life with live commentary by professional eSports commentators in the country.

After two days of electric in-game competition, Virtusa triumphed with a tally of two gold medals and two silver medals. The overall results are as follows:

Raveen Wijayatilake of Gamer.LK stated, “The Mercantile eSports Championship is yet another step forward in our vision to promote competitive eSports in Sri Lanka. The passion shown by participants and support extended by the management of participating companies showed that eSports is recognised as a positive team building digital sport in the Sri Lankan IT industry. With games and eSports considered a gateway to the IT industry for youngsters everywhere, the relationship between the IT industry and eSports is a strong one. We held the Inter-University Championship in April, and will be conducting the Schools eSports Championship in September of this year. We will be ending the eSports calendar year with the Sri Lanka Cyber Games mega-event spanning from October to December throughout four regions island wide.”

Congratulations to all the winning organisations and participants. The first ever Mercantile eSports Championship in Sri Lanka organised by Gamer.LK successfully concluded making it a milestone in Lankan eSports history. For more information on the event visit: or follow Gamer.LK on Facebook via