SINGAPORE – Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the first-ever regional esports Boot camp to be held Singapore from September 2 -3, 2019, with global esports powerhouse team, Evil Geniuses, making their first appearance here.
The Razer SEA Games Esports Bootcamp will bring together the esports national teams from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines to be trained by Evil Geniuses for the upcoming Dota 2 tournaments at SEA Games 2019.
The SEA Games 2019 will be held in the Philippines on December 2019. Razer is the official esports partner for this historic event where esports will become a medaled event for the first time in the world, bringing esports truly mainstream to the 600 million population of SEA.
Evil Geniuses is one of the top esports teams in the world for Dota 2 – one of the six competitive games at the upcoming SEA Games. A regular force at the leading annual global Dota 2 competition, The International, Evil Geniuses was placed first in 2015 and finished third in 2018.
Evil Geniuses’ first fan meet-and-greet in South-east Asia
Evil Geniuses is also taking this unique opportunity to hold their first meet-and-greet ever in the SEA region. Fans can look forward to meeting Evil Geniuses stars Arteezy, SumaiL, and s4, together with coach Bulba, in an exclusive session. In addition, fans will stand to win signed jerseys from their favorite players.
Date: 1st September 2019
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: *SCAPE The TreeTop, Level 5 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
To register for the meet-and-greet, please visit https://razer-eg-meetngreet.peatix.com/
At the time of writing, Evil Geniuses is contesting at The International in Shanghai where the Dota 2 total prize pool has exceeded $33M USD.
Evil Geniuses is part of Team Razer, the elite family of esports athletes From left to right: s4 (Gustav Magnusson), Cr1t (Andreas Nielsen), Fly (Tal Aizik), Arteezy (Artour Babaev) and SumaiL (Syed Sumail Hassan)
Over the two days of the Razer SEA Games Esports Bootcamp, Evil Geniuses’ players and coach, Sam ‘Bulba’ Sosale, will mentor the national teams at the highest levels of competitive skill for one of the world’s most popular multiplayer games.
As the official esports partner of SEA Games 2019, Razer will arm all competing athletes with high-performing esports peripherals. The recently-launched Razer Viper, a lightweight gaming mouse with optical switches designed in close collaboration with esports professionals, will be the official gaming mouse for SEA Games 2019.