GIGABYTE-promoted Mumbai Electronic Sports Championship 2014 attracts 135 Teams

Mumbai, India, May 16, 2014: A large number of PC gamers from across Maharashtra took center stage on April 26 and 27, 2014, at Viviana Mall, the biggest mall in Thane district, situated in the outskirts of Mumbai. As many as 135 teams turned up to display their gaming skill sets and acumen at the mall, wherein 80 teams played Counter Strike (CS) 1.6, and 55 teams played Dota 2.

The gamers were vying for the Mumbai Electronic Sports Championship (MESC) 2014, the biggest gaming event held anywhere in India in recent times.

MESC 2014 also gave GIGABYTE Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards, a grand platform to connect with the local gaming community. The company was associated with the championship as the Gold Partner. It also provided its premium motherboards as prizes for the winners.

The event was organized by Cyber Gaming Community (CGC), a major Indian gaming event management company.

Commenting on the MESC 2014 association and experience, Sunil Grewal, Director – Sales, GIGABYTE Technology (India), said, “GIGABYTE is consistently looking for opportunities to promote the e-Sports culture in India, being a world leader in premium gaming motherboards. The MESC Gaming event provided us with a first-class platform to interact with gaming enthusiasts.

“We look forward to participating in more events like MESC in which we can showcase our new, innovative gaming motherboards for the benefit of fast-growing gaming community in India,” Grewal added.

GIGABYTE had set up a high-end gaming demo machine at the MESC event for participants to get the GIGABYTE gaming experience. This evoked a pleasing response from the gamers who had flocked at the venue.

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The GIGABYTE Gaming Machine used these Components:

  • Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z87M-D3H
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K
  • GPU: Zotac GeForce GTX 780Ti AMP Edition
  • RAM: Adata Gaming Series V2 2400 MHz Cl10 8 GB Kit
  • SSD: Adata SX910 512 GB
  • Power Supply: CoolerMaster V1000
  • CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X60
  • Cabinet: CoolerMaster HAF XM
  • Keyboard: CM Storm QuickFire Pro
  • Mouse: CM Storm Mizar
  • Headphones: CM Storm Ceres 500
  • Mouse Pad: CM Storm Speed-RXL

In the recent past, GIGABYTE India has been associated with leading gaming events such as BYOC and World Cyber Games (WCG) – India Final. The company has been consistently offering support to entities that need technological help as well as sponsorship for holding gaming events. These include IT retail outlets, gaming cafes, and tech colleges (during their tech fests), among others.

The company has been a regular sponsor of such gaming events, while also conducting related demo-cum-training sessions at the venue. As part of the endeavor, in addition to knowledge-sharing, GIGABYTE is also providing its Ultra Durable™ motherboards as prizes for winners of the gaming contests. The GIGABYTE Ultra Durable design comprises a range of features and component choices that provide record-breaking performance, cool and efficient operation and extended motherboard lifespan.

GIGABYTE is determined not to stop at only at providing gaming motherboards with state-of-the-art onboard solutions and many additional, exclusive technology features.

It also wants to offer an attractive platform for dedicated gamers to showcase his / her skills, by promoting quality gaming events in India – of which MESC 2014 was one.

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