Overwatch, one of the fastest growing competitive games, is generating impressive viewership for its tournaments and growing a solid player base in just two months after its launch. With enthusiastic
As most of you know, Leffen has been struggling with his visa application to the US for most of the past year. After a very long struggle, his visa application has finally been processed, with the next step being a screening by a US embassy. Leffen has already completed this screening, and we are waiting for their response which would allow him to be free to attend every tournament after that.
A bit past the start of the Call of Duty World League, we signed our very first CoD team. It was a decision that we were looking forward to, and it is with great disappointment that we announce that both we and the team are going our separate ways.
As some may have already noticed, Nick “CullTheMeek” Verolla and Mico ‘MICSHE’ Dedicatoria are no longer a part of the TSM VainGlory team. While the team has managed to win the NA Winter finals, recent results during the spring have been less than desirable.
As many of you have heard, twistzz will not be able to compete in ELEAGUE due to their age restriction. We will be using Casper “cadiaN” Moller as our 5th for ELEAGUE.
During the 2016 Spring Split, we brought on Weldon Green during a few weeks to do workshops with our League of Legends roster and assist them in achieving their potential.
During our three week bootcamp in Korea, a lot of talented candidates have participated in the tryouts for the support position on our starting League of Legends roster. These tryouts have ended, and we would like to thank all the candidates for their time and efforts.
We are announcing that we are accepting applications for teams and players to represent TSM in Overwatch in the 2016 year.
As part of their preparation for upcoming online and international tournaments, Team SoloMid’s CS:GO team has relocated to the San Francisco Bay area.Taking advantage of a dedicated practice facility inside of the Logitech office, the team will prepare and play matches from a private LAN setup with their Logitech G gear.
We are announcing the departure of Bora ‘Yellowstar’ Kim from the TSM organization.
After an extremely long process to secure a visa for Leffen, we are extremely pleased to announce that we have secured him entry to the United States to compete in upcoming Smash tournaments.
We would like to announce that Vincent ‘Biofrost’ Wang has passed the first phase of our support tryout. We found that he was the best North American candidate to move forward with, and he will be flying with the team to compete for the position alongside other candidates in Korea.
Team Solomid is seeking a live-in team manager for our CS:GO roster. The primary objective of the job is to ensure that the players have their out-of-game concerns addressed so that they may focus on their practice and play at the highest level.
After the Spring Split playoffs, our support Bora ‘YellOwStaR’ Kim has expressed a desire to return to Europe for the remainder of the season.
We are pleased to announce that Andrew ‘Ivy’ Ivers has been officially signed as a starting member of our Call of Duty squad.
After extensive thought and discussion between both parties, TSM and Jordan “Proof” Cannon have agreed to part ways.
In the past couple of years, Vainglory has made a standout mark in the mobile gaming industry as highly competitive MOBA.
We are announcing that TSM and Daniel ‘vice’ Kim will be parting ways at the end of his trial period. The TSM CS:GO team and management would like to thank
- GEICO enters world of e-sports with new TSM sponsorship
GEICO and Team Solomid (TSM), a world leader in e-sports, announce a new partnership in the expanding world of e-sports. GEICO has historically maintained a strong presence as a sponsor within traditional sports and motor sports. The stellar reputations of both companies form a strong foundation for the partnership, one based on mutual respect, with representatives from both companies recognizing the opportunities that arise from it.
Andy Dinh, CEO of TSM, stated, “I’ve always admired GEICO’s commitment to having a meaningful involvement in traditional sports. We’re really pleased they’re bringing that level of dedication to the gaming space.”
“We worked with TSM on a test program last year,“ said Vince Giampietro, GEICO’s senior marketing manager, “and we liked the positive results a great deal. We feel this partnership with TSM will help us quickly gain traction in the e-sports community. We are eager to build on this existing platform to engage the video gaming world’s loyal and passionate fanbase.”
GEICO’s long-time association with RedPeg Marketing helped bridge the gap from traditional event marketing into the new e-sports space. The company has worked with RedPeg Marketing to launch the new project and RedPeg continues to be a strong source of new branding initiatives for the auto insurer.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 13 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 22 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
Using GEICO’s online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.