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Legion of Champions III 2019 – Lenovo and Intel’s eSports tournament

Awe Star from Korea

Awe Star from Korea - Legion of Champions III 2019
Lenovo, today saw its Legion of Champions Series III (LoC III) Grand Finals come to the end of its journey in a spectacular fashion, with team Awe Star from Korea, lifting the championship trophy in triumph as part of their first LoC tournament win.

The annual eSports tournament, held in conjunction with Intel, pulled in an impressive crowd, bearing witness to the intense competition that unfolded over the last three days.

“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.” – Ken Wong, President, PCs and Smart Devices, Lenovo Asia Pacific.

“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,” – George Chacko, Director of Global Account for Lenovo, Intel Asia Pacific.

Team D.O.D (Malaysia) placed the 7th runner-up in Legion of Champions III 2019

Team Awe Star’s triumphant efforts saw them walk with a total prize money of USD$7,000 and USD$5,000 worth of Legion Y530 notebooks, while the first and second runners-up, team Diamond from Taiwan and team Mega Esports from Thailand, took home USD$3,000 and USD$2,000, respectively.

Team D.O.D from Malaysia placed the 7th runner-up and took home a cash prize of USD$900.

“Team Malaysia has made us proud by showing up so strong at LoC this year. Given the rise of eSports in Malaysia, we are excited to be a part of today’s vibrant gaming culture. This is our third time participating in LoC and we can’t wait to see even more exciting developments in the eSports space next year,” – Khoo Hung Chuan, General Manager of Lenovo Malaysia.

Legion of Champions III 2019 this year also saw attendees being entertained by the likes of popular Thai idol group, Sweat16!, who gave the crowd something to dance about!

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