HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc., today announced it will host an exclusive esports event at its headquarters in Orange County on Tuesday, Aug. 7 featuring Elite Street Fighter V and Super Smash Brothers Melee esports pros. The showdown brings together fighting game stars to compete in a series of thrilling show matches at the HyperX Gaming Studios, all broadcasting live starting at 2 p.m. on http://www.twitch.tv/HyperX.
Following the Evo Championship Series, the largest fighting game tournament, esports superstars will come together for a summer exhibition tournament at HyperX’s extensive gaming studio decked out with the best gaming gear. The event will include SSBM matches, SFV matches and other games hosted by popular Twitch streamers D’Ron ‘D1’ Maingrette, Stephen ‘Sajam’ Lyon, Terrance ‘TKBreezy’ and Steve ‘Tasty Steve’ Scott.
HyperX will be bringing back Jenga competitions, the most popular competition from last summer’s event with over 2 million views on YouTube. The reigning champions, Chocoblanka and Tokida, are scheduled to join the event and defend their title.
Super Smash Bros. Melee Player Lineup Includes:
Player eSports Team
Amsa Masaya Chikamoto VG Bootcamp
Zain Zain Naghmi Panda Global
Mang0 Joseph Marquez Cloud 9
HugS Hugo Gonzalez Dignitas
Lucky Joey Aldama Dignitas
Plup Justin McGrath Panda Global
Chillin Kashan Khan Team Liquid
Leffen William Hjelte TSM
The Street Fighter V Lineup Includes:
Player eSports Team
Tokido Hajime Taniguchi Echo Fox
Infiltration Seonwoo Kim Panda Global
Chocoblanka Yuko Momochi Echo Fox
Jwong Justin Wong Echo Fox
Daigo Daigo Umehara Influencer
Gamerbee Bruce Yu-lin Hsiang Influencer
John John Takeuchi Team Liquid
Punk Victor Woodley Echo Fox
Celebrity availability is subject to change. Find more information at @HyperX and @hyperxcommunity.
HyperX takes the motto We’re All Gamers to heart. Whether you are a casual gamer or professional player, or a PC, mobile or console gamer, our goal is to meet or exceed customer expectations with every gaming headset, keyboard, mouse or mousepad we design.
HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 5 million headsets worldwide.
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