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GIGABYTE Announces the "GIGABYTE Challenge"

DOTA 2 Online Competition in Western Europe

(PresseBox) (Hamburg, ) GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the "GIGABYTE Challenge" DOTA 2 online competition hosted at by Freak4U Gaming in several West Europe countries including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.

The "GIGABYTE Challenge" DOTA 2 online competition will be held from February to April, 2014, and will feature a monthly qualifier and final competition. The first monthly competition will get underway with signups beginning February 17th, with the qualifier beginning on February 20th. The final competition will feature a battle between 16 DOTA 2 teams, including 6 invited professional teams, 2 from the GIGABYTE sponsored joinDOTA League German Division and the top 8 winning teams from the open qualifying matches. The February final competition will be held February 21st and 22nd, with the 1st place winner taking home € 1,500 in prize money and the runner-up receiving € 500. The final competition will be live streamed in English at

Fans on the joinDOTA website will have chance to win a brand new GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z87 mainboard by making successful bets on their favorite players from a comprehensive list of the games being held. The fan who guesses the most correct monthly winners will have the chance to get their very own GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z87 motherboard. The GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z87 mainboard was designed to be one of the most impressive gaming motherboards on the market today, Supporting the latest Intel 4th generation Core™ processors, the GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z87 is equipped with an abundance of gaming features, including GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio technology, Creative Sound Core3d™ quad-core audio processor, Killer™ E2200 LAN with high ESD protection and 2-way SLI™/CrossFire support just to name a few.

In addition to the "GIGABYTE Challenge" DOTA 2 online competition and Bet on your favorite players competition, GIGABYTE is also the exclusive partner with the brand new joinDOTA League - German Division. Every player who participates in one of the German divisions has the chance to win a state-of-the-art GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z87 mainboard. Whether you're looking for an upgrade or want to build an entirely new gaming system, all the information about the latest GIGABYTE gaming mainboards is available in the showroom. GIGABYTE showroom introduces 5 GIGABYTE gaming series motherboards, including the flagship G1.Sniper 5, G1.Sniper B5, G1. Sniper M5, Sniper Z87 and G1.Sniper A88X based on the AMD A88X chipset.

G.B.T. Technology Trading GmbH

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