BenQ ZOWIE Concludes The India Qualifier Finale for eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia Open 2017 in Bangalore

The LAN final of the ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND India Qualifier Finale was held at the LXG Café, which is one of India’s best gaming lounges. The event was hosted on the 23rd and 24th of September and provided a platform to some of the best home-grown teams in India to showcase their potential. The four finalists of the Online Qualifiers were announced and they battled it out to win an all-expenses paid trip to Shanghai and fight the best teams in Asia Pacific for the coveted prize pool of USD 100,000. The four finalists of the eXTREMESLAND ZOWIE Qualifiers were:  Eternal e-sports, Entity Gaming, TradeMarc Gaming and Team Shooting Monkeys.

Zowie Extremesland India

Mr Rajeev Singh, Managing Director, BenQ Pvt. Ltd with the winning team, Karan ‘Excali’ Mhaswadkar, Bharath ‘RibbiZ’ Kiran Reddy, Ishpreet ‘HuntR’ Singh, Tejas ‘Ace’ Sawant, Ayush ‘Astarr’ Deora. (L to R)

Last year top 3 teams from the Lan Qualifiers Event were awarded with Zowie gaming gear like mouse and mouse pads and the winner team, Invictus represented India at the Main Event in Shanghai, China. The team has although disbanded now, four of its players competed at the LAN finals this year as part of different teams.

This year the event saw exceptional gameplay by the four teams and Eternal e-sports and Entity Gaming battled it out in the last leg of the finale. Entity Gaming emerged victorious and claimed an all-expenses paid trip to Shanghai as their prize presented to them by Mr. Rajeev Singh, Managing Director of BenQ India Pvt. Ltd.

BenQ ZOWIE set up an exclusive experience tour on the 22nd of September for the players which gave them a chance to get a hands-on experience of the gaming products and peripherals that BenQ Zowie has to offer.

BenQ Zowie also showcased two newly launched products which included the Zowie XL2546, a 240hz  esports monitor with DyAc® technology, which guarantees the smoothest and the most responsive gameplay experience. The newly launched BenQ Zowie Celeritas II keyboard, which allows players to avoid double key presses is another addition to ZOWIE’s range of premium gaming hardware that the players got a chance to experience first-hand.

The ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND India Qualifier Finale was packed with excitement and cut-throat competition between some of the best esports teams in the country. With Extremsland, BenQ Zowie is trying to create a niche for itself in the gaming community and mobilize greater interest and professionalism in the esports tournament landscape.


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.


About ZOWIE

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.

Amol Wagh

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