From student to world champion: in Kiev was held the first school competitions in eSports
In Kiev was held the Grand final of the first international eSports championship among schoolchildren Esports ISF World School Championship in the disciplines of Dota 2 and League of Legend. The organizers of the tournament were international school sports Federation ISF, in partnership with the Committee for physical training and sports of mon of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Federation of student sport. The Grand final of the championship was held under support of Ukrainian Federation of Electronic Sports and the official technical partner of Lenovo.
The championship was attended by teams from Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Georgia and Taiwan. Ukraine in the competition was represented by 4 teams: «MASDAA» and «4GradGaming» (Dota 2), The «Tixan i dryzia» and «Sensitivity» (League of Legends). Predominantly the participants of the championship were seniors. Despite her young age, gamers, students are very serious about competition and struggled for the victory.
Technical partner of the event, Lenovo has equipped the game places participants powerful devices gaming line Legion. There was nothing to prevent the game — quick PC Legion C530 Cube and Full HD monitors Lenovo D24f-10 provided participants with a seamless and continuous gameplay. Featuring a stylish and functional accessories: headset H300 Stereo Gaming Legion, the Legion mouse M500 RGB Gaming Mouse and keyboard K200 Backlit Gaming Legion — the students felt the real stars of eSports.
«Still believe in the terrible stereotypes about the harmful effects of computer games? We live in a time of change, when such beliefs remain in the past. The younger generation needs our support and understanding, especially in the choice of leisure activities. We create computer technology not only for work but also for leisure, including eSports. Devices gaming line Legion, everyone can feel like a professional gamer. No matter exactly where to play: at home with friends or at this scale championship as Esports ISF World School Championship», — says Taras Jamalov, General Director of Lenovo in Ukraine.
International champion among schoolchildren in Dota 2 was the team «Gldani Squad» of Georgia, the election victory in Ukrainian «Phantom Troupe». In the final match for the Cup on League of Legends competed with the strongest team «TPE TONGTEX» with Taiwan against «LGG Darmstadt» from Germany. After an exciting battle, the championship received the «TPE TONGTEX». The winners were awarded with diplomas and medals and gifts from Lenovo: gaming mice, t-shirts and caps.
«ESports is rapidly gaining popularity in the world and has significant prospects in Ukraine, so it needs to develop similar initiatives. I hope that, by our own efforts of partners, we are able to make Ukraine international cyber center. We are happy to fulfill the dream of every schoolboy in the world, combining his leisure and hunger for victories», — says Ivan Danishevsky, President of the Federation of Esports Ukraine.
At the time of the finals of the NSC Olympiyskiy has become a real game universe with bright cosplayers, gaming locations, unusual photozone and competitions. Everyone could practice in the game CS:GO not only with their peers but also with the highest in Ukraine, the Counter-Strike team, which was established with the support of Lenovo. In a friendly match between competitive players 55+ and a high school team from Kiev won the senior players, leaving rivals far behind.