ASUS Republic of Gamers to Hold its First ROG Champions Cup at CEE 2016

ASUS Republic of Gamers to Hold its First ROG Champions Cup at CEE 2016
A total of 64 teams to battle it out for a combined cash and product prize pool worth more than $20,000

Singapore (23 May 2016) —  ASUS will be holding its inaugural Republic of Gamers (ROG) gaming tournament, the ROG Champions Cup, which will take place at the Consumer Electronics Exhibition Show (CEE) from 26 to 29 May 2016. Through its first tournament done in conjunction with Challenger Singapore and with more than $20,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, ASUS hopes to attract a wide spectrum of gamers, from PC core gamers, avid gamers to console gamers over the four days at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.

“The gaming market in Singapore is growing, and with the development of advanced technology that takes gaming experience to a greater height, we want to create a platform where the local gaming community could gather together and experience all these various technologies all under the same roof. Hardware features rely on a combination of good gaming content and technologies developed by other hardware partners to improve gaming experiences. With the ROG Champions Cup, this gives us more opportunities to work closely with the various content and hardware partners to bring more value for the local gaming community,” said Leo Tseng, country manager for ASUS Singapore (Systems).

Also on board as the official retailer partner is Challenger Singapore,  "Challenger is very excited to be part of the ROG tournament. Over the next four days, we look forward to assisting gaming enthusiasts in choosing the best gaming solutions and accessories for the ultimate gaming experience.” said Loo Pei Fen, Chief Marketing Officer of Challenger Technologies Limited.

Other official sponsors and partners include Logitech, MyRepublic, NVIDIA®, Red Bull®, Samsung, Secretlab, Sony, Steelseries and Valore. The grand lucky draw prizes and League of Legends prizes were supported by Logitech, worth up to $20,000 of Logitech products with the highest value prize of their exclusive mechanical keyboard set worth $886. MyRepublic is the official Fibre Broadband Partner for the ROG Champions Cup at CEE 2016, powering all the devices with blazing fast wireless. The official energy drink partner Redbull will be providing refreshements to all event visitors at the ROG Champions Cup 2016.



ROG Champions Cup
The ASUS Republic of Gamers brand (ROG) was formed for the sole purpose of delivering the most innovative hardcore hardware for truly dedicated gamers. Since then, the ROG team has been constantly pushing the PC gaming boundaries to become legendary among enthusiasts for its performance. With its inaugural gaming tournament in Singapore, ASUS would like to bring all gamers together in one event.

Hosted by Garena, registration for the ROG Champions Cup started on 28 April. Online qualifiers were held on 7 May 2016, and quarter finals on 14 May. Finalists will battle it out at the CEE Show from 26 – 29 May at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the top 4 teams walking away with a total cash pool of $10,000 and more than $15,000 worth of ROG, Logitech and Steelseries products. The top team will also be crowned as the inaugural team to win the first ROG Tournament Cup held by the Taiwanese consumer electronic company in Singapore.

Event Highlights
Special Appearance by Asterisk*, the first all-female competitive eSports team in Singapore
Founded in 2005, “Asterisk*” symbolises the meeting of different personalities and minds, while coming together to deliver a stellar performance. Since it started, this female e-Sports team has been featured by leading e-Sports publications, and has been an active member in local and regional gaming tournaments and conventions. This time, the team will be issuing an invitation to its fans to compete against them at CEE Show 2016. Win or lose, the participating team will walk away with a small gift!

Gaming Experiential Zones
Apart from the tournament, ASUS, together with sponsor partners like Logitech and NVIDIA® will be hosting a variety of activities which elevate gaming experiences through the use of Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and the Logitech G29 Driving Force Race Wheel. Join us at the Logitech G’s experiential area this CEE Show 2016, and stand a chance to live your dream of being a race driver with the G29 Driving Force Race Wheel!



Photo Opportunity with League of Legends Cosplayers
Event visitors can also catch their favourite League of Legends cosplayers at the CEE Show 2016. Photo opportunities will be available with the popular characters of Annie, Ahri, Miss Fortune and many more.

Grand Lucky Draw and Stage Games
Throughout the 4 days of CEE 2016 from 26 - 29 May 2016, event visitors at the ROG Champions Cup gaming tournament could walk away with attractive prizes in daily stage game activities and lucky draw. Various stage games will be held daily for all participants to win more than $11,000 worth of prizes sponsored by ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), Challenger Singapore, Logitech and Steelseries. Furthermore, one lucky winner will walk away with the latest 15-inch ROG gaming notebook GL502 (worth $2,498) at the grand lucky draw!

Lucky Dip
Only from 26-29 May 2016 at CEE Show 2016, all event visitors can try their hand at the sure-win lucky dip held at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre Hall 4. All participants simply need to register their information at the COMEX/IT Show Facebook Page at http://bit.ly/ceeluckydip to stand a chance to receive various discounts of up to $1,000 off any ASUS ROG Notebook or Desktop to be used exclusively at CEE 2016.


For more information regarding the ROG Champions Cup, visit http://j.mp/rogcc or ASUS Singapore Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/asus.sg

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