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Razer backs the fastest growing MOBA tournament with yearlong, multi-event support at the UK’s largest LAN events; iSeries.


HAMBURG– Feb. 27, 2013– Razer™, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, has today announced its headline-sponsorship of the hugely anticipated League of Legends tournament throughout all of the Multiplay iSeries events through 2013. The tournament, which will be known as“ Razer League of Legends Cup”, demonstrates Razer’s commitment to supporting gamers at every level. This already massively popular League of Legends tournament attracts gamers of all abilities and they will be given a chance to win a much sought after suite of Razer gear by entering.

Teams who sign up for the League of Legends tournament at i48 will be entered into a draw for an awesome live pre-qualifier. The teams will be invited to the exclusive Razer Bunker in London's Tottenham Court Road PC World where they will play for over?2,000 worth of prizes for their team; including free team entry to Multiplay i48 series and the Razer League of Legends Cup and incredible suite of high-end Razer gaming peripherals to give the team the extra edge in the tournament.

“We are thrilled to be sponsoring the iSeries and to put the Razer name to the League of Legends tournament. We know so many of the players and teams are already huge Razer fans and we are thrilled to be able to show our support and commitment to gamers of every level and the competitive teams out there." said Darren Roberts, Razer UK Sales Director.

?"Razer products are designed with the gamer in mind and we are delighted to be able to offer a team a completely unfair advantage by giving them the chance to win a suite of peripherals at the pre-qualifier to take with them to the tournament!” Roberts concluded.

The pre-qualifier will see all the teams then head to i48 to compete in the Razer League of Legends Cup where, in addition to the?2,500 prize pool for the tournament winners, Razer will be offering up plenty of spot prizes throughout the tournament for moments of gaming excellence or sheer good luck– so even if teams don’t get through to the finals they can still walk away with some amazing Razer gear.

"Multiplay are over-the-moon to have Razer as our headline sponsor for the League of Legends tournament. The tournament is one of the most popular and has team entries of all levels. To have the added pre-qualifiers to the event will be massively popular too as the teams have a chance to win some amazing Razer gear for the tournament. We are expecting an influx of entries for this tournament and teams are encouraged to enter as soon as possible so as not to miss the draw for the pre-qualifiers." Said Craig Fletcher, Multiplay CEO.

About the Razer Group:

Razer is the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems. Founded in 1998, with its headquarters in Carlsbad, California, the company has offices in nine cities around the globe. Used by the most demanding professional gamers who compete in global tournaments, Razer provides gamers with the unfair advantage of cutting-edge technology and award-winning design. We live by our motto: For Gamers. By Gamers.™

For more information, please visit http://www.razerzone.com.

About Multiplay

Multiplay (UK) Ltd have been running gaming events for over a decade. They have achieved mass exposure as the producers of the UK’s largest Games Festival - Insomnia and as the Events Producer behind Minecon - the Minecraft convention held in Disneyland Paris. Multiplay is also known as a worldwide Games Service Provider. Their servers host players from 195 different countries and hold a PCU (Peak Concurrent Users) of over 25,000.


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