Corsair Enter Into A BIG Esports Partnership
FREMONT, CA - February 2, 2017 - CORSAIR®, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced its title sponsorship with BIG, an esports organization based in Berlin, Germany. BIG has been making waves in the Counter-Strike community ever since its inception in January 2017, and has since proven to be one of the best CS:GO teams in the world, achieving multiple top placements and receiving invites to every recent major tournament. BIG burst onto the scene with a top 8 finish at the PGL Major Krakow, before landing two podium finishes at DreamHack Denver and Esports World Convention late in 2017. CORSAIR will be outfitting BIG with performance gaming keyboards, mice, and mouse pads to continue their triumph both in their home country and across the globe.
"Millions of dedicated gamers worldwide compete to get better every day, yet only a few manage to reach the top to play against the best teams and players in the world," said Daniel Finkler, CEO of BIG. "Ensuring you have the right equipment to compete is essential to keep up with the best. With CORSAIR on our side, we’ve equipped our team with the fastest performance gaming peripherals to give us the edge, and are proud to represent CORSAIR with our professional esports athletes."
"CS:GO is one of the most demanding games in esports competition, and having top caliber equipment can make the difference between winning and losing," commented Lauren Premo, Senior Manager of Gaming Marketing at CORSAIR. "That’s why CORSAIR is thrilled to be partnering with BIG. With an amazing roster of some of the top CS:GO players in the world now armed with the very latest CORSAIR gear, we’re looking forward to helping them elevate their game to unstoppable."
Berlin International Gaming is a premier, world-class esports organization founded and based in Berlin, Germany. Its professional teams and players compete in the most prestigious leagues worldwide. Besides winning the German championship in May 2017 and several top placements throughout the year, BIG's decorated Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster gained legendary status after a phenomenal run against during the group stage of the 1.000.000 USD PGL Major in July 2017. Since then, BIG has been considered one of the best Counter-Strike teams in the world.
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