Friday, 04 January 2013
TEAM RAZER REINFORCES ROSTER WITH ROLSTER
KT Rolster’s League of Legends teams A & B join Team Razer
For Immediate Release:
CARLSBAD, Calif. – Jan. 4th, 2013 – Razer™, one of the world’s pioneering supporters of e-Sports, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with KT Rolster, one of the most accomplished and longstanding organizations in e-Sports, whose League of Legends teams will represent Razer in 2013.
Home to some of the world’s most illustrious Starcraft champions, KT Rolster has a history in South Korea dating back to 1999, making it one of the most recognizable brands in Asian e-Sports. With their League of Legends squads, KT Rolster A and KT Rolster B, the team intends to create a legacy not unlike the one made during KT Rolster’s decade of competing in Brood War.
Although the two crews were only put together in October, they’ve already shown a remarkable amount of promise. In November, KTR A were the runners-up in the “Enter the Dragon” tournament, while KTR B are currently dominating their “The Champions: Winter” group, having already beat MVP Blue, NaJin Sword and former champions Azubu Blaze.
“KT Rolster is undoubtedly one of the most successful teams in e-Sports history and we’re very excited to be able to associate the Razer brand with such a well-respected name,” said Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. “We’re also very excited to see how these new League of Legends teams, whose players were scouted by the best in the business, will improve over the coming months.”
Kim-sungjong, manager of KT Rolster, had this to say about the new partnership: “We are honored to have a partnership agreement with Razer, the global, No.1 gaming gear company. We will be rewarded with a win.”
Razer has been a pioneering supporter of e-Sports since its inception. It is in our blood and we are driven to further the culture of professional gaming in all that we do. We work hand in hand with our pros to forge tools for the players who stake their livelihoods on podium finishes. Our gear is designed to perform flawlessly in high-stress tournament conditions where winning is everything and mistakes cost championships. Those who compete with our equipment will attest that we live by our credo: For Gamers. By Gamers. For more information, please visit www.razerzone.com
About KT Rolster:
KT Rolster was created in 1999 to promote a healthy leisure culture among youth. With victories in Starcraft, Specialforce and Fifa, KT rolster is the most prestigious team in Korean e-sports. Building on its rich history, KT Rolster is now writing a new legendary chapter in the history of Starcraft2 & League of Legends competition. For more information, please visit http://sports.kt.com and www.facebook.com/ktesports
Christopher “Razer|Right” Mitchell
Razer e-Sports Manager
Global PR Director
Manager of KT Rolster
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