IRVINE, Calif. — October 2, 2012 —BenQ, the official team sponsor of Russia's premier gaming group Moscow Five (M5), today announced that the M5.BenQ team will be kicking off the upcoming League of Legends (LoL) Season 2 World Championship Playoffs in Los Angeles — held Oct. 4-6 at L.A. Live — with a special appearance to meet fans and sign autographs. On Oct. 3, one day prior to the event, the two-time world champions and multiple gold medalists will be on hand at Lucky Strike in Los Angeles, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., to help generate excitement for the LoL tournament.
The M5.BenQ team, which consists of Alexey "Alex Ich" Ichetovkin, Eugene "Darien" Mazaev, Daniel "Diamond" Reshetnikov, Eugene "Genja" Adryushin, and Edward "GoSu Pepper" Abgarian, specializes in League of Legends™, Dota 2, Counter-Strike® 1.6, Counter-Strike 1.6 Female, and Quake Live™.
Having already won more than $130,000 in 2012 from major tournaments alone, and as winners of IEM 6 and the Gamescom stop of IEM 7, M5.BenQ is considered a heavy favorite to clinch this year's title. Prize money for this year's LoL Season 2 tournament will be $2 million — the largest prize pool in the history of e-sports tournaments. On Oct. 13, Season 2 will reach an exciting conclusion in the world finals at the Galen Center, USC's basketball arena, where some of the best teams in the world will compete for the title of League of Legends Season 2 World Champion.
For more information, visit: League of Legends Season 2 World Championship.
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Editor's Note: Media interested in stopping by Lucky Strike (800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015) for interviews with M5.BenQ, please contact Veronica Esbona at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 954-392-6990.
About BenQ America Corp.
BenQ America 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 North America 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.
More information is available at www.BenQ.us.
About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multifaceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology, and mobile technology. BenQ offers an unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projectors, LCD monitors, LCD TVs, digital cameras, eBook readers, mobile Internet devices, storage devices, and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group comprises companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (in the top three of the world’s manufacturers of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, BrightView Corp., Cando Co. Ltd., Daxin Materials Corp., Darwin Precisions, Ltd., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., SiPix Imaging, Lextar Electronics Corp., Raydium Semiconductor Corp., BenQ Medical Technology Corporation, and Wellypower Corp.