BenQ and Micro Center Team Up to Bring Evil Geniuses Closer to Its Fans

BenQ and Micro Center Team Up to Bring Evil Geniuses Closer to Its Fans

Meet & Greet Featuring Evil Geniuses to Take Place at Micro Center Store in Orange County in Lead-Up to MLG Championship Tournament in New Orleans

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Sept. 18, 2015 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned professional gaming monitor pioneer and official gaming monitor sponsor for the 2015 Major League Gaming (MLG) Pro Circuit Season, announced that it will be hosting an in store “Meet and Greet” with Evil Geniuses — professional gaming’s leading competitive force. Being held today, Sept. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Micro Center store in Tustin, Calif., the event will allow attendees to mingle with EG team members Clinton “Fear” Loomis and Saahil “Universe” Arora, as well as take advantage of special promotions on BenQ’s RL and XL gaming monitors, including the chance to win a sweepstakes with a grand prize, all-expense paid VIP trip for two to New Orleans for the 2015 MLG Championship Tournament on Oct. 16. The grand prize will include airfare, hotel, VIP passes to the tournament, and a special BenQ/Micro Center gift basket upon arrival.

Recent winners of over $6 million at “The International 2015,” the Evil Geniuses team is one of the most dominating groups in professional gaming, winning multiple championships around the globe. Since being founded in 1999, Evil Geniuses has won championship honors in nearly every major competitive gaming circuit. Named “The Yankees of professional gaming” by the New York Times, the North American team has also featured some of the most successful and influential personalities in the professional gaming industry, including Loomis, Arora, Justin “JWong” Wong, and Lee “Jaedong” Jae Dong.

BenQ and Micro Center Team Up to Bring Evil Geniuses Closer to Its Fans

“We’re very excited to offer this opportunity for fans to meet the team,” said J.Y. Hu, Vice President, Business Line Management at BenQ America Corp. “Evil Geniuses is one of the world’s most legendary franchises and we are dedicated to supporting the best in eSports. This year’s MLG Championship is shaping up to be an epic tournament, and we’re grateful to partner with Micro Center to send two superfans to New Orleans to witness all the action firsthand.”

“Micro Center’s goal is to offer our customers the best computer and electronics shopping experience in the world. Partnering with BenQ to give our Tustin customers the opportunity to meet and greet the Evil Geniuses professional gamers and selecting two lucky Micro Center gaming enthusiasts to attend the 2015 MLG Championship is an important way to enhance the shopping experience for our Tustin customers,” said Kevin L. Jones, Micro Center Vice President, Merchandising.

BenQ is committed to creating high performance gaming experiences by engineering monitors that provide unrivaled levels of quality and performance. Using direct input from professional gamers, the company has developed acclaimed devices such as the award-winning XL and RL lines of gaming monitors — which introduce features such as Gaming Refresh Rate Optimization Management, RevolutionEyes™ technology, Black Equalizer mode, 144Hz refresh rates, Motion Blur Reduction, 1ms GTG response times, streaming capabilities, and much more. At the event, BenQ will be giving away three RL2755HM console gaming monitors, which have been designed to give both FPS and fighting console gamers a sharper edge over their opponents.

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Source: Press Release