Copenhagen, September 21st 2011: The XXIV season of ClanBase Open and EuroCup for League of Legends gets the support of ROCCAT that will sponsor the tournament with a US$2500 prize purse, as well as providing hardware prizes. Riot Games is supporting the tournament with a special set up as well as giving the participants the chance to win Season 2 points.
ClanBase has secured the support of ROCCAT as sponsor for League of Legends. The tournament will be special in many ways. The OpenCup East and the OpenCup West will start as traditional OpenCups, where players play in the region they belong according to the LoL regions selected.
The top teams (still to be decided if it is 4 or 8 teams) from OpenCup East and the top teams from OpenCup West will then move into the EuroCup tournament. Here the teams will battle for US$2500 in prizemoney that ROCCAT has sponsored, and which will be paid directly to the players by ROCCAT.
The EuroCup tournament is made possible by the support of Riot Games, the publisher of League of Legends. Riot Games will be facilitating a tournament realm where the teams from East and West can play against each other.
Riot Games will additionally support this tournament with various amounts of Riot Points and Champion and skin bundles. So there will be lots of reasons and prizes to play for in the Fall series of LoL on ClanBase. ROCCAT is making this cup extra interesting by sponsoring the $2500 prize money that the players can win.
“We are proud to be supporting the Clanbase organizing this Cup,” says René Korte, ROCCAT™ Studios CEO. “I was very active in the e-sports scene myself in the past, so the community is very dear to me. At the same time we are releasing an awesome new keyboard. The Roccat Isku is packed with new technology, like Easy-Shift[+], and allows you to have 36 macro keys in and around the WASD zone. This is our contribution to the RTS scene. Check it out!”
ClanBase is collaborating with Riot Games who will be providing the tournament realm so players from East and West region can meet up and play head to head.
ClanBase is very excited to have the support from ROCCAT for providing an exciting prize pool, and it clearly shows ROCCAT’s dedication for the competitive gamers, and it will surely attract lots of players from all over Europe. Having Riot Games provding us with access to the tournament realm, so we can have users from all over Europe battle it out to find the true champions is also a fantastic opportunity. Having Riot Games provide in-game prizes, combined with the ROCCAT prize pool really gives the gamers lots to battle for.
Sign-up for the tournament is open until September 25th.
Sign up here for EU West: http://clanbase.ggl.com/news_league.php?lid=12334
and here for EU East/Nordic: http://clanbase.ggl.com/news_league.php?lid=12333
About the ROCCAT Isku – Illuminated Gaming Keyboard
Combining the world’s smartest gaming engineering with jaw-dropping design, the ROCCAT™ Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard lets players master any game the easy way – and be gaming legends. With the Isku the keyboard and mouse can join forces for the first time – to become an unstoppable fighting force. That’s because exclusive ROCCAT™ Talk© technology lets the Isku and compatible mice – like the ROCCAT™ Kone[+] Max Customization Gaming Mouse – talk to one another, providing powerful set bonuses that let gamers command faster and easier than ever before. The Isku is also the world’s first and only keyboard to feature groundbreaking Easy-Shift[+]™ technology, which puts 36 macros in 3 spots in the simple-to-find WASD zone – letting players command without having to re-adjust the hand and take their eyes off the action. www.roccat.org/Isku
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