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Visit BenQ America Corp. at Major League Gaming (MLG) 2012 Pro Circuit Fall Championship Nov. 2-4 | Dallas

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10-30-2012
Major League Gaming Closes Out 2012 Pro Circuit With Epic Fall Championship
The top names in eSports will compete for more than $180,000 in prizes at the Major League Gaming (MLG) Fall Championship. MLG, the world’s largest competitive video game league, will return to Dallas for the eighth time to close out the 2012 Pro Circuit Season. From Nov. 2-4, thousands of fans will descend upon the Dallas Convention Center and hundreds of thousands more will watch online as the world’s best gamers compete in the three-day tournament.

BenQ: Official Gaming Monitor Sponsor of MLG
Top gamers from around the world will compete using BenQ’s RL2450HT and GL2450HM monitors, designed specifically for professional gaming and engineered to meet the specific needs of eSports athletes. At the 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Fall Championship, gamers — including BenQ-sponsored Team Dynamic and Manuel “Grubby” Schenkhuizen — will compete for their share of the prizes battling it out playing Halo® 4 on Xbox 360®, StarCraft® II: Wings of Liberty, and League of Legends® on PC, and fighting games Mortal Kombat™, TEKKEN Tag Tournament™ 2, and PlayStation® All-Stars Battle Royale™ on the PlayStation®3 (PS3™). Supporting competitive gaming, BenQ will offer special pricing on monitors used in the tournament, which can be purchased right at the event. Additional product information to help gamers choose the right monitor is available here.

More Than 1,450 Players Will Compete in Three-Day Event
  • Halo 4 (Exclusive Pre-Release Tournament) — $40,000 in prizes: Making its return to the Pro Circuit, the latest installment of the storied franchise will be featured in a pre-release tournament days before the game is released to the public on Nov. 6. More than 850 of the best players in MLG history will compete in teams of four.
  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty on PC — $76,000 in prizes; $25,000 for First Place: Hundreds of players from around the world will compete in Blizzard Entertainment’s intense real-time strategy game.
  • League of Legends on PC — $30,000 in prizes: Eight teams including Team SoloMid, Azubu Blaze, Najin Sword, and Curse Gaming will battle for first place recognition in this invitational.
  • Mortal Kombat on PS3 System — $16,700 in prizes: The popular fighting game will return to the Pro Circuit in Dallas as top players compete on Nov. 2-3.
  • TEKKEN Tag Tournament 2 on PS3 — $15,000 in prizes: The recently released game will make its Pro Circuit tournament debut with the competition running Nov. 2-3.
  • PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale on PS3 — $5,000 in prizes: All event attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to participate in a pre-release tournament for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale before the game is released on Nov. 20.Attendees can play and compete on open stations free of charge on Nov. 2-3. Top finishers will advance to a bracket on Nov. 4 for a chance at $5,000 in prizes.

BenQ Gaming Monitors Set to ‘ConQuer’ Mode for 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Fall Championship

RL2450HT for Real-Time Strategy (RTS) Gaming
Delivering a supreme RTS gaming experience, the RL2450HT will be used for StarCraft® II: Wings of Liberty and League of Legends® PC game tournaments at the Fall Championship. Engineered with input from world-class gamers, the RL2450HT features a 60-Hz refresh rate for smooth movement, an LED light engine for great color and low power consumption, and a 2-ms GtG response time with a 12 million to 1 contrast ratio. The RL Series RTS Mode maximizes StarCraft II visibility and optimizes color, while its Black eQualizer enables total visibility by allowing gamers to adjust the screen brightness without over-exposing white levels — revealing critical combat details with improved visibility in darkened areas. The RL Series Display Mode allows gamers to interchange between monitor screen sizes, while the Smart Scaling feature gives them the freedom to scale the screen manually to any custom size — from 17 to 24 inches — depending on their preferences. In addition, the unit’s adjustable height stand allows for optimal screen positioning.

GL2450HM for Console Gaming
The 24-inch wide GL2450HM monitor is an ideal choice for console gaming platforms, featuring brilliant LED backlighting, a dynamic contrast ratio of 12 million to 1, and a 2-ms GtG response time that yields high dynamic videos without ghosting or other artifacts. At the 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Fall Championship, Halo® 4, Mortal Kombat™, TEKKEN Tag Tournament™ 2, and PlayStation® All-Stars Battle Royale™ will be played on the GL2450HM.

Also for Gamers: XL Series for First-Person Shooter (FPS) and RTS Gaming
Developed in collaboration with pro gaming legends, the XL Series monitors are packed with unique features designed to help gamers not just to play the game, but conquer it — including Black eQualizer, Display Mode, Smart Scaling, and specialized first-person shooter (FPS) and real-time strategy (RTS) modes. The XL Series monitors demonstrate BenQ's dedication to delivering pro gaming monitors equipped with innovative features that help gamers take their performance to the next level. Offering a 120-Hz refresh rate, 2-ms GtG response time, and 12 million to 1 dynamic contrast ratio, these monitors provide the fundamentals essential to mastering FPS gaming, as well as exclusive features meticulously constructed to provide FPS gamers with the ultimate sense of ease and control.

Visit BenQ at MLG Dallas
Stop by the BenQ booth at the MLG 2012 Fall Championship to experience the latest gaming products, meet and greet with BenQ-sponsored pro players, and check out special promotions.

BenQ “Ask Grubby, aQuire Mastery” Video Series
The “Ask Grubby, aQuire Mastery” video from MLG Raleigh is now up. Based on fan questions sent online, Grubby responds to the most interesting ones in this BenQ original video series. Grubby will also be addressing questions at MLG Dallas so fans are encouraged to send in questions and ask Grubby at https://info.benq.us/ask-grubby-a-question-aquire-mastery/.

Check out part 1 of the “Ask Grubby, aQuire Mastery” video series here: Ask Grubby Video.

Details about the MLG Fall Championship – Dallas:

Dates: Nov. 2-4

Hours:
  • Friday, Nov. 2 — Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with the official welcome at 5:00 p.m. and competition on the main stages from 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 3 — 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 4 — 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Dallas Convention Center
650 S. Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202

Pricing:
Spectator Passes for the weekend: $35 ($30 for Gold Members)

Online Viewing in HD:
Competition Streamed LIVE at www.majorleaguegaming.com/live

Company Overview:

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 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 15+ 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.

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BenQ America Corp.
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Irvine, CA 92618
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BenQ America Corp. Contact:
Jan Spence, Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +1 (214) 205-1825
Email: jan.spence@benq.com

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