Thursday, 31 January 2013
Team Razer Stands United with Taipei Assassins
Razer continues to support Taipei Assassins & Taipei Sniper
Taipei (Taipei Game Show) – 31st January, Thursday - Razer, one of the world’s pioneering supporters of e-Sports, is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with Taipei Assassins, the leading League of Legends e-Sports team in Taiwan.
Taipei Assassins, previously known as FTW, achieved excellent results in the Asian League of Legend scene. After a phenomenal year that saw Taipei Assassins clinch victory at the League of Legends Season 2 World Championship, crowning them the best team in world, Razer is excited to continue their partnership and extend to the newly formed team Taipei Sniper, led by former TPA player Mistake.
“We have always been proud of Taipei Assassins’ achievements in the Asian gaming scene, and by winning the World Championship they showed the rest of the world they are a force to be reckoned with,” said Min-Liang Tan, co-founder and CEO of Razer. “Their high level of professionalism and commitment to the e-Sports scene is what we need and I can’t wait to see what they can do in 2013.”
Currently led by team captain “Toyz” Kurtis Lau, Taipei Assassins made international headlines when they beat 11 other teams in claiming the League of Legends Season 2 World Championship; and by doing so winning the grand prize of US$1,000,000.
“Being sponsored by Razer has opened many doors for us,” said Jason Pan, E-sports Brand & Market Manager. “Razer has definitely given us a winning edge over our competitors and I hope this partnership will continue to expand both parties’ presence in Taiwan and aboard.”
About Taipei Assassins
The Taipei Assassins is officially formed in March, 2012. Formally known as FTW (For The Win), Taipei Assassins consists of Mistake, Stanley, Colalin, NeXAbc and LilBallz. BeBe and Toyz joined the team in April, 2012. The team has won the championship of League of Legends S2 competition and GPL tournament in the 2012. In January, 2013, TPA released MiSTakE, Colalin and NeXAbc to the new team, and recruited DinTer as the new member of TPA.
About Taipei Snipers
The Taipei Snipers is officially formed in January, 2013. Taipei Snipers consists of MiSTakE, Colalin, NeXAbc, Zonda, OhReal and GoDJJ. MiSTakE is the captain of the team. Taipei Snipers will participate in the contest of 2013 SWL (Stars War League).
For more information, please visit http://taipeiassassins.tw/
Razer has been a pioneering supporter of e-Sports since its conception. 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 weaponry for the players who stake their livelihood on podium placements. 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 – We live by our words: For Gamers. By Gamers.
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Christopher “Razer|Right” Mitchell
Razer e-Sports Manager
Jarieul “Razer|Jarsenic” Wong
Senior PR Executive