UNDER ARMOUR PREPARES NASR ATHLETES FOR UPCOMING GLOBAL ESPORTS TOURNAMENT
NASR athletes to represent the MENA region in the upcoming GET Tour 2022
Dubai, 6th June, 2022: The Global Esports Tour is back this month! A series of professional esports tournaments staged in cities across the globe throughout the year, contested by professional esports athletes and teams is coming back to Dubai from 9th -11th June 2022. As the exclusive provider of kits to NASR’s team of athletes, Under Armour prepare to support the team mentally and physically in representing the MENA region ahead of GET 2022.
The first of this year’s GET series will be played on Counter Strike: Global Offensive, a multiplayer first-person shooter game and the fourth game in the Counter-Strike series. This tournament will be the biggest global CS:GO tournament in Dubai bringing together seven of the top teams from North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and China, including NASR who were the only team from the MENA region to qualify. Teams will battle head-to-head for a substantial prize pool of $250,000.
The NASR team will comprise of Remind, Boros, PokemoN, Propleh and Almaze, all of whom will be kitted in Under Armour’s signature NASR apparel for the tournament. A specific training regime has been developed for the athletes throughout the week to help them prepare ahead of the tournament. This will be a generic full body training program to ensure that the athletes are staying sharp and active during the prep time, so that they walk into the competition with full focus. The program allows the athletes to stay active and healthy before the big session.
With more than 500 million fans for the inaugural Global Esports Games in Singapore that took place in December, the second season of the Global Esports Tour 2022 is anticipated to be even better, with players, athletes and fans set to return to live events around the world. The event will be held in Dubai’s World Trade Centre, from 9th – 11th June 2022 – the 9th being a private show for the players and team management, followed by the 10th and 11th which will be open to the public. The tournament will take place over three days, with the quarter finals held on the first day, semi-finals on the second day, and the grand final taking place on the final day. The tournament will follow a BO3 (best-of-three) format and is expected to see an electric and suspense-filled grand final with some of the biggest names in the Counter Strike community, including NASR ESPORTS, Ninjas in Pyjamas, MOUZ, OG, Complexity Gaming, TYLOO, Movistar Riders, and FURIA Esports.
The public can choose to watch the tournament live via Twitch (English only):
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Under Armour, the originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand’s innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland.
Last year, Under Armour announced a partnership with NASR ESPORTS, the leading esports organization in the Middle East and North Africa region, to promote the idea of a healthy mind and body to succeed in esports at the highest level. The team consists of 40 players from 15 nations competing globally and have won accolades in over 300 tournaments across the world.