ZOWIE Expands Partnership with DreamHack as Title Sponsor of DreamHack Open 2016
TAIPEI, TAIWAN, January 15, 2016 – BenQ today announced that its expanded presence at DreamHack and the DreamHack Open 2016 will feature, ZOWIE, the brand that represents BenQ’s e-Sports product line-ups, as the title sponsor and the official monitor provider in the coming DreamHack ZOWIE Open 2016 circuit starting Jan 22 to 26 from Leipzig, Germany.
DreamHack has been an avid supporter of e-Sports since its birth, having more than a decade filled with several high profile competitions in games. This partnership between ZOWIE, provider of professional e-Sports products, and DreamHack, one of the driving pillars of e-Sports community, is guaranteed to bring pro-gamers and enthusiasts alike with world-class performances.
As a title sponsor, all DreamHack ZOWIE Open 2016 matches will be played with monitors provided by ZOWIE* to ensure that all competitors will play without any compromise in their performance.
“DreamHack Open in 2015 was a huge success and we are extremely excited to continue to build on the successes we had in both StarCraft II and CS:GO,” said Christian Lord, Head of Esports at DreamHack, “Thanks to this partnership with ZOWIE, not only are we able to guarantee the best possible playing conditions due to ZOWIE’s World class product line, but 2016 DreamHack ZOWIE Open also has the largest improvement of any previous year, especially with the fact that we are hosting stops in Germany, USA and beyond!”
“As a brand dedicated in the research and development of professional e-Sports products, ZOWIE by BenQ understands that product experience rather than specifications matters to pro-gamers,” said Conway Lee, President of BenQ Corp. “It is with significance that ZOWIE be part of the DreamHack events to demonstrate our lineups to e-Sports enthusiasts and we hope to bring them the right-fit products and the performance they seek.”
ZOWIE focuses all its efforts in providing the best performance for pro- gamers while considering each player’s preference and comfort, as ZOWIE understands the importance of personal preference in professional e-Sports products matters. ZOWIE product experience will be available throughout the 8 stops this year. More details regarding DreamHack ZOWIE Open 2016 will be announced in the coming weeks. Be sure to follow @DreamHackOpen and @DreamHack on Twitter, and stay tuned to http://open.dreamhack.se and ZOWIE.BenQ.com.
*Models in use for the Leipzig event are the BenQ XL2430T monitors.
About DreamHack Open
Launched in 2012, DreamHack Open is DreamHack's premiere esports circuit featuring 8 live LAN tour stops across The World. The official titles featured in DreamHack Open are Counter Strike: Global Offensive and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.
DreamHack is the World's Largest Computer Festival. DreamHack's roots and core is the LAN party, with the major events DreamHack Summer and Winter, where participants bring their own computers and connect to the Internet in a large local area network which basically BECOMES the Internet by sheer scale. DreamHack is also Sweden's first consumer-oriented trade show / event / festival for computer games, game consoles and computers. The events are a platform for tournaments in eSports, knowledge and creative competitions, concerts by famous music artists, lectures by game developers and much more.
Introduced in late 2008, ZOWIE is a brand dedicated to the development of the best competitive gaming gears available that compliment eSports athletes’ combating performance. From 2015 on, ZOWIE brand was acquired by BenQ Corp to represent the company’s eSports product line that delivers truly competitive experience and enjoyment.
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life”, BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers’ lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today – lifestyle, business, healthcare and education – with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobile computing devices, and lighting solutions. Because it matters.