Razer Sponsors Supernova to Embark on His First International StarCraft II Tournament


 Razer supports eSahara.oGsSupernova to attend the Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge, Sao Paulo


Carlsbad, Calif. – February 3rd, 2012 – Razer, one of the world’s pioneering supporters of e-Sports, in association with eSahara and Old Generations, will be sending Kim “SuperNoVa” Young Jin to his first ever international StarCraft II event in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Picked as one of the few Korean invites to the tournament by the organizers of the Intel Extreme Masters, Terran player Kim “SuperNoVa” Young Jin is one of StarCraft II’s most competitive and consistent individuals to date – a regular feature in the Korean GSL Code S competition – and Razer will be supporting his journey to the other side of the world in order to compete for a spot in the Intel Extreme Masters World Finals in Hannover.

“I have been waiting and wanting to play in international tournaments for a long time now,” says Kim “SuperNoVa” Young Jin, the Old Generations Ace player. “Finally this opportunity has come with Razer's sponsorship and I will make sure to come back to Korea with the #1 title and the hopes of competing at the Intel Extreme Masters World Championships next month.”

Seen as both a rare and momentous opportunity for SuperNoVa, the tournament will be the first in a line of many this year in which the player will be given the chance to broaden his experience on a global level in the game, a chance that few other Korean players are afforded.

About Razer:
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.

For more information, please visit www.razerzone.com

About eSahara:
Electronic Sahara (eSahara), founded in 2006, has been originally known as the biggest e-sports portal and community in the Maghreb region. In 2010 the new management decided to develop eSahara more in the e-Sports scene with great success. In less than 2 years, after recruiting several promising talents eSahara became one of the best multi-gaming organisations in Europe. In order to achieve its goals, eSahara has surrounded itself with internationally recognized brands, such as Razer, to support its ambitious projects.

For more information, please visit http://www.esahara.net

About Old Generations:
Old Generations is a StarCraft II pro-gaming team based in Incheon, South Korea. The close group of players and coaches strive towards professionalism and success in one of the world’s fastest growing electronic sports. The majority of Old Generations roster were previously professional StarCraft: Brood War players or coaches, some of them finding great success there. Nurturing a close relationship with US-based team, Team Liquid, oGs are seen as a popular organisation in StarCraft II with fans and strive to provide the best and most exciting results possible.

For more information, please visit http://ogs.kr/ 

Press contacts:

Christopher “Razer|Right” Mitchell
Razer e-Sports Manager
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Ryad Abour
eSahara President

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Kyu Hoon “Spunky” Hwang
oGs Director

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