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ZOWIE announces association with ESL India Premiership 2017

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

BenQ ZOWIE, a leading innovator of professional gaming gear and monitors, announced today its association with ESL Premiership 2017, the second edition of the biggest esports event in the country.

This year, the tournament offers a new structure, offers a much larger prize pool and is all set to unlock the next level for Indian eSports.

The ESL Premiership brings forth the expertise and enthusiasm of BenQ ZOWIE and aims to enhance the competitiveness in Indian e-sports.

The tournament boasts a prize pool of $100,000 across games such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 and Clash Royale.

The three LAN season finales of the yearlong event will be played on the BenQ ZOWIE XL2546, world's first 240hz e-sports monitor with DyAc® This will be the first time in that a LAN event will be played on 240hz monitors, thereby elevating the experience and standards to an international level.

BenQ ZOWIE will be setting up an experience zone at the season finales where its entire range of gaming peripherals and monitors will be showcased.

These are targeted towards serious gamers and this association with the ESL Premiership 2017 solidifies ZOWIE's intention to promote and nurture gaming in

The ESL Premiership is currently on of the biggest competitive gaming tournaments in and provides Indian gamers as well as enthusiasts to experience the global e-sports phenomena. With this association, ZOWIE hopes to encourage India's e-sports talent and bring it to the international level.

A few notable events that BenQ ZOWIE has been associated with before this are the ZOWIE Extremes land 2016, the Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup, Gaming Monk FIFA Championship, GameGod and BYOC.

"We are proud to be associated with the ESL Premiership 2017. This partnership is a testimony of our efforts towards strengthening the e-sports scenario in India," said BenQ MD, Rajeev Singh.

"ZOWIE and ESL have worked together multiple times at a global level and we are happy to extend our valuable association to as well. This partnership is in line in with our commitment to setting new standards for providing professional e-sports gear to gamers and making e-sports a viable career choice in India," added Singh.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 13:42 IST