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ASUS becomes a technical partner of EPICENTER CS:GO 2019

The leading gaming hardware and peripherals manufacturer ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) becomes a technical partner of EPICENTER Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) 2019. Tournament's participants will be using ROG hardware and viewers will have an opportunity to test out upcoming gadgets. The playoff games are scheduled to take place on 21-22 December in Moscow's "Crocus Expo" exhibition center.

 

The leader on the gaming hardware and peripherals market ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) becomes a technical partner of EPICENTER Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) 2019 series. The players will be using ROG products while the viewers will have a chance to test out new gadgets as part of the partnership agreement. Playoff games will be held on 21-22 December in Moscow's "Crocus Expo" exhibition center.

 

"We're excited about this new partnership with EPICENTER. Supporting gaming and esports events is our long-standing tradition. We will supply the participants of the event with the best PCs and monitors as a part of our partnership with Epic Esports Events," commended Kirill Pogorelov, Head of ASUS PR.

 

"It would be impossible to host events of such scale as EPICENTER without the cutting-edge hardware. We welcome ASUS as our partners and we're ready to establish a new connection channel with the audience", noted Sergey Barkhudaryan, ESforce Holding Commercial Director.

 

ASUS Republic of Gamers will provide the analytics team with TOG Strix G GL731 gaming laptops packing powerful hardware and 144hz refresh rate screens per the partnership agreement.

 

Visitors of EPICENTER CS:GO 2019 will have the possibility to try out the updated 2019 line of gaming laptops, such as Zephyrus S GX502, Strix III G531, and G731. These devices boast amazing performance, sleek design, and lightning-fast displays with a refresh rate of 240hz - since CS:GO players value their frames so much. Furthermore, a brand-new gaming smartphone system ROG Phone II will be included in the reveal. The visitors will have the chance to witness the revolution in mobile gaming firsthand through the benefits of this system.

 

EPICENTER series group stage will take place 17-19 December 2019 with the grand final taking place 21-22 December in "Crocus Expo" exhibition center. The tournament's prize pool is $500 000. Tickets and passes are available for purchase on the event's official page, starting from 900 Rub. Three pass tiers are available: Global Elite, Global Nova, and Legendary Eagle.

 

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About ROG series

Republic of Gamers is an ASUS-owned brand that specializes in cutting-edge gaming accessories. Launched in 2006, it encompasses many product categories including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, PCs, monitors, sound equipment, routers, and various peripherals. ASUS actively interacts with the gaming community via ROG by sponsoring massive esports events. ROG series hardware has set thousands of overclocking records and is the first choice among many PC enthusiasts and gamers worldwide. Find more information about ROG on the website httpHYPERLINK "http://rog.asus.com/"://HYPERLINK "http://rog.asus.com/"rogHYPERLINK "http://rog.asus.com/".HYPERLINK "http://rog.asus.com/"asusHYPERLINK "http://rog.asus.com/".HYPERLINK "http://rog.asus.com/"com.

Epic Esports Events specializes in hosting international competitions and is the organizer behind the EPICENTER tournament series in Dota 2 and CS:GO in Moscow and Saints Petersburg throughout 2016-2019. The award-winning EPICENTER series gathers tens of millions of viewers all over the globe, its quality appraised by prestigious awards such as EUBEA, Eventex, MarSpo, BISPO and Sport Leaders Awards.

ESforce Holding is one of the world’s largest esports organizations and the leader of electronic sports in Russia. The holding company integrates all key areas of the esports business, from organizing international tournaments and professional content creation to publishing and advertising activities. ESforce owns over 220 popular online resources with a combined audience of 12 million followers and 114 million annual unique visitors, which provide a 90-percent reach to esports broadcast viewers in Russia and the CIS as well as access to a significant share of relevant international audiences. In 2018, the holding became part of the largest technology company in Russia, Mail.Ru Group.