Intel, Lenovo and PLG host eSports competition

Participants will win a combined prize pool of over $10,000

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Intel, Lenovo and PLG host eSports competition
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  December 14, 2017

Intel, Lenovo and the region's eSports company Power League Gaming, have joined forces to host a PC competitive championship series, dubbed the PLG Grand Slam.

The eSports competitive circuit begins with two PLG Nationals seasons for amateur teams to compete and reach the PLG Pro Tour, which acts as a seeding competition to reach a final four.

In the coming two weekends, four of the League of Legends teams will compete for a combined prize pool of over $10,000.

The first PLG Grand Slam is powered by Intel and Legion by Lenovo will be the presenter of the League of Legend in finals. The Grand Slam will be played on Lenovo Legion towers and the teams will be geared with PCs powered by Intel Core i7.

"eSports has a huge growth potential in the Middle East due to its youthful demographics, high penetration rate and since it can be played in any climate," commented Mohammed Hilili, general manager for Gulf, KSA and East Africa at Lenovo.

"Through this partnership with PLG and Intel, we believe in elevating eSports importance in the region and bringing recognition to the talented players and the gaming community."

PLG Grand Slam will be hosted and livestreamed from the PLG Studio in Warehouse A05 of the Dubai Production City (IMPZ), the PLG Grand Slam will start first with the regional finals of our 2017 PLG Nationals Championship Series with League of Legends on 15-16 December.

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