MSI Extends Game-Changing Partnership with ESL

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ESL One Powered by Intel® Events in 2019 Will Embrace MSI as Official Gaming Partner

[Taipei, Taiwan] MSI, a world leader in gaming hardware, has extended its partnership with ESL, the world's largest eSports company, and has been named the Official Gaming Partner for ESL One Powered by Intel® Events in 2019, including ESL One Birmingham, ESL One Cologne and more. MSI will sponsor these events with cutting-edge gaming hardware, owning the motherboard and graphics card categories, and will work to captivate fans through engaging onsite activities. “ESL aims to deliver the best possible experience to not only fans and players attending our events but also those watching online," said Paul Brewer, SVP of Brand Partnerships at ESL North America. "MSI helps us to achieve both by highlighting the latest technology for professional gamers and creating unique experiences for attendees."

The partnership between MSI and ESL in 2018 has successfully helped players maximize their tournament performance and brought the events to new heights. Furthermore, feedbacks from players during the events have aided MSI in leveling up MSI GAMING Series products for even greater gaming experiences. "It has been amazing to partner with ESL throughout 2018. Our extended partnership in 2019 guarantees global players not merely another year of world-class gaming events but also incredible gamer-driven innovations that will reshape their gaming experiences," says Sam Chern, MSI Marketing VP.

To keep up with all of the action at ESL One Powered by Intel® events, please visit the official tournament website and follow MSI at

About ESL

ESL is the world's largest esports company. Founded in 2000, ESL has been shaping the industry across the most popular video games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international leagues and tournaments such as ESL One, Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL Pro League and other top tier stadium-size events, as well as ESL National Championships, grassroots amateur cups and matchmaking systems, defining the path from zero to hero as short as possible. With offices all over the world, ESL is leading esports forward on a global scale. ESL is a part of MTG, the leading international digital entertainment group.

About ESL One powered by Intel®

In ESL One, teams and players from all over the world compete in an eSports tournament unlike any other. Featuring the games Dota 2 and Counter-Strike Global Offensive, ESL One gives out hundreds of thousands in prize money every year. With events taking place in stadiums all over the world, it puts the players in front of enthusiastic audiences, cheering them on in their attempt to secure the one trophy and the glory that comes with it.