ASUS Republic of Gamers Partners with SK telecom T1 World Champs

ASUS Republic of Gamers Partners with SK telecom T1 World Champs

Republic of Gamers (ROG), the world’s top gaming hardware brand, today announced an exclusive partnership with reigning League of Legends® (LoL) world champion team, SK telecom T1 — creating a fearsome new force in the global gaming arena.

ROG recognizes the growing interest in eSports as both pastime and profession, and is passionate supporter of the burgeoning field. SK telecom T1 is acknowledged as the world’s best LoL team, scoring three world-championship victories since 2013. The all-conquering team will represent ROG in global gaming tournaments across a number of categories, including gaming laptops, gaming desktops, gaming monitors, gaming motherboards and gaming routers.

Commenting on the exciting new partnership, Derek Yu, Global Marketing Director for ROG, said: “We’re very excited to have ROG join forces with SK telecom T1, the most dominating team the eSports arena has ever seen. We’ll equip our awesome gaming champions the latest ROG products so that they will enjoy the highest levels of performance, quality and stability — the perfect choice for eSports gaming. These cutting-edge ROG products, together with the talented members of the SK telecom T1, are a winning combination!”

SK telecom T1: World-beating warriors that all competitors fear

Originally founded as a StarCraft team in 2004, SK telecom T1 is renowned for being the best LoL team in the world. Since 2016, SK telecom T1 has placed first in multiple global competitions, including the Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) Season 10 World Championship, the LoL Champions Korea (LCK) 2016 Spring Playoffs, the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational, and the 2016 World Championship. In 2017, SK telecom T1 won LCK Spring Split.

“We are very happy to have sponsorship from ROG, which has the world best PC hardware technology as well as brand recognition,” said SK telecom T1’s Chongho Song, General Manager, “ROG provides our players with exceptional equipment, finding great synergies with our team’s world-class gaming skills. We are collaborative in many events around the world, and in all gaming arenas — and we will reward the support of our fans by delivering great performance and wonderful gaming experiences.”