Acer named official sponsor for 2016 League of Legends World Championships

2016 League of Legends World Championships

Acer has been named an official Sponsor for the 2016 League of Legends World Championships and 2016 All Star Event, with the partnership with LoL esports kicking off now and continuing through the duration of these events. Assisted by CAA in setting up the partnership, Acer will supply Predator XB1 (XB241H) monitors for the global esports events, equipping the professional practice rooms and stages, displaying all of the action during matches. The marketing partnership also includes branding integration during Worlds and ASE broadcasts, and unique experience opportunities will also be offered to avid gamers.

“Acer is committed to pushing boundaries in the gaming arena and has built a strong reputation with its widely acclaimed Predator line of gaming notebooks, desktops and displays, consistently delivering new, relevant technology to the market,” said Vincent Lin, senior director, Global Product Marketing and Planning at Acer. “This sponsorship for the 2016 League of Legends World Championships and 2016 League of Legends All-Star Event, two of the world’s most popular and exciting esports events, will help Acer demonstrate its gaming prowess to gaming enthusiasts around the globe. The Predator XB1 monitors will give professional players an immersive experience that will enable them to push their skills to the limit and delight their esports fans.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome Acer to the game as a partner as we get ready to celebrate the competitive pinnacle of 2016 and crown a new World Champion,” said Jarred Kennedy, Riot Games.

League of Legends World Championship Draws Top Gaming Pros Worldwide
The 2016 League of Legends World Championship, or Worlds, is an international esports tournament that takes place over five weeks of competitive play. The top 16 teams from around the world who have conquered their regional leagues come together to compete on the international stage; teams from North America, Europe, Korea, China, Taiwan and other regions will compete for a prize pool of more than $2 million (USD).  Worlds kicks off on Sept. 29 and the finals will take place on Oct. 29 in Los Angeles.

League of Legends All-Stars Brings Fans in on the Fun
After the 2016 League of Legends World Championship, fans get to join in on the fun and vote on their favorite players to compete in the 2016 League of Legends All-Star Event. The All-Star Event introduces fan voting, unexpected matchups and game modes to really test pros’ skills and create a unique, memorable event.  It will take place in Barcelona, Dec. 8-11.

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