August , Mumbai: The Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup kickoff started with more than 500gamers participating for a DOTA2 gaming competition this year. The competition witnessed a feisty audience, who were eager gaming enthusiasts and techies. The gamerswere awestruck at the magnanimity of the event

113 teams consisting of 565 players in total registered for the gaming cup, out of which 64 participated in the elimination round. This event saw players from Ahmedabad, Surat, Bangalore, Delhi and Pune, who came to Mumbai to play in theeliminationrounds at the Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup

Taiwan Excellence hosted the best teams at the finale with gaming gear from Taiwanese brands: BenQ and Coolermaster. BenQ also sponsored their gaming monitors for the tournament. All 8 finalists walked away with a minimum prize of INR 10,000 and upto a maximum of INR 80,000.They werealso awarded with exciting tech goodies from brand partners AData, ASRock, BenQ, CM Gaming, Gigabyte and Thermaltake

At the award ceremony when “Oblique Gaming” was announced as the champion, the whole team yelledand embraced one another,and held up their championship trophy. All the participants said it is a very well-organized tournament. In addition, they were impressed with variousTaiwanese gaming gears and would like to try them in the future

Taiwan offers a wide range of gaming gear. Adata’s SSDs performhigh transfer speed for uncompressed data performance; ASRock’s 9-Series motherboards comes with the world's strongest Super Alloy components; BenQ’s RL2455HM is a professional gaming monitor suited for RTS game play with the latest features; the CM Gaming Sirus-C Gaming Headset delivers powerful sound;Gigabyte’s new G1â„¢ Gaming Motherboards are packed with absolutely everything you’ll need to build an uncompromising, high-performance gaming PC;and Thermaltake’speripheralsdeliver the perfect user experience

Ms. Emma Yang, Director, Taipei World Trade Centre Liaison Office in Mumbaiopines “The gaming industry in Taiwan needs such events to enhance the industry’s clustering effect, and create more international opportunities for cooperation. We are hoping that with the Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup 2014, the Indian-Taiwanese bond will strengthen, as gaming adds new zest to the relationship. Multiplayer gaming contests in Asia are very rare. This gaming contest and the buzz surrounding it will surely see new arenas opening up for the Taiwanese gaming industry at an International level.”

Standing firm as the 19th largest economy in the world, with a well-developed capitalist economy, Taiwan has proven itself to be a major player in the market. Taiwan not only has developed into ahub for tech, but is also more familiar than Japan and Korea with classic martial art themes and the aesthetics favored by the 100 million online gamers in China. By hostingthe Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup,it is easy toanticipate how ambitious Taiwan wants to deeply penetrate in the Indian gaming market.

About Taiwan Excellence
“Taiwan Excellence”, which represents the innovative and technological image of Taiwan’s competitive industries, is a symbol of reliability, innovation and super value. Such excellence radiates from many of Taiwan’s niche industries, particularly the ICT industry, of which many have become renowned brands in their field. In the Indian market, Taiwan Excellence, along with a selection of 47 international Taiwanese brands, expects to bring “Excellent Lifestyles” to consumers’ daily lives. For more information and promotional events about Taiwan Excellence and popular Taiwanese brands, please visit the main site: http://www.taiwanexcellence.com.tw or the Indian event site: http://www.taiwanexcellence.in

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