Taipei, Taiwan, May 16th, 2014 – BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyleinnovations and LED monitor expert, announced today the victorious triumph ofits sponsored professional eSports team at the EMS One Katowice CS:GO 2014championship – the ESL’s biggest and most prestigious Counter-Strike tournamentas of yet. Having defeated 16 of the world’s best teams at the legendary Spodekarena in Katowice, Poland, and finishing with a score of 2-0 in thebest-of-three Grand Finals match against another BenQ-sponsored team, Ninjas inPyjamas, the team brought home the gold and $100,000 of the massive $250,000community funded prize pool as the best team in Counter-Strike: GlobalOffensive. The Grand Finals match was witnessed by thousands of fans fromaround the world and Virtus.Pro enjoyed thunder-loud cheers and applauses fromthe crowd as they visited BenQ’s IEM booth.
“We are extremely proud of both Virtus.Pro and Ninjas in Pyjams. Bothteams have done exceptionally well at the EMS One Katowice CS:GO 2014championship,” said Peter Huang, EVP and General Manager of BenQ Technology ProductCenter. “It is a great feeling to know that all their hardwork paid off and we’re a part of that success, having helped the teams totrain with the best monitors, the XL Series, which we also provided to IntelExtreme Masters (IEM) Season 8 as the official tournament monitors.”
“We are very happy to bringhome the gold this year. We’d like to take the opportunity to thank ourofficial monitor sponsor, BenQ, for providing us with a secret weapon, the XLSeries monitors. Being able to practice with these spectacular monitors allowedus to really focus on and enjoy the game without having to worry about lagging,motion blur or any other types of poor display performances,” Filip"NEO" Kubski, Virtus.Pro team captain.
BenQ’s sponsorship of Virtus.Pro officially began in November 2011. Impressedby the team’s talent and passion for professional gaming as well as forsupporting the gaming community, BenQ was inspired to help support the team ingetting ready for all future challenges – particularly by providing the teamwith the XL Series professional gaming monitors, which are also the appointed IntelExtreme Masters (IEM) official tournament monitors, as their training monitors.
Co-developed by core product developers and world-renowned gaming legendsto create the best gaming experience for the best gamers, the XL Series is anonstop project for BenQ as the company has been working relentlessly on improvingevery detail of the XL Series in the effort to perfect the gaming experience.The latest XL Series models, the XL2720Z and XL2420Z, now feature a smoother,eye-friendly gaming experience with Motion Blur Reduction Technology and LowBlue Light Mode, on top of the Gaming-Comfort Flicker-Free Technology, DisplayPilot, S Switch, FPS Mode, Black eQualizer color engine technology and SmartScaling.
Formore Information on the full line-up of BenQ professional gaming monitors,please visit Gaming.BenQ.com (https://gaming.benq.com).