WARSAW, Poland, Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A little over two weeks from now, on Aug. 17, a total of 28 teams split into two divisions will start competing for a place in the finals at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil (Oct. 28 - 30). Among the teams viewers can see will be super-stars like G2 Esports, Astralis, Natus Vincere, Fnatic, Ninjas in Pyjamas or Cloud9. The full list of participants is available on ESL's website.
"We are thrilled to participate in yet another ESL event. Every tournament we visit is meticulously prepared for and it is a pure joy to observe how eSports fans all around the world enjoy these events. Nothing makes us happier than being part of something bigger than all of us. We're making eSports history here and we cannot imagine a better partner to do it with than ESL," added Viktor Wanli, Founder and CEO of Kinguin.
It is yet another ESL event sponsored by Kinguin this year, after ESL One Frankfurt, DreamHack Summer in Jönköping and Intel(R) Extreme Masters Shanghai. There are still more events to take place related to this partnership:
- Aug. 18-21, ESL Meisterschaft - Cologne, Germany
- Oct. 1-2, ESL One New York - New York, USA
- Nov. 19-20, IEM Oakland - Oakland, USA
- Dec. 16-18, IEM Gyeonggi - Gyeonggi, South Korea
- March 2017, IEM Katowice - Katowice, Poland
Here's what Ulrich Schulze, VP Pro Gaming at ESL had to say about this partnership:
"Kinguin are a strong proponent of esports and have been with us at multiple major events this year, including ESL One Frankfurt in the Commerzbank Arena. Their support of yet another ESL event means the world to us and we are confident that together we will be able to achieve great things in this space."
To make this event even more special, Kinguin has prepared a unique ESL Pro League CS:GO case. Head on over to Kinguin.net to get one for yourself!
To always be up to date with Kinguin news, check out their social media: fb.com/Kinguin.net, @KinguinNet on Twitter and @KinguinOfficial on Instagram!
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