Cologne, February 14th 2013 – At CeBIT 2013, the Intel Extreme Masters Season 2012/13 comes to an end with a stunning World Championship including the best twelve League of Legends teams and the best 24 StarCraft II professional gamers in the world. Their gaming needs will now be helped through the support of a new sponsor: RaidCall.
RaidCall makes communication with groups of people fast and easy. Using minimal CPU resources, this free software is the ideal group communication solution for all types of users, especially online gamers looking to utilize effective teamwork. RaidCall also offers unique features such as Hi-Fi voice chat for groups of up to 10,000 people, optional speaking modes, and flexible group management tools.
While the players at the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship are battling for their share of the over 250,000 US-Dollar big prize purse in StarCraft II and League of Legends in Hanover from March 5th until March 9th, fans and viewers will be able to watch together and will also take part in exclusive Q&As and raffles taking place on RaidCall.
Intel Extreme Masters
Intel® Extreme Masters is the elite global pro gaming tour since 2006 with over 2,8 million USD given out in prize money in six seasons. The league arranges the hardest and most popular competitions. eSports champions from Europe, Asia and America struggle for one of the most lucrative prize purses globally. Live tournaments at the world's largest IT and gaming conventions feature the top performers of the season - global stars in eSports. The seventh season will have its exciting final in Germany in 2013, during the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover with the top teams and players in the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship. ESL TV, ESL's web-TV service, presents the best games of the season live and reports directly from the offline events. Intel Extreme Masters sponsors include Intel, BenQ and Patriot Memory. Further information available at: www.intelextrememasters.com
Turtle Entertainment GmbH
Turtle Entertainment is a leading company in the field of competitive gaming and electronic sports. Founded in the year 2000 the company is currently offering its services in more than 46 countries including the USA and China. Core of Turtle's services is its online portal called Electronic Sports League (ESL), which became a highly popular destination site for competitive computer gamers around the world. The portal reaches up to ten million visits a month (IVW) generated by more than 4 million registered users. Turtle Entertainment broadcasts ESL events via ESL TV, ESL's web TV service, since 2007. The headquarter has more than 115 employees and is located in Cologne, Germany. Important business partners of Turtle Entertainment are global corporations such as Intel, Deutsche Post - DHL, BenQ, Razer, TwitchTV, Sennheiser, ASUS, Red Bull, RaidCall, TrendMicro, SteelSeries, Supermicro, gamed!de, Riot Games and Blizzard Entertainment. Further information is available at www.turtle-entertainment.com
RaidCall is a leading group communication messenger founded in 2010, with its headquarters in Beijing, China. RaidCall offers extreme low-latency voice conversations, paired with crystal clear voice quality for free. Further, RaidCall is the title sponsor of North America's premier professional gaming organization, Evil Geniuses and title sponsor of major e-sport tournaments, such as the RC EMS One and RC DotA 2 League. Further information available at www.raidcall.com