HONG KONG – October 3rd, 2017 – ZOTAC International, a global manufacturer of innovation, proudly announces the launch of the ZOTAC CUP MASTERS StarCraft®, a $20,000 USD prize pool event with open online qualifiers throughout Americas including North America, Latin America North and Latin America South, culminating with all the best gamers competing live in the grand finals tournament at Newegg® Studios Los Angeles.
Kicking off on October 15 and running until November 18, the online qualifiers of the ZOTAC CUP MASTERS StarCraft® will take place throughout the Americas region via the ZOTAC CUP Online Tournament Platform. Established since 2007, ZOTAC CUP is open to anyone and a free-to-play online tournament community hosting some of the most exciting competitive PC games today where the PC Game roster are always dynamic and the recently added StarCraft® Remastered free-to-play tournament is an exciting title.
“StarCraft® is a classic that helped shape today’s eSports scene, and we are tremendously excited to provide a new frontier for the eSports competitions of this Brood War revival with our partners Newegg® and NVIDIA®,” said Chinny Chuang, ZOTAC Global Director of Marketing.
The winners who advance through the ZOTAC CUP online open qualifiers will ultimately face off for the chance to be a Grand Finals Champion and take home the lion’s share of the prize. Not only that, the Grand Finals Champion will have the opportunity to face off against two invitational players of the world’s top-notch StarCraft pros for an additional prize. ZOTAC will provide the official gaming systems of the highest caliber with partners AKRacing, Fractal Design, Intel®, Western Digital®, Viper Gaming and more, and top StarCraft casters including Artosis, Day9, iNcontrol, and Tasteless will be invited to bring extra excitement and insight to the games. The schedule will be as follows:
ZOTAC CUP Online Qualifiers October 15th – November 18th 2017 Finals @ Newegg® Studios December 2nd – December 3rd 2017
The ZOTAC CUP MASTERS StarCraft® Tournament will be lived streamed on the ZOTAC CUP Twitch channel and be available in multiple languages, including English, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, and Spanish.