Multiplay, organiser of the UK’s biggest gaming festival, is delighted to announce ASUS Republic of Gamers as the official Dota 2 tournament sponsor for all Insomnia festivals in 2014, with the first taking place at Insomnia51 at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on April 18-21.
With a combined prize pool of almost £15,000 across all three Insomnia events this year, the ASUS ROG Dota 2 Cup is the largest Dota 2 Open tournament in the UK, offering professional gamers from across the globe the chance to win prizes playing one of the world’s most popular competitive titles.
Additionally, Multiplay and ASUS ROG are offering players in the UK and Ireland the opportunity to compete in fully open pre-event tournament qualifiers, with the winners of these qualifiers receiving free entry into the ASUS ROG Dota 2 Cup.
Minimum prize pools for each festival are as follows:
“We’re pleased to be working closely with ASUS Republic of Gamers to bring the ASUS ROG Dota 2 Cup to Insomnia, highlighting the importance of Dota 2 within our extended community,” Said Craig Fletcher, CEO & Founder of Multiplay. “With their support we can offer even bigger prize pools, helping to further cement Dota 2 as a cornerstone of the Insomnia eSports tournament experience.”
“ASUS Republic of Gamers is passionate about competitive gaming and so we’re thrilled to support Dota 2 at Insomnia Gaming Festival throughout 2014,” said Gareth Ogden, Marketing Manager for ASUS UK Open Platform Business Unit. “Dota 2 has rapidly risen to become the world’s hottest eSports title, making it a natural fit for ASUS ROG’s world-class range of gaming peripherals, headsets, displays, motherboards and graphics cards.”
Insomnia51 takes place at the Ricoh Arena over Easter Bank Holiday weekend, Friday, April 18th to Monday, April 21st 2014, with further Insomnia festivals to be announced throughout 2014.