Copenhagen, Denmark — November 25, 2005 — SteelSeries, a market leader in gaming accessories owned and operated by Soft Trading, today announced the Legends at Play 2005 tour in China from the 30th of November to the 5th of December.
The Legends at Play 2005 tour will give Chinese fans and gamers a chance to meet the legendary Swedish Counter-Strike team Ninjas in Pyjamas. The Ninjas are currently participating in World e-Sport Games season III in Korea, where they won the first two group stages undefeated.
The tour will commence the 30th of November and will take the Ninjas to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzen. During the six days the Ninjas are on tour they will be available for challenges from local gamers – local fans who defeat one of the Ninjas in 1on1 matches will win a SteelSound 5H gaming headset.
“SteelSeries is delighted to send more professional gamers to China, especially a team as professional as the Ninjas in Pyjamas,” said Kim Rom, SteelSeries’ head of communication. “SteelSeries is dedicated to advancing eSport and gaming on a global scale, and allowing fans to meet eSport superstars is just one of our ways of working towards that goal. We hope the Chinese gamers, and of course the Ninjas, will have a lot of fun during this tour.”
“Ninjas in Pyjamas are proud to represent SteelSeries on this tour, and we are looking forward to meeting the Chinese gamers” said Emil ‘HeatoN’ Christensen from Ninjas in Pyjamas. “I know from personal experience that Chinese gamers are as friendly as they are skilled, so I have only the highest expectations for this tour.”
Legends at Play 2005, locations and dates:
• Shenzen, December 1st
• Guangzhou, December 2nd
• Shanghai, 3rd December 3rd
• Beijing 4th-5th
For further information please contact:
Head of Communications, SteelSeries
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