MSI and Nvidia announce gaming competition
Ryan Martin / 464 days ago
MSI Computers and NVIDIA have teamed up to create the MSI NVIDIA Trophy, a professional League of Legends tournament. MSI and NVIDIA will bring the world’s best League of Legends teams to battle it out in an epic LAN tournament at Gamers Assembly during 7-9th April, 2012.
The world’s elite gamers will converge on Poitiers, France. Up to 8 of the best professional teams will receive a direct invitation and 8 more teams will qualify through a series of online tournaments held later this month on the MSI Gaming Portal. There will be a total of four online qualifiers where the top two teams will advance to the Grand Final at Gamers Assembly.
Bernhard Gleissner, Senior Vice President of NVIDIA EMEAI said “The best game support. The best gaming features. The best gaming performance available anywhere. This is what NVIDIA lives and breathes. As the leader in PC gaming hardware, we are excited about the future of PC gaming and how we can make gamers’ experiences as immersive as possible. Tournaments like the MSI NVIDIA trophy are the best proof that PC gaming is a huge and growing market in Europe.”Teams will be battling it out for top prize of €4,000 plus hardware prizes provided by MSI and NVIDIA. Additionally, the winning teams from each qualifier will receive $500 as well as their registration fee to Gamers Assembly paid in full. MSI NVIDIA Trophy features over 12,000€ of cash and prizes!
Online Qualifier Schedule
Grand Final Prizes:
1st place: 4,000€ plus 5 MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics cards
2nd place: 2,500€ plus 5 Z68A-GD55 (G3) motherboards
3rd place: 1,500€
MVP: MSI GT783 gaming laptop
Additionally, MSI and NVIDIA have enlisted the help of Millenium and Absolute Legends in order to provide the best coverage possible in French and English, for your viewing pleasure. Make sure you stay tuned to the MSI Gaming Portal as we bring you the latest updates and news surrounding the MSI NVIDIA Trophy tournament!
Source: Press Release