Tinkoff became a partner of the third season of the EPIC League Dota 2 tournament.
As part of the partnership, the brand’s product will be seamlessly integrated into the virtual world and media space of EPIC League: integration of various formats into broadcasts, branded highlights and banners, as well as a chatbot with promo information about the Tinkoff ALL GAMES debit card.
The ALL Games debit card was designed specifically for gamers. Cardholders receive bonuses when buying equipment, software and video games in electronics stores — 1.5% of the purchase amount, increased bonuses for purchases in game stores and online platforms of game publishers such as PlayStation Network, Xbox Games Store, Nintendo eShop, Steam, Battle.net, Origin, Xsolla, and GOG.com — 3% of the purchase amount, as well as 1.5% cash back bonuses for entertainment, transport, cafes and bars, and 1% — for all other purchases on the card. You can also place your game nickname on it.
Alexander Bro, Head of the Tinkoff Partner Programs Department: “We have a wealth of experience in both participating as a sponsor and organizing our own Dota 2 tournaments and, in our opinion, an ideal product for the gaming audience. Today we are pleased to announce that we will become partners of the EPIC League. We are sure that the matches of the tournament will be rich in bright moments, and our card will please gamers with a pleasant cashback on video games, software, hardware and other necessary purchases.”
Sergey Barkhudaryan, Commercial Director, ESforce Holding: “We welcome Tinkoff among our tournament partners. This is not our first experience of working together. We are happy to work with a company that is seriously interested in the development of esports. We are confident that the third season of EPIC League will open a new exciting page in this story.”
The first division play-off matches will be held from March 14 to 21 in Bo3 format, the final games of the tournament will be held in Bo5 format. The EPIC League Second Division play-offs will take place between March 15 and 21, 2021, with all games played in the Bo3 format. During the play-offs the teams of the first division will draw $85,000, and the teams of the second division — $15,000, respectively.