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BenQ bringing its brand of gaming to Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Season 8

BenQ bringing its brand of gaming to Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Season 8

For the third consecutive year, BenQ has entered into a sponsorship enabling the brand to supply it’s premium range of gaming monitors to the world’s best gamers for the world’s most prestigious tournament - the Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) – which kicked off in Shanghai China late last month.
The IEM – Intel Extreme Masters – is into its eighth season, and is the elite global professional gaming tour organised by Electroncis Sports League (ESL) which this year comenced in July and will conclude in March 2014. 
BenQ has supplied the touranment with 172 monitors, the majority of them the flagship XL2420T and XL2411T models – both premium gaming monitors designed for specifically for professional gaming. 
Director at Pro Gaming at ESL, Michael Blicharz said, “It means the world to us to have a partner that is fully in sync with our core philosophy, and I’m proud that we have built such a long-standing relationship with BenQ because their monitors are a part of the perfect environment we create for gamers.”
Said Martin Moelle, BenQ Australia’s Managing Director, “BenQ’s involvment in the last three IEM tournaments has focussed the eyes of the world’s gaming fraternity on the enhanced experience BenQ can provide with its gaming hardware.  It’s been an ideal partnership for us, and we’re extremely proud to join IEM once again to show our dedicated support for gaming communities around the world.
“Being the official sponsor of this prestigious event has provided an amazing opportunity to really get to know the gamers and hear first hand in detail what they’re looking for in perfecting their gameplay,” said Moelle.  “In turn, by wrestling with the complexity of gaming mechanics we are optimising the gaming experience with each new model we release.”
An enthusiastic supporter of the athletic spirit of e-Sports, BenQ is actively involved in global gaming communities with its most recent sponsorship of Major League Gaming 2013 Pro Circuit Season.  BenQ is known for sponsoring many great teams and players including the former WarCraft III superstar and now StarCraft II pro gamer Manuel ‘Grubby’ Schenkhuizen. 
“BenQ will continue to show support for the gaming community and bring the excitement of their exceptional gaming experience to gamers globally,” said Moelle.
Additional information on IEM Season 8 is available at while information on the full line up of BenQ professional gaming monitors can be found at
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About BenQ
BenQ Corp. is a leading innovator of digital lifestyle products, providing an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company offers a broad range of projectors and monitors for any application and market — education, home, gaming, corporate, government, and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability, and aesthetics. Whether it’s interactive digital whiteboards for classrooms, 3D-ready projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company’s products are available across Australia and New Zealand through leading value-added distributors, resellers, and retailers.

The BenQ digital lifestyle stands as a cornerstone of the company’s mission of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity, and aesthetic design with engineering. It is this commitment that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling DLP® projector brand worldwide, as well as the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors.

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About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation is a renowned global trendsetter of connected digital lifestyle devices founded on the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life.” With a keen insight into ever-evolving consumer preferences, BenQ uniquely creates the ideal balance of leading technology and signature design to provide visual and mobile solutions that elevate consumer lifestyles. BenQ continues to delight the world’s consumers with a broad product and embedded technology portfolio spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobile computing devices, and lighting solutions.

About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is a $21+ billion powerhouse comprised of 16+ independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 120,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group’s vast resources, broad R&D, and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company’s vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business, and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life.

The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BriView Co., Ltd., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., Raydium Semiconductor Corp., and Wellypower Corp.