Intel and Riot Games continue their commitment towards Esports in MENA

November 4, 2021

Riot Games and Intel have reinforced their commitment to promote the eSports sector in the MENA region and provide regular opportunities for gamers to compete against each other at the highest level following the conclusion of the Intel Arabian Cup (IAC).

Based on the League of Legends title, the second edition of the IAC, organized by Riot Games and Intel, came to an exciting end recently with Geekay Esports team from Saudi Arabia crowned champions after their victory over runners up Anubis Gaming. The IAC showcased the best talent from across MENA region across three seasons through March to October.

Key Intel and Riot Games personnel, including Intel’s Director of Desktop Gaming and Creator, Mark Subotnick, Karim Hachani, Head of Publishing MENA at Riot Games and Ali Riza Kucuk, Regional Consumer Director, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Intel, highlighted how organizing the Intel Arabian Cup is part of their efforts to deliver enjoyable gaming experiences in the region and also delved into how the newly launched Intel 12th Gen processor is perfect for gaming. The 12th Gen Intel Alder Lake processor aims to be the foundation for the next era of x86 computing and is the most significant shift in architecture since the beginning of Core. It is re-envisioned to provide the performance to match the way real people use their PCs today.

by Anil George
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