Asus signs deal with NRG eSports A new challenger approaches: ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), a provider of innovative technology for dedicated gamers, today announced its sponsorship of NRG eSports, a professional gaming team. NRG eSports counts legendary pro athletes Shaquille O’Neal and Alex Rodriguez, MLB player Jimmy Rollins, as well as Co-Owners of the Sacramento Kings, Andy Miller and Mark Mastrov, among its key investors and advisors. As part of this sponsorship, NRG will receive exclusive premium PC hardware from ASUS ROG, including desktops, laptops and monitors.
Events DC sponsors NRG eSports WASHINGTON, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, today announced an exclusive sponsorship of an esports team, NRG Esports with notable investors such as Shaquille O'Neal, Alex Rodriguez and Jimmy Rollins, as well as gamer rosters in popular video games such as Overwatch. This first-of-its-kind sponsorship will be highlighted as part of the WeDC House innovative programming on Sunday, March 12 with special presentations and announcements highlighting the esports industry, which is currently growing 12 times as fast as professional American football (NFL).