We check out the HKCCF 2017 – Computer and Esports festival at the Wanchai Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong. It’s that time of the year (usually around every Summer), where the organisers Cyber Games Arena hosts their Esports tournament as part of the HKCCF event.
Local and regional teams battle it out to win big cash prizes, including tournaments for CS:GO ROG Master, FIFA 2017, HeartStone, Clash Royale and Street Fighter V.
For the rest of us and the thousands of eager visitors, HKCCF were hosts to hundreds of local IT retailers and resellers selling their goods with massive discounts.
Here’s a little blurb about Cyber Games Arena and the HKCCF …
“The gaming industry has become very popular all over the world, and even in Europe and the United States, it has become a professional sport. Recently, the Asian region has begun to actively developing Esports communities and tournaments, and CGA is convinced that the gaming movement represents the link between people and challenges.
With the aim of promoting Hong Kong’s gaming and Esports scene, we hope that we will be able to contribute to the Hong Kong gaming industry, and unite the Hong Kong gaming enthusiasts in the hope that it will one day become a major sporting event in which we will be able to carry out the spirit of Hong Kong. Finally, CGA hopes to rewrite history, to create a esports battlefield belonging to the people of Hong Kong.” – https://www.cga.hk/
“The Chamber of Hong Kong Computer Industry was established in 1998 and founded by 10 professionals in the industry at the beginning. Being a non-profit making professional body serving for the IT industry, CHKCI currently has more than 500 members companies ranging from retailers to manufacturers in IT industry, including global leaders and small start-ups.
HKCCF was first launched in 2004 in response to the rapid growing development of computer and information technology and the need for open up new opportunities in the industry. With the all round support, it has becomes the largest exhibition for IT industry in the region.” More information – http://www.chkci.org.hk
Also we check out the booths from the main sponsors … Asus and Logitech.
The Asus/ROG booth was quite impressive and it was packed with some great gaming hardware, including the Centurion gaming headset, Claymore keyboard and the recent ROG GR8 II Mini Gaming PC which we reviewed last week. They also has a special, limited edition, custom-made desk PC on display, which was quite a head turner.
Being one of the main sponsors of the event, Logitech made their presence known! Their booth was packed with tons of gaming accessories … from gaming keyboards and mice to headsets and joysticks for simulators. To top it off … they hosted a mini gaming competition for the public, as well as some show girls to attract the crowds.
We couldn’t resist. We had to have a go on the DJI Spark. I loved it. I want it and I got to have it!
Initially, I had my doubts about flying a drone, but seriously, the controls were SUPER easy to use.
That’s all folks. I hope you’ve enjoyed the photos and our coverage of HKCCF 2017. See you again next year …