Press release -
SteelSeries and OG, Winners of the International 2018, Announce Esports Partnership
CHICAGO – July 31, 2019 – Today, SteelSeries and OG, the reigning Dota 2 World Champions are proud to announce their official partnership. This alliance continues SteelSeries’ proud history and legacy of supporting the Dota 2 community and its champions.
“OG is one of the biggest names in Esports, and an ever-present dominant force within the Dota 2 community,” said SteelSeries CEO, Ehtisham Rabbani. “We’re proud to be working with them and providing the tools that they need to continue winning at the highest level.”
"It's a pleasure to once again be working with SteelSeries, their products have been part of my entire life,” said OG CEO & Captain Johan "N0tail" Sundstein. “This is an exciting chapter for us and I'm expecting great things".
The Dota 2 International is the largest professional Esports tournament in the world. The 2019 edition once again sets the bar with a prize pool exceeding 31 million USD. Through a crowdfunding campaign the total will continue to increase until the end of the tournament on the 25th of August.
OG will be lining up to defend their title in Shanghai, China starting on August 15.
The OG Roster Includes:
Johan "N0tail" Sundstein (C)
Sébastien "Ceb" Debs
Anathan "ana" Pham
Topias "Topson" Taavitsainen
Jesse "JerAx" Vainikka
For more information about SteelSeries’ complete collection of Esports & gaming accessories, including the new Apex Pro line of keyboards, visit https://steelseries.com/.
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About Team OG
OG was founded as (monkey) Business by Johan “n0tail” Sundstein in August 2015. The team wrote its name into the Dota 2 record books during the Frankfurt Major in 2015, winning the first ever Valve sponsored Major. After winning the 2017 Kiev Major, OG became the first team in Dota 2 to win four Major Championships. Last summer, OG won The International 2018 after a run that many would class as the most incredible Cinderella Story in history of Esports, establishing OG as the World Champions.
SteelSeries is a leader in gaming peripherals focused on quality, innovation and functionality, and the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries aims at improving performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that helps gamers play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries supports the growth of competitive gaming tournaments and eSports with the goal of connecting gamers to each other and fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ team of professional and gaming enthusiasts help design and craft every single accessory and are the driving force behind the company.
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