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Intel Extreme Masters San Jose Announces Amazon.com as Retail Sponsor

Exclusive deals and $25,000 addition to the prize pool from Amazon.com

ESL, the world’s largest esports company today announced Amazon.com to be the retail sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters San Jose, the upcoming stop on the world’s most premier esports tour.

Through the sponsorship, shoppers on www.Amazon.com/IEM will find promotions from Intel Extreme Masters’ lineup of sponsors such as Intel, HyperX, and BenQ. ESL and select promotion partners will give a percentage of sales towards increasing the prize pool for both the League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams. In addition, Amazon.com has increased the prize pool for the Intel Extreme Masters San Jose competition by $25,000.

“We’re excited to have the support of Amazon.com for our Intel Extreme Masters activities” said Michal Blicharz, VP Pro Gaming at ESL. “The community prize pool funding is a winning moment for everyone involved, especially the fans, who will have an opportunity to support their teams in a new way.”

The world’s best teams in both League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are set to converge on San Jose’s SAP Center November 21-22. For more information on the tournament, visit www.intelextrememasters.com.

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