Razer signs on the powerhouse exports team from San Francisco for two years.

SAN FRANCISCO– (BUSINESS WIRE) –lt; a href = "https://twitter.com/hashtag/Razer?src=hash" target = "_ blank" gt; #Razerlt; / agt; –Razer ™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, new partnership with Evil Geniuses (EG), one of the longest running professional export teams with a worldwide fan base. This marks Evil Geniuses' return to Team Razer just as their Dota 2 team qualified for The International 2019 tournament. The EG Dota 2 team has been the most consistent in having the top five finishings in the last five outings of the intense tournament.

Evil Geniuses will be outfitted with Razer's export-peripherals including headsets, keyboards, mice, and surfaces (mouse mats) for training and tournaments over the next two years.

Evil Geniuses is well-known for their premier Dota 2 and Call of Duty (COD) teams, and also teams competing in Fortnite, Rocket League, Rainbow Six: Siege, Artifact, Smash Bros., and Street Fighter V. Their major achievements includes winning The International 2015 Dota 2 Championship and Call of Duty 2018 World League Championship. Their Dota 2 team recently placed Disneyland Paris Dota 2 The International 2019 tournament.

"Team Razer is proud to partner with Evil Geniuses at the highest level of esports," said David Tse, Global Director of Esports at Razer. "We are inspired by their passion and commitment, and our partnership will be fueled by the best of export technology and skills."

The EG Dota 2 team features a pair of star exports; athletes: Artour “Arteezy”Babaev is an Uzbekistan-born Canadian with over half a million livestream followers. Syed Sumail "SumaiL" Hassan, the Pakistani export prodigy, became the youngest player to win The International Dota 2 Championship and youngest to surpass $ 1 million in exports winnings at the age of only 16. When this year's The international tournament kicks off in August and Team EG takes on the world's best Dota 2 teams in their fight for another trophy, all eyes will be on them and their teammates.

EG's COD team features a two-time duo Call of Duty World Champions, Jordan "JKap" Kaplan (2015, 2016) and Bryan "Apathy" Zhelyazkov (2016, 2018). Grand Finals Call of Duty Championship Grand Finals, with JKap also holding the record for most grand appearances out of any COD player (four). Rounding out the 5-man squad is another Call of Duty World Champion, Dillon "Attach" Price, 2015, at the age of 18.

"The partnership with Team Razer adds incredible value," added Phillip Aram, COO of Evil Geniuses, "Razer's high-performance gaming devices are top-tier and give our players a new performance edge. Razer is the perfect brand to continue to compete for the win at The International. "

For more information on Team Razer visit https://www.razer.com/team.

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ABOUT EVIL GENIUSES

Evil Geniuses is a premier professional gaming team with a worldwide following. Founded in 1999 from humble beginnings, the team has grown in place of massive influence as one of gaming's best-known brands. Long known by a hallmark of elite players with unbreaking determination, we are unapologetic in the victory and the world's best video game team.

ABOUT RAZER

Razer ™ is the world's leading lifestyle brand for gamers.

The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and export communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world's largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software, and services.

Razer's award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals, Blade gaming laptops, and the acclaimed Razer Phone.

Razer's platform software, with over 60 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher).

In services, Razer Gold is one of the world's largest virtual credit services for gamers, and Razer is the e-wallet designed for youth and millennials.

Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, Razer has 18 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe, and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).

Razer - For Gamers. By Gamers. ™

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