Today, Lenovo had its Legion of Champions Three grand finale. The winner of this tournament was Awe Star from Korea as part of the first LoC tournament win. The annual eSports tournament was held in conjunction with Intel that received a lot of crowd cheering.
Ken Wong, the president of PCs and smart devices of Lenovo Asia Pacific said, “I’m proud to share that this is the third consecutive year that we have provided an excellent platform for the next generation of gamers to gather, compete and network with each other. It is also a chance for us to engage them and ensure that the Legion brand is evolving with their needs. Since the first edition of LoC in 2017, we have doubled the number of participating teams. The results have exceeded our wildest expectations and we look forward to taking eSports to the next level in Asia Pacific.”
After its win, team Awe Star received an enormous prize money of $7,000 and $5,000 worth of Legion Y530 notebooks. The first and second runner up on the other hand, was team Diamond from Taiwan and team Esports from Thailand. They took home prize money worth $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. Team India had also participated in this contest but however, did not did not gain any position.
Amit Doshi, CMO of Lenovo India praised team India in a statement. He said, “Team India has made us proud by showing up so strong at LoC this year. Given the rise of eSports in India, we are excited to be a part of today’s vibrant gaming culture. This is our first time participating in LoC and we can’t wait to see even more exciting developments in the eSports space next year.”
George Chacko, Director of Global Account for Lenovo, Intel Asia Pacific said, “Intel congratulates the winners of the Lenovo Legion of Champions and is thrilled to be associated with the league. Along with partners like Lenovo, Intel is helping transform the future of esports by inspiring and supporting this vibrant community of fans and gamers by delivering the best in class technology that pushes the boundaries of performance.” This has been a great event because the LoC was attended by many people who were entertained by the Thai idol group, Sweat 16!.