Microsoft Excel is not only a spreadsheet software, it is now an esport as well. The first-ever Microsoft Excel Financial Modeling World Cup will be held on the 8th of June, and will be broadcast live.
Eight participants from different countries compete against each other in a multiplayer confrontation in Microsoft Excel. The prize is USD 20,000 which will be distributed among the category winners. Because of this, the excitement involved has caught the internet’s attention; an Excel championship will definately be something epic and curious.
The participants of the Financial Modeling World Cup are: Andrew Ngai (Great Britain), Michael Jarman (Canada), Stéphanie Annerose (USA), Jason Webber (South Africa), Gabriela Strój (Poland), Anup Agarwal (India), John Lim (Australia) and Jeff Heng Siang Tan ( Malaysia).
The public has the opportunity to sit in the front row and see how the participants build the models that got them the top positions. After the fight, the financial models will be shared with the audience. This is an opportunity to learn some tricks used by some of the brightest minds in financial modeling.
The Microsoft Excel Financial Modeling World Cup will start on the 8th of June at 12pm UTC on the official YouTube channel.