COSTA MESA, Calif. — Nov. 19, 2015 — BenQ America Corp., professional gaming monitor pioneer, today announced its support of the world’s best players in League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) as the official gaming monitor sponsor of Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM). Sponsoring IEM for the fifth consecutive year, BenQ is supplying its flagship XL Series monitors for the epic championship, which takes place Nov. 21-22 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Professional gamers eager to take home the gold will battle it out for their piece of the $175,000 prize purse.
“We’re proud of our commitment to eSports and have made it our mission to put the market’s most innovative displays into the hands of today’s competitive gamers,” said J.Y. Hu, Vice President, Business Line Management at BenQ America Corp. “Our partnership with IEM allows us to be front and center in the gaming community and drives us to continue developing monitors that take gaming to the next level.”
BenQ is committed to creating immersive gaming experiences by engineering monitors that provide unrivaled levels of quality and performance. Using direct input from professional gamers, the company has developed acclaimed devices such as the award-winning XL Series of gaming monitors. These displays offer advanced gaming features such as RevolutionEyes™ and ZeroFlicker™ technologies; Low Blue Light, Motion Blur Reduction, and Black Equalizer modes; Gaming Refresh Rate Optimization Management (GROM); 144Hz refresh rates; 1ms GTG response times; and a number of cutting-edge, gaming-specific benefits that meet the strictest demands of the world’s top pro gamers.
Furthermore, BenQ is actively involved in global gaming communities, pouring its resources into eSports tournaments around the world including MLG, IEM, ESEA, TGC, CFPL, ESL, PAX, and UMG. The company is also known for cultivating aspiring gaming talents, sponsoring several gamers and gaming teams, including the former WarCraft III superstar and now StarCraft II pro gamer Manuel ‘Grubby’ Schenkhuizen, as well as prominent eSports teams such as Cloud9, Evil Geniuses, Flash Wolves, Mousesports, TCM, Virtus.pro, ESC, XCN, Team Immunity, NiP, TCM, DeToNator, Keyd Team, EP Cherry, and Orange Esports.DotA.
Additional information on Intel Extreme Masters San Jose is available at www.intelextrememasters.com. For more details on the latest BenQ professional gaming monitors, please visit http://gaming.benq.com.