Republic of Gamers is excited to be sponsoring the world’s biggest Dota 2 gaming competition – The International 6 (TI6). Last year, Evil Geniusesdefeated CDEC three games to one in the grand finals to take home the biggest prize money (6.6 million USD) in eSports history for TI5, the prize pool of $18 million surpassed even the SuperBowl. This year, the rise of eSports is evident in that the prize pool for TI6 has reached over $20 million. Not bad for playing computer games!
The International 2016 will be held at KeyArena, Seattle from 8th to 13th August, 2016, and ROG will be the official hardware provider for the event. ROG Strix GL702 and ROG Swift PG248Q have been selected as the official gaming laptop and monitor for the prestigious event. TI6 is the sixth edition of The International, this annual Dota 2 tournament is where 16 teams compete for the gargantuan prize pool.
ROG Strix GL702 – the Official Gaming Laptop of TI6
ROG Strix GL702 is a slim and light 17-inch gaming laptop designed for the balance of performance and portability. It’s packing NVIDIA GTX 970M graphics, wide-viewing-angle 4K UHD or Full HD IPS panels, and G-SYNC technology. For competitive gaming at the highest level, GL702 provides a HyperCool triple-fan system with independent CPU and GPU cooling to keep the system cool even for gaming marathons. GL702 also has an anti-ghosting gaming keyboard with 30-key Rollover for precise multi-keystroke commands.
ROG Swift PG248Q – the Official Gaming Monitor of TI6
ROG Swift PG248Q is a 24-inch Full HD display featuring an overclockable 180Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time and G-SYNC technology for competitive gameplay at the highest level.