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SteelSeries Becomes Main Sponsor for Begrip Gaming

SteelSeries, a leading manufacturer of innovative professional gaming gear announces today the partnership together with Begrip Gaming, an internationally recognised multi-gaming organisation based in Karlskrona, Sweden.

Begrip was founded by Vasili ‘Individ’ Richardsson and Patric ‘HuZtler’ Olsson in November of 2000, with the main objective of becoming the strongest powerhouse in the world of online gaming. With world class and award winning Counter-Strike squads from Romania and Sweden (and formerly Russia), Begrip continue to keep their objectives on track well into the future.

With the new partnership, SteelSeries and Begrip will be affiliated throughout 2008, offering financial support and the full SteelSeries product line of headsets, keyboards, mice and mouse pads for the players but also the reputable tournaments that the Begrip website holds on a monthly basis. Begrip will furthermore contribute to improving SteelSeries products and development through feedback and unique input from the professional gamers themselves.

“Begrip Gaming is very happy about entering a partnership with SteelSeries as their wide range of innovative gaming products makes them a perfect main partner for our club. We are looking forward for a long term and rewarding cooperation”, states Vasili Richardsson, CEO of Begrip.

“SteelSeries are proud to be the new main sponsor of Begrip and we look forward to working together on many fronts within the gaming community”, says Louise Thomsen, Marketing Manager for SteelSeries. “Begrip is synonymous with finding the new and upcoming stars of the gaming scene and we look forward to supporting them in this role in the future.”

The Begrip team will sport SteelSeries gaming equipment at the upcoming ESWC Qualifiers in May, which is being held at Inferno Online in Stockholm.

About SteelSeries

SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of gaming accessories, including headsets, keyboards mouse pads and mouse accessories. SteelSeries have been on the forefront of professional gaming gear since its inception in 2001, thanks to continued innovation and product development in cooperation with leading professional gamers. All SteelSeries products are developed in co-operation with professional gamers to ensure optimum performance and durability. SteelSeries supports the growth of electronic sports through aggressive sponsoring of teams and support of organisations, news sites, communities, tournaments and LAN-events all over the world.

For additional information, visit http://www.steelseries.com.

About Begrip Gaming

Begrip Gaming is an electronic sports corporation founded in 2000 that employs professional video game players currently based in Sweden, Romania, Russia, Germany and Austria. Begrip’s goals include marketing towards a global audience through its gaming entertainment channels and further expanding the organisation into new areas.

For more information please visit http://www.begrip-gaming.com.