IRVINE, Calif. — Oct. 4, 2011 — BenQ America Corp. today announced that the company sponsored the ESEA (E-Sports Entertainment) Season 9 LAN Finals, Sept. 23-25 in Dallas and supplied its XL2410T gaming monitor throughout the entire event to ensure the highest level of competitive gaming. During the ESEA event, top North American players battled it out for their piece of the $67,000 prize purse across Counter-Strike (CS), Counter-Strike: Source (CS:S), and Team Fortress 2 (TF2) games.
The winning teams were:
First place in CS ($10,000 grand prize winner): Evil Geniuses (U.S.)
First place in CS:S ($6,500 prize winner): Fully Torqued (U.S.)
First place in TF2 ($2,520 prize winner): Dashners (U.S.)
Codeveloped by professional CS legends HeatoN and SpawN and endorsed by world champion gamer Kyle “ksharp” Miller, the 3D-ready BenQ XL2410T features a 23.6-inch-wide LED panel, a 120-Hz refresh rate, a 2-ms response time, a 10M:1 dynamic contrast ratio, built-in aspect ratio controls, and an adjustable-height stand for the ultimate gaming experience.
“Because performance matters, the XL2410T was the perfect gaming monitor for the ESEA playoffs — and is ideal for any serious gamer at home,” said Craig Levine, co-founder and president of ESEA. “Working with top names in ESEA League, BenQ has created a radical, purpose-built LED monitor that brings a whole new visual experience and enjoyment to the world of competitive gaming. The ESEA Season 9 LAN Finals provided attendees with a great opportunity to experience the power of the BenQ XL2410T monitor live.”
As sponsor of the Finals, BenQ also cohosted ESEA’s Friday night kickoff. Held at the Sterling Hotel Dallas, all ESEA attendees were invited to the event, where pro gamers from around the world competed online with pro gamers on site.
Additional information on the ESEA Season 9 LAN Finals is available at http://eseanews.com. Information on registering for ESEA’s Season 10 league featuring $80,000 in cash prizes is available at http://www.ESEA.net. Information on the full line of BenQ products is available at http://www.BenQ.us.
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About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multifaceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology, and mobile technology. BenQ offers unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projectors, LCD monitors, LCD TVs, digital cameras, eBook readers, mobile Internet devices, storage devices, and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group comprises companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (in the top three of the world’s manufacturers of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, BrightView Corp., Cando Corporation, Daxin Materials Corp., Darwin Precisions, Ltd., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., SiPix Imaging, Lextar Electronics Corp., Raydium Semiconductor Corp., Trident Medical Corp., and Wellypower Corp.