Happy Anniversary! Before the ELEAGUE major, we keep up the stream of great news for SK Gaming. But this is a special one - HyperX and SK Gaming renew their partnership and are going into the 10th year together, making this one of the longest lasting partnerships in eSports.
Ask anyone - staff, management or players, everyone at SK Gaming is really excited to extend the cooperation with HyperX as we move into the year 2017. "It is the blueprint of a mutually beneficial partnership. HyperX provides our players with memory and peripherals of the highest quality and over the years we gave valuable input for the development of the HyperX eSports products", says SK Gaming's Managing Director Alexander Müller.
It all started in 2007 when SK Gaming first partnered with gaming memory manufacturer HyperX for the German market. "It was the first step into a new area for HyperX and I doubt that back then, they had any idea how big the HyperX gaming product line would become", Müller continues. Well, we know now. Ten years later, HyperX not only produces the best gaming memory but also high-end headsets, keyboards and mousepads, that the SK Gaming players proudly bring into action whenever they play in the biggest tournaments around the world.
After ten successful years, we are looking forward to the next decade of eSports excellence with our longest standing partner. "Ten years is a long time to be working together and we highly value the collaboration and passion SK Gaming continually brings to the table," said Daniel Kelley, director of corporate marketing HyperX, "We've been supporting each other since the early days of eSports and we look forward to continuing the relationship well into the future while wishing them the best of luck in their 2017 tournament schedule." Alexander Müller adds: "It takes a very special partnership to last 10 years in a fast paced market such as eSports. But on the other hand, it doesn't surprise me. HyperX and SK Gaming have been a perfect fit right from the start and I am convinced that we will celebrate more anniversaries together along the way."
HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, headsets and mouse pads. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at shows across the globe including Brasil Game Show, China Joy, DreamHack, ESL One and PAX. For more information visit the HyperX home page.
HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit www.hyperxgaming.com or connect with HyperX on social channels including: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/hyperx; Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity; Twitter: http://twitter.com/hyperx; Instagram: https://instagram.com/hyperx/; LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hyperx; and Google+: https://plus.google.com/+hyperx/videos.
About SK Gaming
SK Gaming is a leading eSports organization and one of the world’s most recognized brands in competitive video gaming. Founded in 1997, ‚Schroet Kommando‘ has grown from a passionate group of friends into a successful eSports business with offices in Cologne, Germany, and Los Angeles, California.
In the past two decades, SK Gaming managed to win more than 60 major championship titles and millions in prizemoney earnings across a variety of disciplines. SK dominated several eSports titles with the legendary Swedish Counter-Strike team, Quake superstar rapha, the FIFA twins, its long-standing Warcraft III division or the Brazilian Global Offensive heroes of today, among others. Along the way, SK developed some of the most iconic personalities in eSports history and pioneered the industry on multiple frontiers, both as an ambitious competitor and an innovative business.
While proud of its achievements on and off the field, SK Gaming has always valued the international atmosphere among its members. Promoting friendship between players and staff from all ethnic and religious backgrounds since its very first day.
Marketing Director on paper, Jens is the SK allrounder and takes care of everything around our organization. Ambitious CS:GO player on the edge of gold ranks.
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