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As a prelude to the imminent release of DOTA 2, MSI is teaming up with NVIDIA to bring to you the MSI NVIDIA DotA SEA Championship which will be happening this month. The best teams in the tournament will win up to US$2000 cash and attractive prizes like upcoming MSI N6XX cards. Signup (hurry, less than 1 week left!) or follow the round by round action at http://mgt-dota.msi.com!

Taipei, Taiwan, April 2012 – Micro-Star International Co., Ltd (MSI), leading components maker and generous sponsor of various e-Sports teams and competitions over the years, is teaming up with NVIDIA to bring the South East Asia iteration of the "MSI NVIDIA DOTA TOURNAMENT" competition, happening this month April 2012!

With the release of the record shattering 28nm GeForce GTX680 GPU, gamers can now savour graphics intensive DirectX 11 games while using the innovative 3D Vision Surround technology for up to four monitor gameplay! MSI's exclusive Afterburner overclocking utility also allows gamers to adjust the power and clocks of the GPU on the fly and take in-game replays with the built in video recording feature.

The competition will pit 16 of the best teams in the region (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam) against one another for a chance to be recognised as the best, and the best teams will also walk away with attractive cash (US$2000) and graphic card prizes (MSI N6xx) while doing so!

Tournament Details:
Version – DotA 6.74c
Patch version: 1.24e
Match room: Garena Singapore Section, Room Name “DotaSG – ProPowerPlay”
Win Condition: Completely destroys opponent’s World Tree/Frozen Throne.
A roll between the two teams themselves will determine which team will get to choose either of the two options, “Draft First” or “Pick Side First”.

Registration Period – 1st – 12th April 2012

Round of 16 – 13th to 16th April
Quarter Finals – 17th to 20th April
Semi Finals – 21st to 24th April
Finals – 25th to 28th April

Schedule will be updated on official website if there is any adjustment.

Prize presentation in May. 2012 by respective country’s local MSI office/representatives [to be clarified]

Signup now or view the round by round action at http://mgt-dota.msi.com!

About MSI

Micro-Star International Co., Ltd (MSI) enjoys a high reputation for its innovations in the construction of Motherboards, Graphics Cards, Optical Storage Devices, Workstations, Servers, Slim PCs, Barebone Systems and IA Products.

Since its founding in 1986, MSI has remained at the forefront in providing easy-to-implement, state-of-the-art products and robust computing solutions for our customers.

Our efforts are focused on quality, customer satisfaction and innovative solutions to meet growing market demands for computing needs.

For nearly 16 years, MSI has paid close attention to customers' needs and has a proud history of achieving highly satisfaction results. In the process, a unique business culture has emerged that drives associates to perform their absolute best.

Our work is characterized by intellectual curiosity, devotion to customer needs, passion and the demands we place upon ourselves for quality.

A global company with sales of $1.7 billion in 2002, MSI serves an international network of distributors and OEM customers in the US, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Latin America.

MSI was recently ranked number 22 on Legend Magazine's Top 1000 manufacturing companies in Taiwan and ranked number 85 in the recent BusinessWeek Info Tech 100 report, published in June 2003.

Learn more about MSI at http://www.msi.com