04 May 2017
This year, Republic of Gamers, ASUS’s gaming-oriented product line, is once again supporting EPICENTER: Moscow, the Dota 2 tournament that is the largest esports event in the CIS! The group stage of EPICENTER: Moscow will be held on June 4–7, with the finals to follow on June 9–11 at the VTB Ice Palace sports and entertainment complex.
ASUS is one of the leading brands on the hi-tech market. ASUS manufactures products in nearly every IT-related branch: computer components and peripherals, laptops, tablets, servers, and smartphones. A dedicated product line, Republic of Gamers, meets the highest requirements of gaming professionals.
ASUS has made a significant contribution to the development of esports in the CIS. Since 2003, over 35 tournaments of the ASUS Cup series have been held in various disciplines; the ASUS brand also supported last year’s EPICENTER: Moscow tournament and proved itself to be a reliable partner.
This year, EPICENTER: Moscow spectators will once again have the opportunity to visit the Republic of Gamers showcase, play Dota 2 on formidably performing hardware, and take part in a valuable prize giveaway. Players participating in the tournament will also use computers equipped with ASUS motherboards and amazing ASUS GEFORCE GTX 1060 DUAL graphics cards.
Epic Esports Events specializes in organizing international competitions, and was the organizer for the EPICENTER: Moscow Dota 2 tournament held in May 2016. The first EPICENTER: Moscow tournament was followed by over 24 million viewers worldwide.
At Europe’s leading EuBEA awards in 2016, the tournament got the prize for the best event in Europe in the Live Entertainment industry. A total of 1,000 applications for the awards had been entered in 21 nominations, with 114 events shortlisted.
The second EPICENTER: Moscow, Russia’s first world-class CS:GO tournament, received ample coverage in domestic as well as international media. The finals were broadcast on the nationwide Match TV channel, and gathered over 14 million online views.
ESforce Holding is one of the world’s largest eSports organizations, and the leader in electronic sports in Russia. ESforce is a holding company that integrates all key areas of the eSports business, from organizing international tournaments and professional content creation to publishing and advertising activities, as well as online retail sales of eSports-themed merchandise.
ESforce owns over 180 popular online resources with a combined audience of 16 million followers and 96 million annual unique visitors, which provide an 80-percent reach to eSports broadcast viewers in Russia and the CIS, as well as access to a significant share of relevant international audiences.
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