Already at the end of February in Katowice, once again e-Sportsmen from all over the world will take part, who will compete in two prestigious ESL One and Intel Extreme Masters tournaments for two weekends. On this occasion, MSI has prepared a lot of gaming attractions, including the finals of the Amateur MSI Sporting League, Dragon hunting, competitions of knowledge about games, Cosplay shows, duels of e-sport teams and meetings with the Youtubers.
ESL One is the first of the world-class major tournament in the Dota 2 game, which will be played in Poland. Sixteen of the best teams from around the world fight for a prize pool worth about PLN 3.6 million. A week later, during the Intel Extreme Masters, the best e-Sport teams will be selected in such games as: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and StarCraft II. In this first game you will also be able to compete within the framework of the Amateur MSI Sporting League in the Expo hall. For both events, MSI Polska has prepared many attractions for its fans, competitions and opportunities to participate in e-sport competitions. Visitors who will appear in Katowice during ESL One will be able to take part in the great game knowledge competition, ask questions of the Dragon Shields and listen to and see live one of the most famous Polish Israilers Roja, or Patryk Rojewski, who runs a well-known ROJOV13 channel players.
Interestingly promises to meet fans with the well-known Youtube influencer hiding under the pseudonym Kaluch, whose channel already counts more than one million subscribers. There will also be a great drop of shirts, and the willing will be able to take part in dynamic duels, including in FIFA 18 games and pre-release in Ancestor Legacy. For the first time during the Intel Extreme Master, you will also be able to measure yourself in the GUILTY mini game, on special accounts with unlocked cards, organized in cooperation with CD Projekt RED. There will also be prizes and gifts here.
For two days related to IEM 2018, MSI has prepared competitions regarding knowledge of League of Legends and Counter Strike games, a thematic quiz about music from games, contests for character description, puzzles associated with map recognition, challenge for gaming chants, etc. There will be plenty of attractions in the form of dynamic matches, hunts for Smoczysław in the Dragon Hunt labyrinth and Cosplay competitions very much liked by the audience. Rojo, Kaluch and Dragon Shields will also be present on the stage again.
MSI gaming equipment
At the MSI stand, you will be able to see and buy modern, technologically advanced equipment for players. It is worth mentioning the latest, MSI gaming accessories, which will also be available for sale on all days of both events. Players will be able to purchase both notebooks, desktops and MSI monitors, as well as the latest GK80, GK70, GK40, GM60 mouse, GH70 headphones and Dragon Shield washers. The sale of gaming accessories and products will take place at the sales point located in the vicinity of the stage at the MSI booth, during the opening hours of the EXPO hall.
Laptops for players
The Intel Extreme Masters will also be able to see a number of new laptops. It is worth paying attention to the GT75 notebook series, where a mechanical keyboard with SteelSeries RGB backlight is used. A characteristic feature of GT75 series laptops is the use of Cooler Boost Titan cooling system and Super RAID 4 mass storage matrix containing two SSD M.2 NVMe SSD drives with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface working in RAID 0 configuration (option available depending on version and model) .
There will also be notebooks from the MSI series GE63 and GE73 Raider, the world’s first notebooks with a SteelSeries gaming keyboard, which offers a multi-colored RGB backlight for each key separately. Both models use the latest cooling technology, MSI Cooler Boost 5, which is characterized by the use of two independent cooling modules.
MSI desktops and computers Powered by MSI
Players during the games organized by MSI will use the gaming series of AEGIS 3 desktops, which belong to the best computers produced by MSI and are intended for the most demanding players. These machines are equipped with powerful MSI GeForce GTX 10 series graphics cards. At the MSI stand, visitors will also be able to see the small size computers.
There will also be PCs produced by MSI’s partners, such as: X-kom, Komputronik, Optimus, Actina. These machines are referred to as Powered by MSI.
At the Intel Extreme Masters 2018, all e-Sport fans will also be able to see new MSI Optix monitors that have a curved 1800R screen. At the stands accompanying the Katowice event, the pre-premiere will see the latest series of Optix MPG monitors. It consists of two 27-inch Optix MPG27C and Optix MPG27CQ monitors. Both models have a refresh rate of 144 Hz and a response time of 1 ms. The MPG27CQ model is equipped with the WQHD 1440p screen, while the MPG27C uses a screen with a resolution of 1080p.
In connection with the amazing and prestigious events in Katowice, which are undoubtedly ESL One and Intel Extreme Masters, MSI has prepared a series of promotions in which everyone can participate, including those who have not been able to participate personally in Katowice’s e-struggle -sporters from around the world. More information about the promotion can be found on the website.