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Indian-American student wins gaming championship in US

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

An Indian-American student is part of a team from the prestigious Institute of Technology that has won a coveted gaming championship in the US and will receive USD 9,000 each as scholarship money.

and his teammates, and Sean Joplin, on Saturday swept off the team 3-0 in the finals of the Hearthstone Intercollegiate Championship, is an developed and published by

The championship was part of the first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championships.

Some 400 college teams participated in the Hearthstone championship that started in March this year. The championship was streamed live on the Local Area Network in

We chose an uncommon deck, focused on the match at hand, were considered the underdogs yet swept the semifinal (against Rochester Institute of Technology) and final 3-0, a thrilled Shiv Chopra, son of the of an Indian community weekly, said.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 20:06 IST