ESE Acquisition Target, Frenzy, to Produce League of Legends Competition with Riot Games, Finals of the Trinity Force Puchar Polski
The knockout stage will take place from November 12 to November 14
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, November 9, 2021 – ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV:ESE) (OTCQB:ENTEF) (the “Company” or “ESE”) is pleased to announce that Trinity Force Puchar Polski, an official League of Legends tournament organized by ESE’s acquisition target, Frenzy sp. z.o.o. (“Frenzy”), has entered its final phase. The playoffs will take place from November 12 to November 14 and will be broadcast on Polsat Games channels.
Trinity Force Puchar Polski is a tournament that is intended to fill the offseason gap in the Polish League of Legends calendar. The competition has seen more than 315 players from 63 teams participate. The teams have consisted of at least two players from Poland or the Baltic states. Each participant has been required to bear at least a Diamond 4 League of Legends rank.
Frenzy is responsible for the organization and production of the qualifying tournaments and the final stage. The main stage of the tournament began on the 26th of October with group matches. Qualifiers, group stages and playoffs are carried out online. Frenzy will produce up to 43 hours of broadcasts from the event with experts and shout casters operating from the studio.
“Trinity Force Puchar Polski is a perfect opportunity for young talents to prove their skills. Five of eight teams were determined by open qualifiers. We are glad that together with our partner, Riot Games, we are able to create opportunities for aspiring players to test their skills with Polish elite,” explains Marcin Kilar, Managing Director of Frenzy.
Frenzy is a media and production infrastructure company based in Poland, which is focused on the video game industry. The company creates and executes esports and gaming events, broadcasts, and media content. It also operates professional mobile, automated TV equipment, allowing it to produce reality shows from every part of the globe.
For more details of ESE’s acquisition of Frenzy, please see the Company’s press releases dated September 30, 2021 and October 25, 2021. Closing of ESE’s acquisition of Frenzy is subject to customary closing conditions, including TSX Venture Exchange approval.
ESE is a Europe based entertainment and technology company focused on gaming, particularly on esports. The Company provides a range of services to leading video game developers, publishers, and brands by providing technology, infrastructure, and fan engagement services internationally. ESE also operates its own ecommerce channels, esports teams, and gaming leagues. In addition to the Company’s organic growth opportunities, the Company is considering selective acquisitions that align with its objective of becoming a dominant global player in esports technology and infrastructure. | www.esegaming.com
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