We are pleased to once again welcome Acer on board, but this time as the official desktop PC and notebook provider for Intel® Extreme Masters Shanghai 2017! Thanks to our previous partnership with Acer for IEM Sydney, our CS:GO players have had the chance to try out the latest gaming technologies. Now it's time for our StarCraft® II superstars competing in Shanghai to have the same pleasure.
"After a successful event in Sydney, we're excited to continue our partnership with Acer for the next stop of Intel Extreme Masters Season 12," said Michal Blicharz, VP of Pro Gaming at ESL. "It's great to have the support of Acer notebooks and desktops as IEM returns to Shanghai with the world's best StarCraft II players."
"Acer is thrilled to be the Official Partner of Intel Extreme Masters Shanghai, and working together with ESL and Intel to bring this world-class eSports event to China," said Xuanbo Fan, Vice President of China Operations at Acer. "We look forward to seeing Predator notebooks and desktops powering the IEM games, and enabling these elite StarCraft players to unleash their full potential as they battle it out in Shanghai."
IEM Shanghai will feature 16 top players from South Korea and China, including herO, iAsonu, Dark and more, who will compete for WCS points and a prize pool of US$25,000. You can find all tournament details, including brackets and schedules, here. With such a stacked lineup, IEM Shanghai is a tournament that's not to miss!