FREMONT, CA — November 5th, 2018 — CORSAIR®, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, is delighted to congratulate Invictus Gaming (IG) in their victory at the League of Legends World Championships on Saturday, November 3rd, defeating Fnatic in a grand final 3-0 sweep to claim the coveted Summoner’s Cup and over $840,000 in prize money.
Invictus Gaming’s League of Legends team lifts the 2018 League of Legends World Championship Summoner’s Cup
IG entered the World Championship Final alongside their opponents Fnatic as the first teams from outside South Korea to reach the final in four years. Powered by dominant performances from young prodigy Yu "JackeyLove" Wen-Bo and the talismanic Song “Rookie” Eui-jin, IG decisively took the first game in 27 minutes, before repeating the act in the second game to win 22-7. The final game saw both teams throw caution to the wind as victory beckoned, with a phenomenal 13/0/7 performance by JackeyLove’s Kai’Sa carrying Invictus to victory, taking the Match 3-0 and lifting the Summoner’s Cup.
Since partnering with CORSAIR in early 2018, Invictus Gaming’s League of Legends team has exclusively used CORSAIR headsets, mice and keyboards, trusting CORSAIR hardware when it matters most, and when the stakes are at their very highest.
“Huge congratulations to Invictus Gaming for taking home the most prestigious prize in esports!” said Lauren Premo, Director of Gaming Marketing at CORSAIR. “IG has been an amazing partner throughout this season, playing brilliantly throughout. We’re massively proud of our relationship, and that they trust CORSAIR peripherals to take them to victory.”
Founded in 1994, CORSAIR has grown from pioneering the high-performance DRAM market into one of the world’s leading providers of high-performance PC peripherals and components. CORSAIR offers a complete range of products to equip gamers, enthusiasts and e-sports athletes, including mechanical keyboards, precision gaming mice, wireless headsets, high-performance components that gamers use to build gaming PCs, and the CORSAIR ONE fully-integrated gaming PC. With a company-wide commitment to quality, innovative design, advanced features and high performance, CORSAIR products have won thousands of media and industry awards, earning their place in gamers’ hands and PCs following years of development and engineering by a team dedicated to building great products they themselves would want to use.
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About Invictus Gaming
Invictus Gaming is a global premier esports organization based in Shanghai, China. Founded in 2011, it is the most prestigious Chinese esports brand with the most winning titles and superstar players; famously known as The International 2012 Champion and leading LPL team. Invictus currently features over 70 world class players across 7 major esports titles (League of Legends, DOTA 2, CS:GO, Hearthstone, PUBG, StarCraft, Street Fighter) with millions of fans and supporters all over the world. As one of the most influential teams in esports, Invictus Gaming continues to promote and improve industry development with the aim to build a better professional esports ecosystem for players, fans and partners.
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