Witness the World’s Best Gamers Compete at SITEX 2012 as Elite Global Professional Gaming Tour makes its Second Stop in Singapore
TAIPEI, TAIWAN, October 12, 2012 – BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations and LED monitor expert, proudly announces that it is the official tournament partner and global gaming monitor sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters Season 2012/2013. The Intel Extreme Masters Season 7 kicked off at gamescom 2012 in Cologne, Germany, and Singapore will be the second stop of this elite pro gaming tour. Happening here for the very first time, the event will see the world’s best gamers coming together in Singapore for the highly anticipated tournament. It has been a strategic goal to bring eSports at the highest level to new territories, and Singapore being a regional hub and a cosmopolitan city, was one the best location to host the global tournament and showcase BenQ gaming monitors.
BenQ will be showcasing over 130 XL2420T tournament-grade professional gaming monitors, for the global pro gaming event at SITEX 2012 from November 22nd to November 25th. SITEX is one of the most renowned consumer electronics trade shows of Southeast Asia and this year, it will host one of the biggest international gaming competitions. This event is expected to have over 800,000 visitors and it is a rare opportunity for them to experience the Intel Extreme Masters in Southeast Asia region. BenQ is the first-ever monitor sponsor in the circuit’s history and now it is on the way to its second consecutive season, offering a total of over 600 tournament-grade monitors as it makes all the stops in Europe, Asia and South America.
The XL2420T has been co-developed with world-renowned pro gamers and legendary players to bring a gaming monitor like no other. This collaboration has brought together fundamental gaming insights from the attentive design to exceptional functionality, truly a testament of BenQ’s belief in “Gaming is in the Details”. Built as a 120Hz, 24”W, 3D-ready LED monitor, it is equipped with exclusive features like the Black eQualizer, S Switch, Display Mode and Smart Scaling. The XL2420T aims to provide gamers with the ultimate sense of ease and control, and to give users that additional competitive edge when they game.
Last but not least, Manuel “Grubby” Schenkhuizen, BenQ’s first Intel Extreme Masters Ambassador, will be making his appearance here. He will be sharing with gamers his preference for gaming display and to work with BenQ’s on-site professional tournament crew in providing professional inputs on how to bring out the best of gamers’ gameplay performances. Fans of Grubby, stay tuned to find out how you can have a chance to catch him up-close in action in Singapore!
For more on the full line-up of BenQ gaming monitors, please visit Gaming.BenQ.Com.
What : Intel Extreme Masters Singapore
Where : SITEX 2012, Halls 4B, 5 and 6 at the Singapore EXPO, Singapore (www.sitex.com.sg)
When : 22 – 25 November 2012
64 of the world’s best video gamers compete for high prize money and a spot for the Grand Finals, the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship at CeBIT 2013. ESL’s Web-TV service ESL TV covers all games at www.esl.tv
Further information about the Intel Extreme Masters is available at www.intelextrememasters.com.