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First Place at eSports World Cup Masters Cheonan 2009

05-19-2009 05:57 PM CET | Sports

Press release from: nGize eSports

The European top eSports clan nGize eSports proudly announces having finished first place at the eSports World Cup (ESWC) Asia Masters 2009 of Cheonan (Korea RP). The young Spanish Warcraft III talent Pedro Moreno 'Lucifron' Duran (17) won one of the major tournaments in the eSports world, along with a prize money of $10.000.

‘Lucifron’ managed to beat the Korean player June 'Lyn' Park in the grand finale with a score of 2:0. With this victory ‘Lucifron’ not only showed a perfect performance, but also took revenge for his defeat at the Blizzcon finals 2008 where he lost against the Korean player. Being seeded in one of the hardest groups, ‘Lucifron’ had to defeat Sky (China) and Xlord (Germany) to reach the playoffs where he beat ‘th000’ and ‘fly’ (2:1) to make it to the final match.

nGize eSports CEO Christian Funk states that “having won this prestigious electronic sports tournament, ‘Lucifron’ celebrated his biggest success so far in his still young pro-gamer career. nGize eSports is very happy and proud to have such a indigenous and valuable player who knows how to succeed in eSports and represent nGize eSports and its sponsors in the best possible way.”

This success demonstrates the stability and positive development of the club becoming a strong brand within the eSports market. With the support of its head sponsor FSP Group and main sponsor Sparkle Computer nGize eSports is steadily increasing its global presence in professional gaming in front of a constant rising audience. Broadcasted on Korean TV, world wide WebTV channels and online communities this lately achievement was followed by more than 500.000 viewers.

nGize eSports wants to thank its sponsors and partners as well as its fans and supporters for reaching another milestone.

For the latest updates and scores please visit www.ngize.de.

nGize eSports, founded on 01.02.2006, is a prestigious club in the area of professional computer gaming (electronic sports, eSport). The name "nGize" is derived from the English verb "to energize" and stands for its energetic and steady in eSports. From the headquarters in Herne, Germany, the club coordinates its worldwide success.

The national and international successes boosted the club's reputation beyond Germany's borders and the brand of nGize eSports is known by a majority of the 22 million worldwide eSportler in the world. The past year 2008 was the most successful year since its founding. In international competitions like the World Cyber Games in Germany, the eSports World Cup in the United States or the Dreamhack in Sweden, nGize eSports was able to place its professional players on podium places.

nGize eSports is a valued partner for companies. For this reason, global companies are joining the club, which increases their visibility and brand awareness. nGize eSports sees itself as a professional and market focused partner, where athletic success and unique marketing strategies are important for effective synergy effects. (www.ngize.de)

Our partners:
FSP Group – International successful power supply manufacturer – www.fsplifestyle.com
SPARKLE Computer – Trusted and awarded graphic card manufacturer – www.sparkle.com.tw
PUMA allesraubkatze – PUMA Shop – www.allesraubkatze.de
ATOMIK – Internetcafé and eSport Bootcamp in Duesseldorf – www.atomik.info

Alexander Leonard Ronge
nGize eSports – PR Department
Gysenbergstr. 77b
44627 Herne
eMail: a.ronge@ngize.de

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