FXOpen E-Sports Fist Bumps Team Razer
To Unleash StarCraft II Tournament Carnage
Carlsbad, Calif. – 28th May, 2011 – Razer, one of the world’s pioneering supporters of e-Sports and FXOpen e-Sports, international competitive gaming powerhouse are excited to announce their coming-together to raze the StarCraft II playing field. FXOpen e-Sports competes with the world’s top teams and pro-gamers with Razer’s line-up of precision gaming gear.
“With great competitions, entertaining live streams and an accomplished line-up of pro-gamers, FXO has truly made a name for themselves today,” said Robert “RazerGuy” Krakoff, President, Razer USA. “FXO also strive to bring forward e-Sports for the world, so we’re proud to support them in that mission. This is a seriously kickass partnership and we’re proud to have them onboard with Team Razer.”
“I’ve been using the Razer Diamondback for a number of years when our sponsorship deal came around,” said Kevin “FXOqxc” Riley, Terran ace from FXO's StarCraft II team. “Since using the Diamondback I've tried a number of different mice from various companies but never found anything that comes close. More recently I started using the Razer BlackWidow and now, I'm not sure I could safely go back to a different keyboard. I'm really excited to be a part of Team Razer.”
FXOpen is a Forex trading company that began its foray into sports by sponsoring various events including mixed martial arts competitions and a drift car series. With their passion for competitive sports expanding into the realm of cyber gaming, especially StarCraft II, FXOpen knew it was time to assemble their own elite e-Sports pro-gaming team. Amongst the professional gamers in FXOpen e-Sports' lineup, is the Extreme Masters 2011 South East Asian Champion, Andrew “mOOnGLaDe” Pender and the newly recruited American e-Sports athlete, Kevin “FXOqxc” Riley. With Razer’s full pledged support, FXOpen e-Sports will stay equipped with latest state-of-the-art peripherals, ready to put fear in the hearts of their competition and rule the world of StarCraft II gaming.
About FXOpen e-Sports
FXOpen e-Sports is a StarCraft 2 professional gaming team and tournament host sponsored by FXOpen, a forex trading company seeking to get more involved in the game they are passionate about – StarCraft 2. FXOpen currently sponsors MMA events, drift car series and various other sporting events and have similarly grand ideas for StarCraft 2 and e-Sports.
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
FXOpen e-Sports owner, FXOpen Investments company director