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Latest Guild Esports News
Sep 9, 2023
Published 4 minutes ago The Sky Broadband Sweat Room was a resounding success! Here's a look at the results of the contest. Highlights The Sweat Room tournament powered by Sky Broadband and Guild Esports was a thrilling success, pushing players to their limits in a scorching hot room. The competition showcased intense matches in Street Fighter 6, with non-professional players vying for a professional contract with Guild Esports. In a thrilling fusion of skill, speed, and scorching heat, the eagerly awaited Sweat Room powered by Sky Broadband and Guild Esports was a resounding success. As 88,000 people tuned in to witness the ultimate challenge in esports, the live Street Fighter tournament delivered on its promise to redefine the boundaries of gaming. On 31st August, players battled it out in a room heated to a blistering 150°F (approx. 65°C), pushing their limits to secure victory and the coveted title of the UK's best—and sweatiest—player. A Showdown Under Extreme Conditions As the stage was set for this extraordinary gaming spectacle, players faced off 1v1 in intense Street Fighter 6 matches that tested their mettle, endurance, and concentration. As the tournament unfolded on the Guild Esports' YouTube channel, eight non-professional players stepped into the scorching arena to battle for the coveted position as the fourth and final player on Guild's professional esports team and win Sky Full Fibre Broadband. Quarterfinals & Semifinals Quarterfinal 1: Jammers vs. Flawless Deku Quarterfinal 2: Lexx vs. TKR Quarterfinal 3: ScytheLDN vs. Mopulapo Quarterfinal 4: Suleymon vs. Musclenoob The atmosphere was electric, and the competition fierce, with each player vying to secure a professional contract with Guild Esports. Ultimately, Flawless Deku, TKR, ScytheLDN, and Suleymon emerged as quarterfinal victors heading to the semifinals: Semifinal 1: Flawless Deku vs. TKR Semifinal 2: ScytheLDN vs. Suleymon The battles were fierce, with every move and countermove executed with precision. TKR and Suleymon emerged victorious and proceeded to the grand showdown. The Grand Showdown The finale of the Sweat Room tournament powered by Sky Broadband Full Fibre reached its zenith as TKR and Suleymon took their positions in the scorching arena. TKR chose to fight as Ken, while Suleymon took up Kimberly as his avatar. TKR's Ken unleashed a barrage of fiery attacks, showcasing his agility and precision. However, Suleymon's Kimberly countered with swift strikes and well-timed blocks, maintaining a calculated balance between offense and defense. As the heat and pressure mounted, Suleymon's focus and adaptability saw him on the opportunities presented by TKR's aggressive play style, exploiting openings to deliver powerful combos and punishing strikes. Suleymon's strategy meant he could maintain control of the match despite the conditions of the Sky Broadband Sweat Room. In a climactic moment, Suleymon executed a perfectly timed super move, turning the tide in his favor. With swift yet calculated movements, Suleymon secured a stunning victory against the formidable TKR, cementing his place as the ultimate champion of the game. Securing the title of the UK's best—and yes, the sweatiest—player. The Champion Speaks TKR may not have won, but he was thrilled with the experience regardless. “The event, really cool,” he said. “We need more events like this. I really appreciate it.” Upon securing the championship title, Suleymon shared his thoughts on the experience: “[It] Feels amazing to have won the tournament and taken part in such a big event. I’m grateful for Sky and Guild [for giving] me the opportunity, and I’m feeling great right now.” As the event was powered by Sky Full Fibre Broadband, the gaming experience offered unbeatable speed and reliability, ensuring seamless gameplay. Suleymon credited his victory to Sky Full Fibre Broadband: “It was a very smooth online connection. It was very clean, very crispy. As far as online connection goes, you can’t really beat that.” Prizes & Partnerships Suleymon's achievement was rewarded with a rich array of prizes. Alongside the honor of being crowned the champion of the Sweat Room tournament, he received a coveted professional contract to play at SFL Europe. Hewas also granted the "Live Like a Pro" experience, complete with a Premium Gaming Bundle and entry to the Guild Bootcamp, a true celebration of his exceptional talents and commitment. Prizes also included: Guild hoodie Sky Broadband x Guild Esports The Sweat Room tournament was more than just a competition; it embodied the shared vision of Sky Broadband and Guild Esports to revolutionize the esports landscape. The partnership between these powerhouses seeks to empower emerging talent, amplify performance through cutting-edge advancements, and engage diverse audiences through exclusive competitions. This partnership is a testament to the commitment of Sky Broadband and Guild Esports in driving the esports industry forward, ushering in a new era of possibilities for players and fans. There could have been no better showcase for this commitment than Sweat Room. Witnessing Esports History The Sweat Room gaming tournament etched its mark in esports history, showcasing the convergence of skill, endurance, and community. With a remarkable 88,000 viewers joining the livestream across the globe, emphasizing the passion and excitement that esports can generate. The battles were fierce, the atmosphere electric, and the gaming talent on full display. With a bold partnership between Sky Broadband and Guild Esports driving innovation, the future of esports shines brighter than ever before.
Guild Esports Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Where is Guild Esports's headquarters?
Guild Esports's headquarters is located at 1st Floor 50 Jermyn Street, London.
What is Guild Esports's latest funding round?
Guild Esports's latest funding round is IPO.
How much did Guild Esports raise?
Guild Esports raised a total of $27.62M.
Who are the investors of Guild Esports?
Investors of Guild Esports include DB Ventures and Blue Star Capital.