ESE’s Esports Team, K1CK, Qualifies for Esports Event With $1 Million USD Prize Pool, the Apex Legends Global Series Pro League Playoffs.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 22, 2022 – ESE Entertainment Inc. (“ESE” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ESE) (OTCQX: ENTEF) is pleased to announce that its esports team, K1CK, has qualified for the in-person Apex Legends Global Series (“ALGS”) Pro League playoffs that will take place in London, UK, on February 2 to 5, 2023.
K1CK claimed first place in the South American Regional Finals for the Apex Legends Global Series Pro League, earning its spot in the playoffs.
The event organized by Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) will feature 40 teams from 5 regions, so K1CK will compete against esports brands such as 100 Thieves, Fnatic, NRG, and Team SoloMid among other prominent organizations.
The top 15 teams will receive a share of the prize pool, with the team which places first receiving a USD $300,000 prize, while the second and third place teams will receive USD $160,000 and USD $105,000, respectively.
Pedro Fernandes, ESE Director, commented, “We are very happy with the performance and what we’ve achieved by qualifying for the LAN playoffs. This competition will be a great opportunity for us to compete against some of the best teams in the world. We want to thank everyone who is supporting K1CK in this journey.”
ESE Entertainment Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
K1CK Esports is ESE’s esports organization based in Europe, with several members from many nations within its ranks. Always playing in a serious and professional way the most successful games that can be found in worldwide competitions, K1CK has conquered over 500 tournaments since its foundation in 1998 | www.k1ck.com
About ESE Entertainment Inc.
ESE is a global technology company focused on gaming and 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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